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!
Jeff Kanne, CEO of National Real Estate Advisors, on his company's build-to-core strategy, its $2 billion INDURE fund, and its new high-rise data center near the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City.
Geoffrey Dohrmann, founder and CEO of Institutional Real Estate, Inc., discusses the many evolutionary changes in the institutional real estate business that his publications have documented during the past 25 years. He also updates listeners on the efforts being made by industry players to give private equity real estate and real assets in general a role in fast-rising defined contribution plans.
Ted Koltis, an executive with Paramount Group, talks about the revival of the central business district.
Contributing reporter Dale Quinn discusses the Mexican government's slate of reforms in the energy, financial and tax areas.
Chris Taylor — executive director of the West Coast Infrastructure Exchange, a newly launched public-private entity whose mission is to advance the finance and delivery of public infrastructure — discusses his organization's objectives, as well as the role institutional investors are poised to play.
Reporter Mard Naman discusses the surge of consumerism and retail development taking place throughout Asia.
Martha Peyton, managing director and head of global real estate strategy and research for TIAA-CREF Asset Management, was one of a host of sources who contributed to the 2014 forecast story that appears on the cover of the December 2013 edition of The Institutional Real Estate Letter – Americas. On this program she elaborates at greater length about her perspective on where the institutional real estate investing business is headed during the new year — including why office will be the property type of 2014, as well as why core investing still has upside potential.
Sheila Hopkins, managing director of IREI's European edition reports her observations after attending a series of meetings with investors and managers in Europe.
Geoffrey Dohrmann, founder and CEO of Institutional Real Estate, Inc., shares some of this year's highlights, including a look back at 2013, the Federal Reserve Bank's quantitative easing program, the company's upcoming 25th anniversary celebration in January 2014, and several new initiatives that have been launched to take IREI to the next level.
Andy Kunz, CEO of the U.S. High Speed Rail Association, a Washington D.C.–based nonprofit trade association that is mobilizing industry to develop a 17,000-mile national high-speed rail system built in phases and completed by 2030. In this interview, Kunz makes the case that high-speed rail will change the way we do business and will unlock a fortune in new transit-oriented real estate developments across the country. What's more, he says, it could be entirely funded by private investors.
Have you ever heard workplace comments such as, “Jim is a great marketer, BUT he can’t close deals,” or “Rachel works hard, BUT she can’t prioritize”? Of course you have. The workplace is rife with peer assessments that have the dreaded “but” word sitting in the middle of the sentence like a concrete barrier impeding our career advancement. In his new book, “Kiss Your BUT Good-Bye: How to Get Beyond the One Word That Stands Between You and Success,” Joe Azelby and his brother and co-author Bob Azelby elaborate on this career and productivity killer. In this podcast, Joe Azelby, managing director and CEO of J.P. Morgan Asset Management Global Real Assets, discusses the book’s concept as well as the most common BUTs, how a person finds their individual BUT, and how to shrink or cover your BUT.
Dan Mahoney, an executive with LaSalle Investment Management, talks about the "walkability" article he co-authored with three LaSalle colleagues in the July edition of the Institutional Real Estate Letter — Americas. Mahoney explains how mixed-use developments designed with high walkability ratings are financially outperforming rival developments.
Geoffrey Dohrmann, founder and CEO of Institutional Real Estate, Inc. breaks down the current institutional investing market in this monthly podcast. This month he discusses the SEC relaxing its rules regarding advertising by financial companies, the consolidation of institutional investment dollars in the hands of fewer and larger investment managers, and the reorganization of the executive suite at CalPERS.
An interview with Sheila Hopkins, managing director of Institutional Real Estate, Inc.'s European operations. Hopkins discusses Europe's unceasing appetite for core investing, even as prices surpass pre-2008 levels and rents struggle to keep up with asset inflation, causing returns to shrink. Meanwhile, the continent's institutional investors have begun showing interest in certain alternative investment opportunities, but have been reticent to commit.
Dan Schned, a senior planner at the Regional Plan Association, discusses the 11 U.S. mega-regions identified in his organization’s America 2050 report, including what mega-regions are and why they are important.