REITs Post Their Strongest Monthly Performance Year-to-Date
The FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs Index posted a total return of 8.6% and the FTSE Nareit Equity REITs Index rose 9.1% in July.
More REITs Rated Investment Grade; Unsecured Debt Becomes More Popular for REITs’ Capital Raising
At year-end 2021, 89 REITs representing 91% of market cap in the FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs Index were rated debt issuers.
REIT ESG Performance and Disclosure Improvements
REITs are making great strides in ESG by working to enhance ESG data and disclosure.
REITs Support Completion Portfolios with Increased Returns and Lower Volatility
Over the past two decades, the structure of the economy has changed dramatically, and we see this most clearly in how work, shopping, and leisure are increasingly connected to the digital economy.
REITs Outperform Stocks as Economy Experiences High Inflation in June 2022
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the June 2022 Consumer Price Index (CPI) data showing continued high inflation at 9.1% annually.
Global Real Estate Narrowly Outperforms Broader Markets in June
Financial markets continue to face the headwinds of tightening monetary policy and inflationary pressures driven by food and energy prices.
REIT Capital Market Update: June 2022
U.S. REITs raised $13.6 billion from secondary debt and equity offerings in the second quarter of 2022, down from $27.5 billion raised during the same period in 2021.
Despite Declines, REITs Outperformed Broader Markets in June
REITs outperformed broader markets by nearly 1.3% in June, as the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates by 75 basis points and signaled a more aggressive approach to fighting inflation in the coming months.
REITWatch is a monthly statistical publication intended to provide a snapshot of the REIT industry. It includes data derived from the FTSE Nareit U.S. Real Estate Index Series and the FTSE/EPRA Nareit Global Real Estate Index Series in addition to tracking the performance of individual REITs.
Estimating the Size of the Commercial Real Estate Market in the U.S.
The estimated total dollar value of commercial real estate was $20.7 trillion as of 2021:Q2.
Tower REITs, Real Estate Housing the Digital Economy
A new study finds tower REITs are real estate housing the digital economy.
REITs: 2021 in Review and What's Ahead for 2022
Despite the challenges of COVID-19, 2021 has been a successful year for REITs and REIT investors as hard-hit sectors have recovered from 2020 and the digital economy sectors have continued to thrive.
2022 Outlook for the Economy, Commercial Real Estate and REITs
When assessing the outlook for REITs and commercial real estate in 2022 and beyond, it is helpful to distinguish between impermanent or cyclical effects and the longer-term structural changes that result from changes in behavior.
Morningstar Analysis Shows Importance of Meaningful REIT Allocations
Morningstar Associates’ analysis finds optimal portfolio allocations to REITs up to 13% in well-diversified portfolios.