News by Topic : Industry performance

  • 6/20/2016

    Dispelling Myths About REIT Property Sales and Purchases

    Equity REITs significantly expanded their holdings of income producing real estate in recent years, buying a total of $260 billion of commercial property between 2011 and 2015. 

  • 6/15/2016

    Activist Investors “Fact of Life” in Real Estate Now, Cicco Says

    Industry veteran Marty Cicco of Evercore expects issuance of REIT preferred shares to pick up.

  • 6/8/2016

    APREA Chief Says REIT Race Underway in Asia

    APREA’s Peter Verwer expects Asia to play central role in REIT development.

  • 6/3/2016

    Property Values Increased During May, Especially in the South Region

    Investment real estate values increased by +0.57 percent during May 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 +2.02 percent.

  • 6/2/2016

    REITs Beat the Market in May

    REIT fundamentals remain healthy.

  • 5/25/2016

    REITWeek Comes of Age

    Matthew Bechard

    The growth of REITWeek tracks the overall expansion and visibility of the REIT industry. 

  • 5/25/2016

    REITs Attractive to Investors in Search of Dividends

    Over long periods, REITs have outpeformed the broad indexes in terms of dividend yields.

  • 5/17/2016

    A Profits Recession? Not for REITs

    Financial markets have been troubled by a decline in corporate profits. Earnings per share of the S&P 500 fell 7.6 percent in the first quarter of 2016 compared to last year, prompting a drop in equity prices and concerns about the outlook. But trends are going the other direction in real estate.

  • 5/13/2016

    REIT Returns, Volatilities, Correlation, Beta: Three Months of Great News

    The diversification benefits of exchange-traded REITs are built on a long track record combining strong total returns, moderate volatilities, strong returns on a risk-adjusted basis, and low correl

  • 5/11/2016

    U.S. Property Values Drop Slightly in April

    NAREIT’s Brad Case says property values remain firm year-to-date.