News by Topic : Banking & Finance

  • 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.

  • 10/31/2014

    Heading In The Right Direction

    Economists maintain REITs will continue to strengthen in step with the economy.

  • 10/31/2014

    Grading Up

    St. Clair Square

    REITs are increasingly pursuing investment-grade ratings to capitalize on unsecured debt.

  • 10/29/2014

    The Great Buyback Party

    Ralph Block

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

  • 10/1/2014

    FTSE Nareit U.S. Real Estate Index Series Market Consultation Period Opens

    FTSE NAREIT U.S. Real Estate Index Series Market Consultation Period

    Consultation seeking your views on proposed changes to the FTSE Nareit U.S. Real Estate Index Series.

  • 9/30/2014

    FTI Analysts Paint Optimistic Picture for REITs in 2015

    NAREIT Podcast

    Michael Hedden and Marc Shapiro of FTI Consulting say market fundamentals supporting higher real estate valuations.

  • 9/22/2014

    Q&A with Jamie Woodwell, Mortgage Bankers Association

    James Woodwell

    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.