Ventas (VTR)

Ventas (VTR)

Ventas’ Seniors Housing Sunrise of Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL .  Image Source: Ventas Ventas is a healthcare Real Estate Investment Trust that operates primarily in the United States.  They are one of the largest providers of senior housing, and also other...
Federal Realty (FRT)

Federal Realty (FRT)

The Santana Row property in San Jose, CA.  Image Source: SanJose.org The History of Federal Realty   Started by Samuel Gorlitz.  In the 1950s Gorlitz was an economist who studied at the University of Chicago and later worked for the State Department.  On the side...
Host Hotels and Resorts (HST)

Host Hotels and Resorts (HST)

The Don Cesar in St. Pete, FL.  Image Source: Host Hotels and Resorts The History of Host Hotels and Resorts Began With Railroads The company’s origins start with the Van Noy brothers in Kansas City, Missouri in the late 1800s.  In 1897 Ira Clinton Van Noy, Charles...