Goodwin Procter's Gil Menna says the remarkable REIT run was punctuated by the equity offerings of the past 18 months.
R. Scot Sellers of Archstone relates his experience on the public and private side of REITs.
Public capital is available for "high-quality management" teams, according to Lazard's Lustig.
Martin Cohen and Robert Steers have seen their belief in real estate investment through REITs validated.
Around since the industry's inception, tax attorney Morris Kramer shares his insights into the past 50 years of REIT history.
Mike Kirby explains why he has no doubt that REITs are the best way to invest in commercial real estate.
Cedrik Lachance looks at the impact the economy has had on the mall sector.
Vornado Chairman Steven Roth says the past 50 years have proven "REITs are for real."
Martin Cohen and Robert Steers discuss globalization, REIT IPOs and the value of long-term goals.
As a member of NAREIT's executive committee, Don Wood of Federal Realty knows first-hand the role NAREIT plays in advancing the industry's objectives.
William King, former partner with Goodwin Procter, provides insights from someone whose career paralleled the REIT industry.
Sam Zell, chairman of Equity Group Investments, shares his insights on the past, present and future of REITs.
Ventas' Debra Cafaro, NAREIT chair, talks about the association's impact, the growth of the REIT industry and where things go from here.
Kimco's Milton Cooper reflects on the development of REITs over the past 50 years.
David Simon of Simon Property Group shares his thoughts on the anniversary of REITs and NAREIT.
Sept. 14, 2010 marked the beginning of the 50th anniversary year of celebration of the U.S. REIT industry. Fifty years ago, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation that created a new approach to income-producing real estate investment "“ a manner in which the best attributes of real estate and stock-based investment are combined.
In the first eight months of 2010, equity REIT returns increased nearly 14 percent.
Green Street Advisors analyst Steven Frankel discusses industrial sector fundamentals.
Meredith Despins gives an overview of NAREIT's outreach and education program for pension and endowment funds.