News by Topic : Retail

  • 11/29/2017

    Wheeler REIT to Remain Focused on Performance in 2018

    CEO Jon Wheeler expects retailers to drive traffic offline and into stores.

  • 11/2/2017

    Commercial Property Prices: Froth, or Fundamentals?

    Commercial property prices have risen steadily since the beginning of the recovery from the Great Financial Crisis. Continued price gains, however, at some point begin to raise warning flags.

  • 10/30/2017

    How Will U.S. Malls Evolve Over the Next Decade?

    "Retail centers are evolving into destinations that offer consumers a fresh and engaging journey that mixes a variety of offerings not historically found at malls."

  • 10/25/2017

    The Changing World of Retail

    As a portfolio manager with LaSalle Investment Management, Lisa Kaufman is responsible for managing separate account portfolios of public North American property companies and the North American portion of LaSalle Securities’ global securities portfolio accounts.

  • 10/18/2017

    REIT-Stock Correlations by Property Type: A Sharp Decline

    The correlation between REITs and the broad stock market has always been relatively low because REIT returns are driven by the real estate market cycle whereas returns for most other equities are driven by the much shorter business cycle.

  • 10/17/2017

    BDO Consultant Says Industrial Repurposing an Alternative for Surplus Retail Real Estate

    BDO’s Dennis Duffy discusses the potential for converting retail properties into industrial assets.

  • 10/11/2017

    Survey Finds Executives Still Bullish on Real Estate Market

    John Sullivan

    DLA Piper’s John Sullivan says market still confident in investment from non-U.S. capital sources. 

  • 9/29/2017

    REITs Aiding Recovery, Assessing Damage in Puerto Rico

    REITs with properties in the storm-devastated territory are focusing on assisting employees and evaluating Hurricane Maria’s impact on their operations.

  • 8/18/2017

    Green Street Adviser Says Market Open to "Non-traditional" REIT IPOs

    Dirk Aulabaugh

    Dirk Aulabaugh of Green Street's Advisory Group says some mall REIT portfolios could become privatization targets.

  • 7/27/2017

    Retail REITs in Adaptation Mode

    Negative news about store closings have cast a shadow over the business of retail REITs. But regional mall and shopping center REITs face the challenge with an air of resilience and, for some, even optimism.

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