- The View from Abroad
Maggie Coleman, managing partner with BFIN, where she leads the Private Capital Authority real estate platform, discusses how the U.S. economy, battered by COVID-19, is still the gold standard when it comes to stability — something that is important to foreign capital in need of safe harbor.
- Waste Not, Want Not
Globechain Founder May Al-Karooni shares how in just five short years, her company has become a fast-growing marketplace that connects businesses, charities, and people that want to reuse unwanted items, the majority of which are typically disposed of or recycled by businesses.
- Multifamily’s Path Ahead
Caitlin Sugrue Walter, Ph.D., vice president for the National Multifamily Housing Council, discusses the challenges facing the multifamily sector how the U.S. economy, battered by COVID-19, but points to a healthy recovery in late 2020 as reason for optimism.
- Financing Green Initiatives
Randy Eckers, chair of the real estate finance practice for Akerman LLC, talks about the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program, which allows building owners to borrow money to complete projects with repayment made through an assessment on their property tax bill.
- A Mature Market
Beth Mace, chief economist with the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, discusses challenges and opportunities in housing for seniors.
- Look Up and Forward
CCIM Institute Chief Economist K.C. Conway encourages pragmatic, incremental steps to weathering the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Safe Travels
Rick Garlick, vice president at Magid, details how trust is crucial to hospitality rebuilding business and attracting customers back to imperiled properties.