As a general matter, DC Direct Real Estate product structures should accommodate the unique considerations that are important to DC plan fiduciaries, such as investor eligibility, regulatory oversight and tax reporting, the DCREC says.
If the pension plans included in the study, sponsored by NAREIT, had reversed their REIT
and hedge fund allocations over the 1998 through 2014 period, at the end
of 2014, they would have had plan asset balances that were 2% larger,
the study report suggests.
The Defined Contribution Real Estate Council (DCREC)
launched a podcast series aimed at educating plan sponsors and advisers about the
potential benefits and risks of using commercial real estate investments.