Departments: In Closing

Hans Nordby
When is the Next Recession?

Nobody likes a wet blanket. But the current economic cycle is six years old, and the commercial real estate party has been a raging good time for five years now.

Perspective is Needed in the Investment World

It is intrinsic value that will drive the prices of REIT stocks over any meaningful time horizon.

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. 

Ralph Block
REITs: The Next 10 Years

Equity REIT stocks, measured by the FTSE NAREIT All Eq

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Apartment Demand: Better, But Different, Than You Thought

If economic growth continues in 2015, two very different generations in the housing rental market will create solid demand. 

Ralph Block
The Great Buyback Party

Debate among investors and academics regarding the wisdom of public company buybacks continues.

Hans Nordby
It’s All Relative

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.

Confident, Connected and Open to Change

REITs may appeal to the confidence, openness to change and independent streak of millennials.

The Ground Game

Certain REIT business and capital deployment strategies may be wise at certain times, but not others.


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