Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) visited the Greenwood Mall in Bowling Green, Kentucky, which is owned and operated by GGP.
Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) visited the John Hancock Building in Boston, which is owned by Boston Properties, and was briefed on the building and American Tower Corporation's numerous cell towers on the building's rooftop.
Rep. Roger Marshall (R-KS) met with Dana Anderson, Vice Chairman Emeritus, Macerich, during a visit to Lawrence, Kansas. Rep. Marshall, elected in 2016 to the House of Representatives, is a member of the House Agriculture, Small Business and Science & Technology Committees.
Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) met with Dana Anderson, Vice Chairman Emeritus, Macerich, during a visit to the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, Kansas. Rep. Jenkins is a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee.
Four members of the New Democrat Coalition met with representatives of three Boston-based REITs. During the meeting, which was held at the headquarters of Iron Mountain, the group discussed the many ways in which REITs invest in and partner with communities to solve modern infrastructure challenges.
Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, visited the Northtown Mall located in Blaine, Minnesota, which is owned by the Washington Prime Group. Pamela Mueller, the mall's General Manager, hosted Rep. Emmer during his visit.
Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, visited Simon Property Group's Gurnee Mills Center located in Gurnee, Illinois. Randy Ebertowski, the mall's General Manager, hosted Rep. Hultgren during his visit.
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) visited GGP's headquarters in Chicago. Sen. Cortez Masto serves on the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources; the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation; and others.
Rep. John Carter (R-TX) visited Simon Property Group's Round Rock Premium Outlets located in Round Rock, Texas. He was hosted at the center by Simon's Amy Yatkeman, Director of Marketing & Business Development and Anisha Yadav, General Manager.
Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) visited Digital Realty Trust's facility in Richardson, TX. Rep. Sessions, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, was joined in the visit by Digital Realty's Mimi Nash, Marketing Manager; Bryan Marsh, VP, Global Asset Management; Sammy O'Brien, Senior Real Estate Manager, Portfolio Operations; and Pat Farley, Director, Corporate Affairs.