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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...

Mar 05, 2014, 16:57 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.  (PRNewsFoto/Real Estate Roundtable)

Roundtable Commends House for Passing H.R. 2126, "Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2013"

Real Estate Roundtable President and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey D. DeBoer today commended the U.S. House of Representatives in passing energy...

Feb 28, 2014, 12:08 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.  (PRNewsFoto/Real Estate Roundtable)

Roundtable Welcomes Bipartisan Shaheen-Portman Energy Efficiency Bill with "Tenant Star" Provisions

The Real Estate Roundtable applauds the re-introduction of bipartisan energy efficiency legislation (S. 2074) that would spur potentially hundreds...

Feb 20, 2014, 12:35 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.  (PRNewsFoto/Real Estate Roundtable)

Commercial Real Estate Execs More Confident, Although "Headwinds" Remain

 U.S. commercial real estate markets continue their gradual recovery from recession — as reflected by improving fundamentals, transaction...

Nov 08, 2013, 15:11 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.  (PRNewsFoto/Real Estate Roundtable)

Roundtable Q4 Survey: Real Estate CEOs Concerned About Protracted Washington Gridlock, Interest Rates

Commercial Real Estate Executives Report Improved Asset Values and Capital Availability Beyond Core Markets  Commercial real estate...

Oct 10, 2013, 13:43 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.  (PRNewsFoto/Real Estate Roundtable)

Real Estate Roundtable Urges Policymakers to Break the Impasse on the Debt Ceiling and Government Funding

 The Real Estate Roundtable's President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer issued the following statement today: "The Real Estate Roundtable urges...

Aug 02, 2013, 12:50 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.  (PRNewsFoto/Real Estate Roundtable)

Commercial Real Estate Mending Amid Ongoing Economic, Political Uncertainty

Q3 Roundtable Survey Shows Fundamentals, Property Values Improving, But Vulnerable to Rising Interest Rates, Economic Headwinds, Looming Policy...

Jul 23, 2013, 19:00 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.  (PRNewsFoto/Real Estate Roundtable)

Real Estate Urges Pro-Growth Tax Reform in Senate Letter

The Real Estate Roundtable and 21 real estate trade groups today sent a joint letter to all U.S. Senators expressing support for fundamental tax...

Jun 20, 2013, 13:12 ET
Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.  (PRNewsFoto/Real Estate Roundtable)

Real Estate Roundtable Supports Senate Bill to Encourage Greater Energy Efficiency by Tenants in Commercial Buildings

 Recognizing the major impact that building occupants have on energy usage throughout the commercial real estate sector, The Real Estate...

May 20, 2013, 14:11 ET

Commercial Real Estate Market Recovery Leads to Uncertain Outlook Among Industry Leaders

 The outlook for commercial real estate markets among industry leaders is modestly optimistic as economic fundamentals show slow yet steady...

May 14, 2013, 14:09 ET

Senate Economic, Tax Policy Advisor Ryan McCormick Joins The Real Estate Roundtable

 Ryan McCormick, a former advisor to four U.S. Senators on budget, tax and economic policy matters, has joined The Real Estate Roundtable as...

Apr 19, 2013, 11:59 ET
Jeffrey DeBoer, President and CEO of The Real Estate Roundtable - www.rer.org.  (PRNewsFoto/Real Estate Roundtable)

Real Estate Roundtable Urges Pro-Growth Immigration Reform With Flexible Visa Caps

Senate Bill a Positive Proposal that Needs to Attract and Retain Foreign Travelers, Entrepreneurs and Students in the Race for Global Talent...