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  • Market Commentary Blog

    Consumer Spending Is on Track Heading Into Holiday Season

    Retail sales jumped 1.9% in September, beating expectations by a wide margin, as consumer spending has recovered ground lost early in the pandemic and marches steadily higher. Despite worries about the job market and risks to the economic recovery,...
  • Market Commentary Blog

    Retail Property Markets and REITs are Recovering

    E-commerce surged in the spring, but stores are reopening and curbside pickup is a popular hybrid of online shopping and bricks-and-mortar delivery. Many shoppers enjoy the retail experience and still prefer to check the size, fit, and appearance at a bricks & mortar store.
  • Nareit Developments blog

    REITworks Panel Examines Broad Range of Key ESG Topics

    Challenges and opportunities for nascent and advanced ESG programs highlighted.
  • Nareit Developments blog

    REITworks Panel Reviews Case Studies Across Four Property Sectors

    Office, data center, residential and retail REITs share individual lessons.
  • Nareit Developments blog

    REITworks Panelists Stress Importance of Trust When Integrating HR, D&I, and Sustainability

    Panelists also say companies are in the early stages of developing DEI strategy.
  • Market Commentary Blog

    REIT Industry August 2020 Rent Survey Results

    Given that rent collections in the industrial, office, and healthcare sectors have stabilized at high levels, the August survey focuses on three property subsectors: apartments, free standing retail, and shopping center retail.
  • Market Commentary Blog

    REIT Industry July 2020 Rent Survey Results

    Re-openings of the retail sector in many parts of the country in May continue to have a positive economic impact for retail REITs. The other sectors showed little change from June with continued strong rent collections.