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.


Michael Landy
Monmouth CEO Says Build-to-Suit Demand Fueling Company’s Growth

Michael Landy of Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp. on factors driving rising occupancy rates and lease terms.

Fundamentally Speaking: Economy Still Gaining Strength

NAREIT’s Calvin Schnure says economic recovery uneven, but gathering momentum.

Brad Case
Quick Study: REITs Trail S&P 500 in February

NAREIT’s Brad Case says a down month is normal for REITs during bull market.

Mark Peternell and Mike Mas
Green Bonds Popular With Investors, According to REIT Executives

Mark Peternell and Mike Mas of Regency Centers on sustainability as a “competitive differentiator” for REITs.

Parkway’s Sustainability Chief Highlights REIT’s Improved Sustainability Results

Parkway’s Daniele Horton underscores importance of tenant engagement.


Will Teichman
Retail REIT Kimco Realty Incorporating Green Provisions Into Leases

Will Teichman of Kimco Realty Corp. says company incrementally adding green measures into leases.

Michael Chang
Host Hotels Creating Value in Sustainability, Executive Says

Hotel REIT’s sustainability director highlights gains made by 2014 Leader in the Light winner.

Sustainable Infrastructure REIT Focusing on Reducing Carbon Output

Hannon Armstrong’s Jody Clark says REIT offers financing for longer-term projects.

REIT Executives Lay Out Roadmap for Sustainability in Near Term

Transparency, tenant engagement, guest involvement among trends highlighted.

Liberty Property Executive Highlights Benefits of Green Leases for REITs

Liberty’s Marla Thalheimer sees data collection as opportunity for REIT to connect with tenants.

HCP Executive says REIT Expects More Solar Energy Projects in 2015

HCP’s Tom Klaritch stresses importance of statistics matching utilization of building.

Federal Realty Executive Says Shareholders Interested in Authenticity of REIT Sustainability Programs

Federal Realty’s Chris Brown says sustainability program should reflect good business practices.

Jill Ziegler
REIT Investors Benefit from Sustainability Reporting Convergence, Forest City Executive Says

Forest City’s Jill Ziegler discusses the lessons learned from the company’s initial efforts to publish a sustainability report.

Hersha Executive Says Sustainability Program Integrated Throughout REIT

Hersha’s Bennett Thomas says Earthview program will boost portfolio value by $50 million.

Fundamentally Speaking: Multifamily Market Still Strong for REITs

NAREIT’s Calvin Schnure says fundamentals point to continued demand for multifamily housing.

Brad Case
Quick Study: REIT Market Starts Year Off Right

NAREIT’s Brad Case says outperforming S&P 500 in January in line with historical trends for REIT market.

Banker Sees REIT Green Bonds as “Natural Byproduct” of Sustainability Commitment

BAML’s Shawn Cepeda says green bonds let companies showcase sustainability initiatives.

Simon Sustainability Executive Stresses Importance of Properly Explaining Green Leases

Simon’s Mona Benisi sees growing emphasis on materiality in sustainability reporting.