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REITs, special situations, bonds, Preferred Stock

QTS Realty Trust - Reduced Risk, Strong Growth, And Bonds To Boot

Some time ago (March 2012), I wrote about a datacenter REIT I found compelling due to the potential growth of the sector. Despite the many challenges facing the sector and the constant cries of over capacity, I still believe this sector of the REIT universe presents a compelling opportunity in what is, arguably, a fully valued REIT universe.

Let's look at another player in the sector.

QTS Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:QTS) is an owner, developer and operator of carrier-neutral, multi-tenant data centers. The Company's data centers are facilities that house the network and computer equipment of multiple customers and provide access to a range of communications carriers.

The company offers a complete portfolio of core data center products,...

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