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.

  • 1/23/2020

    Nareit Again Opposes New REIT-related Tax Bills in Hawaii

    Several REIT-related tax bills were introduced in the Hawaii state legislature late last week.
  • 1/23/2020

    Nareit Welcomes New Members

    Nareit is pleased to welcome BSR Real Estate Investment Trust and Fibra Educa as its newest corporate members.
  • 1/23/2020

    Nareit Submits Comments to FHFA on UMBS Pooling Practices

    Nareit also contributed to a joint trade association comment letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency on uniform mortgage backed securities.
  • 1/23/2020

    Nareit’s Outreach Efforts Feature Visit to Los Angeles

    Nareit staff met with a diverse range of six organizations in the institutional investment market controlling $5.5 billion in assets.
  • 1/10/2020

    Nareit Foundation’s REITWay Hawaii Community Giving Initiative Awards Kauai Habitat for Humanity $120,000 Grant

    The grant will be used by Kauai Habitat for Humanity to build a self-help four-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Eleele, Kauai, for a low-income family.
  • 1/10/2020

    December Jobs Report Shows a Slowing Market, Despite Low Unemployment

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ December jobs report, released on Friday, Jan. 10, shows a slowing job market at the end of 2019, says Calvin Schnure, Nareit’s senior vice president of research and economic analysis.
  • 1/10/2020

    REITPAC Exceeds 2019 Contributions Goal

    REITPAC continued a stretch of successful contribution years in 2019, with executives from 75 Nareit members contributing more than $1.2 million.
  • 1/9/2020

    Hudson Pacific Properties Helping to Fight Homelessness on the West Coast

    REIT has pledged $500,000 to Los Angeles’ Union Rescue Mission.
  • 1/7/2020

    REITs in the Community: Rep. Peters Visits Realty Income

    Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA) visited the headquarters of Realty Income Corporation in San Diego. 
  • 1/6/2020

    Nareit Updates Tax Treaty Chart

    The updated chart includes withholding rates for individuals, non-individual entities, pension trusts, and tax-exempt charities.