As the global economy begins to slowly emerge from the recession, the REIT model for commercial real estate investment has proven its strength, according to executives speaking on a panel at REITWorld 2009 in Phoenix.
Behringer Harvard, a sponsor of investment programs that include non-traded REITs, maintains real estate funds specializing in a number of sectors and investment styles.
More than 70 percent of commercial real estate investment managers expect positive returns from the global market in 2010, according to a survey published by UBS Investment Research.
The U.S. REIT market's string of monthly gains came to an end in October, as the FTSE/NAREIT All-REIT Index dropped 4.8 percent for the month.
CNL Financial Group Inc. and Macquarie Group Limited are partnering to form a new global REIT.
REITs should see profitable growth from the opportunities presented by distressed selling in the near future, according to a new paper from J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
Lenders are recovering approximately 60 percent of the outstanding balances on defaulted commercial real estate loans, according to an analysis conducted by Real Capital Analytics (RCA).