News

AFIRE News

Several key trends are forcing change in the global commercial real estate industry, driving demand for new skills. How is the industry responding?

May 25, 2021 Max Shepherd, Director, Global Real Assets, Sheffield Haworth

The pandemic has heavily impacted the hospitality sector, but a growing wave of non-traditional investors has shown heightened interest in getting a piece of the evolving industry.

May 20, 2021 AFIRE

Data center investments have proven resilient in periods of economic volatility—and they’re only going to become more essential and important into the future.

May 20, 2021 Ben Wobschall, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Principal Real Estate Investors

Delivering on the service promises of the on-demand economy requires the kind of reimagined supply chain that will support industrial real estate growth for years to come.

May 18, 2021 David Egan, Senior Vice President, Stockbridge

As cities in the US adapt to a new normal, city leaders, planners, developers, and investors have a new challenge: to define the “new normal” of the built environment. And though it stands unique among American cities, Washington, DC could have answers for our collective urban futures.

May 18, 2021 AFIRE

The pandemic has heavily impacted the hospitality sector, but a growing wave of non-traditional investors has shown heightened interest in getting a piece of the evolving industry.

May 13, 2021 Gilda Perez-Alvarado, Global CEO, JLL Hotel & Hospitality Group

If history is a guide, the time to invest in hotels is when things look bleak. This appears to be one of those times.

May 11, 2021 Jim O'Shaughnessy, Managing Director and Hotel Group Leader, Barings Real Estate

Just as the pandemic has accelerated changes in culture, it has underscored the symbiosis between the built environment and the natural world. What’s the key to “greening” the next generation of commercial real estate?

May 10, 2021 AFIRE

The COVID-19 crisis highlights the advantages of single-family living and appears to have accelerated an existing trend of migration to less dense, more affordable areas.

May 6, 2021 Robert Sun, Product Development and Strategy, GTIS Partners; Eliot Heher, Research and Strategy, GTIS Partners

The investment community can have an active role in an equitable economic recovery—but it will require the necessary discomfort of recasting the traditional risk/return framework.

May 5, 2021 AFIRE

According to American Realty Advisors, the future of residential investments is all about demographics—and the forces behind them.

May 4, 2021 Sabrina Unger, Manager Director, Head of Research and Strategy, American Realty Advisors

The 2021 survey, conducted in March 2021 and underwritten by Holland Partner Group, reflects investor sentiment and was designed to help understand the goals, challenges, and impacts of international investments on US real estate opportunities.

May 4, 2021 AFIRE

During a time of unprecedented uncertainty and disruption, how should businesses approach the “new metrics of performance,” and how will ESG evolve in 2021?

April 30, 2021 Sunil A. Misser, CEO, AccountAbility

Media Coverage

Investors looking for the next new thing in the US property market would do well to look straight through all the glass office towers rising in gateway markets and focus their gaze on residential property across the country.

March 1, 2016 IPE Real Assets

In the 18th annual Foreign Investment Survey of AFIRE, 51 percent of survey participants identified the United States as the market offering the best opportunity for long-term capital appreciation.

February 11, 2010 Observer