Del Webb Could Swim Against The Tide...

The '90s are shaping up as the decade of the Great Real Estate Depression -- or at least, such is the conventional wisdom. With sentiment so overwhelmingly lousy, only the most intrepid contrarians are buying into real estate outfits nowadays. One of these nervy souls is Gordon Wilson, who runs stock portfolios at Kemper Financial Services in Chicago. Wilson has been betting heavily on one of the most venerable companies in real estate, Del Webb.

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