REITs in the Community

Rep. Robert Dold (R-IL) visited the Northbrook Court regional mall, owned and managed by General Growth Properties, located in Northbrook, Illinois. Rep. Dold was briefed on the property's economic impact by GGP's Brian Lee, Caryn Torres and Jill Nolte.

Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) visited Simon Property Group's Osage Beach Premium Outlets located in Osage Beach, Missouri, and toured the property with General Manager Jason Green. Located near Missouri's largest lake, the Lake of the Ozarks, the Center offers shoppers 110 outlets stores and is currently undergoing a major development project to replace the original roofs on each of the center's buildings. 

Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) visited a wireless tower site located near Butler, Pennsylvania, that is owned and operated by Crown Castle, a leading provider of wireless communication services across the nation. Crown Castle owns nearly one hundred wireless cell towers in Kelly's district.

Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-TN), right, visited the Wolfchase Galleria located in Memphis, TN, and met with the local management team on the property’s latest activities. Wolfchase is owned and operated by Simon Property Group (SPG). 

Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) recently visited with executives from Piedmont Realty Trust and was updated on the company’s current development projects in Georgia and throughout the country. 

Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) (third from right) and Representative Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) (left) met with a group of NAREIT members to discuss the state of the REIT industry and the business and political climate in Colorado. 

Sen. John Boozman (R-AR), center, visited the Park Plaza mall in Little Rock, AR and was briefed on the mall’s recent developments. The mall, owned and operated by CBL & Associates, is a major economic engine for the downtown community of Little Rock.

Aug. 25, 2015 - Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX), left, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, visited the Houston offices of Camden Property Trust (NYSE: CPT). He met with Keith Oden, president of Camden, and was briefed on Camden’s recent activities and upcoming developments in the Houston area and other sections of the country, including Washington, D.C.

Tim Murphy and Crown Castle representatives

Rep. Tim Murphy visits an office of Crown Castle International Corp. in Pittsburgh.Murphy met with more than 70 Crown Castle employees and addressed issues now pending before Congress that could impact Crown Castle and the REIT industry.

Rep. George Holding in Los AngelesRep. George Holding of the House Ways and Means Committee meets with REIT executives from Kilroy Realty,Macerich and Public Storage in Los Angeles and received a briefing on the critical issues now facing the industry.


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