Stephen Boyd


Work-From-Home to Pressure Office REITs in Longer Term

Stephen Boyd of Fitch Ratings examines shifting demand factors and what they mean for NOI.

Why Some Apartment REITs Face NOI Challenges

Current economic and demographic trends could spell trouble for these investors' bottom lines, says Stephen Boyd of Fitch Ratings.

Why Remote Work Creates Cash Flow Risk for Office REITs

Rent collections are stable, but most leasing activity currently consists of short-term commitments, notes Stephen Boyd of Fitch Ratings.

Mall REITs Face Pandemic Fallout as Retailers Struggle

April rent collection rates for enclosed mall assets were the lowest of all retail property types, notes Stephen Boyd of Fitch Ratings.

Why Coronavirus Will Hit Hotel REITs Hardest

Fitch Ratings' Stephen Boyd provides a segment-by-segment preview of how real estate investment trusts may weather the storm.

REITs Face Late-Cycle Policy Discipline Test

Decelerating property-level income increases and rising interest rates may tempt some REITs to consider development and other external expansion moves, says Stephen Boyd of Fitch Ratings.

‘Evolved’ REITs Manage Coworking’s Risks, Rewards

Having WeWork and other shared office space providers on the tenant roster is becoming the norm for office property owners. The variable is how landlords structure these arrangements, according to Stephen Boyd of Fitch Ratings.

Fitch Forecasts Strong Multifamily REIT Performance

The rating agency's Senior Director Stephen Boyd details the trends that have positioned multifamily REITs to fill vacancies and execute portfolio strategies.

Health-Care REITS Sell Into Strength

Institutional investors have taken greater interest in the sector amid faster-changing demographics, according to Fitch Ratings Senior Director Stephen Boyd.

REITs Reap Rewards of De-Risking

The lessons of the financial crisis have made a lasting impact on these companies, positioning them for continued growth and stability through year-end, says Fitch Ratings Senior Director Stephen Boyd.