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
    12/10/2019

    What to Watch for REITs and the Economy in 2020

    Today’s economic environment has no historical precedent. What markers can we rely on as the economy and commercial real estate move into uncharted waters?
  • Market Commentary Blog
    12/9/2019

    November Jobs Report Shows it’s not a “Late Cycle” World

    Nonfarm payrolls rose 266,000 in November, well above consensus forecasts and the strongest gain since January.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    11/15/2019

    REITs Reported $15.8 Billion Total FFO in Q3: Nareit T-Tracker

    Earnings growth broadened across the REIT sector in the third quarter, with 65.9% of REITs reporting higher FFO than one year ago.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    11/8/2019

    Strong Demand for Apartments Leads Mixed CRE Markets in Q3

    The economic fundamentals for CRE markets maintained momentum in Q3, with GDP growth on trend and modest job gains.
  • Market Commentary Blog
    10/28/2019

    Recession Risks, Commercial Real Estate and REITs

    How likely is it that the current slowing could lead to a recession? How exposed are real estate markets and REITs to deteriorating macroeconomic fundamentals?
  • 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.

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