Texas Employees' to Dip Into REITs

H. S.
January 2005
Investment Management Weekly;1/31/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p2
Reports on the decision of the Employees' Retirement System of Texas to invest in real estate investment trusts (REIT). Approval given by the board to the REIT allocation; Views on REIT.


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