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Looking east along King St. West from Peter St. in downtown Toronto from an upper floor at 375 King St. West on Sept 9 2013. The Hyatt Regency Toronto hotel is at left with bank towers located centre of photo.
Looking east along King St. West from Peter St. in downtown Toronto from an upper floor at 375 King St. West on Sept 9 2013. The Hyatt Regency Toronto hotel is at left with bank towers located centre of photo.
(Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)

Canadian REITs finally showing signs of life

Nearly a year after Canadian real estate investment trusts’ values were in free-fall, the sector is finally seeing a resurgence.

Almost four full months into 2014, industry stalwarts such as RioCan REIT have seen their their values jump more than 10 per cent, and certain trusts are finally tapping the markets again for new funds.