Category Archives: Commercial

Total Commercial Property Returns — 10.24 Percent 12 Months Ending June 2016, 8.88 Percent Average Annual Return Since 2001

The National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) is the trade association that basically consists of tax-exempt real estate typically held by pension funds. NCREIF generates several total property returns indices. This highly transparent dataset included 7,353 properties with an estimated market value of $505.3 billion as of the end of Q2 2016. These …Read more

Total Hotel Property Returns — 9.17 Percent 12 Months Ending June 2016, 6.86 Percent Average Annual Return Since 2001

The National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) is the trade association that basically consists of tax-exempt real estate typically held by pension funds. NCREIF generates several total property returns indices. This highly transparent dataset included 7,353 properties with an estimated market value of $505.3 billion as of the end of Q2 2016. These …Read more

Total Apartment Property Returns — 9.40 Percent 12 Months Ending June 2016, 8.86 Percent Average Annual Return Since 2001

The National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) is the trade association that basically consists of tax-exempt real estate typically held by pension funds. NCREIF generates several total property returns indices. This highly transparent dataset included 7,353 properties with an estimated market value of $505.3 billion as of the end of Q2 2016. These …Read more

Total Retail Property Returns — 11.70 Percent 12 Months Ending June 2016, 10.68 Percent Average Annual Return Since 2001

The National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) is the trade association that basically consists of tax-exempt real estate typically held by pension funds. NCREIF generates several total property returns indices. This highly transparent dataset included 7,353 properties with an estimated market value of $505.3 billion as of the end of Q2 2016. These …Read more

Total Industrial Property Returns — 12.72 Percent 12 Months Ending June 2016, 8.93 Percent Average Annual Return Since 2001

The National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) is the trade association that basically consists of tax-exempt real estate typically held by pension funds. NCREIF generates several total property returns indices. This highly transparent dataset included 7,353 properties with an estimated market value of $505.3 billion as of the end of Q2 2016. These …Read more

Total Office Returns — 9.01 Percent 12 Months Ending June 2016, 8.11 Percent Average Annual Return Since 2001

The National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) is the trade association that basically consists of tax-exempt real estate typically held by pension funds. NCREIF generates several total property returns indices. This dataset included 7,353 properties with an estimated market value of $505.3 billion as of the end of Q2 2016. These are up …Read more

Another Top-10 List — The Most Expensive Buildings Ever Built

When it comes to the most expensive buildings ever built, my thoughts go to solid rocket missile plants (have done that analysis), aerospace and aircraft manufacturing (ditto), refineries, major industrial projects or similar properties. Was I ever wrong. Business Insider came up with the list of the most costly buildings ever built — after adjusting …Read more