• Weaving a Worldwide Net

    Weaving a Worldwide Net

    W. P. Carey’s gambit abroad has built the company into a global net-lease power.

  • Consumers in Asia Spur Growth for REITs

    Consumers in Asia Spur Growth for REITs

    Big increases in spending mean increased opportunities for industrial and retail landlords.

  • Continent of Opportunity

    Continent of Opportunity

    REITs gathering momentum following period of upheaval in Europe.

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  • A rising interest rate tide will not swamp commercial real estate’s boat

    By: Hans Nordby

    “I’m shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here,” exclaims Captain Renault in the movie “Casablanca”, and we all laugh at the absurdity. In the same vein, the capital markets were shocked by the prospect of rising interest rates, as the Federal Reserve announced it was considering ...
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  • Canada’s First Capital Realty Makes Life’s Necessities a  Billion-Dollar Business

    Canada’s First Capital Realty Makes Life’s Necessities a Billion-Dollar Business

    By: Michele Lerner

    For First Capital Realty (TSX: FCR), one of Canada’s largest owners, developers and operators of supermarket and drugstore-anchored shopping centers, the common creature comforts of day-to-day life are what drives ...
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  • Q&A with Harris Trifon, Deutsche Bank

    By: Calvin Schnure

    Quick Bio: Harris Trifon joined Deutsche Bank in 2009 and is currently global head of the CRE debt and co-head of the ABS research teams.  Harris joined the firm from Standard & Poor’s where he spent the previous four years as head of the fixed-rate CMBS surveillance team and led ...
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  • Mortgage REITs’ Increasing Role

    By: Poonkulali Thangavelu

    Financial markets have had a case of the jitters any time officials at the Federal Reserve discuss a possible end to the quantitative easing program, and mortgage REITs have been particularly sensitive to the news since May. The sector’s total returns fell 15.3 percent in the second quarter of 2013 ...
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  • Clint Laurent Previews Tomorrow’s World

    By: Allen Kenney

    Mark Ruloff, director for asset allocation with Towers Watson Investment Services, has nearly 30 years of experience in financial research. He has worked for an array of prominent financial institutions and investment consultants.
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    Weaving a Worldwide Net

    By: Anna Robaton

    Late last year, W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) joined the ranks of publicly traded net-lease REITs, yet it is by no means a newcomer to its niche. The New ...
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    Consumers in Asia Spur Growth for REITs

    By: Charles Keenan

    Despite the recent economic slowdown across Asia the potential for future growth in consumer spending offers opportunity when it comes to commercial real estate, especially for sectors such as industrial ...
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  • Continent of Opportunity

    Continent of Opportunity

    By: Keith Loria

    European economies have been anything but boring in recent years. Yet, despite the economic upheaval throughout the continent, the European REIT market has performed remarkably well. In fact, analysts and ...
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    Going Viral

    By: Allen Kenney

    Once upon a time, “going viral” meant a couple days in bed and more chicken soup than you could stand. Today, it’s an endgame—the hope that an idea, product or ...
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  • Know How

    By: Allen Kenney

    With T. Ritson Ferguson Manager, CBRE Clarion Global Infrastructure Value Fund What makes global infrastructure a compelling investment in the current market? “There’s a lot of money being invested in and needing to be invested in infrastructure around the globe, and it’s frankly more than what traditional government public sources ...