News by Topic : Industry Performance
Growth in REIT sector supported by low supply, improving demand, ample capital.
Essex Property Trust is 18th REIT to be included in S&P 500.
Despite slowing in March, equity REITs up nearly 10 percent in first three months of 2014.
Improving economic fundamentals, growth of e-commerce, helping to fuel demand for space.
CEO says select-service hotel model has gained institutional and customer acceptance.
Jay Leupp of Lazard Asset Management says earnings and economic growth bode well for REIT investors.
Unprecedented level of demand from non-U.S. investors for marquee office assets expected to continue through 2015.
CEO Timothy Naughton seeks more density and scale as REIT celebrates 20th anniversary of IPO.
NAREIT’s Brad Case says broad gains across equity REIT sectors reflect increasing consumer confidence in economic recovery.
Analysts point to increasing confidence in economy and sound fundamentals.