Our real estate editors' picks for the best stories of the week ending Jan. 27.
Keeping It Real Estate: UK retail landlords told to prepare for troubled tenants
Rising inflation is one of many pressures set to squeeze the margins of struggling U.K. retailers, analysts say.
Conference Chatter: Facing capital controls, Chinese hotel investors step back and shift strategies
Chinese firms have been among the most prominent hotel buyers in recent years, but new Chinese government restrictions have presented complications, observers say.
The Eastern Front: Luxury brands buoy Sydney retail rents
Global luxury brands are on an expansion spree in Sydney, pushing up retail rents in the city's prime spots.
Conference Chatter: 'If you're not looking forward in this business today, you're going to lose'
Private real estate players at a conference in California said 2017 will likely be as punishing to the retail industry as 2016 was.
Conference Chatter: Thank foreign capital for real estate's long, vigorous run
The flood of foreign money seeking safe haven in the U.S. has been an essential, rather than incidental, factor in the length and strength of the current real estate cycle, attendees at a conference in California said.
Data Dispatch: 12 US REITs flagged as candidates for dividend increases
From Jan. 1, 2015, through Dec. 30, 2016, 73 publicly traded U.S. REITs did not increase their common dividends. In this analysis, REITs with the lowest estimated AFFO payout ratios are identified as likely candidates for increases.
Data Dispatch: Publicly traded US REITs raise $2.2B in first 15 days of 2017
Hospitality Properties Trust raised the most capital during the first half of January, raising $600 million through two senior debt offerings.
Data Dispatch: 4 North American REITs raise dividends YTD through Jan. 16
The U.S. and Canada both witnessed two REITs increase dividends through the first half of the month.
Q&A: Veteran lender talks strategy in 'bizarre' political, economic climate
S&P Global sat down with Warren de Haan of ACORE Capital at a recent conference to talk late-cycle strategy in the early months of the Trump administration.
Hires and Fires: Real Estate moves through Jan. 25, 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.