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.

  • 8/10/2020

    SGX Launches Asia’s First International REIT Futures

    The SGX FTSE EPRA Nareit Asia ex-Japan Index Futures and SGX iEdge S-REIT Leaders Index Futures are based on indices tracking REITs listed in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Thailand.
  • 7/31/2020

    Collaboration Creates More Opportunities for ESG Impact, Says WashREIT’s Director of Sustainability

    Matt Praske, director of energy and sustainability at WashREIT (NYSE: WRE), is one of the six program directors for REITworks.
  • 7/30/2020

    Nareit’s REITworld: 2020 Annual Conference to be Held Virtually

    REITworld brings together REIT executives, investors, analysts, and industry leaders to connect through one-on-one meetings, educational sessions, and networking opportunities.
  • 7/28/2020

    China’s Proposed Infrastructure REITs Likely to Attract Global Interest

    Nareit’s Steve Wechsler sees China REIT pilot scheme as a “big step forward.”
  • 7/27/2020

    Nareit Cosigns Letter Supporting the Improving Corporate Governance through Diversity Act

    Nareit, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and other leading groups have sent a letter to the Senate Banking Committee Heads in support of H.R. 5084, legislation that would establish a model to boost diversity on boards through disclosure.
  • 7/27/2020

    REIT Partnerships with Tenants Have Evolved Amid Pandemic; ESG Approach Serves as the Foundation

    REIT focus on long-term ESG goals has not changed, but short-term priorities are shifting, according to panelists on a Nareit webinar focused on ESG issues.
  • 7/27/2020

    Call for Nominations for Nareit’s Executive Board and Advisory Board of Governors

    Please submit recommendations by Aug. 28.
  • 7/27/2020

    Nareit Submits Follow-up Comments to OECD Regarding Global Minimum Tax Proposal

    Submission provides additional information and again requests exception for REITs from global minimum tax.
  • 7/27/2020

    Nareit Presents at National Council on Teacher Retirement Virtual Trustee Workshop

    SVP Meredith Despins discussed how REITs are positioned in the current environment with 65 trustees from across the country.
  • 7/27/2020

    Nareit’s Inaugural D&I Award Winners Describe What Makes a Successful Program

    Representatives from Duke Realty Corp., Healthpeak Properties, and Camden Property Trust recently sat down with Nareit for a Q&A on their award-winning programs.