Monday, April 8, 8:27 AM
"Asset bubbles are necessary when you don't have growth in the economy," says Colony Financial (CLNY) Chairman Tom Barrack, whose subsidiary Colony Capital is doing its best to help by buying as many single-family homes it can get its hands on. Next up, he says: A land boom, as builders will need lots to boost inventory. Maybe of interest would be TRC, LMNR, JOE, AXR.
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Sunday, December 16, 2012, 11:49 AM
"It's an absolute frenzy to buy finished lots or platted lots, the busiest my company's ever been," says the head of a Phoenix land brokerage firm. The homebuilders have obviously had a big year. How might landowners and real estate developers fare in this environment? The St. Joe (JOE), Limoneira (LMNR), Tejon Ranch (TRC), and AMREP (AXR) come to mind. Any others?
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