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Why Do Property REITs Have Operating Partnerships: REIT OP Units as a Tax-Advantaged Currency for Property Acquisitions

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In this presentation, we reviewed the UPREIT structure with a particular focus on how REITs use OP Units to acquire properties. Our panel discussed the tax, securities, and state law considerations that arise in these transactions, and the different structures REITs typically employ.

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Thank you to our guest speaker, Alfonzo Leon, Chief Investment Officer, Global Medical REIT for joining us for this discussion.

This presentation was recorded and current as of May 28, 2019. Content viewed after this date may no longer be current.

This information is provided by Vinson & Elkins LLP for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended, nor should it be construed, as legal advice.