Analysts see a shift toward defensive REIT sectors.
Brookfield already owns about 33 percent stake in Rouse.
REITs outperformed S&P 500 in 2015, setting the stage for this year.
Inland’s JoAnn McGuinness sees high occupancy levels through 2017.
PATH Act enacts significant FIRPTA reforms.
FIRPTA exemption doubled to 10 percent; foreign pension plans no longer subject to FIRPTA.
Inland will become privately held REIT.
FTSE/NAREIT All REIT Index drops 0.3 percent.
Investors eager to see consistent performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, panelists say.
Awards recognize NAREIT member REITs for sustainability.