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Jun 30, 2015, 11:41 ET

Rudin Succeeds Taubman as Real Estate Roundtable Chairman

William C. Rudin (Rudin Management Company, Inc.) has been elected chairman of The Real Estate Roundtable, and is poised to succeed Robert S....

Jun 17, 2015, 13:58 ET

Roundtable, Coalition Partners Urge FIRPTA Reform as House Tax-Writers Seek Multi-Year Infrastructure Funding Solutions

 In conjunction with a House Ways & Means Committee hearing today exploring long-term funding solutions for the Highway Trust Fund (HTF)...

May 29, 2015, 11:53 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.

Commercial Real Estate Executives Comment on Market Cycle, Expect Asset Values to Stabilize

A growing number of commercial real estate executives participating in The Real Estate Roundtable's latest quarterly "Sentiment Index" expect...

Apr 30, 2015, 16:10 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer

New "Tenant Star" Law Expected to Spur U.S. Jobs, Investment, Energy Efficiency

The Real Estate Roundtable commends today's enactment of widely bipartisan "Tenant Star" legislation, which is expected to encourage optimum energy...

Feb 23, 2015, 12:08 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.

Real Estate Industry Working with Law Enforcement to Address Terrorist Threats

 The Real Estate Roundtable's President and CEO, Jeffrey DeBoer, today issued the following comment regarding the propaganda video released by...

Feb 20, 2015, 11:24 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.

Commercial Real Estate Conditions Remain Strong, Yet Outlook Softens Amid Global, Interest Rate, Policy Risks

Amid continued strengthening in commercial real estate markets — attributable to broader economic improvement and strong capital availability...

Jan 20, 2015, 16:53 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.

The Real Estate Roundtable Commends Senate Passage of "Tenant Star" Amendment to Keystone Pipeline Bill

The Real Estate Roundtable commends the Senate's bipartisan vote (94-5) today to authorize the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to create a...

Jan 12, 2015, 21:56 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.

President Obama Signs Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Renewal; TRIA Key to Economic Security

 The Real Estate Roundtable's President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer today issued the following comment about President Obama signing into law the...

Jan 08, 2015, 15:10 ET

Senate Approval of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) Renewal Clears Way to Enactment

 The Senate's bipartisan vote of 93-4 today extends for six years the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), a significant policy tool against...

Jan 07, 2015, 16:38 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer

Real Estate Roundtable Praises Bipartisan House Vote to Extend Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA)

Today's bipartisan House vote of 416-5 to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for six years is a major step forward in bolstering...

Dec 17, 2014, 17:53 ET
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Commercial Real Estate Industry to Renew Push During New Congress for Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA)

The Real Estate Roundtable today urged the House and Senate to make reinstatement of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) a top national...

Nov 12, 2014, 08:30 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer

The Real Estate Roundtable Presses Bipartisan Jobs Agenda for Lame Duck Action

Real Estate Roundtable President and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey D. DeBoer commented on the Lame Duck session of Congress, which begins...

Oct 31, 2014, 10:44 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer

Q4 Sentiment: Steady Improvement in Commercial Real Estate Markets Tempered by Concerns Over TRIA, Policy Uncertainty, Interest Rates

 Senior commercial real estate executives report a continuing recovery in CRE markets, yet emphasize that uncertainty over legislative and...

Sep 30, 2014, 12:08 ET

Real Estate Roundtable Welcomes New Chairman-Elect, Board and Committee Leadership

The Real Estate Roundtable is pleased to announce the election of William C. Rudin as its new chairman-elect. Rudin, who is vice chairman and CEO...

Aug 07, 2014, 16:06 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer. (PRNewsFoto/Real Estate Roundtable)

Q3 Survey: Commercial Real Estate Strengthens, But Terror Insurance, Interest Rate Worries Dampen Outlook

U.S. commercial real estate markets continue their steady recovery — in keeping with broader macroeconomic trends — but remain...

Jul 17, 2014, 13:57 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer. (PRNewsFoto/Real Estate Roundtable)

Real Estate Roundtable Welcomes Bipartisan Senate Action to Extend Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey D. DeBoer today welcomed the U.S. Senate's approval of legislation to reauthorize the expiring Terrorism Risk...

Jun 03, 2014, 12:23 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer. (PRNewsFoto/Real Estate Roundtable)

Real Estate Roundtable: Reauthorization of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act by Senate Banking Committee is Fiscally Responsible

 Real Estate Roundtable President and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey D. DeBoer commented on today's 22-0 vote by the Senate Banking Committee...

May 02, 2014, 14:09 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.  (PRNewsFoto/Real Estate Roundtable)

Commercial Real Estate Execs Report Policy Uncertainty Constraining Full Economic Recovery

As U.S. commercial real estate markets continue to show signs of moderate improvement, the ramifications of domestic policy uncertainty in...

Apr 10, 2014, 15:28 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.  (PRNewsFoto/Real Estate Roundtable)

RAND Study: TRIA Saves Taxpayers Money; Roundtable Welcomes Bipartisan Senate Bill to Extend TRIA

The Real Estate Roundtable today welcomed the findings of a RAND Corp. report that the nation's Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) helps protect...

Mar 06, 2014, 12:01 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.  (PRNewsFoto/Real Estate Roundtable)

Real Estate Roundtable: RAND Study Shows Importance of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) to Economic Security

Real Estate Roundtable President and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey D. DeBoer today commented on the new RAND study, National Security...