Our real estate editors' picks for the best stories of the week ending Oct. 7
Q&A: Farmland Partners CEO — 'We're after every high-quality investor we can get'
S&P Global Market Intelligence caught up with Paul Pittman, CEO of Farmland Partners, to talk growth strategy in the niche farmland REIT space.
A case against the American Finance Trust-ARC - Retail Centers merger
In a special report, the investment banking firm Robert A. Stanger & Co. laid out a case against the pending deal, framing it as both a value-diminishing proposition for ARC - Retail Centers and a distraction from other value-creating opportunities.
Data Dispatch: ChartWatch: Exit, opportunity in Moody National REITs' merger
The combination of the two nontraded hotel REITs, both sponsored by the Moody National Cos., would bring together two entities with shared leadership, among other similarities.
Data Dispatch: US REITs outperform S&P 500 YTD through Q3
In the third quarter, the broader REIT sector posted a negative total return, though industrial REIT performance remained strong, beating the S&P 500 with a 5.1% total return.
Data Dispatch: 106 North American real estate companies increase dividends through Q3
During the two-week period between Sept. 17 and Sept. 30, W.P. Carey was the sole SNL-covered North American real estate company to announce an increase to its dividend.
Data Dispatch: US REITs trade at a slim premium to NAV at Q3-end
The "other" retail sector, comprising single-tenant and outlet center REITs, among others, traded at the largest premium to NAV, at 30.3%.
The Eastern Front: Evergrande's strategic moves reflect return to real estate focus
Amid a new simplification strategy, Chinese developer Evergrande is looking to the mainland stock market, where it could realize higher valuations.
IPO Monitor for the week ending Oct. 5
A residential listing in Spain and a retail property-focused fund's IPO plans in Australia made news during the week.
Hires & Fires: European, Asian real estate moves through Oct. 4
S&P Global Market Intelligence presents a weekly rundown of recent significant management and board changes and personnel moves in the European and Asia-Pacific real estate industries.
The Property Ledger: Lendlease's A$1.5B project lures investors; Goodman Property to sell 3 offices
The Oct. 6 edition of the Asia-Pacific property news recap also features CapitaLand's target number of malls in India by 2019 and a spate of completed property transactions in Japan.