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The office can be a lonely place these days, and companies like Gather have the potential to carve out a lucrative niche in the world of virtual work. Outside of offices, however, there are plenty of places where the doors are still open and dividends flowing. Bloomfield Hills, Michigan–based Agree Realty is a real estate investment trust that rents retail properties to national franchises like 24 Hour Fitness, 7-Eleven, Wawa and PetSmart. Revenue this year is expected to grow 23%, to $416 million, with funds from operations up 7.8%, to $3.85 per share. Dividends of $0.227 per share are paid monthly and give Agree a 4.3% yield.