US Real Estate Indicators Report

May 16, 2019

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) have had a banner first four months of the year, even though the sector returned -0.2% in April after investors moved to a more “risk on” focus. Notwithstanding April’s pause, REITs’ year-to-date returns of 16.9%, should be viewed as making up for lost ground. REIT’s performance had been challenged over the past few years due to higher interest rate concerns.

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Thabat Construction (Previously known as Al Muhaidib Contracting) was established in 1398 (H), 1977 (G) and is fully Saudi owned. Since its inception, Thabat Construction has been engaged in the construction of residential and commercial buildings, office buildings, hospitals, schools, sewer lines, water lines, wastewater treatment plants, water purification and desalination plants.

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Thabat Construction (Previously known as Al Muhaidib Contracting) was established in 1398 (H), 1977 (G) and is fully Saudi owned. Since its inception, Thabat Construction has been engaged in the construction of residential and commercial buildings, office buildings, hospitals, schools, sewer lines, water lines, wastewater treatment plants, water purification and desalination plants.

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