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.


Martha Peyton of Aegon Asset Management joins the AFIRE Podcast to discuss her recent Summit Journal article focused on an outperforming multifamily class.
August 25, 2022
Malcolm Johnson, CEO of Langdon Park Capital, believes true affordability is possible—and that affordable housing strategies may be investors’ strongest emerging opportunity for core markets in the US.
August 4, 2022
Charlotte Kang and Emily Chadwick of JLL’s Hotels and Hospitality group discuss how ESG practices in the hospitality sector can be instructive for all asset classes.
July 28, 2022
Jeffrey Kanne, President and CEO of National Real Estate Advisors, discusses how technology developed to combat climate change will transform the built environment as well.
July 21, 2022
Max LaVictoire, Principal at Hodes Weill & Associates, discusses his recent article in AFIRE’s Summit Journal about how secondary offerings for existing funds have evolved from a defensive move to a more strategic option for managers and investors.
July 14, 2022
Megan Walters, PhD, Global Head of Research for Allianz Real Estate, shares her latest insights on European office markets that are well positioned for growth. Based on her recent article in AFIRE Summit, the best cities are not always the obvious choice.
July 7, 2022
Parag Khanna, founder of FutureMap, discusses how cities will always be the center of our shared future—and what this means for investors, building users, and communities.
June 16, 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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