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September 13, 2010 09:12 ET

Equity Research on Duke Realty and Brandywine Realty Trust -- Still Much to Be Done in the Diversified REIT Industry

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - September 13, 2010) - offers investors comprehensive research on the REIT -- Diversified industry and has completed analytical research on Duke Realty Corp. (NYSE: DRE) and Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches. 

Diversified REITs are faring slightly better than other REITs but still remain risky as the economy continues to rebound. The capricious nature of a rebounding global economy has made stability difficult to attain for any industry. Diversified REITs have been able to weather the ups and downs a little bit better because properties owned are not confined to a specific industry. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the REIT -- Diversified industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the REIT - Diversified industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Duke Realty Corp. and Brandywine Realty Trust; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

However, even diversified REITs face many of the same problems plaguing REITs in general. High unemployment numbers and closing businesses are still having a strong effect on the residential and commercial real estate markets. 

The success of some diversified REITs lately can be traced to their ownership of properties that perform well during a down economy. While the residential real estate market is weak at the moment, some aspects, like multifamily apartment buildings, are performing well. In commercial real estate, public storage properties have been successful lately. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

Diversified REITs may be slightly outperforming other REITs but still lack the consistency seen pre-recession. 

For the second quarter of 2010, Duke Realty Corp. posted revenue of $216 million and FFO of $0.29 per diluted share. Duke Realty Corp. research report is accessible for free by registering today at

On the other hand, Brandywine Realty Trust reported FFO of $0.34 per share. Brandywine Realty Trust research report is available for free by signing up now at

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