There used to be an inverse relationship between the change in office jobs and office vacancies. That relationship broke down after COVID.

May 31, 2023 Stewart Rubin, Senior Director, Head of Strategy and Research New York Life Real Estate Investors ; Dakota Firenze, Senior Associate New York Life Real Estate Investors

There is a growing divide between valuations and real-time pricing. Can the global real estate industry achieve universal consistency?

May 25, 2023 Matt Pomeroy, MAI, Director of Valuation, Reporting and Analytics, Chatham Financial; Jackie Bowie, Managing Partner, Board Member, Head of EMEA, Chatham Financial

The recent rise in interest rates has, among other things, led to dramatically lowered transaction volumes which, in turn, has led to much uncertainty about today’s market-clearing capitalization rates – as well as where such rates will come to rest in the future.

May 18, 2023 Joseph Pagliari Jr., Ph.D., CFA, CPA, Clinical Professor of Real Estate, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

AFIRE’s Summit Journal is currently seeking abstracts, proposals, and submissions for Issue 13, which will be published in summer 2023.

May 15, 2023 Benjamin van Loon, Editor-in-Chief, Summit Journal

In the wake of the Great Financial Crisis, certain metros in the Sand States suffered disproportionally. It may not be as bad this time.

May 9, 2023 Gunnar Branson, CEO, AFIRE; Benjamin van Loon, Managing Director & Editor-in-Chief, AFIRE

Summit Journal: Issue 12 provides insights for the office crises, timely reminders on cap rates, explorations of rescue capital and debt, and perspectives on ESG and industry diversity.

May 9, 2023 Benjamin van Loon, Editor-in-Chief, Summit Journal

Media Coverage

According to the 2021 AFIRE International Investor Survey conducted in March, almost a quarter of foreign investors ranked Austin as the No. 1 spot for increasing their commercial real estate investments this year.

May 20, 2021 MSN/Motley Fool

Foreign investors in the U.S. have traditionally focused acquisitions on trophy properties in the top handful of core markets, but that trend is changing as persistently low yields make it hard to meet return targets.

May 6, 2021 Yardi Matrix

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