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Blackstone NAV REIT Performance Outshines Cash Flow Concerns August 1, 2023

Blackstone NAV REIT Performance Outshines Cash Flow Concerns

Despite indications that Blackstone’s nontraded real estate investment trust (NAV REIT) has struggled to deliver on redemptions, the diversified fund has shown “consistently better” total returns than its peers, proving its post-pandemic staying power, Blue Vault researchers say. As more second-quarter data become available, we’re finding that Blackstone’s Real Estate Income Trust has outperformed or…
June 2023 Reported Nontraded REIT Sales Down 11.3% from May 2023 July 27, 2023

June 2023 Reported Nontraded REIT Sales Down 11.3% from May 2023

Blue Vault received June 2023 sales totals for ten nontraded REIT program offerings as of July 19, 2023. Sales reported by those ten NTRs totaled $176.0 million, down 11.3% from $198.4 million in May for the same ten NTRs, and down 72% Y-O-Y from the $630.7 million in sales in June 2022. FS Credit Real…
NAV REITs Report Flat Median Total Returns for June July 24, 2023

NAV REITs Report Flat Median Total Returns for June

The median monthly total return for 16 continuously offered nontraded REIT programs (“NAV REITs”) was just 0.01% in June, compared to negative 0.46% in May. Eight of the 16 reported positive total returns. This is the first month since November 2022 that, as a group, the continuously offered nontraded REIT programs have reported a positive…
Interval Funds: The Growing Market That’s Turning Advisors on to Alts July 19, 2023

Interval Funds: The Growing Market That’s Turning Advisors on to Alts

As economic uncertainty continues to tame investment expectations, the market for interval funds and tender offer funds has grown into a fierce, $133 billion industry, 1 raising over $25 billion in capital last year alone. Interval funds are an increasingly popular allocation because they solve some of the structural and regulatory limitations associated with private…
May 2023 Reported Nontraded REIT Sales Up 11.3% from April 2023 June 27, 2023

May 2023 Reported Nontraded REIT Sales Up 11.3% from April 2023

Blue Vault received April 2023 sales totals for ten nontraded REIT program offerings as of June 25, 2023. Sales reported by those ten NTRs totaled $198.4 million, up 11.3% from $178.2 million in April for the same ten NTRs, and down 68% Y-O-Y from the $627.9 million in sales in May 2022...
How Cash Ratios Are Trending for NTRs June 23, 2023

How Cash Ratios Are Trending for NTRs

A recent article on S&P Capital IQ stated that the cash ratios of non-investment grade-rated companies were “squeezed further” in the first quarter of 2023. The article used the median measure of cash and equivalents as a share of total liabilities of companies rated...
Peakstone Realty Trust Shares Log Big Gains in Week Ended June 16 June 21, 2023

Peakstone Realty Trust Shares Log Big Gains in Week Ended June 16

Share prices for US equity real estate investment trusts rose alongside the broader market during the week ended June 16. The Dow Jones Equity All REIT index finished the week up 1.25%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 1.25% and the S&P 500 climbed 2.58%. By property sector, the Dow Jones US Real…

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