News by Topic : Market Analysis & Research

  • 10/1/2019

    REITs and Inflation Protection

    Real estate rents and values tend to increase when prices do, due in part to the fact that many leases are tied to inflation.

  • 9/30/2019

    Growing the Global REIT Market

    While the U.S. remains the largest listed real estate market, the market is increasingly becoming more global.

  • 9/19/2019

    CHROs Playing Increasingly Important Role on Executive Boards

    Ferguson Partners says larger REITs starting to recruit CHROs to their boards.

     

  • 9/19/2019

    Commercial Property Prices: Risk or Reward?

    Commercial property prices can be a double-edged sword. When they are rising, they can provide investors with solid capital gains above and beyond the income received from rents. But if they rise too rapidly and get ahead of fundamentals, investors risk losses from falling prices.

  • 9/11/2019

    What are Workers Telling Us About the Outlook for Real Estate?

    The JOLTS report on labor market turnover can help shed light on the outlook for the economy and for real estate.

  • 9/10/2019

    REIT Interest Exposures are Down—Especially in the Tails

    REITs have strengthened their balance sheets over the past decade, with average leverage and interest expense to NOI falling to historical lows. Averages, however, don’t reveal what is going on in the tails and if there are hidden pockets of risks.

  • 9/9/2019

    REITs Ramp Up Equity Issuance as Outlook Brightens

    REITs issued $19.2 billion in secondary offerings of common equity during the first half of 2019, which is more than they raised during the entire year of 2018.

  • 9/6/2019

    REITs Have Limited Exposure to WeWork

    Data from CoStar and S&P Global Market Intelligence show REITs have very little exposure to WeWork.

  • 9/5/2019

    Commercial Real Estate and REITs Get a Second Wind

    It is important during periods of market volatility and shifting economic fundamentals for investors to recall the concerns that not long ago dominated discussions about the outlook.

  • 9/4/2019

    FTSE Nareit All REITs Index Up 3.4% in August

    REITs outpaced broader market during month and on year-to-date basis.

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