News by Topic : Policy issues

  • 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.

  • 5/19/2014

    REIT Governance: The Capital of Transparency

    REITs are getting good grades for their corporate governance, and companies are using strong ratings to their advantage versus competitors. Observers say even more can be done across the industry.

  • 5/15/2014

    Derivatives Specialist Says REITs Adapting to Fed's Tapering

    Luke Zubrod

    Luke Zubrod of Chatham Financial on the biggest risks and opportunities for REITs in the current derivatives marketplace.

  • 5/8/2014

    Fundamentally Speaking: Encouraging Signs in Apartment, Office Sectors

    NAREIT’s Calvin Schnure says improving vacancy rates in first quarter are promising.

  • 5/1/2014

    Practitioners See Long-Term Benefits from FINRA Proposals for PNLRs

    Large amount of untapped investor demand expected to fuel growth.

  • 4/30/2014

    Post Properties Tax Director Highlights Importance of Documentation

    Post Properties senior vice president for taxation Kate Mason focuses on need to provide auditors with relevant information.

  • 4/28/2014

    Compensia Analyst Says REITs Should Know Vulnerabilities in Say-on-Pay Vote

    Compensia’s Mark Borges recommends planning ahead for possible contingencies.

  • 4/24/2014

    REIT General Counsels Studying Communication with Boards

    Brad Molotsky

    Brandywine general counsel Brad Molotsky says REITs working on improving communications architecture.