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Adelante Capital Management

Founded in 1995, Adelante is a global investment management firm focused on real estate securities, predominantly REITs. We employ a disciplined investment process seeking high quality portfolios for our clients at attractive prices relative to direct real estate values or Net Asset Value (“NAV”). Learn more about our firm

Institutional Investors

Adelante’s legacy as a premier real estate securities investment firm is a reflection of our long-term relationships with institutional investors and the financial investment consultants that serve and represent our clients, as well as companies in the commercial real estate investment community.


Financial Professionals

The inclusion of real estate securities in an investment portfolio and access to quality real estate investment expertise is no longer the sole realm of the institutional investor. Through their financial advisors, individual investors can access Adelante’s deep investment knowledge and experience.



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Department Store Disappearing Act Continues

Macy’s shook the retail real estate world last August, announcing plans to close approximately 100 full-line stores in early 2017 as department store sales continued their secular drift on-line, away from apparel (electronics and experiences) and into other more nimble competitors (fast fashion). Macy’s revealed specific locations slated for closure this week following another disappointing holiday selling season and
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3Q16 Capital Market Outlook

The Wilshire US REIT Index hit its peak on August 1 and has since been on a steady decline in absolute and relative terms versus both the S&P 500 and the Russell 2000 Indices. During the same time period, the yield on the 10-Year Treasury Note has moved upward from 1.458% to 1.608%; perceived as being interest rate sensitive,
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3Q16 Capital Market Review

Brexit, Schmexit. To reverse paraphrase Ron Burgundy, that de-escalated quickly!  Brexit, an event that was touted as the end of the EU, quickly receded into the background as investors shifted from “the sky is falling” mode to “wait and see.” While fall-out day one was immediate with the S&P 500 Index down 3.6%, the recovery was nearly as quick;

SPG & GGP Call an Audible on Aéropostale

Mall REIT juggernaut Simon Property Group (“SPG”) and General Growth Properties (“GGP”) called an audible last week in a last ditch effort to save bankrupt retailer Aéropostale from liquidation. A group ostensibly led by SPG and GGP successfully bid $243.3 million at auction, beating a credit-bid of $150 million where the most likely outcome was the shuttering of the
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Friday Market Recap

Weekly Assessment of Global Real Estate Trends

Marriott’s Response to Airbnb

In the U.S.: January import prices rose 0.4% versus December’s upwardly revised 0.5% gain. Exports rose 0.1% versus December’s upwardly revised 0.4%. Both import and export prices came in ahead of consensus and further strengthened the possibility of a March rate hike. In earnings, 357 companies in the S&P 500 Index have reported, 75.4% beat, 1.1% were in-line, and

Trump Regulatory Rollback

In the U.S.: January nonfarm payrolls increased by 227K versus December’s revised 156K increase. Better job gains in retail, construction, and financial activities were the main catalysts to the strong report. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order that will begin dialing back Dodd-Frank and delay the adoption of the DOL’s fiduciary rule. Although the details of this executive order

The Future of Malls in America

In the U.S.: Q4 GDP grew 1.9% q/q versus Q3’s 3.5% q/q reading. Inventories and exports were the main drags to GDP growth while personal consumption continued to provide a lift to the sluggish economy. President Donald Trump signed an executive order to build a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico. The order angered Mexican President Peña Nieto who reiterated

Domestic Real Estate Strategy

Adelante Capital Management’s domestic real estate securities strategy is designed for those investors who recognize the diversification benefits of real

Global Real Estate Strategy

Adelante’s Global Real Estate Investment Strategy is designed for those private and institutional and individual investors who both recognize the diversification benefits of real estate in their overall investment portfolios and also desire exposure outside the U.S. commercial real estate market.