Tag Archives: Commercial Property Values

Commercial Property Returns Remain Strong for Investors

Income producing real estate is particularly desirable today in the investment landscape since there are two potential sources of gain: periodic cash flow and increasing property values. Historically, commercial real estate has performed well in inflationary periods. While demographics create basic needs for commercial property, the primary driver in increased rents and values arises from …Read more

Annual Physical Results for Commercial Real Estate — The Patient is Doing Extremely Well

After getting the results of commercial real estate’s annual physical, we can see how truly healthy that market is tracking. Fortunately for data purposes, The National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF), a non-profit trade association for tax-exempt investors (such as pension funds) in real estate managed by fiduciaries, makes several real estate performance …Read more

Q3 2012 Commercial Real Estate Cycles from Dr Glenn Mueller at Dividend Capital

Each quarter, Dr Glenn Mueller at Dividend Capital updates his outstanding report on commercial real estate market cycles. He addresses five separate commercial property types covering more than 50 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). Property types include: Office Industrial Apartment Retail Hotel His defines four phases: Expansion Hypersupply Recession Recovery To access this report click here. …Read more

Commercial Real Estate Metrics Looking Good

In the Mortgage Banker’s Daily news this week was a summary of very positive commercial real estate metrics. The article covered a wide array of data types and sources portending good gains year-over-year, with 52 percent of the indicators being positive last year while 85 percent were this year, based on the Urban Land Institute’s …Read more

Apartment Property Returns — National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries — 8.56 Percent Average Annual Return Since 2000

The second installment in the commercial real estate returns series is on apartments. In my presentations this year I have talked about mega themes, one being that, because of the housing bubble and revised more stringent mortgage underwriting standards, many people that graduated from trade school, college or universities in last four years and in …Read more

Commercial Real Estate Market Cycles by Dr Glenn Mueller at Dividend Capital

Each quarter, Dr Glenn Mueller at Dividend Capital updates his outstanding report on commercial real estate market cycles.  He segments his reports to five separate commercial property types in more than 50 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs).   Property types include: Office Industrial Apartment Retail Hotel His cycles are defined as: Expansion Hypersupply Recession Recovery Click here …Read more

Commercial Real Estate Returns for the Past 10 Years

The National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) is a non-profit  trade association for pension funds and other tax-exempt investors in real estate created to aggregate and report accurate, unbiased real estate return data.  One of the many data series they provide is the NCREIF Property Returns Index reporting quarterly performance in both property …Read more

Want a Date? Buy a Home — CNN

Every once in a while we need to lighten things up and this news report fits right in there the day following Valentines.  CNN reports the findings of a study conducted by Trulia that singles  prefer to date homeowners rather than renters.  Trulia commissioned Harris Interactive to survey 1,000 singles and found the following: More …Read more

Typical Home Values Not Going Down As Much As Thought

AOL has just released a compilation  of home price statistics that have a unique perspective on the U.S. housing market.  Standard & Poors’ Case–Shiller Index reported a year-over-year price decline of 3.7 percent (November data) while the National Association of Realtors® saw 2011 declines of 3.93 percent and 2.27 percent for the median and average …Read more