Browse Tag: Jim Cramer

Why TV Might Not Be The Best Place To Learn About Data Center Property

It’s not exactly fair to say CNBC’s foremost investment guru Jim Cramer touches on commercial real estate very often.  As is usual with folks following equity markets on TV, publicly traded REITs come into his view only every now and then, he makes his pronouncements, slaps a button to make a sound effect and moves on to the next sector with nary a pause.

That said, nobody twists Mr. Cramer’s arm to give investment advice on TV.  So when he consistently gets a sector wrong, it’s worth noticing.  If it’s a hugely successful and growing commercial real estate market, all the more worth noticing. And Jim Cramer couldn’t get data centers more wrong than he has.

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REIT Growth: Video With Jim Cramer And David Brain

Wherein CNBC’s favorite slapper, dinger and yelper Jim Cramer sits down to talk Real Estate Investment Trusts with David Brain, CEO of Entertainment Properties Trust. Brain manages portfolios ranging from movie theaters to recreational properties to charter schools.  REITs are on the rise yet again, and commercial brokers have a greater role than ever in driving that market.  Check out how in this clip.