• How Low Can You Go? CMBS Market in Limbo

    New risk retention rules and shifting investor interest are contributing to the subdued state of the CMBS market, argues BDO USA Partner Stuart Eisenberg. Alternative lenders like private equity firms and REITs are stepping in to fill the gap.

    National 02 August 2017 16:11
  • Brick & Mortar Retailer Woes Raise Concerns for REITs

    Despite a surge in retail M&A activity, especially in e-commerce, the fiscal health of the sector has some retail REITs worried. But executives that take advantage of the opportunity for evolution should still fare well, notes BDO USA assurance partners Stuart Eisenberg and Natalie Kotlyar.

    National 07 June 2017 17:50
  • A Closer Look at FASB’s Latest ASU

    BDO’s Julie Valpey and Brandon Landas discuss the key changes and impact of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s latest update on real estate transactions.

    Chicago 05 April 2017 18:13
  • What the GOP’s Border-Adjustment Tax Means for REITs

    While its tough to say where the proposal is headed, lawmakers agree the taxing system for REITs could look very different in the future. Here’s a snapshot of REIT sectors that could feel an impact—adverse or beneficial—according to BDO's Matthew Becker, Tanya Thomas and Paul Heiselmann.

    National 05 April 2017 18:04
  • REITs, Private Equity Look Beyond Core Properties in 2017

    By Stuart Eisenberg, Partner, BDO USA: As the type of investors interested in private equity and REITs converge, REIT fund managers should watch for increased competition for assets.

    National 01 February 2017 20:07
  • Ring in the New Year with 3 Tax Tips for REITs

    By Tanya Thomas, Tax Managing Director, BDO USA: With the possibility of major tax reform ahead, it's critical for REITs to assess these three recent changes before additional regulations are introduced.

    National 22 December 2016 21:12
  • Big Data: How Big an Impact for REITs?

    By Stuart Eisenberg, Partner, BDO USA: How using Big Data enables real estate owners and REITs to better predict, monitor and measure their investments.

    National 19 October 2016 18:19

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