BMO Banker Sees Strong Investor Support in Real Estate Capital Markets

BMO’s Mark Decker sees opportunity for public purchases of private real estate assets.

W.P. Carey Tax Director Says Resource Constraints a Challenge for REITs

W.P. Carey’s Adam Cohen sees increased need for documentation.

NYSE Manager Sees Healthy REIT IPO Pipeline for 2015

NYSE’s Ron Bohlert cites number of trends influencing REIT IPO market.

Kilroy Tax Executive Says Tangible Property Regulations Major Change for REIT

Kilroy’s Mike Stauffer highlights tax issues related to customary services and joint ventures.

SEC Official Says Stakeholders Like REIT Reporting Practices

SEC’s Sonia Barros sees high volume of REIT activity in capital markets.

Kilroy Executive Underscores Importance of Cybersecurity Awareness for REITs

Kilroy’s Heidi Roth says all employees should be aware of need to protect information.

Willis Executive sees Benefits to REITs from Excess Capital in Insurance Market

Willis’ Joe Downey urges REITs to consider wide swath of insurance companies.

John Divers
CDT Executive Says Housing Market Approaching Normalcy

CDT COO and CFO John Divers on the factors behind firm’s strong performance.

Sam Melahani
PwC Partner Highlights State Tax Issues Impacting REITs

PwC’s Sam Melehani sees local business taxes as next challenge for REITs.

Chicago Deferred Exchange Company
Chicago Deferred Exchange CEO says 1031 Exchanges Play Vital Role for Real Estate

CDEC’s Mary Cunningham views 1031s as powerful economic stimulator.

Doug Bibby
Research Suggests Apartments Contribute $1.3 Trillion to U.S. Economy

Doug Bibby of the NMHC says growing demand for apartment space no “fad.”

Jay Leupp
Lazard Portfolio Manager Sees REIT Returns of 10 to 15 Percent in 2015

Lazard’s Jay Leupp touts opportunities in Europe, Asia and Mexico.

John Thomas
Physicians Realty Trust Capitalizing on Shift to Outpatient Real Estate

CEO John Thomas discusses demand for larger treatment spaces in medical office buildings.

Tyler Morse
MCR CEO Sees "Rich" Acquisition Environment for Hotel Real Estate

Tyler Morse of MCR says foreign looking at hotels as safe havens.

Inland Real Estate CEO Says Economic Fundamentals Support Strategy

Inland’s Mitchell Sabshon says reporting changes a win-win for investors and companies in non-listed REIT sector.

Investment Strategist Remains Optimistic About Lodging, Suburban Office Real Estate

Heitman’s Tim Pire expresses confidence in Japanese real estate market.

Crown Castle CEO Says Investors Beginning to Appreciate REIT’s Growth Story

Crown Castle’s Ben Moreland sees “long runway of growth” in U.S. market.

Mike Graziano
Goldman Sachs Banker Expects Rise in REIT M&A

Mike Graziano of Goldman Sachs says REIT equity offerings in 2015 have been surprising.

Ed Pettinella
Apartment REITs Still Have Room to Grow, CEO Says

Ed Pettinella of Home Properties rebuts concerns about multifamily market.

EPRA Chief Sees Little Impact from Greek Debt Crisis on European Property Markets

EPRA’s Philip Charls says real estate played active role in European IPO market in 2014.