News by Topic : Market Analysis & Research

  • 11/9/2018

    MIT’s David Edelman on How Advanced Technology is Changing the Political and Cultural Landscape

    At REITworld, Edelman discussed the future of artificial intelligence, cybersecuity, and geopolitics.

  • 11/8/2018

    Nareit Economists Forecast 2019 REIT Market Expectations

    Expert panelists question if a shift in Fed policy in 2019 will return REITs to their fundamental valuations, as opposed to interest-rate driven valuations.

  • 11/5/2018

    Poll: How Do You Think REIT Total Returns Will Look in 2019?

    We want to hear from you.

  • 10/24/2018

    How Blockchain Could Transform Real Estate

    From asset management and investments to operating and management companies, blockchain could potentially have a profound impact across real estate.

  • 10/9/2018

    REITs Hit the ATM in the Second Quarter

    REITs have relied increasingly on a low-cost, flexible way of raising equity capital as they have expanded their issuance through At-the-market (ATM) programs.

  • 10/3/2018

    Tracking Property Prices and REIT Total Return Beyond the Core Sectors

    New indices introduced by Green Street allow us for the first time to compare property price performance to total returns for property types outside of the traditional core REIT sectors.

  • 9/28/2018

    Rising Homeownership, Apartment Demand, Single Family Home Rentals and REITs

    The recovery in housing markets has generated concerns among investors in apartment properties that a rebound in homeownership could undermine the demand for apartments. Nothing could be further from the truth!

  • 9/17/2018

    Real Estate Fund Managers Assess 2018 Market Performance

    Our roundtable of real estate fund managers assess market fundamentals and growth opportunities around the world.

  • 9/6/2018

    Looking Between the Sectors: REIT Price Multiple Performance

    A comparison of recent trends of the P/E ratio for the S&P 500 to the price-to-FFO ratio for REITs shows a contrasting risk/reward tradeoff between the broad equity market and REITs.

  • 9/5/2018

    IRR is an Easily Manipulated “Performance” Metric

    Most private equity investment managers measure their performance using IRR, and illustrates how SLOCs and forward commitments can be used to manipulate IRR computations to make performance appear better than it really is.