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Centre Pointe West Boardwalk Rental Communities Boardwalk REITs
Centre Pointe West Boardwalk Rental Communities Boardwalk REITs
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SCOTT BARLOW

Rising bond yields pressure REIT returns

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Declining government bond yields have been a huge driver of outperformance in the domestic real estate investment trust (REIT) sector. With bond yields on the rise, however, future returns are far more uncertain, and historic patterns point to flat performance for the sector in the year ahead.