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.

  • Market Commentary Blog
    9/19/2019

    Commercial Property Prices: Risk or Reward?

    Commercial property prices can be a double-edged sword. When they are rising, they can provide investors with solid capital gains above and beyond the income received from rents. But if they rise too rapidly and get ahead of fundamentals, investors risk losses from falling prices.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    9/11/2019

    What are Workers Telling Us About the Outlook for Real Estate?

    The JOLTS report on labor market turnover can help shed light on the outlook for the economy and for real estate.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    9/5/2019

    Commercial Real Estate and REITs Get a Second Wind

    It is important during periods of market volatility and shifting economic fundamentals for investors to recall the concerns that not long ago dominated discussions about the outlook.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    8/28/2019

    Inverted Yield Curves, the Economy and REITs

    An inverted yield curve has preceded past recessions, yet other indicators today carry a stronger signal of a resilient economy.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    8/26/2019

    Will the Growing Trade War Clouds Rain on REITs and Real Estate?

    The economic forces that affect the demand for domestic U.S. commercial real estate differ from those affecting global corporations, and stock returns reflect these differences.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    8/21/2019

    REITs and Baseball

    One of the more common ways to describe the outlook for REITs is to pick which inning of a ballgame corresponds to today’s REIT market. For the past several years, most observers have said the market was in the seventh or eighth inning.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    8/7/2019

    Economic Activity Slows to Trend in Q2

    The economy is returning to its trend growth after getting a boost from the 2017 tax cuts.

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