SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

November 11, 2014 06:00 ET

Alexandria, BioMed Dominate Life-Science REIT Landscape With More Than $2 Billion in Active Development, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Nov 11, 2014) - Reported by Annette Kreuger for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In the not-so-distant past, the majority of real estate investment trust (REIT) activity was in the commercial arena, developing, constructing and managing real estate such as office buildings, apartments and hotels. The life-science industry's consistent need for complex manufacturing plants and elaborate research facilities has now fueled the development of a powerful, standalone REIT sector. Currently, there are 26 active reported North American projects sourced out of two large REITs that represent a potential $2.3 billion in construction investments.

Within this article: Details on projects from leading REITs Alexandria Real Estate Equities and BioMed Realty Trust.

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