FTSE Nareit All REITs Index 1.6% Higher in June

July 03, 2019 · reit.com

REITs posted modest gains in June and marginally outpaced the broader market on a year-to-date basis, as investors factored in macroeconomic events, the performance of the 10-year Treasury, and potential interest rate developments.

The total returns of the FTSE Nareit All REITs Index rose 1.6 percent in June, while the S&P 500 gained 7.1 percent. The total returns of the FTSE Nareit Mortgage REIT Index rose 5.1 percent in June, while the yield on the 10-year Treasury note dropped 0.1 percent.

Federal Realty’s Bethesda Assets are Booming

June 21, 2019 · reit.com

Half a century after it was acquired by Federal Realty Investment Trust(NYSE: FRT), Wildwood Shopping Center in Bethesda, Maryland, remains a top earner for the REIT, as its prime suburban location and innovative retailing concepts continue to lure shoppers.

A few miles away, Federal Realty’s Bethesda Row, marking its 25th anniversary this year, sits at the heart of a vibrant urban neighborhood poised to benefit from new public transportation infrastructure. 

Office REITs Continue to See Growth Opportunities Across Variety of Markets

June 07, 2019 · reit.com

Office REITs presenting at Nareit’s REITweek: 2019 Investor Conference pointed to continued growth prospects, supported by positive leasing trends across a variety of markets.

Boston Properties, Inc . (NYSE: BXP) is expecting funds from operations (FFO) per share growth of 11% this year versus 2018, with continued growth in 2020 and beyond, CEO Owen Thomas said.