REITs Recognized by GRESB as Top Leaders in Sustainability Performance

September 12, 2018 · reit.com

Four REITs were named among the top leaders in sustainability performanceby the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB), the global ESG standard used for real assets.

Pebblebrook, LaSalle to Merge in $5.2 Billion Transaction

September 07, 2018 · reit.com

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) said Sept. 6 that it plans to pay approximately $5.2 billion to acquire LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO) - ending a series of revised offers that followed Pebblebrook’s first attempt to buy its fellow lodging REIT in March.

FTSE Nareit All REITs Index Up 2.3% in August

September 05, 2018 · reit.com

REIT returns in August outpaced gains seen the month before, with health care REITs posting the largest advances among all property types.

The total returns of the FTSE Nareit All REITs Index rose 2.3 percent in August, while the S&P 500 rose 3.3 percent. In July, the FTSE Nareit All REITs Index rose 0.8 percent. The total returns of the FTSE Nareit Mortgage REIT Index gained 0.2 percent in August, while the yield on the 10-year Treasury note was flat.