Some analysts have noted weak M & A activity in REITs throughout the past year. One common reason is the lack of willing sellers. Pretty natural result in this interest rate environment.
Scott Craig expands on some of these reasons here:
Recently Cole Real Estate and American Realty Capital Partners merged. Housewire has the details:
http://www.housingwire.com/articles/27597-cole-real-estate-to-merge-into-american-real... read more