Institutional Real Estate, Inc. Podcast
Summary: Institutional Real Estate, Inc. (IREI) — a commercial real estate publishing and consulting company — presents our new, free podcast series to help keep you up-to-date on the current institutional real estate investment market. Tune in throughout the month to hear updates from IREI's president and CEO, Geoffrey Dohrmann, in “The Dohrmann Report”; interviews with article authors that get you deeper into our publication in our “Inside the Edition” episodes; and “Report from Europe” episodes that will highlight different countries within Europe. Don't miss any episodes — subscribe now!
Tyler Mattox, a principal at MCA Realty, is taking a small-tenant approach to his firm's industrial portfolio, favoring signing many leases with smaller companies, rather than chasing large anchor tenants. He elaborates on the advantages (and disadvantages) of the strategy.
Which European countries are most fruitful for real estate investors at this stage? Which nation is being overlooked by investors? What strategy and property type are most lucrative? Is debt or equity investing the best option at this time? These are among the questions commented on during this podcast by Hans Vrensen, global head of research for DTZ.
Amy Tait, chairman and CEO of Broadstone Real Estate, discusses the operational strategies being pursued by her company, which operates Broadstone Net Lease, a non-traded real estate investment trust, and Broadtree Homes, a fund that invests in the single-family home rental market.
President Obama has issued an executive order directing the government to create an infrastructure bank, and at least four bills are floating among the houses of Congress with that intent. Our guest, Michael Likosky, an expert to the Clinton Global Initiative, discusses the opportunity an infrastructure bank would present to institutional investors, as well as how an upgraded infrastructure would significantly boost U.S. economic growth.
Richard Fleming, editor of the Europe edition of The Institutional Real Estate Letter, discusses the affinity between global cities and real estate investors, based on his story title, "A good fit: Global cities and real estate investors are best mates."
Hillary Shine, principal of Shine Associates, a Boston-based executive search firm, elaborates on her perspectives regarding this edition's cover story titled, The war for talent.
Geoffrey Dohrmann, founder and CEO of Institutional Real Estate, Inc., discusses Steve Corkin's impending retirement from AEW, Mitch Rudin's surprise departure from Brookfield Office Properties, Manhattan's spate of super-luxury high-rise condos, The Blackstone Group's transcontinental buying spree, and some key hires at Institutional Real Estate, Inc.
Geoffrey Dohrmann, founder and CEO of Institutional Real Estate, Inc., discusses the company's new Springboard Conference, a new executive hire, the recently completed Institutional Investing in Infrastructure Conference in Toronto, Canada, and the impending launch of a new magazine devoted to coverage of real assets.
Alex Eidlin, managing director of Asia Pacific operations for Institutional Real Estate Inc., reports on his visit to Hong Kong and Japan, and what is at stake with deflating Chinese real estate prices and reviving Japanese prices and structural changes proposal by President Shinzo Abe.
Natasha Patel, an associate director of research at CBRE, discusses her new report detailing a global boom in shopping center construction.
Contributing reporter Benjamin Cole talks about how some central banks in Asia are embracing a stimulus policy that is expanding the money supply and lowering interest rates.
Charles Tarriere, Associate Partner for Rockspring Property Investment Managers, gives us his take on why Europe is a buy, which strategy is most interesting at the moment, the critical elements to achieving a successful property strategy in Europe, as well as his favorite places to invest at this stage.
The founder and CEO of Ashford Hospitality Advisors, Ashford Hospitality Trust and Ashford Hospitality Prime discusses the hospitality business, the hotel trade, the outlook for business and leisure travel, and explains why institutional investors should be interested in the sector.
What are the lessons we have learned from the world’s great cities? Why do cities falter and sometimes fail? What are the prospects of Detroit making a comeback? What are the keys to creating livable communities? And what are the biggest mistakes cities make with regard to land use? These are some of the questions tackled by guest Alexander Garvin, a professor at the Yale School of Architecture, president of the planning and design firm AGA Public Realm Strategists, and president of the Forum for Urban Design. He joins us by phone from New York City.
Do you know which type of infrastructure is the top driver of real estate development? Do you know what "key concern" could undermine public support for infrastructure projects? Those and many other topics are cover in Infrastructure 2014, produced by EY and the Urban Land Institute. To elaborate on the report's findings, we sit down with Mike Parker, senior managing director and U.S. infrastructure advisory leader at EY.