REITs invest in the majority of real estate property types, including offices, apartment buildings, warehouses, retail centers, medical facilities, data centers, cell towers, infrastructure and hotels.
The report and its 30-plus case studies feature REIT leadership and ESG innovation from a variety of sectors and serves as a tool to assess the scale and impact of the REIT industry’s ESG commitments and initiatives.
With strong operational performance and balance sheets, REITs are well-positioned to navigate economic and market uncertainty in 2023.
With the risk of recession a dominant theme for 2023, Nareit’s Ed Pierzak explains that “a recession does not have to equate to negative property total returns.”
This virtual event features six 90-minute classes about the fundamentals of ESG in commercial real estate. The curriculum will cover each aspect of ESG—topics include program planning, implementation and reporting, DEI initiatives, climate change and carbon accounting.
For 60 years, Nareit has led the U.S. REIT industry by ensuring its members’ best interests are promoted by providing unparalleled advocacy, investor outreach, continuing education and networking.
Green Street’s Spenser Allaway says that includes looking at cash on hand, monthly cash burn rate, and access to the debt market.
Green Street’s Michael Knott says economic damage will “leave some scar” on property values.
Matthew Bechard is Nareit’s senior vice president, communications. He oversees all of Nareit's publication efforts including its award-winning magazine, REIT: Real Estate Investment Today, and Nareit's website.