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October Total Returns to Continuously Offered NTRs Lowest Since March 2020

The 14 continuously offered nontraded REIT programs posted the lowest median returns for the group since March 2020, the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic…

Four Reasons Why Self-Storage has Performed Well in Inflationary Environments and Times of Recession

1. Potential Rental Benefits – The short-term month-to-month nature of self-storage leases permits leases to be reset to market rates potentially quicker than…

Nareit Reports Equity REITs Increase FFO Y-O-Y in Q3 2022

Some 81% of U.S. equity real estate investment trusts reported year-over-year increases in funds from operations during the third quarter…

October 2022 Reported Nontraded REIT Sales Down 39% From September

Blue Vault received October 2022 sales totals for eleven nontraded REIT program offerings as of November 16, 2022. Sales reported…

Fed’s Bostic says tighter monetary policy hasn’t dented inflation yet

Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic said on Tuesday he sees little evidence that the U.S. central bank’s aggressive monetary…

Fundamentals of Public REITs Are Strong While Prices Are Low

REITs have been the top-performing asset class in eight of the past 22 years and are currently trading at substantial discounts, presenting…

The Once Red-Hot Life Sciences Sector Returns to “Normalcy”

As the U.S. commercial real estate market adapts to rising interest rates and a less certain outlook for the economy, the life sciences…

Historical Real Estate Performance Before, During, and After U.S. Recessions

After experiencing two consecutive quarters of negative growth in the first half of 2022, U.S. real GDP grew by 2.6% in the third quarter…

Prologis Says ‘Frenzied Pace’ in Logistics to Normalize in 2023

The “frenzied” tempo of logistics leasing momentum of recent years is forecast to “normalize,” according to Prologis’ quarterly Industrial Business…

JPMorgan Looks to Unload Amazon-Leased Office in Santa Monica

J.P. Morgan Asset Management is looking to unload a trophy office campus in Santa Monica, Calif., that’s leased to major tenants…

Simon CEO Declares Brick-And-Mortar Comeback, Sees Benefit In Recession

Simon Property Group CEO David Simon used the occasion of the company’s third-quarter earnings call on Tuesday to tout not only the survival of malls…

Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2023

Interest rates are rising, economic clouds are darkening, and real estate deal flows are sinking because buyers and sellers cannot agree on pricing…

CRE Debt Markets Hit Stormy Waters Amid Rising Interest Rates

If the commercial real estate lending climate from 2012 to mid-2022 was the Titanic out of Southampton, England — sleek, agile, strong…

What makes nontraded REITs so different?

Falling property prices and spiking interest rates have doomed real estate investments to a bad year. Publicly traded REITs have tumbled…

STR: U.S. hotel results for week ending 22 October

U.S. hotel performance decreased slightly from the previous week but showed improved comparisons…

Demand for Industrial Space Is Slowing Down. But It’s Still a Landlord’s Market.

As U.S., like the rest of the world, continues to grapple with stubborn inflation (at 8.2 percent in September), there are worries that consumer spending is going…

Data Center Vacancy Hits All-Time Low in Tri-State Area as Demand Grows: Report

Data servers aren’t just warm to the touch — the market to store them is red hot. The tri-state area’s data center vacancy rate hit an all-time low of 9 percent in the first half of 2022…

Blackstone’s Kathleen McCarthy Says Real Estate Better Positioned Today for Economic Challenges

The real estate sector is in a better place today than it has been in other tough economic environments of the past…

QOFs Tracked by Novogradac Continue on Pace for $10 Billion Year

Qualified opportunity funds (QOFs) tracked by Novogradac reported a jump of $2.20 billion in equity raised during…

Nontraded REIT Offerings Report Positive Average Returns for 29th Consecutive Month

While the total monthly returns on both the S&P 500 Index and the NAREIT All REIT Index have fluctuated wildly…

Fed Says Economy Grew Modestly But Recession Worry Dims Outlook

The Federal Reserve sounded a note of caution on the US economy, which expanded “modestly” through early October…

Rate Caps Costs Soar Even Higher

In late May of this year, the signs were already rising with the dry hot sun of interest rate increases…

Logistics real estate market moderating, but rents going higher

Logistics real estate operator Prologis Inc. pulled in 2022 financial forecasts on Wednesday as its base case now assumes…

U.S. existing home sales slide again in September

U.S. existing home sales dropped for an eighth straight month in September as surging mortgage rates and still-elevated…

September 2022 Reported Nontraded REIT Sales Down 3.0% From August

Blue Vault received September 2022 sales totals for eleven nontraded REIT program offerings as of October 18, 2022…

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Steve Siepak
Blue Vault session at the recent National Planning Holdings National Conference
September 13, 2017

The well-attended Blue Vault session at the recent National Planning Holdings National Conference was very well received. The value of their products was evidenced by the volume of questions from the attendees. Stacy Chitty, Managing Partner, did an excellent job of explaining the history, strategy and value of Blue Vault data.