Commercial real estate executives are upbeat on industrial, infrastructure and multifamily asset classes for 2017, according to the 2017 Real Confidence Executive Index from Altus Group, in partnership with NAREIT and the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF).
Eric Frankel, analyst at Green Street Advisors, joined REIT.com for a video interview at REITWorld 2016: NAREIT’s Annual Convention for All Things REIT at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge.
Frankel noted that the two primary components of industrial warehouse demand – trade and consumption – have held steady during the last several years. However, the method in which goods are consumed has changed, largely due to e-commerce.
Philip Hawkins, president and CEO of DCT Industrial Trust (NYSE: DCT), joined REIT.com for a CEO Spotlight video interview at REITWorld 2016: NAREIT’s Annual Convention for All Things REIT at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge.
Next month marks the 10-year anniversary of DCT’s initial public offering.
A key part of DCT’s strategy is its network of local personnel who are able to build relationships and “stay in tune with what’s going on,” according to Hawkins.
In the latest episode of The REIT Report: NAREIT’s Weekly Podcast, Jack Rosenberg, national director of logistics and transportation with Colliers, discussed some of the latest trends and developments in industrial real estate.
STAG is a Boston-based REIT focused on the acquisition and operation of single-tenant, industrial properties throughout the United States.
In the latest episode of The REIT Report: NAREIT’s Weekly Podcast, David Auerbach, an institutional REIT trader with Esposito Securities, talked about the latest developments in single-family REITs, the impact of online retail on industrial REITs and how elevating real estate to a headline sector under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) will increase the visibility of REITs.