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October 04, 2010 09:41 ET

Equity Research on Boston Properties and Corporate Office Properties Trust -- Office REITs Mounting Comeback

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - October 4, 2010) - offers investors comprehensive research on the REIT -- office industry and has completed analytical research on Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE: BXP) and Corporate Office Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE: OFC). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches. 

High unemployment and falling salaries continue to cause uncertainty for real estate investment trusts but there are indications that commercial properties are rebounding. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the REIT -- office industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the REIT -- office industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Boston Properties Inc. and Corporate Office Properties Trust Inc.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Data compiled from the end of the summer revealed that vacancy rates for office buildings and retail spaces did not rise and showed signs of stabilizing. Since last year, occupancy rates are also significantly higher. Currently, office building occupancy is holding steady at around 84%; a strong improvement from this time last year. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

Transaction volumes are also up from this time last year. For the first half of 2010, commercial real estate sales hit a little over $36 billion marking almost a 70% improvement over 2009.

Commercial real estate investment trusts are also getting a boost from recent retirees. While interest rates remain near zero, REITs are a stronger investment than treasuries and still possess the possibility for additional capital gains.

While uncertainty still remains for the real estate market as a whole, there are many recent positive indications in the commercial sector that suggest stability and growth. Recently, Boston Properties Inc. has made the acquisition of an office building in New York for close to $275 million. The company has about $1 billion in cash which it intends on using to make more acquisitions. Boston Properties Inc. research report is accessible for free by registering today at

Furthermore, Corporate Office Properties Trust Inc. is also quite active with its new purchase in Washington D.C. The company bought a two-building office complex for $119 million. Corporate Office Properties Trust Inc. research report is available for free by signing up now at

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