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  • 10/20/2015

    Essex CEO Michael Schall Honored as Top Multifamily Executive

    Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS) President and CEO Michael Schall has been named the 2015 Multifamily Executive of the Year by MULTIFAMILY EXECUTIVE Magazine. The magazine said it chose Schall not only for his role in the $4.3 billion purchase of former West Coast competitor BRE Properties, but also for the speed with which the firms were integrated.

  • 10/14/2015

    REITs-Only Domain Name, .REIT, Introduced


    REITs around the world will be able to use the .REIT top-level domain name in internet addresses. Only REITs will be able to use the .REIT designation, creating a new identification element in their communications that will enhance their identity as REITs among their audiences.

  • 10/2/2015

    Camden Named One of 100 Best Workplaces for Women

    Camden Property TrustApartment REIT comes in at 40th overall in FORTUNE magazine rankings based on survey of more than 135,000 female employees at more than 600 companies. The rankings account for factors such as opinions on the fairness of promotion decisions and female representation in the workforce and management positions.

  • 9/11/2015

    Cafaro Named One of Health Care's Most Influential People

    Ventas CEO only representative of real estate industry to make Modern Healthcare Magazine's list of 100.

  • 9/4/2015

    Fundamentally Speaking: Economic Fundamentals Sound Despite Market Moves

    NAREIT’s Calvin Schnure points to encouraging trends in housing market.

  • 8/24/2015

    Capstead Rings Closing Bell at NYSE

    NYSE recognizes mortgage REIT's 30th anniversary.

  • 7/10/2015

    Limiting Like-Kind Exchanges Would Hurt Real Estate, Study Finds

    Research released July 9 shows 1031 exchanges have number of benefits for real estate companies.

  • 7/8/2015

    Health Care REITs, Senior Housing and the Baby Boomers

    At each phase of their lives, the Baby Boom generation has had a major impact on American society. The hula hoops and bell bottoms are long gone, and the next major issue will be how the Baby Boomers retire. 

  • 7/2/2015

    Portfolio Adviser Says REITs Improve Long-Term Returns

    Creede Murphy

    Creede Murphy of American Assets Capital Advisers on REIT investment through the lens of Modern Portfolio Theory.

  • 6/18/2015

    Investment Consultant: REITs are Real Estate

    Sean Ruhmann
    NEPC’s Sean Ruhmann explains why REITs should have a place in institutional investors’ portfolios.