Lowell Bolken says Securian has positioned portfolios for short term inflation.
Morris says REIT industry fundamentals are “extremely sound.”
Nareit’s Nicole Funari says homeowners often fail to see benefits of owning REITs.
PwC’s Tom Wilkin said the REIT industry has remained “very resilient” over the past 18 months.
Deloitte’s Jeff Smith says REITs should improve systems and operations to free up employees’ time as they look for more purpose in their work.
Natalie Teear of Hudson Pacific Properties says that high industry greenhouse gas emissions are leading to increased action.
REITworks session “What Makes a REIT a Sustainable Investment: Investors Share Their Perspectives” discusses investor thoughts on ESG.
Public Storage’s Natalia Johnson says human capital issues have “never been more challenging.”
REITworks panel stresses need for immediate action.
Ferguson Partner’s Jeremy Banoff says it’s increasingly common to find an ESG metric in compensation plans.
Nuveen’s Jessica Long calls for consistency in defining the financial implications of climate change.
Iron Mountain’s Kevin Hagen sees opportunity to make strong business choices with renewables.
Tom Arnold highlights yield, diversification benefits of investing in public real estate.
LaSalle’s Jacques Gordon sees new and emerging real estate garnering increased investor attention.
EY’s Marc Siegel sees corporate finance function becoming more involved in ESG reporting.
Breana Wheeler says BREEAM takes a science-based approach to building performance.
KPMG’s Ruth Tang says reporting of ESG metrics back to lenders could soon be commonplace.
REITs Can Help Institutional Investors Gain Access to New Economy Property Sectors, Says Portfolio Manager
REITs can help provide access to the new economy sectors—such as cell towers, data centers, and networked logistics properties—that complement the traditional real estate property types, according to Todd Kellenberger,of Principal Real Estate Investors.
MIT’s Steve Weikal envisions a transformation of existing property types.
Shelly Fust says rewarding career opportunities abound, with talent needed at all levels.