Essex’s Michael Schall says combining with BRE added “complementary” pieces to company’s portfolio.
Alexandria CEO Joel Marcus sees growing interest from tech sector.
EdR’s Randy Churchey discusses company’s “robust” development pipeline.
Gramercy’s Gordon DuGan says opportunities outweigh challenges facing company in 2015.
Moody’s Phillip Kibel views REIT leverage levels as stable.
NAREIT’s Brad Case says REIT dividend yields remain high relative to other assets.
Post Properties CEO Dave Stockert sees multiple advantages to Atlanta home base.
Morgan Stanley’s Ted Bigman expects continued growth in global REIT industry.
American Residential Properties management highlight need for increased cost efficiencies.
Equity Commonwealth’s David Helfand envisions a more focused company in future.
NAREIT’s Calvin Schnure says construction activity still low on an historical basis.
University of Denver Professor Glenn Mueller sees job growth continuing to support real estate fundamentals in 2015.
Hersha Hospitality CEO Jay Shah looking to leverage embedded growth from portfolio transformation.
Trepp’s Susan Persin highlights simplification trend in REIT portfolios.
Fidelity’s Steve Buller sees global trend toward unlocking value of existing property assets.
Camden Property Trust CEO Ric Campo says millennials dominating the marketplace.
Strategic Hotels CEO Raymond Gellein optimistic on outlook for hotel group business.
SunTrust’s Patrick Scholes says most hotel REITs taking cautious approach to new acquisitions.
SNL’s Keven Lindemann says REITs are hedging debt exposure.
RBC Capital Market’s John Brady anticipates increased REIT M&A in near future.