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.

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.

Real Estate Investment Trusts Poised For Recovery

S&P Global Ratings, New York, said real estate investment trust earnings rebounded significantly in the second quarter, demonstrating the sector is on the right path for a solid comeback.

S&P: Retail REITs Could Face Distress Until At Least 2021

S&P Global Ratings, New York, said retail real estate investment trusts, already buffeted by the coronavirus pandemic and dwindling brick-and-mortar revenues, could see an increase in downgrades in coming quarters with little chance of recovery before next year.