REITWatch is a monthly statistical publication intended to provide a snapshot of the REIT industry. It includes data derived from the FTSE Nareit U.S. Real Estate Index Series and the FTSE/EPRA Nareit Global Real Estate Index Series in addition to tracking the performance of individual REITs.
2023 REIT Outlook: REITs, Recessions, and Economic Uncertainty
With strong operational performance and balance sheets, REITs are well-positioned to navigate economic and market uncertainty in 2023.
REITs 2023: Maintaining Solid Footing Amid Economic Uncertainty
Our analysis of CRE and REITs notes that REITs had impressive operational results with record high earnings during 2022, despite their lower stock market valuations.
Estimating the Size of the Commercial Real Estate Market in the U.S.
The estimated total dollar value of commercial real estate was $20.7 trillion as of 2021:Q2.
Tower REITs, Real Estate Housing the Digital Economy
A new study finds tower REITs are real estate housing the digital economy.
REITs: 2021 in Review and What's Ahead for 2022
Despite the challenges of COVID-19, 2021 has been a successful year for REITs and REIT investors as hard-hit sectors have recovered from 2020 and the digital economy sectors have continued to thrive.
2022 Outlook for the Economy, Commercial Real Estate and REITs
When assessing the outlook for REITs and commercial real estate in 2022 and beyond, it is helpful to distinguish between impermanent or cyclical effects and the longer-term structural changes that result from changes in behavior.
U.S. Public Equity REITs Insulated from Mortgage Market Turmoil
The commercial real estate (CRE) mortgage market has changed dramatically since the end of 2021. For many real estate investors, gone are the days of low-cost, readily available property financing.
Public and Private Real Estate: Divergences, Harbingers, and Opportunities
With REIT implied capitalization (cap) rates significantly higher than private real estate transaction cap rates, the attractiveness of public equity REITs has increased.
REITs Complete Institutional Real Estate Portfolios: A Case Study of the Korean National Pension System
One of the dominant themes among institutional real estate investors over the past few years has been the shift toward “alternative” property types.
REITs Post Narrow Gain in April
The FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs Index posted a total return of 0.3% in April and the FTSE EPRA Nareit Global Extended Index rose 1.5%.
REITs Raised More Than $14 Billion Through Capital Offerings in Q1 2023
In 2023, four deals to acquire publicly-listed REITs have been announced, with a total deal value of $20.4 billion and 97% of the value reflecting acquisitions by listed REITs.
REIT Skilled Nursing Tenants Have High Quality Measure Ratings
Skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) that are housed in properties leased from REITs tend to have better quality measures and ratings compared with those that rent non-REIT properties or own their buildings.
GRESB Shows REITs Continue to Improve Environmental Performance in 2022
GRESB, the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark, has released its 2022 data on environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and good governance for REITs.
REITs Recovered after Early Losses in March
The FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs Index ended a tumultuous March down 1.7% for the month, and the FTSE EPRA Nareit Global Extended Index declined 2.3%.