News by Topic : Industry performance

  • 9/19/2017

    Looking Carefully at the Current Real Estate Market Cycle

    The current bull market for exchange-listed equity REITs has rewarded investors with returns averaging more than 21% per year over the past 8½ years—but by the standards of previous real estate market cycles this one has not even hit its stride yet.

  • 9/15/2017

    Neuberger Berman Portfolio Manager: REITs Best Way to Build Global Real Estate Portfolio

    Gillian Tiltman

    REITs are “bricks and mortar with liquidity,” according to Neuberger Berman’s Tiltman.

  • 9/7/2017

    FTSE Russell Elevating Real Estate to Headline Industry

    Change to take effect at beginning of 2019.

  • 9/6/2017

    How Do Market Interest Rates Affect REIT Returns?

     An increase in interest rates might be cause for concern if it were predicted to come with no accompanying increase in net operating income—but it’s those changes in net operating income, not the interest rates themselves, that should attract the closest attention of investors in any equity asset such as real estate.

  • 9/1/2017

    FTSE NAREIT All REITs Index Up 0.6% in August

    FTSE NAREIT All REITs Index Up 0.6% in August

    Industrial, infrastructure and data center REIT returns outpace market. 

  • 8/29/2017

    Mortgage REITs Combine Current Income, Long-term Total Return and Portfolio Diversification

    Mortgage REITs are an investment in real estate finance that combine high current income with long-term total return and portfolio diversification. MREITs have delivered a 21.2 percent total return over the past year, outpacing most other investments over this period.

  • 8/29/2017

    Income and Capital Appreciation from Real Estate Investing: The Participation Trophy and the Performance Record

    There’s little difference between the income earned by the largest, most sophisticated investors in private equity real estate and the income earned by the smallest individual investors in listed equity REITs. 

  • 8/22/2017

    REIT Volatility, Correlation, Beta, and Alpha as of Mid-2017: Not Your Father’s Small-Cap Value Stocks (Thank Goodness)

    Listed equity REITs have generally outperformed small-cap value stocks, posting slightly higher returns but substantially lower volatility and substantially better diversification benefits.

  • 8/17/2017

    Single Family Rental REITs: Long-term Players Providing Additional Housing Options

    Single Family Home Rental REITs have established themselves as long-term players providing additional housing options at a time when the housing market continues to recover. 

  • 8/16/2017

    REIT Industry FFO Exceeds $15 Billion For The First Time Ever

    The listed REIT industry continues to grow and prosper. Total Funds from Operations (FFO) of listed Equity REITs rose 7.9 percent in the second quarter, to $15.6 billion, according to the NAREIT T-Tracker®. 

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