REITs in the Community

Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) visited the Jim Beam Suntory facility located in Frankfort, KY which is owned by Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation and received an update on the company's recent activities in the area. Barr, a member of the House Financial Services Committee, was briefed on the facilities' latest developments and toured the property with local company representatives, including MREIC CEO Mike Landy. 

NREO partners with The Hill on policy forums at the Republican and Democratic conventions in July.

Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH), a member of the House Ways & Means Committee, was present for the grand opening of Tanger Outlet's (NYSE: SKT) new outlet center in Columbus, OH on June 24th.

Rep. John Katko (R- NY), a member of the House Homeland Security and Transportation & Infrastructure Committees, visited Educational Realty Trust's Campus West facility on the campus of Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY. 

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, visited the Tanger Factory Outlet Center located in Charleston, SC. 

Digital Realty CEO Bill Stein hosted Reps. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) and Terri Sewell (D-AL) at Digital Realty's headquarters in San Francisco along with representatives from Prologis and Boston Properties.

During a visit to Boston, Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) met briefly with American Tower Chairman, President and CEO, James Taiclet. Taiclet updated Burr, Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee and a member of the Senate Finance Committee, on American Tower's North Carolina operations and its Network Operations Center located in Cary, NC. 

Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) visited the Simon Property Group's Bangor Mall located in Bangor, ME. Poliquin, a member of the House Financial Services Committee, was briefed by James Gerety, General Manager, and Kimberly Reid, Director of Marketing and Business Development, on the mall's latest activities and economic contributions to the local community. 

Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, visited the Chicago Premium Outlets, a Simon Property Group property located in Aurora, IL.

Rep. Steve Knight (R-CA) visited Forest City’s Antelope Valley Mall in Palmdale, CA, and was briefed by the mall’s General Manager Scott Cummings and Senior Vice President, Property Management Alan Schmiedicker. Rep. Knight, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, took a brief tour of the property and learned about recent improvements the company has made to the mall’s infrastructure.


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