Our real estate editors' picks for the best stories of the week ending Dec. 30.
Data Dispatch: REIT shares suffered after new classification
The creation of a new sector for real estate in the Global Industry Classification Standard coincided with increased investor concerns about valuations and interest rates, REIT observers said.
Data Dispatch: December state of the housing market
Recent data showed overall favorable conditions in the U.S. housing market, with home prices, new home and existing home sales rising annually and monthly, while completed foreclosures decreased.
The Property Ledger: Hines Global closes $276M Seattle complex sale; Terreno pays $6.7M for Md. asset
The Dec. 28 edition of the North American property roundup also features the latest property transactions by Condor Hospitality Trust and Hartman Short Term Income Properties XX.
Data Dispatch: Trump win a snag in Mexican REITs' growth story
U.S. and European investors in recent quarters have warmed to the FIBRAs, but their share prices fell sharply after the U.S. election as talk of a potential trade war with Mexico circulated.
Data Dispatch: 139 North American real estate companies increase dividends through Dec. 15
Between Dec. 2 and Dec. 15, 15 SNL-covered North American REITs announced dividend increases.
The Property Ledger: Charter Hall Long WALE REIT buys 10 industrial assets; Peet forms wholesale fund
The Dec. 30 edition of the Asia-Pacific property news recap also features a Keppel Land unit's 619 million-Chinese-yuan sale of its interest in a joint venture and Heiwa Real Estate REIT's plans to buy a residential development in Fukuoka, Japan.
Hires and Fires: Real Estate moves through Dec. 28, North America edition
This feature presents a weekly rundown of recent significant management and board changes and personnel moves in the North American real estate industry, including U.S. REITs and REOCs, homebuilders and gaming operators.
Keeping It Real Estate: French real estate seen suffering supply shortage in 2017
Investment and rental markets should see price increases as availability shrinks.
The Property Ledger: Gramercy details £21M of UK asset sales; Four Corners buys 4 Burger King assets
The Dec. 29 edition of the North American property roundup also features St. Joe's joint venture agreement over a mixed-use residential and commercial community in Florida.
Hires and Fires: European, Asian real estate moves through Dec. 27
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.