News by Topic : Industry Performance
Commercial real estate prices continued to fall in May, down 7.6 percent for the month, according to the latest data from the Moody's/REAL Commercial Property Price Indices (CPPI).
The downturn in commercial real estate fundamentals accelerated in the first quarter of 2009, and the trend shows no signs of abating, according to a market analysis conducted by Moody's Investors Service.
The U.S. REIT market completed its best quarter ever in June, as the FTSE NAREIT Equity REIT Index gained 28.9 percent in the second quarter of 2009. The index's performance marked its highest quarterly gain since its inception in 1972.
NAREIT's Brad Case looks at the factors behind the outstanding 2Q REIT returns and the prospects for additional equity offerings and future IPOs.
New data from the Moodys/REAL Commercial Property Price Indices (CPPI) indicate that commercial real estate prices experienced their largest drop ever in April, falling nearly 9 percent for the month.
Investment Manager Steve Brown shares his outlook for REITs and the impact recent equity offerings and future M&A activity might have.
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.