Spencer Kirk, CEO of Extra Space Storage Inc., a self-storage real estate investment trust (REIT), will be a panelist during a general session on consumer-oriented real estate owners as part of the REITWorld 2012 convention in San Diego, Nov. 13-15.
Kirk will serve on a panel also featuring Jon Bortz, chairman and CEO, Pebblebrook Hotel Trust; Daniel Hurwitz, president and CEO, DDR Corp.; and Robert Taubman, chairman and CEO, Taubman Centers Inc. The one-hour session will be held at 10 a.m. on Nov. 14 and will be moderated by Steven Sakwa, senior managing director of ISI Group.
REITWorld is an annual convention hosted by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. The tradeshow attracts investors, commercial real estate executives and service providers for private meetings, general sessions and networking events.
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Extra Space owns or operates 910 self-storage properties in 34 states; Washington, D.C.; and Puerto Rico The company’s properties comprise approximately 610,000 units and about 66.5 million square feet of rentable space.