ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS, INCOME, REAL ESTATE, REITs

Brad Thomas

Editor,

Forbes Real Estate Investor

About Brad

Brad Thomas brings nearly 30 years of experience to his role as editor of Forbes Real Estate Investor, a monthly newsletter covering research and current real estate investment trust (REIT) valuation analytics and recommendations. He is a noted commercial real estate analyst and columnist, with in-depth experience in research and consulting in the commercial real estate brokerage, development, and investment sectors. Mr. Thomas covers a variety of real estate-based income alternatives, including both publicly-traded and non-traded REITs, as a regular contributor for Forbes, Seeking Alpha, and The Property Chronicle (UK). He is also the co-author (with Stephanie Krewson-Kelly) of The Intelligent REIT Investor (Wiley, 2016), and author of the book, The Trump Factor (Palmetto, 2017).

Brad's Articles

A "Dividend King" is an S&P 500 company that has increased its dividend for 50+ consecutive years; within the real estate investment trust sector, there is just one “king” and it's Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT), explains Brad Thomas, a leading REIT expert and editor of Forbes Real Estate Investor.
Real estate investment trust expert Brad Thomas — editor of the industry-leading Forbes Real Estate Investor — covers over 200 REITs and for this special report has compiled a list of his 10 best SWANs — or "sleep well at night” — ideas to own in 2019. 
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust (CORR) offers a compelling value proposition driven by stable, high-cash-generating business models in the midstream that provide very desirable investment characteristics, asserts Brad Thomas, real estate investment trust expert and editor of The Intelligent REIT Investor. 
Healthcare fundamentals are strong as evidenced by the annual expenditures within the growing healthcare sector: 10,000 people turning 65 every day, explains Brad Thomas, editor of The Intelligent REIT Investor.

Brad's Videos

Brad Thomas will discuss the topic of value investing in the REIT sector. He will provide you with the methods for investing in the REIT sector, including a crash course on value metrics such as FFO and NAV. Of course, he will also provide his top 10 REIT picks to help you sleep well at night.

Brad Thomas will discuss the topic of value investing in the REIT sector. He will provide you with the methods for investing in the REIT sector, including a crash course on value metrics such as FFO and NAV. Of course, he will also provide his top 10 REIT picks to help you sleep well at night.
Income investors feel the pinch with bond yields around the world at rates that are low or less-than-zero, but there's more than one way to generate income from your portfolio. Forbes newsletter editors discuss options for producing investment income, from dividend stocks, MLPs and REITs, to selling covered calls, writing puts and other options strategies, as well as ownership of fixed-income securities, including bonds, preferreds, and convertibles.

Intelligent REIT Investing (iREIT), is defined as the intersection of real estate and technology. In this keynote Brad Thomas will provide the audience with all of the necessary tools to unlock wealth within the $2 trillion REIT universe. You don't want to miss the grand master of REIT-dom provide all of the necessary secrets for sleeping well at night.