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  • Nareit Developments blog
    2/23/2017

    REITs Honored by Fortune Magazine

    Simon Property, Host Hotels and Equity Residential recognized as “Most Admired” companies.
  • Nareit Developments blog
    2/23/2017

    More Testimony from NAREIT Opposing Hawaii Proposal on Dividends Paid Deduction

    Hawaii House Committee on Finance holds second hearing on proposal to eliminate DPD “temporarily.”
  • Nareit Developments blog
    2/21/2017

    NAREIT’s Case Responds to Coumarianos REIT Return Analysis

    Economist Brad Case says equity REIT returns have outpaced inflation on an historical basis.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    2/17/2017

    Comparing Real Estate Values in the Liquid and Illiquid Markets

    There’s a persistent, predictable relationship between the liquid and illiquid real estate markets: private-side real estate valuations respond more slowly to changes in market conditions than do public-side valuations, so the values in private, illiquid markets typically lag public market values by two to five quarters on average, depending on whether participants in private markets are evaluating market conditions by looking at completed transactions or at property appraisals.  Correcting for that lag can give you a pretty good sense of whether a public/private arbitrage opportunity has arisen.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    2/17/2017

    REITs and Interest Rates: Myths and Markets

    Here’s the myth: an increase in interest rates is bad for real estate investors.  Here’s the empirical fact: the historical evidence shows that real estate investors—at least those who invest through exchange-traded REITs—have usually done better during rising-rate environments than when interest rates were declining.
  • Nareit Video
    2/16/2017

    Office REIT Parkway Pursuing Sustainability Goals Post Spin-Off

    Parkway’s Daniele Horton says 100 percent of portfolio benchmarked to ENERGY STAR.
  • Nareit Video
    2/15/2017

    Hannon Armstrong Sustainability Specialist Says Economics Improving

    Hannon Armstrong’s Parker White points to quicker payback periods, better returns.

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