Sears’s REIT Goes Public as Others Consider Similar Moves

Employees and guests of Seritage Growth Properties, the real estate spinoff of Sears Holdings Corp., applaud at the opening bell as the company's stock is listed at the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Employees and guests of Seritage Growth Properties, the real estate spinoff of Sears Holdings Corp., applaud at the opening bell as the company's stock is listed at the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK—Seritage Growth Properties, the real estate spinoff of Sears Holdings Corp., made its debut Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and estimated that...

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