News by Topic : Industry Performance
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.
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.
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.
Scott Crowe of Cohen & Steers Capital Management looks at the opportunities available in global real estate investment.
Green Street Advisors' Mike Kirby looks at the opportunities for acquiring distressed assets and his outlook for the REIT industry.
Ron Sturzenegger and Jeff Horowitz from BofA Merrill Lynch look at REIT secondary offerings.
Tim Pire of Heitman Securities on the global real estate investment proposition.
Martin Cohen of Cohen & Steers Capital Management discusses the deleveraging of the REIT industry.
Mike Graziano of Goldman, Sachs looks at the market's enduring appetite for REIT equity offerings.
Chris Mayer of the Columbia Business School provides an overview of what the economic outlook means for REITs.