Cedrik Lachance of Green Street talks about how the trend of rapid urbanization in core markets continues to accelerate, despite the emerging challenges from the pandemic.

November 23, 2020

What holds promise for improving the business relationships we depend on for making better investments? All corners of the commercial real estate arena are facing era-defining challenges. Transparency matters—now more than ever. Being intentional and open in our dealings with our investors, employees, and communities will bring closeness to all our relationships—particularly those between managers and investors.

November 17, 2020

Due to COVID-19, are we facing an urban exodus—or is it the natural outcome of generational change?AFIRE’s Future Committee weighs in.

November 13, 2020

The retail investment industry has historically always been impacted the hardest during large-scale catastrophes. Past pandemics serve as reminders of the harsh implications and desperate measures that undergo these events. How will retail continue to adapt to these changes?

November 10, 2020

While COVID-19 has conjured visions of “the end” for some, history shows that catastrophes in the human story always lead to reinvention in culture and the built environment. Retail adapts to crisis and shows how providing a foundation and providing long-term value appreciation helps rebuild communities.

November 5, 2020

After COVID-19, will we be facing the end of the world—or simply the end of the world as we know it? AFIRE’s Future Committee weighs in.

November 3, 2020

US real estate retains its foreign investment appeal, though transaction volumes are down and regulatory scrutiny is on the rise—especially as action heats up around CFIUS.

October 31, 2020

Though mixed-use developments aren’t immune to COVID-19-related disruptions, demand is likely to grow as the crisis subsides. Society’s enhanced focus on physical and mental health in the wake of the pandemic is only likely to enhance demand for such facilities once the crisis has passed.

October 27, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, every industry is racing to adjust its business practices to meet new demands and prepare for an uncertain future. What does this mean for real estate finance and ESG?

October 22, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, every industry is racing to adjust its business practices to meet new demands and prepare for an uncertain future. What does this mean for real estate finance and ESG?

October 20, 2020

As the COVID-19 virus spreads around the world, it introduces a whole new dimension to the question: do people follow jobs or is it the other way around? Today, the answer is as much about public health as it is about the interplay of economics and demographics. It all depends on where we are in a business cycle.

October 14, 2020

Being intentional and open in our dealings with our investors, employees, and communities will bring closeness to all our relationships—particularly between managers and investors.

October 6, 2020

With COVID-19, advancements in medical science and technology, and the surprise of Generation X, where’s the medical office sector headed next?

September 29, 2020