News by Topic : Policy issues

  • 2/4/2015

    REIT Investors Benefit from Sustainability Reporting Convergence, Forest City Executive Says

    Jill Ziegler

    Forest City’s Jill Ziegler discusses the lessons learned from the company’s initial efforts to publish a sustainability report.

  • 1/21/2015

    Capitol Commentary


    With Republicans winning back the U.S. Senate in last fall’s elections, the focus in Congress has shifted to how the House of Representatives and Senate may work together to pass legislation.

  • 1/13/2015

    Obama Signs TRIA Extension Into Law


    Terrorism reinsurance program renewed for six years.

  • 1/8/2015

    TRIA Extension Headed for Obama's Signature After Senate Passage


    TRIA bill passes Senate by 93-4 vote.

  • 1/7/2015

    House Passes TRIA Extension

    Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

    Bill now awaits action in the Senate.

  • 11/12/2014

    New NAREIT Chair Says Educating Investors on REIT Investing His Top Priority

    David Neithercut

    Equity Residential CEO Neithercut says REIT industry in “terrific” shape.

  • 9/23/2014

    Fund Manager Says Indian REITs Could Create Big Opportunities for Investors

    Jim Rehlaender

    Northwood Securities CEO discusses latest trends in global REIT investment.

  • 9/15/2014

    APREA Chief Sees Convergence in International REIT Rules

    Peter Verwer

    APREA Chief Executive Peter Verwer says Asia-Pacific region offers significant real estate investment opportunities.

  • 7/8/2014

    Sustainability Data Comes of Age

    Data collection increasingly important as reporting standards emerge.

  • 6/4/2014

    Effect of Rate Shifts on REITs Should be Muted, J.P. Morgan Strategist Says

    Michael Hudgins

    Michael Hudgins of J.P. Morgan Asset Management says single-family REITs have "surprised to the upside" so far, although questions remain.