Analysts point to increasing confidence in economy and sound fundamentals.
Simon Property Group retains top spot in FORTUNE rankings; Prologis, Equity Residential, Host Hotels also land in top five.
Higher floating-rate debt in sectors including hotel and industrial expected to be offset by gains from shorter lease tenors.
Legislation expiring at the end of 2014 is considered vital to the U.S. economy and lack of clarity is expected to slow the pace of new financing.
With less than 1 percent of the nation’s approximately 14 million rental homes in institutional hands, the market looks ripe for growth.
According to a recent analysis by Green Street Advisors, mall REITs and tenants are ramping up the customer experience, As a result, lower-end mall stock expected to shrink.
An analysis by Real Foundations found that a number of REITs are shifting the focus of their sustainability efforts to larger and more complex projects.
Co-founded Cali Associates in 1949.
Analysts are projecting institutional lenders could place record amounts of capital into commercial real estate in 2014.
CEO Mark Zalatoris says REIT remains focused on necessity-based retailing.