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.
With a focus on helping each other become Better Investors, Better Leaders, and Better Global Citizens, AFIRE leads the conversation through events, podcasts, publications, and online content exploring real estate capital markets, cross-border issues, policy, economics, technology, and management.
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.
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?
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.