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In the midst of a global pandemic, every industry is racing to adjust its business practices to meet new demands and prepare for an uncertain future. What does this mean for real estate finance and ESG?

October 20, 2020 Amanda Davis, Content Manager for Measurabl

As the COVID-19 virus spreads around the world, it introduces a whole new dimension to the question: do people follow jobs or is it the other way around? Today, the answer is as much about public health as it is about the interplay of economics and demographics. It all depends on where we are in a business cycle.

October 14, 2020 Gleb Nechayev, Head of Research/Chief Economist, Berkshire Residential Investments

Being intentional and open in our dealings with our investors, employees, and communities will bring closeness to all our relationships—particularly between managers and investors.

October 6, 2020 G. Andrews Smith, CEO and Managing Partner, L&B Realty Advisors

With COVID-19, advancements in medical science and technology, and the surprise of Generation X, where’s the medical office sector headed next?

September 29, 2020 G. Evan Bennett, Founder and Managing Member, Anthology Capital

Conservationist, author, and television host P. Allen Smith discusses the shift towards density, and community accelerated by COVID-19.

September 25, 2020 AFIRE

Because it’s ubiquitous, it’s easy to take infrastructure for granted. But when choosing metros for potential investment, understanding is essential.

September 24, 2020 Claire Anhalt, Senior Research Analyst, Yardi Matrix; Paul Fiorilla, Research Editorial Director, Yardi Matrix

The demographic transition from baby boomers to millennials spells increased demand for single-family rentals in the coming decades. Supply needs to keep up.

September 22, 2020 Rolf Jaeckli, Portfolio Manager, Man GPM; Anthony Cazazian, Managing Director and Head of US Residential Real Estate, Man GPM

Though mixed-use developments aren’t immune to COVID-19-related disruptions, demand is likely to grow as the crisis subsides.

September 15, 2020 Bryan Sanchez, Chief Investment Officer; Hans Nordby, Head of Research and Analytics

Understanding new changes in tenant demand, economics, and public health will be critical to the future of commercial real estate investing.

September 10, 2020 AFIRE

The asset management function is always integral to long-term value creation in real estate, but the COVID-19 crisis has served as a fresh reminder of just how crucial this role is for navigating challenging conditions.

September 4, 2020 AFIRE

Understanding new changes in tenant demand, economics, and public health will be critical to the future of commercial real estate investing.

September 3, 2020 Martha Peyton, PhD, CRE, Managing Director of Real Assets Applied Research

The global health pandemic has turned office use on its head—so what does this mean for the future of the sector?

September 1, 2020 Stanley Iezman, Chairman and CEO; Sabrina Unger, Managing Director, Head of Research and Strategy

The economic impact of COVID-19 will not be felt equally across the US. Which metros are well-positioned for life after coronavirus (and why)? Jayanth Ganesan of Nuveen Real Estate weighs in.

August 31, 2020 AFIRE

US real estate retains its foreign investment appeal, though transaction volumes are down and regulatory scrutiny is on the rise—especially as action heats up around CFIUS.

August 31, 2020 AFIRE

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