In the first quarter of 2009, worldwide private equity fundraising for real estate ventures reached its lowest point since 2004, according to new data from alternative asset research firm Preqin.
Estimated commercial real estate transaction volume for the second quarter indicate the global slowdown in buying and selling of commercial property could be coming to an end, according to Real Capital Analytics.
More than one year after the last REIT went public, a company specializing in leasing properties to government tenants is preparing to hold an initial public offering.
NAREIT has announced the winners of its NAREIT CARE Awards: Investor Communications & Reporting Excellence.
John Glascock and Shaun Bond are colleagues in the finance and real estate department of the University of Cincinnati College of Business. Glascock has published more than 50 research articles on real estate and REITs, while Bond has published more than 20.
Despite the losses sustained by REIT portfolios during the worldwide economic slowdown, investors remain bullish on global REITs for the long term, according to speakers at REITWeek 2009: NAREIT's Investor Forum.
Commercial real estate mortgage defaults are at a 15-year high and will more than double by the end of 2010, according to a new report from research firm Real Estate Econometrics.