SOURCE: StockCall


July 20, 2011 09:00 ET

Equity Research on ProLogis and DCT Industrial Trust Inc. - Tepid Recovery Hurting REIT - Industrial Sector

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Jul 20, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the REIT - Industrial industry and has completed analytical research on ProLogis (NYSE: PLD) and DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (NYSE: DCT). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

While consumption has been rising, the overall growth of the industrial sector has been somewhat tepid. Now that there are indications that consumer spending could backslide, concerns abound throughout the REIT- Industrial Sector. When consumers purchase fewer goods, the need for the warehouse space that companies in the sector provide is greatly diminished. This lowers demand for properties and has a negative impact on pricing as companies vie against each other to win leases. Some companies have even been looking to new revenue streams such as solar panel projects to boost revenue. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the REIT - Industrial industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the REIT - Industrial industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on ProLogis and DCT Industrial Trust Inc.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Even if consumer spending does not backslide, the amount of capacity remaining from the booming levels prior to the recession will likely prevent any serious return to pre-recession strength. The sector has done a good job limiting new supply coming to market, however, and this should help their cause. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

The depressed nature of the market makes for some attractive acquisition opportunities. Companies with either pre-existing capital or the ability to raise capital have been looking to purchase properties at discounted levels. Both ProLogis and DCT Industrial Trust Inc. have been active this year. Until the economy makes any real gains in unemployment and consumer spending though, the sector should continue to struggle. ProLogis and DCT Industrial Trust Inc. research reports are accessible for free by registering today at or

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