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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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?
Do people follow jobs, or is it the other way around? The answer depends on where we are in a business cycle.
As automation requires new skills for rising talent, COVID-19 isn’t the only threat. Adapting to the generational shift is crucial to the success of the investment industry. What must change?
What do constant changes in demographics over the next few decades mean for the future of medical office investments?
The demographic transition from baby boomers to millennials spells increased demand for single-family rentals in the coming decades. According to Man GPM, supply needs to keep up.
Conservationist, author, and television host P. Allen Smith discusses the shift towards density, and community accelerated by COVID-19.
COVID-19 and logistics: What have we learned so far, and what will be the lasting impact on the sector as it faces a new stay-at-home economy?
Understanding new changes in tenant demand, economics, and public health will be critical to the future of commercial real estate investing.
The asset management function is always integral to long-term value creation in real estate, but the COVID-19 crisis has served as a fresh reminder of just how crucial this role is for navigating challenging conditions.
The economic impact of COVID-19 will not be felt equally across the US. Which metros are well-positioned for life after coronavirus (and why)? Jayanth Ganesan of Nuveen Real Estate weighs in.
What responsibility do institutional investors in real estate have to cities, communities, and stakeholders during a time of global change?
This episode of the AFIRE Podcast features Maggie Coleman of JLL, who offers a comprehensive view of the global real estate investment outlook through 2020.
Typically, institutional investment is attracted to sure and stable assets—so what should institutional investors do during a time of economic and social change?
The office isn’t dead, but after COVID-19, it’s going to be forever changed. Peter Grey-Wolf, Vice President for WealthCap, has some ideas for where the office is going next.