SL Green sees potential to raise in-place rents.
CMBS issuance in 2015 projected to exceed last year.
REITs more than doubled the S&P 500, as second-quarter earnings reports showed broad-based gains.
Research released July 9 shows 1031 exchanges have number of benefits for real estate companies.
Year-long academic contest sees 15 teams vying for $50,000 scholarship.
Analysts say REITs likely to face pressure until Federal Reserve alters rates.
Returns seen to be boosted by sustainability achievements.
Multifamily REIT also selling assets to UDR.
Executives see staying power of traditional cell tower structure.
Executives say they are ready for rising interest rates.