May/June 2015

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As new construction picks up, demand for REIT space shakes off most, but  not all, of the downturn’s drag.

Columns & Departments

  • Keeping the Balance

     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.

  • Matt Bechard

    A New Era

    The REIT industry is now in the early stages of what could be called the third phase of its 55-year existence.

  • 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.

  • Don Miller

    Public Perspective

    Straight-shooting CEO Don Miller has overseen Piedmont Office Realty Trust’s growth since its listing on the NYSE five years ago. 
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hans Nordby

    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. 

  • Names to Note

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

  • Ken Simonson

    Q&A with Kenneth Simonson, Chief Economist, Associated General Contractors of America

    I expect the U.S. economy to keep growing at roughly trend rate for the next couple of years.