Thomas Nolan, chairman and CEO of triple-net lease REIT Spirit Realty Capital, joined for a CEO Spotlight video interview at REITWorld 2016: NAREIT’s Annual Convention for All Things REIT at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge.

Nolan said Spirit has now achieved its goal of becoming an investment-grade company. Access to the unsecured debt market allows Spirit to run its balance sheet and the entire company more efficiently, he added.