- Multifamily Matters
The multifamily market has seen growing interest, leading up to and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- A Mature Market
Beth Mace, chief economist with the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, discusses challenges and opportunities in housing for seniors.
- 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.
- Back to Work
Jonathan Bennett, president of AmTrust RE, a real estate owner-developer firm focused on primary markets, sees opportunity in an office sector permanently changed by COVID-19.
- 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.
- Look Up and Forward
CCIM Institute Chief Economist K.C. Conway encourages pragmatic, incremental steps to weathering the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Maintaining Networks
When trying to understand where the industry is going and what tomorrow’s commercial real estate workforce will look like, it’s tough to find a more plugged-in person than Steve Weikal, MSRED, MCP, JD, the head of industry relations and CRE tech lead at the MIT Center for Real Estate.
- 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.
- Safe Travels
Rick Garlick, vice president at Magid, details how trust is crucial to hospitality rebuilding business and attracting customers back to imperiled properties.
- A Healthy Sector
As one may suspect during a global pandemic that is entering its third year, biotech and life sciences are two topics that have drawn a bit of interest. For their performance in terms of commercial real estate, it’s a case of a solid market getting stronger.