Commercial real estate continued to outperform other asset classes through third quarter 2015. Third-quarter total NPI returns were relatively steady compared with the previous quarter’s performance, while annual performance represents the strongest total return in more than three years.
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How can you make sense of an arrangement where investors are evaluated on the basis of time-weighted returns, while incentive fees paid to managers are structured on an IRR basis?
What will the future bring, in terms of job growth? What kinds of jobs will be created in an increasingly automated world? Those questions should be on everyone’s minds these days because they have massive consequences for spatial demand and the very economy itself.
The perennial Second City seems destined for second-place — or worse — as it is eclipsed by property markets on the coasts. While the city’s office market is the second-largest in the country, Chicago’s office market plays second-fiddle to New York City on most any measure.
At its meeting in mid-December, the Federal Open Market Committee will decide whether to increase the federal funds rate from its current level of virtually zero.
Real estate returns have been robust in the past year, outperforming other asset classes, according to investment return reports from several U.S. public pension funds for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
Real estate investment activity in Europe and Asia Pacific during the third quarter reached levels not seen since the previous peak, with cross-border investment playing a significant role.
The first three quarters of 2015 have seen a total of $4.9 billion in development projects begin construction throughout the San Francisco metro area, according to a report from Dodge Data & Analytics.
Darden Restaurants Inc. — the company behind the Olive Garden and other restaurant chains — has finished the spinoff of its real estate assets into a separate REIT.
The CMBS delinquency rate decreased for the second consecutive month in October, according to Trepp, falling by 5 basis points to 5.23 percent.
North America had more than $101.5 billion in transaction volume in third quarter 2015, a slight increase on the $98.7 billion invested in third quarter 2014.
According to Institutional Real Estate, Inc.’s FundTracker database, the vast majority of both new offerings and closed funds have featured a diversified strategy, followed by funds focused on debt.
Real estate investors may still wake up sweating from nightmares in which they hear the “pop” of the 2008 bubble bursting. Looking at the current market, those same investors may be fearing a repeat after seeing record sales prices this year. Which leaves institutional investors wondering what is the best way to brace for an eventual decline.
Sustainable real estate investing, while not a new concept, has been gaining popularity in the past few years. Investors use a variety of methods to measure different sustainability goals when deciding where to invest, but not all investors are looking for the same things.
How do you make big decisions? When it comes to multimillion-dollar real estate investments, surely investors dismiss instinct in favor of more thorough, reasoned analysis. Think again.