Summit Journal



Summit Journal is the official, award-winning publication of AFIRE, the association for international real estate investors focused on commercial property in the United States. Readers stand at the intersection of real estate, institutional investing, data science, and economics.

Published multiple times per year in digital and print formats, Summit features articles and original ideas and research from investors, executive leaders, and academics from around the world, focused on the research and analysis of real estate capital markets, cross-border issues, policy, demographics, technology trends, and management topics.

Summit is a free, open access trade journal. (View on Sherpa Romeo.)

ISSN 2689-6249 (Print)
ISSN 2689-6257 (Online)


The publisher of Summit is not engaged in providing tax, accounting, or legal advice through this publication. No content published in Summit is to be construed as a recommendation to buy or sell any asset. Some information included in Summit 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 Summit are those of its respective contributors and sources and do not necessarily reflect those of the publisher.


Institutional investors frequently outperform individual investors, underscoring how real estate technology can create an advantage.
September 26, 2023
AFIRE’s Summit Journal is currently seeking abstracts, proposals, and submissions for Issue 14, which will be published in early winter 2024.
September 22, 2023
The “great sag” in the US office market—and potential underlying financial fragilities—do not necessarily portend the calamity popularly forecasted by today’s market skeptics.
September 22, 2023
Summit Journal: Issue 13 provides insights for the climate change, risk pricing, senior housing, office, and the future of #CRE.
September 18, 2023
Hard times make for opportunistic strategies and rescue capital could see increased adoption in the current climate. How should investors prepare?
July 20, 2023
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