Tag Archive for NAREIT

How Green Is Your REIT?

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What makes a REIT “green”? What makes any company green, for that matter? As today’s discussion will no doubt reveal, there are a great many factors in a company’s overall sustainability, and the criteria by which a company’s environmental impact…

Another Kind of Storage REIT?

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A couple weeks ago I discussed Equinix, a data storage and information management company that last year applied for conversion to REIT status. There has been a great deal of discussion on the subject of non-traditional real estate companies seeking…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for November 16-22: The long-held idea that rising interest rates are a threat to equity REITs is largely a myth, says Brad Case of NAREIT. In an interview with The Street, Mr. Case says fundamentals, not interest…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Matt Bechard of REIT.com interviews Steven Shigekawa, a managing director with Neuberger Berman. Mr. Shigekawa reports strong growth and a positive outlook for regional malls, industrial, and other CRE investments. In the case of shopping malls, a shortage of new supply…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

Mensch: Noun, informal. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person. Schlemiel: Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail; a loser. * Mensch of the Week:  Ed Walter Chairman, NAREIT  At NAREIT’s most recent convention,…