Videos

NAREIT T-Tracker
NAREIT Launches Total REIT Industry Tracker (T-Tracker) Series
5/27/2015

NAREIT’s Calvin Schnure says T-Tracker offers first industry-wide measure of REIT performance.

Quick Study: REITs Lose Ground in April
5/1/2015

NAREIT’s Brad Case says supply levels nationwide remain muted.

Frank Burt
Changing Role of REIT General Counsels
4/30/2015

Frank Burt of Boston Properties discusses key compliance challenges.

Ken Betts
PNLR Liquidity Events Changing, Lawyer Says
4/27/2015

Ken Betts of Locke Lorde LLP says PNRLs looking to make liquidity events more effective.

EY Partner: Slow Progress Toward Global Convergence on Accounting Standards
4/27/2015

EY’s Serena Wolfe expects SEC to adopt a more targeted approach on convergence.

Valuation Differences Could Mean More REIT Deals, Lawyer Says
4/24/2015

Morrison & Foerster’s David Slotkin says smaller REITs could see cost of capital rise.

Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT CEO: PNLRs Evolving Ahead of FINRA Rules
4/24/2015

Griffin Capital’s Kevin Shields sees potential for DOL fiduciary rule to shut out smaller investors.

Audit Specialist Views Fair Value Accounting as Major Change in Financial Reporting
4/24/2015

Grant Thornton’s Greg Ross says REIT investment outlook is positive for next few years.

Deloitte Analyst Says Chinese Interest in U.S. Real Estate Remains Firm
4/24/2015

Deloitte’s Bob O’Brien still sees hurdles in developing China’s REIT market.

Mark Van Deusen
Lawyer: Portfolio Discounts Holding Back REIT IPOs
4/21/2015

Mark Van Deusen of Hunton & Williams picks FIRPTA reform as a key issue for industry.

Data Center REIT Executive Says Rise of Cyber Attacks Globally a Major Concern
4/21/2015

QTS Realty’s Kurt Manske says company at front line of war on cyber terror.

Kerry Vandel
Professor Says Retirees, Millennials and Immigrants Changing Real Estate Industry
4/21/2015

Kerry Vandel of the University of California-Irvine cites changes in technology as having a major impact on real estate business.

Acquisitions Analyst Sees Increased Regulation for Real Estate Deals
4/21/2015

Allocation Advisors’ Scott MacComb says number of distressed real estate sellers on the market has fallen.

REIT Insurance Experts Outline Changes to NAREIT D&O Insurance Program
4/20/2015

Coverage enhancements to program are effective immediately.

STORE Capital CEO Says REIT Focusing on Profits at Asset Level
4/17/2015

STORE Capital’s Chris Volk sees potential for continued growth in net lease REIT sector.

Green Street Analyst Says Value of Real Estate Key to REIT Valuations
4/17/2015

Green Street’s Lukas Hartwich says leverage of 30 percent or below is optimal.

REIT Governance Specialist Says Succession Planning Should Include All Senior Management
4/16/2015

Venable’s Jim Hanks sees more REIT M&A on the horizon.

QTS General Counsel Says REIT Lawyers More Integrated in Businesses
4/16/2015

QTS Realty Trust’s Shirley Goza predicts “pushback” if Dodd-Frank clawback provisions broadened.

Deloitte Partner Discusses Impact of FASB Rules on REITs
4/16/2015

Deloitte’s Chris Dubrowski says FASB guidance on partial sales important for real estate.

GGP Tax Executive says Retention of Capital Critical in REIT Partnership Issues
4/15/2015

GGP’s Kate Courtis highlights challenges faced by REITs involved with real estate funds.

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