May/June 2015

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Office construction
In Demand
As new construction picks up, demand for REIT space shakes off most, but  not all, of the downturn’s drag.
Columns & Departments: 
Taking Stock Keeping the Balance
Don Miller
Straight-shooting CEO Don Miller has overseen Piedmont Office Realty Trust’s growth since its listing on the NYSE five years ago. 
Mike Nash
Capital Markets Blackstone’s Michael Nash Reflects on Thoughtful Lending and Expanding Market Share
Ken Simonson
Fundamentally Speaking

I expect the U.S. economy to keep growing at roughly trend rate for the next couple of years.

Chart - Current Supply of Senior Housing
Sector Spotlight

Spurred on by attractive financing and solid returns, health care REITs continue their aggressive pursuit of senior housing properties.

Bill Gorin
REIT Snapshot Flexibility and Reserves Help Keep MFA Financial Prepared
Names to Note Names to Note
Hans Nordby
In Closing Aim Small, Miss Small