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.


In this episode, Rajeev Ranade, Partner at Climate Core Capital, and Owen Woolcock, Partner at Climate Core Capital, discuss their recent Summit Journal article about the future of climate change and its effects on real estate.
April 21, 2022
Daniele Russolillo, COO of Planet Smart City, explains how they are building affordable housing in India, Brazil, Italy, and the U.S. with sustainability, technology, and community — all while delivering solid returns for investors.
March 29, 2022
In this episode, Warren Wachsberger, CEO, AECOM Capital, discusses his recent Summit Journal article about digital real estate options to diversify your portfolio.
March 17, 2022
Tal Peri, Head, US East Coast and Latin America, Union Investment Real Estate, expounds on the future of flexible work—and what happens next for the office sector.
March 9, 2022
Doug Holte, founder and CEO of AgileWorkweekInvestments, explores what our work has become and how office space will change.
February 3, 2022
Alicia Glen, founder and managing principal of MSquared and former NYC Deputy Mayor, explains how to intelligently invest in affordable housing at scale.
January 20, 2022
Dr. Alexis Crow, leader of PwC’s Geopolitical Investing Practice, discusses real estate’s stewardship role amidst an evolving global landscape.
January 13, 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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