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Will 2021 Be the Year REIT M&As Pick Up Speed?

Matthew DiLallo, The Motley Fool
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The pandemic induced uncertainty across the industry as rental collection rates declined, putting pressure on asset values, including the share prices of most real estate investment trusts (REITs). Two notable pre-pandemic deals even fell apart amid the initial uncertainty. Here's a look at what could drive an acceleration in REIT M&A activity in the coming months.