News by Topic : Market Analysis & Research

  • 1/10/2020

    2019 Total Return Index Performance

    The FTSE Nareit U.S. Real Estate Index Series posted positive total return performance across all property sectors in 2019.

  • 12/19/2019

    U.S. REIT Mergers & Acquisitions

    In 2019, completed and pending mergers and acquisitions of U.S. REITs declined to $25.9 billion.

  • 12/18/2019

    REITs Tap At-the-Market Programs to Raise $3.4 billion in Q3

    Equity REITs raised $3.4 billion in the third quarter of 2019 through at-the-market programs, just shy of a record high.

  • 12/18/2019

    REITs in the S&P 500

    REITs were first deemed eligible for inclusion in the S&P 500 in October 2001.

  • 12/12/2019

    REITs Should Highlight Their Uniqueness in Effort to Engage with Generalist Investors

    Joele Frank partners say REITs should think creatively and look beyond tried and tested methods.


  • 12/10/2019

    What to Watch for REITs and the Economy in 2020

    Today’s economic environment has no historical precedent. What markers can we rely on as the economy and commercial real estate move into uncharted waters?

  • 12/9/2019

    November Jobs Report Shows it’s not a “Late Cycle” World

    Nonfarm payrolls rose 266,000 in November, well above consensus forecasts and the strongest gain since January.

  • 11/22/2019

    Acquisitions, Development Jobs Jump Into Top Five of Commercial Real Estate Postings

    Increased development hiring underscores the rush to get in on opportunity zone projects before the end of 2019, according to just-released Q3 data.

  • 11/15/2019

    REITs Reported $15.8 Billion Total FFO in Q3: Nareit T-Tracker

    Earnings growth broadened across the REIT sector in the third quarter, with 65.9% of REITs reporting higher FFO than one year ago.

  • 11/15/2019

    Panelists Forecast a Healthy Outlook for Real Estate Fundamentals at REITworld 2019 Session

    Nareit’s Calvin Schnure points to uptick in REIT FFO from one year ago.