News by Topic : Policy issues

  • 4/21/2015

    Lawyer: Portfolio Discounts Holding Back REIT IPOs

    Mark Van Deusen

    Mark Van Deusen of Hunton & Williams picks FIRPTA reform as a key issue for industry.

  • 4/21/2015

    Acquisitions Analyst Sees Increased Regulation for Real Estate Deals

    Allocation Advisors’ Scott MacComb says number of distressed real estate sellers on the market has fallen.

  • 4/20/2015

    REIT Insurance Experts Outline Changes to NAREIT D&O Insurance Program

    Coverage enhancements to program are effective immediately.

  • 4/16/2015

    REIT Governance Specialist Says Succession Planning Should Include All Senior Management

    Venable’s Jim Hanks sees more REIT M&A on the horizon.

  • 4/16/2015

    Deloitte Partner Discusses Impact of FASB Rules on REITs

    Deloitte’s Chris Dubrowski says FASB guidance on partial sales important for real estate.

  • 4/14/2015

    KPMG Partner Expects Leasing to Continue After Implementing New Reporting Standard

    Kimber Bascom

    KPMG’s Kimber Bascom says lessees could ask for extra flexibility.

  • 4/13/2015

    W.P. Carey Tax Director Says Resource Constraints a Challenge for REITs

    W.P. Carey’s Adam Cohen sees increased need for documentation.

  • 4/1/2015

    PwC Partner Highlights State Tax Issues Impacting REITs

    Sam Melahani

    PwC’s Sam Melehani sees local business taxes as next challenge for REITs.

  • 3/31/2015

    Chicago Deferred Exchange CEO says 1031 Exchanges Play Vital Role for Real Estate

    Chicago Deferred Exchange Company

    CDEC’s Mary Cunningham views 1031s as powerful economic stimulator.

  • 2/11/2015

    Retail REIT Kimco Realty Incorporating Green Provisions Into Leases

    Will Teichman

    Will Teichman of Kimco Realty Corp. says company incrementally adding green measures into leases.