News by Topic : Market Analysis & Research

  • 7/16/2018

    Inflation Protection from REITs: Solving a Growing Problem

    Ask anybody which investments “hedge” against inflation, and real estate is one of the three that pretty much everybody will identify, along with commodities and inflation-linked bonds

  • 7/12/2018

    REIT M&A Likely to Hit Record Level in 2018

    Nareit’s Calvin Schnure says activity underscores health of underlying fundamentals.

  • 7/10/2018

    REITs Rally on Interest Rate Relief

    REITs have outperformed the S&P 500 in recent months, with a cumulative total return of 14.6 percent since their low point in early February.

  • 7/3/2018

    July 11 Webinar Examines the Recent Surge of REIT M&A

    Join the discussion July 11 at 11:00 a.m. EDT.

  • 7/2/2018

    FTSE Nareit All REITs Index Up 4.1% in June

    Shopping center REIT returns led gains last month.

  • 6/27/2018

    REIT M&A in the Spotlight

    Mergers and acquisitions involving REITs have been in the spotlight in recent months. The flurry of proposed deals announced in just the first half of this year put the market on pace to set a new record for merger activity in 2018.

  • 6/15/2018

    REIT Portfolio Managers Watching Capital Formation, M&A Activity and Risk-Taking

    Cohen & Steers’ Laurel Durkay and Eaton Vance’s J. Scott Craig discuss key industry issues.


  • 6/1/2018

    Commercial Property Prices Continue Steady Gains

    Commercial property prices in April were 9.1 percent higher than one year earlier, according to the CoStar Commercial Repeat Sales Index

  • 5/31/2018

    Sharpe Ratios for REITs by Property Type

    REIT diversification benefits come not merely from their low correlations to other assets but also from their historically strong risk-adjusted returns. 

  • 5/30/2018

    REIT Price Multiples Signal Attractive Investment Opportunities

    Current REIT fundamentals and equity market conditions suggest that investing in REITs will likely continue to have such benefits in the period ahead.