February 17, 2015 – Eric Holcomb (second from left) State Chief of Staff to Sen. Dan Coats (R-IN), who was recently appointed to the Senate Finance Committee, met with executives from several Indianapolis-based REITs to discuss a variety of issues critical to the REIT and publicly-traded real estate industry. Mr. Holcomb was briefed on the current status of REITs based in Indiana and the economic impact these and other REITs provide in communities across the country. In addition, several federal issues, including FIRPTA reform, passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act, FIRPTA reform, and comprehensive tax reform, were discussed. Pictured with Mr. Holcomb are, left to right, Denny Oklak, Chairman & CEO, Duke Realty Corporation; Scott Murray, EVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Kite Realty Group Trust; and James Barkley, Secretary & General Counsel, Simon Property Group.

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