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Investors Driving Change in Sustainability Reporting

REITs are working with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board to help investors who want to see sustainability reporting beefed up.

PACE Financing Could Accelerate Financing Sustainability Projects

PACE financing could become an accelerator for financing sustainability projects.

Tenant Star Enhancing Commercial Buildings' Energy Efficiency

Tenant Star is the latest major program aimed at enhancing commercial buildings’ energy efficiency.

Q&A with Rick Fedrizzi CEO & Founding Chairman, U.S. Green Building Council

He discusses changes in sustainable building, sustainability reporting and transparency, and the USGBC’s LEED program.

Essex Property Trust Expands West Coast Portfolio

With a mega-merger in the rear-view mirror, Essex Property Trust is building up its portfolio out west.

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More REITs Gaining Access to Commercial Paper
For REITs that qualify, commercial paper is a way to reduce borrowing costs.
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Misconceptions About REITs and Interest Rates
The idea that rising interest rates are always bad for REITs may need another look.
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Commercial Real Estate: Back In Demand
As new construction picks up, demand for REIT space shakes off most, but  not all, of the downturn’s drag.
Leading REIT Fund Managers Share Their Outlook For 2015

What should investors expect from the REIT market in 2015? REIT magazine recently spoke with the portfolio managers of some of 2014’s top-performing REIT mutual funds for their insights and expectations. 

Evaluating the Future of REIT IPOs

REIT initial public offerings (IPOs) tend to ebb and flow with market conditions, and they’re now showing promise of continuing their respectable run.


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