News by Topic : Market Analysis & Research

  • 8/21/2019

    REITs and Baseball

    One of the more common ways to describe the outlook for REITs is to pick which inning of a ballgame corresponds to today’s REIT market. For the past several years, most observers have said the market was in the seventh or eighth inning.

  • 8/19/2019

    Net Acquisitions Rise in Q2 with $5.9 Billion in New Net Property Investment

    Earnings remained positive for REITs into 2019, with FFO totaling $16.5 billion in the second quarter.

  • 8/16/2019

    Nareit’s Calvin Schnure Featured in Morning Consult

    Nareit’s Schnure, senior vice president of research and economic analysis, penned an op-ed in Morning Consult on the history behind today’s housing shortage.
  • 8/7/2019

    Economic Activity Slows to Trend in Q2

    The economy is returning to its trend growth after getting a boost from the 2017 tax cuts.

  • 8/6/2019

    Mid-Year Outlook for Commercial Real Estate and the Economy

    For all the hand-wringing six months ago, the first half of the year turned out pretty well for commercial real estate markets and REITs.

  • 7/31/2019

    CRE Expansion at Mid-year: No End in Sight

    Nareit economist Calvin Schnure reviews the latest data on supply and demand conditions, and vacancy rates and rent growth.

  • 7/24/2019

    Green Street Advisors Sees Bright Future for PropTech

    Managing director Andy McCulloch also sees ability for REITs to create alpha through active management.

  • 7/22/2019

    REIT Debt: The Long and the Short of It

    REITs have extended overall debt maturities and reduced leverage over the past decade, and access the commercial paper market from a position of balance sheet strength.   

  • 7/18/2019

    Supply-Demand Fundamentals Favor Apartment REITs

    The occupancy rate at apartment REITs has continued to move to new record highs during this building boom.

  • 7/3/2019

    FTSE Nareit All REITs Index 1.6% Higher in June

    REIT returns at mid-year are slightly ahead of the broader market.