About

Brad Thomas brings more than 25 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. 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 contributor for Forbes, The Street, The Motley Fool, and Seeking Alpha. He is also the author of his upcoming book, The Trump Factor.

Content from Brad Thomas

REIT Expert's Picks for "Mom's Portfolio"
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I recently attended The Money Show in Orlando where I spoke to many retirees who were seeking reliable sources of inco…

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Alexandria Real Estate
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One often overlooked REIT sector is life sciences; here's a look at my favorite play in this market, observes Brad Tho…

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Preferred Apartment Communities
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I rarely buy REIT IPOs unless I'm strongly convinced that the shares are undervalued on day one. The problem is, most …

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A Rental Housing REIT
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The Intelligent REIT Investor's Brad Thomas discusses a new rental housing REIT and shares his view on whether it is s…

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Are Data REITs For You?
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The Intelligent REIT Investor's Brad Thomas discusses his outlook for real estate and the new class of data REITs. SP…

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Taper Tantrum Won't Last
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The Intelligent REIT Investor's Brad Thomas discusses his outlook for real estate and the new class of data REITs. SP…

 
Crush the Shorts with This Contrarian Play
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The shorts are dead wrong when it comes to one data REIT, writes Brad Thomas of Intelligent REIT Investor. The recent…

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Make REITs a Part of Your Portfolio
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REITs are having a fabulous cycle, rewarding shareholders with both dividends and appreciation, says R. Brad Thomas of t…

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