News by Topic : Market Analysis & Research

  • 7/14/2020

    REIT Stock Prices Declined Last Week; Volatility Lower, Too

    REIT share prices declined last week, with the FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs total return index down 2.3%. Most

  • 7/13/2020

    REITs, Economy Remain Under Pressure as Coronavirus Case Numbers Climb

    Layoffs slowed in May, according to Nareit’s Calvin Schnure, who sees bright spot as spread of job losses beyond frontline sectors appears limited.

  • 7/13/2020

    Florida State Board of Administration Launches $400 Million REIT Mandate

    The pension fund created the new investment mandate to add to its existing $1.7 billion REIT portfolio.
  • 7/10/2020

    REIT Access to Capital Maintained During Pandemic

    REITs’ access to capital demonstrates investor confidence in their ability to operate despite difficult economic and financial market conditions.

  • 7/8/2020

    Solving One of the Job Market Mysteries of the Pandemic

    The high level of jobless claims week after week raised fears that new rounds of layoffs may be spreading from the sectors initially hit by the crisis to the rest of the economy, and perhaps warning of greater damage from the shutdowns.

  • 7/6/2020

    June Employment Numbers Show Commercial Real Estate Heading in Right Direction

    Nareit’s Calvin Schnure also warns that renewed shutdowns could reverse economic gains.

  • 7/6/2020

    How Has the Lockdown Impacted Commercial Real Estate Sales and Prices?

    The most visible sign of this lockdown is the collapse of sales transactions, which fell sharply as social distancing rules went into effect.

  • 7/6/2020

    REITs Rebounded Last Week

    REITs rebounded last week with a 5.2% total return, according to the FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs index, ending a string of declines over the three prior weeks.

  • 7/2/2020

    CMBS Delinquencies Continued to Climb in June

    The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic shutdown has not been spread evenly across the economy or across real estate sectors.

  • 6/30/2020

    All REIT Sectors Declined Last Week

    All property sectors of the REIT universe declined last week as a surge in new cases of COVID-19 in many states raised concerns that the economic reopening may be delayed.