Reit Organizational Structure and Operating Characteristics
As a corporate organizational form, real estate investment trusts (REITs) fall into two competing property management structures: internally advised and externally advised. This study tests the hypothesis that, due to their superior ability to resolve conflicts of interests between REIT management and shareholders, internally-advised REITs will dominate the externally-advised REITs. We also test the hypothesis that larger REITs will come to dominate the market and find support for this hypothesis. The results confirm that externally-advised REITs are responding to market pressure to conform to the performance standards set by newer, internally-advised REITs.
Volume (Year): 21 (2001)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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- Peihwang Wei & Cheng-Ho Hsieh & C. F. Sirmans, 1995. "Captive Financing Arrangements and Information Asymmetry: The Case of REITs," Real Estate Economics, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, vol. 23(3), pages 385-394.
- Capozza, Dennis R & Seguin, Paul J, 2000. "Debt, Agency, and Management Contracts in REITs: The External Advisor Puzzle," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 20(2), pages 91-116, March.
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