Mike McGillis of Tetra Tech says upfront analysis of assets key to long-term success.
Prentiss Feagles of Hogan Lovells expects government to cooperate with industry to enact FIRPTA changes.
Spencer Levy of CBRE highlights dynamic between fundamentals and market sentiment.
Bob O’Brien of Deloitte sees REITs paying close attention to cost structures.
Dave Levy of Skadden Arps says spinoffs often increase taxes.
REALpac’s Nancy Anderson says sentiment tempered by economic headwinds.
Sonia Barros of the SEC points to increase in non-GAAP reporting measures.
Property values climb more than 3 percent nationwide in first quarter.
NAREIT’s Brad Case says REITs confidence accounts for strong performance.
FASB chair Russell Golden says potential GAAP improvements expected shortly.
Neil Wolitzer of Goldman Sachs says privatization activity likely to be limited.
CDT’s John Divers says need for affordable housing continues to grow.
David Polster of Skadden Arps says FIRPTA provisions are “game changers.”
Ken Kies of Federal Policy Group says political parties far apart on tax reform.
Adam Emmerich of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz stresses importance of advance preparation for unsolicited takeover bids.
NAREIT’s Brad Case explains disconnect between REIT returns and property valuations.
NAREIT’s Calvin Schnure says high occupancy rates bode well for 2016.
NAREIT’s Brad Case sees growing awareness of private market misvaluations.
CEO Owen Thomas says new development will be important growth driver.
Allocations “far below what would be optimal.”