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Columbia Property Trust creates value through owning, operating, and developing Class-A office buildings in high-barrier U.S. office markets, primarily New York, San Francisco, and D.C. Columbia is deeply experienced in transactions, asset management and repositioning, leasing, and property management and employs these competencies to grow value across its high-quality, well-leased portfolio.
  • REITworks Panel Highlights Updates from SEC and PCAOB

    A panel at Nareit’s REITworks: 2020 Virtual Conference titled “Financial Disclosure: Latest Updates from SEC & PCAOB Impacting REITs & CRE” discussed updates from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), trends in critical audit matters, and COVID-19 accounting considerations.

  • REITworks Panel Reviews Board Best Practices for Navigating the Current Market

    Boards should be “extremely engaged right now,” Green Street’s Cedrik Lachance says.


  • The Role of Accounting in ESG Strategy, According to Columbia Property Trust’s CAO

    Wendy Gill, SVP & chief accounting officer at Columbia Property Trust, Inc. is one of the six program directors for REITworks. Last week, she spoke with Nareit about the upcoming virtual conference.

  • 6/29/2020

    Columbia Property Trust Incorporating ESG Principles Across Its Business and Goals

    CEO Nelson Mills said a healthy post-pandemic reentry for its tenants is key among its ESG priorities.

  • 3/26/2020

    Columbia Property Trust in “Good Shape” to Handle Economic Slowdown

    CEO Nelson Mills says asset quality is a “great mitigant to risk.”

  • 1/15/2020

    Columbia Property Trust Transitions Portfolio to Focus on Three Key Markets

    CEO Nelson Mills said the company has drilled down to New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., and will consider Boston in the future.

  • 11/4/2019

    Renovating Four REIT-owned Landmarks

    Four notable REIT-owned properties undergo makeovers to enhance their market appeal.

  • REITs in the Community: Rep. Jeffries Visits REIT Executives in New York

    Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), the Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, met with several REIT executives in New York City at the headquarters of Boston Properties. 

  • 7/22/2019

    With Its Portfolio 97% Leased, Columbia Property Trust Sees Opportunity to Take on Increased Risk

    CEO Nelson Mills says the REIT will continue its niche strategy in New York.

  • 3/25/2019

    REIT CEOs Reflect on Greatest Career Lessons

    What do you wish you knew when you became CEO that you have since learned?