Jr., Kenneth P. Riggs
January 2005
Mortgage Banking;Jan2005, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p78
The article reports that having earned its place with Main Street investors over the past several years when it was able to provide the stability and transparency found lacking in the stock and bond markets, real estate continues as a viable and attractive investment choice. The author, the commercial real estate investment market transitioning to a new era of investor respect and a level of maturity previously afforded to the stock and bond markets. Despite real estate's stability and general attractiveness, it is important for lenders and investors to remember that real estate is not immune to the risks and uncertainties that affect the stork and bond markets.


Related Articles

  • $100m Sukuk offering for The Commercial Real Estate Company.  // Middle East;Jun2005, Issue 357, p53 

    The article reports that the Ijara Sukuk has been structured as a Sharia compliant lease-to-own Islamic security with a five-year term maturing in 2010. The Sukuk is the first offering of a rated corporate Sukuk issue that has been assigned a rating of "A-" by Capital Intelligence. The Sukuk...

  • COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE FINANCE--GLOBAL OR LOCAL? McCoy, Bowen H. "Buzz" // Real Estate Issues;Winter99/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p40 

    Describes some of the linkages between global and local real estate in the United States. Capital markets for commercial real estate finance; International capital markets for real estate.

  • Pension funds could up exposure. Muller, Joan // Finweek;3/9/2006, p46 

    This article reports on a possible increase in cash flow in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange estate sector and in the physical commercial property market. The possibility follows the cutting in half of taxes from 18 percent to nine percent on retirement funds which should make interest-earning...

  • Time-Varying Macroeconomic Risk and Commercial Real Estate. Liow, Kim H. // Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management;Jan-Apr2004, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p47 

    This paper empirically investigates the behavior over time of excess returns (risk premium) on commercial real estate in Singapore, one of the major Asian tiger economies. Specifically, the first and second conditional moments on office and retail real estate excess returns are related to the...

  • Office opportunity. WALKLEY, PAM // Money (Australia Edition);Nov2010, Issue 129, p62 

    The article discusses the benefits of investing in commercial property. David Harrison, managing director of Charter Hall, says they believe that the commercial property market has reached the bottom of the cycle and property values are expected to go up. According to the article, rental yields...

  • Lereah Sees Solid Fundamentals for Commercial Real Estate.  // National Mortgage News;7/10/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 39, p30 

    The article reports on the effects of the strong demands for space on the commercial real state market in the U.S. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) said that the demands for space have boosted the investment activity in the market. According to David Lereah, chief economist of NAR,...

  • SA property players go global. Muller, Joan // Finweek;6/8/2006, p40 

    The article focuses on the condition of the commercial property market in South Africa. The country's asset managers are increasingly looking at growing property portfolios overseas. The trend influenced the decrease in Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed property fund. Moreover, this trend is...

  • Mid-Counties Post Record Absorption in Q4. Batcheller, Steve // Orange County Business Journal;4/18/2005, Vol. 28 Issue 16, p58 

    Reports that the Mid-Counties submarket saw an increase in gross absorption in the fourth quarter of 2004. Total gross absorption; Demand from users to buy buildings; Effect of low interest rates and flight from the equity markets on the industrial market.

  • Great REIT Stocks: Will It Be 2014 Or 2013 Yet Again? PAUL WHITFIELD // Investors Business Daily;1/27/2015, pB07 

    The article focuses on the performance of the property real estate investment trusts (REIT) group in the NASDAQ stock market. It mentions that REIT has gained 22% in 2012 compared to 11% from the Standard and Poor's (S&P) 500. It cites the continued decline of the REIT in terms of stock and...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics