• Thousands of companies and millions of Americans depend on defined contribution (DC) plans to help them prepare for a secure retirement. The Defined Contribution Real Estate Council (DCREC) was launched in 2012 with the goal of improving long-term savings outcomes for future retirees through the use of direct commercial real estate and real estate securities in DC plans.

WHO

DCREC is the only membership organization dedicated to advocating for the inclusion of direct commercial real estate and real estate securities in defined contribution plans to improve participant outcomes. With an advocacy group made up of more than 150 leaders. Collectively, their firms oversee approximately $1.5 trillion in investment assets.

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WHAT

DCREC provides a platform for industry collaboration, establishes best practices, and develops educational resources to advance the use of private and publicly-traded real estate in defined contribution plans.

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WHY

Defined contribution plans are increasingly the foundation for the future financial security of millions of Americans. Research shows that real estate as an asset class helps provide better retirement outcomes for many individuals.

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DCREC TALKS ABOUT DEMOCRATIZING DIRECT REAL ESTATE IN RETIREMENT PLANS 

DCREC was featured on the Broadcast Retirement Network (BRN) on May 26, 2021, to discuss the accessibility of direct real estate in retirement plans and to discuss DCREC's upcoming paper on the Evolving Landscape for Liquidity within DC Plans. 
 

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DCREC and NAREIM Announce Collaboration on DC Survey


 

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Daily Valuation Principles Visual