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Brad Thomas brings more than 25 years of experience to his role as editor of Forbes Real Estate Investor, a monthly newsletter covering research and current real estate investment trust (REIT) valuation analytics. He is a noted commercial real estate analyst and columnist, with in-depth experience in research and consulting in the commercial real estate brokerage, development, and investment sectors. Mr. Thomas covers a variety of real estate-based income alternatives, including both publicly traded and non-traded REITs, as a contributor for Forbes, The Street, The Motley Fool, and Seeking Alpha. He is also the author of his recent book, The Trump Factor.

Content from Brad Thomas

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Buffett Bets on Store Capital

Brad Thomas recently upgraded Store Capital (STOR) to a strong buy in his Forbes Real Estate Investor. Here's the real estate investing expert's latest assessment. Net lease REITs should get a ni…

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Tanger: Bargain of the Year?

One of the hardest things about being a value investor is to recognize that buying stocks in the face of adversity requires significant courage, even risking being called a dummy, says Brad Thomas,…

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STORE Capital: Checking all the Boxes

Surveying the list of Net Lease REITs, that demonstrate a "margin of safety" in both price and dividend safety, I find STORE Capital (STOR) to be the most attractive, explains Brad Thomas, e…

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Physicians Realty: What's up DOC?

Physicians Realty (DOC) s a medical office building-focused healthcare REIT that seeks to acquire, selectively develop, own, and manage healthcare properties that are leased to physicians, hospitals, …

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Forbes Expert Eyes REIT Trio

I have some battle scars as a result of some painful losses that I experienced as a real estate developer. However, because of the losses, I have become a much more disciplined REIT investor, expla…

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REIT Expert's Picks for "Mom's Portfolio"

I recently attended The Money Show in Orlando where I spoke to many retirees who were seeking reliable sources of income, notes Brad Thomas, real estate investment trust expert and editor of the Fo…

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Alexandria Real Estate

One often overlooked REIT sector is life sciences; here's a look at my favorite play in this market, observes Brad Thomas, the editor of Forbes Real Estate Investor. Founded in 1994, Alexandria Re…

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Preferred Apartment Communities

I rarely buy REIT IPOs unless I'm strongly convinced that the shares are undervalued on day one. The problem is, most REIT IPOs aren't priced at a discount and I'm a bargain shopper, explains Brad …