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In association with Ferguson Partners, NAREIM produces four proprietary research reports on the following:

  • Compensation

  • Enterprise and organizational management

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

  • Defined Contribution (DC) capital raising & organizational best practices


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2022 DEI Survey open: Jul 28-Sept 22

The 2022 Global Real Estate DEI Survey opens for submissions on July 28, 2022 and remains open for eight weeks until September 23. ​The Global Real Estate DEI Survey in 2022 continues to track:

  • DEI program structure, resources and ownership

  • Policies focused on recruitment, retention, training and development, inclusivity, tracking and accountability and pay equity

  • Employee demographics by gender and nationality, across seniority and job function, as well as DEI hiring, promotion and departure trends year-over-year.

  • In North America, the Survey will also track employee demographics by ethnicity, across seniority and job function.

We invite all NAREIM members and real estate investment managers to participate and benchmark their progress on DEI against peers. If you are interested in participating, email Zoe Hughes for more information.


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Ryan Krauch, Executive managing director, USAA Real estate


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The Case for Class B Apartment Investment


November 22, 2022

Nuveen Real Estate on how Class B apartments are potentially more compelling than high-end Class A units. NAREIM Dialogues Fall 2022 Issue.

Getting Asset Data Right


November 22, 2022

Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. on how the collection and management of asset data can improve decision making. NAREIM Dialogues Fall 2022 Issue.

New Tools to Nowcast Rents


November 22, 2022

Altus Group and Berkshire Residential Investments on how accurately estimating ‘fair’ current rent levels by measuring and explaining market shifts on a typical acquisition timeline remains more art than science. NAREIM Dialogues Fall 2022 Issue.

The Age-Restricted Apartment Opportunity


November 22, 2022

Clarion Partners on how institutional-investor interest has grown in a more upscale, niche residential housing segment called ‘active adult.' NAREIM Dialogues Fall 2022 Issue.

Accelerating Sustainability by Upskilling Employees


November 22, 2022

Clarion Partners on how the company has launched a series of programs for employees to increase their sustainability knowledge and engagement across the organization. NAREIM Dialogues Fall 2022 Issue.

Industrial in a Recession


November 22, 2022

Q&A with Stockbridge Capital Group on industrial's evolution. NAREIM Dialogues Fall 2022 Issue.