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New Legislation Could Affect REITs' Risk Management
New Legislation Could Affect REITs' Risk Management
Congress currently is considering legislative measures to regulate financial derivatives that could significantly impact how REITs hedge risk.
Regulating Financial Derivatives
Regulating Financial Derivatives

Chatham Financial executives explore issues surrounding plans to regulate financial derivatives.

ImClone to Anchor Alexandria Real Estate Facility in New York
ImClone to Anchor Alexandria Real Estate Facility in New York

Pharmaceutical company ImClone Systems has selected one of Alexandria Real Estate Equities' facilities in New York as its new headquarters for research and development.

Moody's: CRE Fundamentals Continue to Deteriorate
Moody's: CRE Fundamentals Continue to Deteriorate

The downturn in commercial real estate fundamentals accelerated in the first quarter of 2009, and the trend shows no signs of abating, according to a market analysis conducted by Moody's Investors Service.

IPOs to Buy CMBS
IPOs to Buy CMBS

NAREIT's Brad Case looks at why we are seeing IPOs of a number of new REITs planning to use funds to buy CMBS.

Legacy TALF Program Recevies Nearly $670 Million in Applications
Legacy TALF Program Recevies Nearly $670 Million in Applications

The latest round of applications for financing under the government's Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) produced the first investor applications for loans to purchase legacy commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS). The loan applications totaled $668.94 million.

Carroll: Time for REITs to "Get Back to Basics"
Carroll: Time for REITs to "Get Back to Basics"
Steve Carroll, managing director of CBRE Global Real Estate Securities LLC, recently sat down with REIT.com to discuss the trend towards re-equitization in the commercial real estate industry, as well as the potential for REITs to capitalize on coming opportunities.
July/August Magazine Preview
July/August Magazine Preview
Associate Editor Allen Kenney discusses the focus of the July/Aug. issue of Real Estate Portfolio magazine.
Mike Kelly on Challenges in the Multifamily Sector
Mike Kelly on Challenges in the Multifamily Sector

Mike Kelly, president and co-founder of Caldera Asset Management, looks at the financing challenges facing the multifamily sector.

Commentary: Proactive Corporate Governance
Commentary: Proactive Corporate Governance

In the fall of 2008, RiskMetrics (RMG) updated its corporate governance guidelines for 2009. These guidelines are critical for public real estate companies to understand as they suggest best practices on a variety issues that companies should address going forward.

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