|09/27/2016||Insight||Don't bet momentum on global REITs||Scott P. Hastings||REIT and Income Solutions||International REIT markets rarely move in tandem. Investors who rely too much on one geographical region are taking on undue risk. Portfolio manager Scott Hastings explains the benefits of a broader, diversified approach to making international REIT allocations.|
|08/04/2016||Insight||REITs get their day||Scott P. Hastings||REIT and Income Solutions||real estate investment trusts, REITs, index breakout, reclassification of REITs, REITs reclassified, index reclassification, S&P, MSCI, S&P indices, MSCI indices, REITs vs. financials, leverage, debt load, borrowing, REIT financing ||In a move that speaks to the growing relevance of REITs, major index publishers are planning to separate REIT securities into their own unique sector in August. REITs will no longer be buried within the financials sector, and we think this could potentially be a long-term positive. |
|05/06/2016||Insight||Credit markets generally supportive of REITs||Scott P. Hastings||REIT and Income Solutions||reit, reits, real estate investment companies, credit markets||When the Delaware Investments REIT team was eyeing the market at the onset of 2016, it stressed the importance of credit markets to the healthy functioning of the real estate sector. As we enter the second quarter of the year, senior analyst Scott Hastings describes how credit conditions are playing out so far. |
|05/22/2015||Insight||Real estate thrives amid healthy capital markets||Bob Zenouzi, Scott P. Hastings||REIT and Income Solutions||REIT, real estate investing, capital markets, real estate industry, REIT outlook, global REIT, global real estate||Bob Zenouzi and Scott Hastings of the Delaware Investments Real Estate Securities and Income Solutions investment team discuss the solid fundamentals and favorable capital markets that they believe contribute to a positive outlook for real estate. This is particularly true within the United States, which features healthy credit conditions along with a supportive supply/demand environment. [Runtime: 2:32]|
|04/08/2015||Insight||In real estate markets, a shift in international financing||Scott P. Hastings||REIT and Income Solutions||real estate financing, real estate funding, real estate credit, cross-border lending, foreign credit, overseas financing, overseas investors, overseas capital, international lending, emerging markets, U.S. real estate, REIT, REITs, REIT finance||Overseas suppliers of financing are becoming an increasingly important part of the funding picture for U.S. real estate. Equity analyst Scott Hastings discusses how these sources of credit — particularly those in emerging markets — are contributing to a higher volume of cross-border transactions.|
|01/07/2015||Insight||A new turn in the U.S. manufacturing sector||Scott P. Hastings||REIT and Income Solutions||reshoring, manufacturing, overseas manufacturing, manufacturing jobs||There is a shift happening in the world of manufacturing, and it goes by the name of "reshoring." |
|08/23/2013||Insight||Know your REITs — Private versus public REITs||Scott P. Hastings||REIT and Income Solutions||Considering private REITs? Scott P. Hastings, senior equity analyst of the Real Estate Securities and Income Solutions team, illustrates the risks and characteristics of private REITs by comparing them to their public counterparts.
|05/02/2013||Insight||Joining the REIT club: What will it take to succeed?||Scott P. Hastings||REIT and Income Solutions||Scott Hastings, analyst for the real estate securities and income solutions (RESIS) group, looks at the increasing number of companies seeking REIT status, and discusses how the Delaware Investments REIT team is anticipating what these conversions might mean in the long run.|