REIT Magazine Articles

Hans Nordby
Apartment Investors Need to Aim Small, Miss Small

Many apartment investors, especially big institutions, are making two big mistakes in the way they’ll underwrite investments over the next year. 

Bill Gorin
Flexibility and Reserves Help Keep MFA Financial Prepared

Having survived nearly two decades’ worth of market cycles MFA Financial feel well equipped to navigate through today’s changing mortgage marketplace.

REIT Industry Names to Note

The latest job announcements and industry news from the REIT industry.

Chart - Current Supply of Senior Housing
Health Care REITs Stay on the Hunt for Senior Housing

Spurred on by attractive financing and solid returns, health care REITs continue their aggressive pursuit of senior housing properties.

Essex Property Trust Expands West Coast Portfolio

With a mega-merger in the rear-view mirror, Essex Property Trust is building up its portfolio out west.

Office towers
More REITs Gaining Access to Commercial Paper
For REITs that qualify, commercial paper is a way to reduce borrowing costs.
Bull and bear
Misconceptions About REITs and Interest Rates
The idea that rising interest rates are always bad for REITs may need another look.
Office construction
Commercial Real Estate: Back In Demand
As new construction picks up, demand for REIT space shakes off most, but  not all, of the downturn’s drag.
REITs in the Public Eye

 Voluminous regulatory filings and extensive coverage by securities analysts and the financial press help make stock exchange-listed REITs the most transparent firms in the world of real estate.

Mike Nash
Blackstone’s Michael Nash Reflects on Thoughtful Lending and Expanding Market Share

Michael Nash spoke recently with REIT magazine on topics including the state of market fundamentals and the reasons why Blackstone has been selling so much of its real estate lately.