Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1023/B:REAL.0000027204.13892.53
Title: Corporate real estate and stock market performance
Authors: Liow, K.H. 
Keywords: Business returns
Composite returns
Corporate real estate
Singapore
Stock market performance
Issue Date: 2004
Source: Liow, K.H. (2004). Corporate real estate and stock market performance. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics 29 (1) : 119-140. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1023/B:REAL.0000027204.13892.53
Abstract: An interesting question in corporate real estate literature is whether real estate can improve the stock market performance of "property- intensive" non-real estate firms. Using a data set comprising 75 non-real estate corporations that own at least 20 percent properties, this paper empirically assesses and compares the pair-wise return, total risk, systematic risk and Jensen abnormal return performance of "composite" (with real estate) and hypothetical "business" (without real estate) firms. We employed Morgan Stanley Capital International world equity index instead of a local market index to provide some insights into the performance of the local market relative to the "global" market during the 1997-2001 volatile periods experienced by many Asian countries. Our results suggest the inclusion of real estate in a corporate portfolio appears to be associated with lower return, higher total risk, higher systematic risk and poorer abnormal return performance. It is therefore likely that non-real estate firms own properties for other reasons in addition to seeking improvement in their stock market performance. Further research is needed to explore the main factors contributing to corporate real estate ownership by non-real estate firms.
Source Title: Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/46107
ISSN: 08955638
DOI: 10.1023/B:REAL.0000027204.13892.53
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