REIT Supporters Blast Interest Rate Worries as Myth
Despite investor concerns, REITs historically perform well during most periods of rising interest rates, NAREIT says.
REITs Outperformed S&P 500 in September
“REITs continue to deliver attractive dividends,” said NAREIT CEO Steven Wechsler, noting that they paid out $29 billion in dividends in 2012.
REITs Post Gains in First Half of ’13 but Trail Broader Equity Market
U.S. REITs posted gains overall for the first six months of 2013, with lodging/resorts, health care and self storage being the top three major property sector performers, according to NAREIT.
CBS Hears the Call of the REIT: It’s Not the Taxes, It’s the Yield
Coverage of CBS' spinoff of its outdoor advertising segment as a REIT has made much of the fact that REITs pay no corporate income taxes. But a NAREIT spokesman says the real story is not taxes but the ongoing search for yield in a low-rate environment.
REITs Outperform S&P 500 for Fourth Straight Year
Although the housing market continues to struggle, commercial property once again outperforms.
New Hire Roundup: American Century Names Bannigan COO
Also this week in new hires, Monte Garpestad went to Securities America, and the RIIA named Peng Chen academic curriculum director of its retirement management analyst curriculum.
Four Reasons REITs Belong in Retirement Portfolios
The U.S. economy slowed in the first half of 2012 and is delivering only tepid growth.
What Could Boost Residential REITs?
Situations vary by region, but there are some signs that pressure on rents could be building.
Best 5 Investment Picks for Midyear 2012
Investors worried about where to put their money these days have a number of opportunities to consider. Here's what the experts are saying about good investments in midyear 2012.
NAREIT Analysis: Demand for Apartments at Record High
The National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts reports apartment REIT price returns are up 225% through February 2012 since the REIT market’s trough in March 2009.