In 1969, journalist Kenneth Campbell already had a decade's worth of experience covering the real estate market when he launched the first REIT-dedicated publication.
Bill Newman, founder of New Plan, served as NAREIT chair at the dawn of the Modern REIT ERA, but says investor education was his tenure's biggest accomplishment.
As the former chairman of BRE Properties, Arthur Von Thaden has seen a great deal of change in the REIT industry.
Steven J. Guttman has been in the industry since 1972. He reflects on seeing the REIT industry stumble through its youth, find its stride in the early 1990s and blossom into a mainstream investment alternative.
Home ownership is taking a hit in the recession, spurring demand for rental apartments.
PSE President Suarez discusses how REITs were introduced to the market.
Private equity fundraising hits lowest mark since 2004.
Joe Rodriguez, Jr. talks about the challenges of educating investors about REITs.
Discipline and commitment needed in corporate real estate.
FBR analyst C. Patrick Scholes sees no signs of "double dip" for lodging.