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John Napoli to Present The Knowledge Group Webinar "The REIT and Real Estate: What Lies Ahead in 2018 and Beyond"



John Napoli, co-managing partner of Seyfarth's New York office and co-chair of the firm's Tax practice, is presenting The Knowledge Group webinar "The REIT and Real Estate: What Lies Ahead in 2018 and Beyond" on January 12th.

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) and commercial real estate in the US continue to confront a number of important issues in 2017. These include the risks of a downturn in the real estate markets, potential impact of the Trump Administration to the economy and real estate investment market, regulatory changes resulting to greater compliance costs, environmental issues particularly climate change, and other trends disrupting the real estate marketplace. With the challenges accompanying these issues, it is critical for real estate companies to reinvent their strategies to prepare and respond to the changes in the REITs and real estate environment.
Presenters will discuss the recent and emerging trends and other important issues affecting US real estate in 2017 and beyond, and will also provide an in-depth discussion of the key factors driving these trends and issues and how companies can gain competitive advantage amidst the changing landscape of real estate.
Key topics include:
  • Economic Outlook
  • Trends in the Capital Markets: REITs
  • Impact of Social and Geopolitical Trends
  • Regulatory Outlook: Under the Trump Administration
  • Climate Change and Real Estate
  • Markets to Watch
  • Reinventing Your Strategies