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February 24, 2017

Can Real Estate Exposure Enhance DC Plans?

In the last few years, real-estate exposure has been gaining traction in the DC space; however, its potential for key benefits also poses several challenges.

June 28, 2016

Study Finds Listed equity REITs Top Performers in Pension Plans

If the pension plans included in the study, sponsored by NAREIT, had reversed their REIT and hedge fund allocations over the 1998 through 2014 period, at the end of 2014, they would have had plan asset balances that were 2% larger, the study report suggests.

May 07, 2015

DCREC Podcast Series Explores Real Estate in DC Plans

The Defined Contribution Real Estate Council (DCREC) launched a podcast series aimed at educating plan sponsors and advisers about the potential benefits and risks of using commercial real estate investments.

November 05, 2014

The Case for Real Estate in DC Plans

Adding a 10% real estate exposure to defined contribution retirement plan portfolios can enhance the risk-return outlook and dampen volatility for participants, a new study suggests.