Calvin Schnure

Calvin Schnure

Calvin Schnure is Nareit’s senior vice president, research & economic analysis. He analyzes developments in the macro economy and their impact on REITs and commercial property markets, and on financial returns to REITs.

  • REIT Magazine
    11/23/2020

    How the Work-From-Home Trend May Impact the Use of Office Space

    The combination of flexible WFH but greater spacing within an office may result in more moderate changes in overall demand for space.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    11/23/2020

    REIT Stocks Gave Back Some Gains Last Week

    The FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs index posted a total return of -1.1% for the week ended Nov. 20, following weekly increases of 4.3% and 6.9% earlier in the month.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    11/17/2020

    REIT Earnings Stabilized in Third Quarter, According to Nareit T-Tracker

    Diversified REITs saw FFO swing from negative $102 million in the second quarter to positive $962 million in Q3.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    11/16/2020

    REITs at Highest Level Since March

    The FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs index posted a total return of 6.9% last week, after a 4.3% gain the week before.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    11/10/2020

    REITs Rally on Vaccine News

    REITs outperformed the broader markets by a wide margin, especially those property sectors that had been most impacted by the shutdowns and social distancing measures.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    11/6/2020

    Pandemic Has Large but Uneven Impact On CRE Markets In Q3

    The pandemic had a significant impact on demand for commercial real estate in the third quarter, resulting in rising vacancy rates and slowing or falling rents and property prices. The impact was uneven across property types, however, with greater effects on office and retail property markets, but smaller or little impact on multifamily and industrial properties.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    11/3/2020

    Lodging and Resorts Begin to Reopen

    The travel industry has been severely impacted by the pandemic, including the lodging/resort REIT sector, but measures to reduce risks of infection have allowed hotels to continue reopening, and occupancy has begun to rise in recent months.

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