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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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.