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  • Nareit Developments blog
    4/20/2015

    NAREIT Supports Cybersecurity Bill in Senate

    NAREIT joined a coalition of real estate industry groups April 16 calling on the Senate to bring S. 754, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (CISA), up for consideration.
  • Nareit Developments blog
    4/20/2015

    Real Estate Organizations Ask Congress to Curb Patent Troll Abuses

    NAREIT and a number of other real estate industry groups wrote to Congress on April 15 to request the development of legislation to curtail patent troll abuses.
  • Nareit Developments blog
    4/20/2015

    Labor Department Proposes Fiduciary Rule for Retirement Savings Advisers

    The Department of Labor on has released a proposed rule to impose a fiduciary duty on all retirement savings advisers. The proposal would apply to all advisers providing advice that is individualized or specifically directed to a particular plan sponsor, plan participant or IRA owner with regard to any retirement savings decision.
  • Nareit Developments blog
    4/19/2015

    Mall Pioneer A. Alfred Taubman Dies at 91

    A. Alfred Taubman, the founder of Taubman Centers, Inc.  who is widely credited with inventing the concept of the indoor shopping mall, died of a heart attack in his home in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., on April 18. He was 91.
  • Nareit Developments blog
    4/16/2015

    NAREIT Submits Comments on Tax Reform to Senate Finance Committee

    NAREIT wrote on April 15 to the Senate Finance Committee to provide the REIT industry’s perspective on fundamental tax reform. NAREIT offered extensive background on the history of the industry, the benefits of REIT investment and the role of REITs in the broader economy. NAREIT also noted some of the key issues for REITs and real estate investment that are likely to come up during deliberations on tax reform.
  • Nareit Developments blog
    4/15/2015

    REITs in the Community: Macerich in Virginia

    On April 9, Colin Brainard (left), tax staffer for Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), visited the Tysons Corner Center, which is owned and managed by Macerich (NYSE: MAC). As a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, Jenkins is very familiar with REITs and the publicly traded real estate industry. 
  • Nareit Developments blog
    4/10/2015

    NAREIT Welcomes Five New Corporate Members

    NAREIT is pleased to welcome five new corporate members: Landmark Infrastructure Partners, Easterly Government Properties, Missouri Valley REIT, Inc., American Realty Capital New York City REIT, Inc. and American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust II, Inc.

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