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Nov 30, 2017, 11:07 ET Commercial Real Estate Executives Maintain Cautious Optimism for Economic Growth Despite U.S. Tax Policy Uncertainty

Commercial real estate executives expect market fundamentals will hold strong throughout the year despite tax policy uncertainty in Washington,...


Sep 19, 2017, 17:00 ET Real Estate Roundtable Testifies Before Senate on Business Tax Reform

Real Estate Roundtable President and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey DeBoer today testified before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, encouraging...


Aug 22, 2017, 11:45 ET Commercial Real Estate Industry Leaders Remain Confident and See Balanced Market Fundamentals for Q3 Despite Political Uncertainty

Commercial real estate industry leaders that participated in The Real Estate Roundtable's Q3 2017 Economic Sentiment Index remain confident and...


May 05, 2017, 11:26 ET Commercial Real Estate Executives See Steady, Strong Market Fundamentals for Q2; Uncertainty Clips Future Index

Commercial real estate industry leaders participating in The Real Estate Roundtable's Q2 2017 Economic Sentiment Index report that market...


Apr 26, 2017, 14:56 ET Real Estate Roundtable Supports Bipartisan Legislation to Clarify the Basel Rule and Aid Economic Growth

Bipartisan legislation (H.R. 2148) introduced today by Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) and Rep. David Scott (D-GA) would help clarify and...


Nov 09, 2016, 12:36 ET Real Estate Roundtable Commits Cooperation on Productive Policy Agenda with President-Elect Trump and New Congress

Real Estate Roundtable CEO and President Jeffrey D. DeBoer today committed to working on a positive policy agenda with President-Elect Trump and...


Nov 03, 2016, 13:30 ET Q4 Commercial Real Estate Conditions Balanced and Steady; Industry Execs Await Consequences of Elections

Commercial real estate industry executives report that balanced market conditions will close out 2016 on a strong and steady note, according to The...


Aug 04, 2016, 12:00 ET The Real Estate Roundtable Elects New Board and Committee Leadership for FY 2017

At The Real Estate Roundtable's Annual Meeting on June 14-15, members approved the organization's leadership for their fiscal year beginning July...


Feb 09, 2016, 12:26 ET Survey: Commercial Real Estate Remains Strong, Yet Outlook Dimmed by Global Economic Weakness, Volatility

 Commercial real estate market conditions remain generally strong and balanced — with ample overall access to capital, and non-"gateway"...


Nov 06, 2015, 12:18 ET Strong Commercial Real Estate Market Conditions Expected to Stabilize; Concerns Over Interest Rates & Global Volatility

 Commercial real estate executives forecast that asset values and capital availability will stabilize over the next year, leading to more...


Jan 20, 2015, 16:53 ET 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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: 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 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...


Mar 05, 2014, 16:57 ET 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 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...


Nov 08, 2013, 15:11 ET 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...