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McDonald’s REIT Might be Closer

There has been talk of McDonald’s starting a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) for many years now, and it now looks like the fast-food giant could finally put a portion of its vast real estate assets into such a trust.

McDonald’s has seen its sales slide over the last three years, and some shareholders and analysts say spinning off its real estate into a publicly traded entity would give investors better returns.

McDonalds’s chief financial officer says the company has considered the measure, and would soon make a decision whether or not it would make such a move to help increase shareholder value.

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