REIT Magazine Articles
REITs have shown remarkable resilience in the aftermath of the financial crisis and investors have taken notice.
Debate among investors and academics regarding the wisdom of public company buybacks continues.
The recession hit all property sectors across the board, but we are seeing the different property types come out of the recession at different paces. Multifamily has recovered the fastest, as the decline in the home ownership rate has led directly to improving fundamentals in the rental markets.
All investing is a relative, not an absolute, game. If the stock market pops by 25 percent in one year and your fund is up 18 percent, you’re sort of a loser. If your fund gains 2 percent and the market loses 20 percent, then you’re a rock star.
After starting life in 1984 when brothers Sam and Van Kolias purchased a single 16-unit apartment property, Boardwalk REIT has evolved into one of Canada’s major apartment operators, with more than 35,000 units located across the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Quebec.
For those in the know in the real estate investment business, David Auerbach’s daily market commentary has become indispensable reading for many institutions.