With the US macro economy and commercial real estate cycles generally viewed as nearing a down cycle, the need to tap diversification benefits from real estate may soon be at hand. Should you worry?
Seattle, Washington – home to some of the most innovative companies in the world – provided a meaningful forum for exploring the promises and perils of change.
Real estate is often considered a “local” business, but to succeed real estate professionals need to understand what’s happening around the globe.
AFIRE’s Rising Leaders recently gathered in New York to talk about what it means to face fear and grow through the challenges of change in commercial real estate.
The era of ESG as the authoritative measure of “sustainability” or “non-financial” performance has arrived
Commercial real estate investors are familiar with the eternal motto: “location, location, location,” but for a new generation, we should say, “demographics first”
Savvy investors are acutely aware that many fundamental measures of the US real estate market vary widely depending on the metro area
When it comes to comps, using immediate location as an exclusive reference base for analysis can obscure bigger-picture truths
Multi-national capital and US cap rate compression is driven by the same force
Managers who can’t efficiently gather data and who don’t know how to effectively put it to work will struggle to capture investment allocations
The 2019 AFIRE Winter Conference explored the various types of understanding needed to move beyond fear