News by Topic : Investment news

  • 7/2/2015

    Portfolio Adviser Says REITs Improve Long-Term Returns

    Creede Murphy

    Creede Murphy of American Assets Capital Advisers on REIT investment through the lens of Modern Portfolio Theory.

  • 6/18/2015

    Investment Consultant: REITs are Real Estate

    Sean Ruhmann
    NEPC’s Sean Ruhmann explains why REITs should have a place in institutional investors’ portfolios.
  • 5/28/2015

    Real Estate as a Major Asset Class

    David Funk

    Cornell University professor David Funk says institutional investors should view REITs as permanent asset class with cash, stocks and bonds.

  • 4/24/2015

    Blackstone’s Single-Family Rental Venture Could Go Public in Next Two Years

    Blackstone’s Jonathan  Gray anticipates public market support for single-family model.

  • 4/24/2015

    Audit Specialist Views Fair Value Accounting as Major Change in Financial Reporting

    Grant Thornton’s Greg Ross says REIT investment outlook is positive for next few years.

  • 4/17/2015

    Green Street Analyst Says Value of Real Estate Key to REIT Valuations

    Green Street’s Lukas Hartwich says leverage of 30 percent or below is optimal.

  • 4/13/2015

    BMO Banker Sees Strong Investor Support in Real Estate Capital Markets

    BMO’s Mark Decker sees opportunity for public purchases of private real estate assets.

  • 4/13/2015

    Blackstone Deals Highlight “Vibrant” Real Estate Market, According to Analysts

    Private equity firm’s agreements to buy Excel Trust and GE real estate assets could be start of a trend.

  • 4/9/2015

    Survey Shows Commercial Real Estate Poised For Three Years of Growth

    Urban Land Institute forecast projects increased transaction volume, returns, CMBS issuance.

  • 3/2/2015

    Fundamentally Speaking: Economy Still Gaining Strength

    NAREIT’s Calvin Schnure says economic recovery uneven, but gathering momentum.