Michele Lerner

Michele Lerner

Michele Lerner is a freelance writer and regular contributor to REIT magazine.

  • REIT Magazine
    11/7/2019

    Data Center REIT QTS Realty Highlights ESG Achievements in Inaugural Report

    QTS CEO Chad Williams says board members encouraged the company to develop a written ESG report, which took about a year to compile, to quantify what the company was doing and to be more intentional about its focus.
  • REIT Magazine
    7/25/2019

    Internalizing Management Gives New Senior Investment Group Clarity, Renewed Focus

    The senior housing REIT, which owns 133 properties in 37 states, transitioned to internal management at the start of 2019, and is in the thick of several initiatives to improve its portfolio and balance sheet.
  • REIT Magazine
    5/8/2019

    Preferred Apartment Communities' Diversification Bodes Well for Growing Economy

    While the REIT’s property portfolio is about 60 percent multifamily, including some student housing as well as apartments, the other 40 percent is split evenly between grocery-anchored retail sites and class-A office buildings.
  • REIT Magazine
    3/20/2019

    Plymouth Industrial REIT Believes Class-B Properties Can Earn an A for Investors

    Plymouth invests in small properties with room for a diverse tenant mix rather than in class A buildings that typically have one big tenant.
  • REIT Magazine
    10/25/2018

    CorePoint Lodging Refreshes Its Portfolio, Focuses on Economy-Minded Travelers

    CorePoint’s moves are meant to drive both leisure travelers and price-sensitive business travelers to their hotels.
  • REIT Magazine
    7/20/2018

    Alexander & Baldwin Focuses on Retail and Industrial Properties in Hawaii

    Alexander & Baldwin’s portfolio consists of 3.4 million square feet of primarily retail and industrial space in Hawaii.
  • News Article
    6/12/2018

    Experiential Properties Essential to EPR Properties’ Portfolio

    Ski resorts, once relegated to winter-only visitors, are expanding their offerings to attract families for year-round recreation and entertainment.

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