News by Topic : Tax issues

  • 4/26/2019

    REITs View Opportunity Zones as Source of Long-Term Capital for Development, Lawyer Says

    Skadden’s David Levy says REITs may confine themselves to smaller projects initially.


  • 4/24/2019

    New Partnership Audit Rules Explained

    Loeb & Loeb’s Terence Cuff says REITs should evaluate their partnership agreements.

  • 4/15/2019

    Most Pressing State-Level Real Estate Tax Concerns

    Regency Centers’ Kathy Miller says the outcome of tax issues in Hawaii and California may have a broad impact on all states.

  • 4/15/2019

    Tax Expert Discusses Financial Reporting Issues for REITs Post Tax Reform

    PwC’s Adam Feuerstein says REITs should focus on understanding interest deductibility limits.

  • 4/15/2019

    Governance Expert Highlights Importance of Diversity of Perspectives

    Venable’s Jim Hanks says women and minorities bring unique perspective.

  • 4/12/2019

    Host Hotels Points to Broad Benefits for REITs from Partnerships

    Cost of capital, local knowledge, and development expertise are among the plusses, Host executive says.

  • 4/5/2019

    Highlights from Nareit’s REITwise: 2019 Law, Accounting & Finance Conference

    REIT legal, financial, tax, and accounting professionals traveled to San Antonio last month for the three-day event.

  • 4/2/2019

    PACE Loans, Opportunity Zones Emerge as Areas of Interest for REITs

    Alston & Bird’s Michael Kessler also sees improved REIT valuations supporting M&A activity.

  • 3/15/2019

    Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Confirm 15-Year Depreciation Recovery Period Applies to Tenant Improvements

    20-year recovery period would apply if taxpayers elect out of the new interest deduction limitation.

  • 3/1/2019

    Nareit Submits Comments to Treasury Department and IRS on Proposed Interest Limit Regulations

    Letter focuses on both REIT-specific issues that will directly impact UPREITs and broader real estate industry issues.