Departments: Feature

  • 9/8/2015

    Sovereign Wealth Funds Play An Increased Role in Real Estate

    Sovereign wealth funds are generating a buzz in REIT land because they’re eager to spend on a scale that makes the market cap of many companies seem modest.

  • 7/24/2015

    Premier Projects from Real Estate Sustainability Leaders

    REIT magazine highlights some of the 2014 Leader in the Light Awards honorees' marquee sustainability projects and initiatives.

  • 7/23/2015

    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.

  • 7/22/2015

    PACE Financing Could Accelerate Financing Sustainability Projects

    PACE financing could become an accelerator for financing sustainability projects.

  • 7/21/2015

    Tenant Star Enhancing Commercial Buildings' Energy Efficiency

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

  • 7/20/2015

    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.

  • 5/19/2015

    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.

  • Office towers

    More REITs Gaining Access to Commercial Paper

    For REITs that qualify, commercial paper is a way to reduce borrowing costs.
  • Bull and bear

    Misconceptions About REITs and Interest Rates

    The idea that rising interest rates are always bad for REITs may need another look.
  • Office construction

    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.