News by Topic : Industry performance

  • 7/14/2016

    New Online Tool Facilitates Quicker Understanding of Real Estate Market

    A new tool may help you better understand real estate markets, focus on market segments or time periods, or even put together better presentations and exhibits.

  • 7/11/2016

    Property Values Increased 4.4% in June; Strongest Appreciation in South Region Retail, Midwest Region Retail, and Midwest Region Apartments

    Investment real estate values increased by +4.4% during June 2016 according to the FTSE NAREIT PureProperty® Index Series, which provides the earliest measurement of changes in the market values of properties held for investment purposes.  The South region saw the strongest appreciation at +5.1% but properties appreciated strongly in other regions as well with implied values up +4.8% in the Midwest, +4.0% in the East, and +3.6% in the West.

  • 7/8/2016

    S&P Dow Jones Indices Outlines Revised GICS Structure

    Equity REITs, listed real estate forming new real estate sector.

  • 7/7/2016

    Real Estate Fundamentals Look Solid, Says REIT Analyst

    BMO’s Paul Adornato sees investor concerns about asset price arbitrage.

  • 7/6/2016

    U.S. REITs Outpace S&P 500 in First Half

    Analysts say REITs boosted by fundamentals and yield-hungry investors.

  • 7/1/2016

    REIT M&A Activity More Public-to-Public Than in Previous Years, Barclays Says

    Barclays’ Ragavan Bala “cautiously optimistic” on fundamentals.

  • 6/29/2016

    A Closer Look at Externally Advised REITs from Green Street Advisors

    Green Street’s Phil Owens says cost of capital a major impediment to growth.

  • 6/29/2016

    Real Estate Investment Banker Reflects on Tax Reform, IPO Market

    BMO’s Mark Decker Sr. says smaller, well-run companies offer potential.

  • 6/29/2016

    U.S. Stock Volatility Spiked. U.S. REIT Volatility Didn’t.

    Over the two market days following the Brexit vote U.S. stock market volatility more than doubled, from 9.9% (below its inter-quartile range) to 22.0% (above its IQR)—but U.S. REIT market volatility nudged up by barely one-seventh, from 9.6% to 10.9%.

  • 6/27/2016

    Real Estate Markets Remain in Growth Phase, Professor Says

    Glenn Mueller says rising millennial generation could extend current cycle.