Nareit Developments

The Nareit Developments section on provides updates of Nareit's activities and key events impacting the REIT and commercial real estate industry. Nareit is the worldwide representative voice for REITs and publicly traded real estate companies with an interest in U.S. real estate and capital markets.

  • 4/17/2018

    John Williams, Co-Founder and CEO of Preferred Apartment Communities, Dies

    Williams founded Post Properties in 1970 and served on Nareit executive board.
  • 4/16/2018

    mREIT Council Visits Capitol Hill

    Last Wednesday, executives from Nareit’s mREIT Council came to Washington for a series of informative meetings with leaders on Capitol Hill.
  • 4/16/2018

    Americold Realty Trust Rings Opening Bell on NYSE

    Americold held IPO in January.
  • 4/13/2018

    Nareit D&O Program Administrator Acquired, No Program Changes

    For more than 25 years, Crystal & Company has been the approved administrator for Nareit’s and its members’ proprietary Directors & Officers Liability insurance program. 
  • 4/12/2018

    More than 100 Companies Scheduled to Present at REITweek

    REITweek is less than two months away.
  • 4/10/2018

    Nareit’s Despins Speaks at FPPTA Annual Wall Street Program in New York

    First time REITs featured in FPPTA standalone presentation.
  • 4/6/2018

    Real Estate Returns Outperform S&P 500 in March

    The FTSE Nareit All REITs Index gained 3.74 percent on a total return basis in March.
  • 4/4/2018

    Poll: What Impact Will AI Have on the Commercial Real Estate Industry?

    We want to hear from you.
  • 4/3/2018

    REITs in the Community: Lewis visits Simon Property Group

    Rep. Jason Lewis (R-MN) visited the Twin Cities Premium Outlets in Eagan, MN, which are owned and operated by Simon Property Group. During his visit, the Congressman was briefed on the Outlets' recent activities.
  • 4/2/2018

    NY Appeals Court Affirms Nareit’s Position Supporting the Terms of a Partnership Agreement

    The New York Court of Appeals affirmed the principle that a written partnership agreement is not “at will” and may not be unilaterally dissolved by a minority partner.