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Businesses leading the way towards a structured tech financing solution are actively separating their capital expenditure for the physical real estate from capital for their technology, brand, and people.

April 27, 2020 Zach Aarons, MetaProp; Safi Aziz, MetaProp

Altogether, the 8-9% unlevered CRE performance rule of thumb might well prove to be too optimistic for the long-term period ahead.

April 27, 2020 Martha Peyton, PhD, CRE, Managing Director of Real Assets Applied Research, Aegon Asset Management;

Many of us understand innovation
in theory, but in practice, it’s often misunderstood. It is not an
endpoint. It is both a process and an action.

April 27, 2020 Linda J. Isaacson, Managing Director, Global Head of Innovation & Technology, Ferguson Partners; Camille Lee, PhD, Senior Director, Leadership Consulting, Ferguson Partners; Michaela J. Carew, Senior Associate, Leadership Consulting, Ferguson Partners

As the tide of disruption caused by COVID-19 continues to rise, it remains too early for outlooks that aren’t dated by the time they’re issued.

April 7, 2020 AFIRE

While GDP is often used to measure economic size and strength, retirement income and transfer payments can be used to go deeper.

March 4, 2020 Stewart Rubin, Senior Director and Head of Strategy and Research, New York Life Real Estate Investors; Dakota Firenze, Associate, New York Life Real Estate Investors

Visibility into the underlying cash-flow streams in real estate enables investors to apply a 360-degree approach to their property strategy

February 24, 2020 Justin Curlow, Global Head of Research and Strategy, AXA IM – Real Assets

The Q4 RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor (GCPM) shows a slightly firmer tone to key indicators when compared with the results from the previous three month period.

February 4, 2020 RICS

Sustainability has long been thought of as a cost, rather than something that can drive value – but that type of narrow thinking is starting to change.

January 20, 2020 Brad Dockser, CEO, Green Generation

Will increased state and local tax intake in major markets be unhealthy for real estate portfolios?

December 9, 2019 Mark Fitzgerald, CFA, CAIA, Senior Director of Research, USAA Real Estate; Chenchao Zang, Research Associate, USAA Real Estate; Will McIntosh, Ph.D., CRE, Global Head of Research, USAA Real Estate

Liquidity and risk are difficult to separate, as there is a strong correlation between markets that institutional investors view as liquid and those they perceive as low risk.

November 22, 2019 Green Street Advisors

Although created to incentivize investments Qualified Opportunity Zone, if structured appropriately, non-US persons can find a path to the emerald city.

November 12, 2019 James S.H. Null, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland;

AFIRE has hired Asmait Tewelde as its new meeting director, responsible for meeting management, strategy, and oversight.

November 6, 2019 AFIRE

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?

November 4, 2019 Martha Peyton

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.

October 23, 2019 AFIRE