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    Multifamily REITs See an Uptick in Construction and Demand

    Builders took advantage of spring weather and broke ground on 389,000 (annualized) multifamily units in April, a 32% increase from March. After a long and snowy winter season kept many new projects on hold, the strong uptrend in construction from the past several years appears to be underway again.
  • Market Commentary Blog

    Listed Equity REITs: Long-Term Returns by Property Type

    Total returns from a passively managed investment in the broad listed U.S. equity REIT market averaged 11.46% per year over the 20 years ending April 2015, substantially better than the broad stock market at just 9.50% per year.  
  • Nareit Developments blog

    NAREIT Introducing Self-Check-In for Conferences and Events

    REITWeek 2015 will feature debut of new self-check-in process for NAREIT conferences and events.
  • Nareit Developments blog

    American Tower’s Taiclet Named to Forbes Hall of Fame

    American Tower Corp. (NYSE: AMT) Chairman and CEO Jim Taiclet has been named to Forbes Magazine’s 2015 Global 2000 CEO Hall of Fame. In compiling its 2015 list, Forbes looked at those companies that made the biggest move up its list of the world’s largest companies during the past decade.
  • Nareit Developments blog

    REITs Should Be Part of Many Institutional Portfolios, Investment Consulting Firm Says

    Investment consultant NEPC highlights benefits of REITs in institutional portfolios.
  • Nareit Developments blog

    REITs in the Community: WP Glimcher in Ohio

    May 11, 2015 - During a brief meeting in Columbus, Ohio, Rep. Patrick Tiberi (R-OH), right, visited with WP Glimcher (NYSE: GRT) President & CEO Michael Glimcher. Glimcher provided an update on the company's recent development activities in Ohio and across the country.
  • Market Commentary Blog

    Listed REIT-Stock Correlation and Beta at 12-year Low

    Some market participants may be concerned about the future course of stock prices, but the correlation between listed REITs and the broad stock market is at its lowest level in more than 12 years, suggesting that whatever factors happen to drive the non-REIT part of the market will not necessarily spill over to affect the REIT market.