REIT Resource Center

As a leading global law firm with one of the most active and highly regarded Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) practices in the U.S., Morrison & Foerster provides clients with comprehensive legal services in the areas of capital markets, M&A, tax, real estate, real estate financing, investment management, and corporate governance.

This resource center provides practical information and guidance about the most timely and significant issues pertaining to REITs. 

If you would like to be updated as our resources are published, please contact us at REIT@mofo.com

 

FAQs – REITs
FAQs – REITs


In the last 60 years, the REIT industry has grown significantly and provides all investors with the benefits of commercial real estate investments.


 

Quick Guide to REIT IPOs
Quick Guide to REIT IPOs


The REIT sector remains strong, and IPOs for REITs are still a key path to realization of REIT and real estate investor liquidity.


 

FAQs – Non-GAAP Financial Measures
FAQs – Non-GAAP Financial Measures

They have always been particularly important for REITs, but understanding the SEC’s rules regarding their presentation can be challenging.


 

Real Asset Adviser Podcast About Taking REITs Public
IREI Podcast About Taking REITs Public

MoFo partner Andy Campbell spoke in an interview with Real Assets Adviser, and provided key insights about the IPO process for REITs.


 

FAQs – Form 8-K Relevant to Public REITs
FAQs – Form 8-K Relevant to Public REITs

Determining when significant events or changes require disclosure on Form 8-K can be challenging.



FAQs – UPREITs and OP Unit Transactions
FAQs – UPREITs and OP Unit Transactions

UPREITs are a common operating structure for publicly traded equity REITs. They have both benefits and drawbacks.


 

Nareit Interview: Challenging IPO Market
Nareit Interview: Challenging IPO Market


MoFo REIT co-chair Justin Salon discusses the absence of IPO activity in 2019, and the factors he believes are at play.


FAQs – Rule 144 and Rule 145
FAQs – Rule 144 and Rule 145


SEC Rules 144 and 145 provide exemptions for securities if they meet certain requirements.


 

Nareit Interview: REITs Adapting to Governance Changes
Nareit Interview: REITs Adapting to Governance Changes

MoFo REIT co-chair David Slotkin spoke with Nareit about emerging corporate governance issues for REITs and their shareholders.


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