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A return to normalcy in the debt markets is crucial in the second half of 2010, according to KeyBanc Capital Markets.
The rally in the U.S. REIT market took a step back in May, as the FTSE NAREIT All REIT Total Return Index fell 5.32 percent for the month. As of June 1, the index was up 8.43 percent in 2010.
REIT magazine recently spoke with noted economist and author Robert Shiller of Yale University to discuss his views on REITs, financial derivatives and the economic drivers behind the commercial real estate market.
After rebounding earlier this year, the Moody's/REAL Commercial Property Price Index (CPPI) dipped 0.5 percent in March, a second straight month-to-month decline.
Richard Ziman talks about the importance of energy efficiency and the biggest weakpoint in sustainability efforts.
The May/June issue of REIT magazine, featuring articles on Tanger, REIT IPOs and CRE derivatives, is profiled.
Cohen & Steers reports that historical performance does not justify the high allocations to direct property.
Publicly traded REITs provide not only liquidity and transparency, but also a significant performance premium.
Doug Donatelli of First Potomac Realty Trust looks at the company's acquisition opportunities going forward.
Installing solar panels on commercial building rooftops can become a revenue-generating opportunity for REITs as they seek to harness the power of the sun to produce clean energy.