Nareit’s REITworld: 2021 Annual Conference will be held virtually on Nov. 9-11, and registration is complimentary. REITworld brings together REIT management teams, investors, and analysts for a mix of educational sessions, one-on-one private meetings, and networking opportunities. More than 1,400 industry professionals have already registered for Nareit’s annual conference. Keep reading for a preview of this year’s program:
- REITworld kicks off with the ‘Investor Activities Update’ session, where a portfolio manager, an investment consultant, and a chief investment officer will discuss the role of real estate in investors’ portfolios today, various approaches for using REITs as part of a portfolio completion strategy, and the impact of the pandemic on investors’ appetite for real estate.
- Hear from five REIT CEOs about the REIT industry outlook. Panelists for the ‘Industry Outlook’ session include Matthew Kelly, CEO of JBG SMITH; Sumit Roy, president and CEO of Realty Income Corporation; Marguerite Nader, president and CEO of Equity LifeStyle Properties; Marshall Loeb, president and CEO of EastGroup Properties; and Jeffrey Stoops, president and CEO of SBA Communications Corporation.
- Get the investor perspective on REITs and ESG and hear a discussion about risk/return factors to consider with respect to real estate investment heading into 2022 during the ‘State of the Capital Markets’ session.
- Hear from leaders in the REIT ESG space as they discuss the evolution of ESG over the last 18 months, the top ESG issues to watch in the coming year, and more during the ‘REITs & ESG: Highlights from 2021 & A Look Ahead’ session.