Job Growth Slowing but Demand for Workers Remains
Hiring was strong in the hospitality, warehouse, and retail sectors in October, and the data marked 2.5 years with hires greater than separations.
REITs Outperformed Stocks in November
REITs posted positive results for the second consecutive month in November and outperformed stocks for the first time since April, as the FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs Index rose 6.0% and the FTSE Nareit Equity REITs Index gained 5.8%.
Property Fundamentals Across Most Sectors Remained Solid in Third Quarter 2022
With mixed economic growth results, waning job gains, increasing interest rates, and rising recession risk, the U.S. economy is facing numerous headwinds.
Nareit Research Estimates 150 Million Americans Invested In REITs
An estimated 150 million Americans live in households that are invested in REIT stocks in 2022 directly or indirectly through mutual funds, ETFs, or target date funds, new research by Nareit shows.
REITs Rose Along with Broader Markets in October
REITs and stocks posted their first positive monthly performance since July.
Historical Real Estate Performance Before, During, and After U.S. Recessions
After experiencing two consecutive quarters of negative growth in the first half of 2022, U.S. real GDP grew by 2.6% in the third quarter this year.
REIT Solar Opportunities: 3.5 Billion Square Feet of Roof Space
The U.S. is shifting toward a greater interest in renewable energy, and the rooftop areas of buildings across the country offer a potential source of energy generation with the installation of solar panels.
Historical REIT Outperformance Across Inflation, Interest Rate, and Economic Growth Regimes
With inflation remaining at 40-year highs, interest rates escalating, and economic growth contracting, the U.S. economy is in a precarious state.
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.
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.
Morningstar Analysis Shows Importance of Meaningful REIT Allocations
Morningstar Associates’ analysis finds optimal portfolio allocations to REITs up to 13% in well-diversified portfolios.