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
    9/21/2020

    COVID-19 and CRE: Short-Term Impact on Demand, but Longer-Term Structural Changes

    Since most economic activity takes place within a commercial real estate structure, these changes will impact how people use commercial real estate in the future.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    9/21/2020

    REIT Share Prices Stable Last Week

    REITs have been little affected by the turmoil in the broader stock market in recent weeks, especially among technology stocks.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    9/14/2020

    REIT Stocks Down Last Week Amid Tech Selloff

    The FTSE Nareit All Equity index had a total return of negative 2.2% for the week, and is down 2.0% so far in September.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    9/9/2020

    REIT Stocks Buffer Broader Market Decline

    The FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs index was down 0.7% last week, while tech stocks pulled major indices much lower, with the Nasdaq down 3.3% and the S&P 500 falling 2.3%.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    9/2/2020

    CMBS Delinquencies Fall Further as Reopening Revives Cash Flows

    The CMBS delinquency rate continued to decline in August as the reopening of the economy helped revive cash flows at some troubled tenants.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    9/1/2020

    CRE Transactions Volumes Down, but Prices Steady

    Valuations in the overall market have edged down 1.4% over the past three months, and are little changed year-to-date.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    8/31/2020

    REIT Property Sectors All Rose Last Week

    Last week’s gains trimmed the declines so far this year to single digits, bringing the year-to-date total return to -9.0%

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