Departments: Final Word

  • Ralph Block

    REITs: The Next 10 Years

  • Population chart

    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.

  • 7/8/2014

    Confident, Connected and Open to Change

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

  • 5/19/2014

    Demographics Are Destiny

  • 3/28/2014

    The Ground Game

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

  • 1/29/2014

    The Death of the Suburbs Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

    You can’t pick up a newspaper or a trade journal these days without reading that successful companies and all their young, cool employees are moving downtown.

  • 11/6/2013

    To Buy or Not to Buy: That is the Question

    Share repurchases.

  • 9/16/2013

    A rising interest rate tide will not swamp commercial real estate’s boat

    Challenge is Finding the Right Boats.