May/June 2019

REITs are playing their part to help low-to-middle income Americans gain access to housing options.

Columns & Departments

  • Leveraging Leverage

    The trend for lower leverage has put the REIT industry on stronger financial footing than it was pre-crisis and has the industry well-positioned moving forward.

  • Kimco Realty’s Social Focus

    Kimco’s human resources and executive teams have long been focused on growing the REIT’s social programs for employees, which today include everything from financial rewards for healthy living to college scholarships.

  • Mall Rats

    Today’s malls are driven by experiences, activities consumers can’t easily replicate online.

  • Holding the Torch

    Ryman Hospitality Properties is a proud and innovative custodian of Nashville’s cultural heritage.

  • Preferred Apartment Communities’ Diversification Bodes Well for Growing Economy

    While the REIT’s property portfolio is about 60 percent multifamily, including some student housing as well as apartments, the other 40 percent is split evenly between grocery-anchored retail sites and class-A office buildings.

  • Rooted in Values

    In addition to sustainable forestry, Weyerhaeuser’s new CEO Devin Stockfish is focused on culture and employee development to build value for all of the REIT’s stakeholders.

  • Revisiting Retirement

    Longer life expectancy, rising health care costs, and a shift away from defined benefit plans should be forcing a rethink of the various steps individuals and policymakers can take to avoid a potential retirement crisis, says Alicia Munnell.

  • Industrial REITs Deliver

    The industrial REIT sector has grown rapidly to keep up with e-commerce, with their total portfolio of industrial space increasing more than 35 percent over the past five years.

  • Diane Morefield

    Diane Morefield, CFO of CyrusOne Inc., discusses how the data center REIT has raised more than $5.5 billion in capital and has begun to transition from a U.S.-focused company into a global player.

  • Allan Swaringen Sees New Model for PNLR Investing

    Allan Swaringen believes a whole new model of PNLRs—the 2.0 version—is emerging to better protect investors’ wealth and generate good income while providing valuable solutions for today’s retirement world.

  • What Has Been the Biggest Change in Shareholder Inquiries Over the Past Year?

    What has been the biggest change in shareholder inquiries over the past year?

  • Names to Note

    People making news in the REIT and publicly traded real estate industry.