Guest, Kenneth D. Campbell is the founding partner, managing director and former chairman of Investment Policy Committee and ING Clarion Real Estate Securities, Founder of Realty Stock Review which was the first investment newsletter on real estate investment trusts (REITs), co-author of the best selling and first full length book on REITs, The Real Estate Investment Trust: America’s Newest Billionaires and author of the new book, Watch that Rat Hole and Witness the REIT Revolution. Kenneth has a history of dealing with the financial elite and is considered an expert in this type of investment vehicle.
[1:49] Depositions and the US Legal System are the closest thing to Hell in the civilized world.
Kenneth D. Campbell Guest Interview:
[5:43] Eisenhower brought Real Estate Trusts to life in 1960 with the intention of receiving pass-through tax treatment on real estate.
[7:50] Wall Street became infatuated with the Mortgage REITs group.
[11:58] Currently, the stock market is exuberant on the future of the real estate market.
[12:54] Millennials want to live in cities with a broad range of services available to them and they prefer to rent and this is what is driving the apartment market.
[18:23] In the 1980’s, Kenneth D. Campbell hob nobbed with the financial elite including Carl Icahn, Michael Milken, Warren Buffet, etc.
[26:59] The IRS has just tightened the strings of spinning off real estate into REITs.
[29:20] Brexit will slow new construction in London for the next few years and NYC may get a lift in becoming the financial capital of the world.
[32:42] Kenneth believes real estate holds great value for people.
[35:08] How to find out more about Kenneth D. Campbell or sign up for his newsletter.
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