As the association for international real estate investors focused on commercial property in the United States, AFIRE publishes and produces original insights, research, analysis, and thought leadership focused on the future of real estate and cross-border investing.

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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
In the latest Global Commercial Property Monitor, headline rents and capital values expected to soften amid gloomy economic backdrop.
November 16, 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
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