News by Topic : Banking & Finance

  • 2/3/2015

    Fundamentally Speaking: Multifamily Market Still Strong for REITs

    NAREIT’s Calvin Schnure says fundamentals point to continued demand for multifamily housing.

  • 1/21/2015

    Talking Lessons Learned with Former World Bank Head Robert Zoellick

    Robert Zoellick

    "REITs will be attractive to investors who prefer a more liquid asset. The lower entry costs of REITs will also be more appealing to smaller investors." 

  • 1/20/2015

    Real Estate Re-Classified

    David Neithercut

    As the REIT industry has grown and matured, it has had to deal with the misperception that Equity REITs generally are part and parcel of “Financials” in the world of equities.

  • 12/19/2014

    Goodwin Procter Lawyer Sees Heavy Cross-Border Investment in U.S. Real Estate

    Ettore Santucci

    Goodwin Procter’s Ettore Santucci skeptical about REIT IPO increase in 2015.

  • 12/19/2014

    Fitch Analyst Says Stock Buybacks at Low Level Among REITs

    Steven Marks

    Steven Marks of Fitch Ratings says REITs buying back stock “not as accretive” in current market.

  • 12/17/2014

    BMO’s Decker Sees Room for Growth of U.S. REIT Market

    Mark Decker Sr.

    Mark Decker Sr. of BMO Capital Markets says REITs still “small part of a much greater whole.”

  • 12/16/2014

    Preferred Apartment Communities Uses Loans to Stand Out

    John Williams

    Preferred Apartment CEO John Williams sees widespread demand for multifamily housing.

  • 12/10/2014

    S&P Credit Analyst: REITs Ready to Absorb Interest Rate Hikes

    Lisa Sarajian

    REITs have built necessary cushion to handle interest rate shocks, S&P’s Sarajian says.

  • 11/11/2014

    JP Morgan Analyst Sees Adjustment Period for REITs When Rates Rise

    Mark Streeter

    JP Morgan’s Mark Streeter predicts push for investment-grade ratings will continue for REITs.

  • 11/10/2014

    Pebblebrook Reaping Rewards of "Beautiful" Balance Sheet, CEO Says

    Jon Bortz

    CEO Jon Bortz says demand for hotel rooms ahead of supply in Pebblebrook portfolio.