GameStop and AMC and Wall Street, Boston Properties’ big bet on big cities, Broadmark not your typical mREIT, an Israeli pot REIT for the public, and skilled nursing market values hold steady.
Today on Millionacres
Shares of struggling GameStop (NYSE: GME) and AMC Entertainment (NYSE: AMC) surged to unbelievable highs. In fact, GameStop shares gained 134% yesterday while AMC rose 301%. What gives?
Why it matters: Millionacres’ Maurie Backman explains why this crowdfunded attack on short-selling hedge funds really doesn’t mean much long-term good news for these two struggling companies — or for the commercial real estate owners who are their landlords.
Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP) is the largest publicly traded developer and owner of Class A office properties in the U.S., with a portfolio concentrated in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. The pandemic has hit this stock hard.
Why it matters: Millionacres’ Matthew DiLallo explains why this office REIT, or real estate investment trust, has confidence in its markets, which can also present opportunity for investors who pick up on what it’s laying down.
While mortgage REITs are a different animal than traditional brick-and-mortar real estate investment trusts, Broadmark Realty Capital (NYSE: BRMK) is a different kind of mREIT.
Why it matters: Millionacres’ Reuben Gregg Brewer explains how Broadmark’s business model creates a different set of risks and rewards for investors in this mREIT.
Also in Today’s News
Bloomberg reports that InterCure, the Israeli cannabis producer whose chairman is former Prime Minister Ehud Barak, has agreed to be acquired by blank-check company Subversive Real Estate Acquisition REIT with the intent of listing its shares on the Nasdaq.
Why it matters: There aren’t a lot of REITs or stocks of any kind, really, focused exclusively on the legal cannabis trade. This one popping up in a country that’s already known for medical research and is expected to eventually legalize recreational marijuana, too, may present an intriguing investment option.
Wealth Management reports a handful of investors are buying senior properties… and the prices they’re paying, on average, are even higher than before the pandemic, despite the empty beds at many facilities.
Why it matters: The report says the average price per unit has stayed stable, despite a drop in total facilities sale volume, indicating a core belief in the value of these properties going forward. That’s reassuring for REITs that specialize in senior living.
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