The pandemic-driven changes to downtown areas and central business districts are changing the geography of institutional investment. What else changes because of this?
With more tenants focusing on environmental targets, the burden to reduce direct emissions places increased pressure on investors, who are at a pivotal moment in ESG strategy.
To better prepare for risk, firms need diversity. Is the goal of 50% female representation possible in investment and asset management firms?
Doug Holte, founder and CEO of AgileWorkweekInvestments, explores what our work has become and how office space will change.
As the public health situation started to improve in early 2021 and the economy re-opened, did migration flows change too—and what if we are able to answer this in real time?
Interest and excellence in ESG performance is becoming increasingly critical to portfolio strategy. So with sea levels on the rise, how can CRE portfolios stay above water?
Alicia Glen, founder and managing principal of MSquared and former NYC Deputy Mayor, explains how to intelligently invest in affordable housing at scale.
Life sciences real estate has been a “hot” property type for the past decade—and even more since the pandemic. Will all the capital targeting the space be placed where it needs to go?
Dr. Alexis Crow, leader of PwC’s Geopolitical Investing Practice, discusses real estate’s stewardship role amidst an evolving global landscape.
As investors look for sustainable sources of inflation-protected yield, real estate investment is increasingly blurring into a wider range of “digital” real asset investment strategies.
The mainstreaming of non-traditional property types is well on its way within institutional investing, which will materially broaden the real estate investment universe.
Real estate investments have historically coalesced around common property types—but it may make sense for investors to reconsider specialty property sectors in the post-COVID world.
Summit Journal, the official publication of AFIRE, is currently seeking abstracts, proposals, and submissions for the Spring 2022 issue, which will be published in March/April 2022.
As sustainable investing continues to grow in popularity, family offices have taken note.
Employees are increasingly demanding flexibility and choice for where (and when) they work. What strategies can landlords implement to adapt?
Debt funds remain a comparatively small part of the real estate investment market, but they have been gaining in prominence in recent years.
The commercial real estate industry may not yet fully grasp the actual relationship between climate risk and asset pricing and value. But the knowledge is coming fast.
No matter your age or experience, 2021 has shaped up to be a year that no one can forget. Findings from the AFIRE 2021 Mid-Year Pulse Survey detail a cautious road ahead.
Taken together, the ideas discussed in the Fall 2021 issue of Summit Journal do not represent a new consensus—nor should they. Value is not derived from consensus, but from ingenuity.
Cars revolutionized the world when they were invented, but they’ve also had an oversized role in dictating the shape of urban environments over the past century. But our transportation culture is beginning to change—so what can cities do to adapt?