REITs Finish Second Quarter on Positive Note

Trepp LLC, New York, reported real estate investment trust earnings turned positive in the second quarter as most firms beat their consensus earnings estimates.

REIT Outlook Stays Positive

JLL, Chicago, said real estate investment trusts show renewed optimism, driven by a total return of 43 percent for the year, and outpacing the S&P 500 by 14 percent.

Fitch: REITs Can Withstand Short-Term Inflation Pressures

Fitch Ratings, New York, said it sees limited risks to real estate investment trust credit fundamentals from a transitory inflation-rate increase, but noted prolonged elevated inflation could pressure REITs.

REIT Outlook Negative, But Improving

The 2021 rating outlook for U.S. real estate investment trusts remains negative, but Fitch Ratings, New York, said its outlook for the sector is improving.

CRE Asset Prices Creep Higher

Real Capital Analytics, New York, reported U.S. commercial property prices posted a 1.6 percent year-over-year gain in August.