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(FL Supreme Court) - CASE NO.: SC17-1464
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(FL Supreme Court) - CASE NO.: SC17-1998
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(FL Supreme Court) - CASE NO.: SC17-2143
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(FL Supreme Court) - No. SC15–2395
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(FL Supreme Court) - No. SC16–808
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(FL Supreme Court) - No. SC16–1921
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(FL Supreme Court) - CASE NO.: SC18-17
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(FL Supreme Court) - CASE NO.: SC17-2063
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Fulya KocakNareit’s ESG Forum is taking place in Seattle from Jan. 23 - 24. The workshop offers an opportunity for Nareit members to gather to discuss best practices and opportunities to advance real estate sustainability.

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Philip Owens, managing director at Green Street Advisors, joined Nareit for a video interview at REITworld 2017.

Owens discussed some of the unique opportunities and challenges faced by smaller REITs.

“Smaller REITs tend to get ignored more than they should,” according to Owens.

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Ryan Burke, an analyst at Green Street Advisors, joined Nareit for a video interview at REITworld 2017.

Burke discussed the performance of the self-storage sector and its long-term outlook.

“Despite near-term pressures, we continue to think the long-term outlook is pretty good,” Burke said. However, he added that he expects some softening of the “very easy and supportive operating environment” that self-storage REITs have experienced in the past several years.

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Cathy BarreThe tax bill signed into law last month by President Donald J. Trump, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), includes a number of provisions related to REIT and real estate investment. Cathy Barré, Nareit’s senior vice president for policy and politics, appeared on Nareit’s REIT Report Podcast to offer her insights on the bill’s effect on REITs.

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Justin Knight, president and CEO of Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc. (NYSE: APLE), joined Nareit for a video interview at REITworld 2017.

Apple Hospitality’s portfolio encompasses the Hilton and Marriott families of brands, with locations in urban, high‐end suburban and developing markets throughout 34 states.

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Julian Whitehurst, president and CEO of National Retail Properties, Inc. (NYSE: NNN), joined Nareit for a video interview at REITworld 2017.

National Retail owns single-tenant, broadly diversified retail properties across the United States.

Whitehurst commented on National Retail’s acquisition strategy. He noted that the company’s primary focus is on developing direct, off-market business relationships with growing regional and national retailers.

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Sherry Rexroad, chief investment officer for the Americas at BlackRock Global Real Estate Securities, joined Nareit for a video interview at REITworld 2017.

Rexroad commented on investment conditions around the globe.

In the United Kingdom, uncertainty surrounding Brexit remains and is impacting fundamentals and valuations, according to Rexroad. As for Northern Europe, growth has been accelerating on the back of particularly good demand and limited supply, she said.

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Ed Pitoniak, CEO of VICI Properties Inc. (OTC: VICI), joined Nareit for a video interview at REITworld 2017.

VICI Properties, which was formed in the second half of 2017, owns a portfolio of gaming, hospitality and entertainment destinations that are operated by Caesars Entertainment Corp., including Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

While the portfolio consists of gaming properties, the company sees the assets fundamentally as leisure and hospitality properties, Pitoniak explained.

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(TX Court of Appeals) - No. 08-15-00026-CR

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(TX Court of Appeals) - No. 08-12-00268-CR

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(TX Court of Appeals) - No. 08-16-00333-CR

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(TX Court of Appeals) - No. 08-16-00351-CV

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(TX Court of Appeals) - No. 07-16-00217-CV

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(TX Court of Appeals) - No. 08-15-00038-CV

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(TX Court of Appeals) - No. 08-15-00024-CR

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(TX Court of Appeals) - No. 06-18-00003-CV

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(TX Court of Appeals) - NO. 14-17-00639-CV

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(TX Court of Appeals) - No. 08-15-00023-CR

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