The AFIRE Podcast

The AFIRE Podcast with Gunnar Branson is the official, multiple-award-winning podcast of AFIRE, the association for international real estate investors focused on commercial property in the United States.

Hosted by AFIRE CEO Gunnar Branson, the podcast features informative and in-depth conversations with experts across the full spectrum of real estate, investment, sustainability, economics, geopolitics, and urbanism with a focus on helping each other become Better Investors, Better Leaders, and Better Global Citizens.


Brian Biggs, Vice President of Research at Grosvenor, joins the AFIRE Podcast with Gunnar Branson to talk about a data science approach to real estate analysis.
December 13, 2022
Jacques Gordon, outgoing Global Strategist for LaSalle Investment Management and incoming Executive-in-Residence at MIT, joins the AFIRE Podcast with Gunnar Branson to discuss the future of global investment.
December 5, 2022
Neil Shearing, Group Chief Economist for Capital Economics, joins the AFIRE Podcast with Gunnar Branson to talk about how global economics are “resetting” CRE markets.
November 29, 2022
Michael Cooper of Dream Unlimited joins the AFIRE Podcast to discuss impact investing and how to prepare for turbulence in the market.
November 7, 2022
Brian Klinksiek of LaSalle Investment Management joins the AFIRE Podcast to discuss investor sentiment—and how to put anxiety in context.
November 1, 2022
Jamie Kingsley (NCREIF) and Constantin Sorlescu (INREV) join the AFIRE Podcast to discuss how global data standards can improve real estate investing NOW–and in the future.
October 20, 2022
Rob Seldin of Madison Highland Live/Work Lofts sits down with AFIRE to discuss how mobile technology has transformed real estate—and how zoning rules need to adapt to meet emerging needs.
October 12, 2022
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The publisher of AFIRE Podcasts is not engaged in providing tax, accounting, or legal advice through this publication. No content published in the AFIRE Podcast is to be construed as a recommendation to buy or sell any asset. Some information included in the AFIRE Podcast has been obtained from third-party sources considered to be reliable, though the publisher is not responsible for guaranteeing the accuracy of third-party information. The opinions expressed in the AFIRE Podcast are those of its respective contributors and sources and do not necessarily reflect those of the publisher.

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