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.

  • 4/9/2020

    FASB Staff Grants Accounting Policy Election to Avoid Complex Lease Modification Accounting for Lease Concessions related to COVID-19

    The Financial Accounting Standards Board held an April 8 meeting to discuss this key topic.
  • 4/1/2020

    REITs Among 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award Winners

    Four Nareit member REITs receive sustained excellence award.
  • 3/30/2020

    Nareit Hawaii Donates $50,000 to Hawaii Resilience Fund

    Donation supports the Hawaii Homeless Healthcare Hui, a nonprofit that provides comprehensive medical services for Oahu’s chronically homeless population.
  • 3/30/2020

    $2 Trillion Coronavirus Rescue Package Signed into Law

    The relief package includes a vast pool of grants and loans for small businesses, a large expansion of unemployment insurance, and new resources to help strained state, local, and tribal governments as they combat this pandemic.
  • 3/25/2020

    EPR Properties Anticipates Post-Crisis Rebound in Leisure and Recreation Demand

    Experiential net lease REIT approves $150 million share repurchase program.
  • 3/23/2020

    Fed and FHFA Act to Increase Liquidity in Mortgage Securities Market

    The Federal Reserve said today that it would significantly expand its purchases of mortgage backed securities, helping provide liquidity to the nation’s mortgage markets.
  • 3/23/2020

    Federal Reserve, Treasury, FHFA Address Financial Ramifications

    The Federal Reserve, Treasury and the Federal Housing Finance Agency of FHFA—which regulates Fannie and Freddie—have taken dramatic steps over the past week with the goal of addressing the financial market ramifications of the dramatic reduction in real activity.
  • 3/23/2020

    Congress Continues to Work on COVID-19 Economic/Health Care Relief Measure

    Senate negotiators and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have been working on an agreement that would help blunt the economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis.
  • 3/23/2020

    Nareit Joins with Other Groups Asking the Treasury Department for Temporary Like Kind Exchange Relief

    Nareit is asking the Treasury Department to respond to the COVID-19 emergency as it has with past disasters.
  • 3/20/2020

    Hawaii State Legislature Suspended Indefinitely

    All committee hearings and floor sessions are also cancelled.