News by Topic : Industry Performance
REITs saw a strong recovery and year-end performance in 2009. The FTSE/NAREIT All REITs Index increased 6.43 percent in December, bringing 2009 total returns to 27.45 percent.
Green Street Advisors Chairman Mike Kirby looks at the reasons why REITs should maintain low levels of leverage.
Green Street's Mike Kirby discusses a rise in commercial property prices and what it means for REITs.
Jay Leupp, president of Grubb & Ellis - Alesco Global Advisors, looks at the opportunities REITs provide institutional investors.
The financial crisis and ensuing fall-out has left some institutional investors wondering whether it still makes sense to invest in REITs. The answer is a resounding yes, according to Michael Hudgins, global REIT strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
The default rate on commercial real estate mortgages held by banks climbed to 3.40 percent in the third quarter of 2009, up from 2.88 percent the quarter before, according to an analysis published on Dec. 1 by Real Estate Econometrics.
As the U.S. REIT industry closes the door on 2009 and heads into 2010 things certainly seem to be fully operational, even if all circuits aren't functioning perfectly just yet.
BMO Capital Markets analysts share their views on what sectors to watch for in 2010.
Neuberger Berman Real Estate Fund managers look at investment prospects for 2010.