A&A Report: Uncertainty, Innovation, & the Future of Real Estate Investing

Posted on April 14, 2014 in Viewpoints by admin

In times of disruptive change, new winners and new losers are often revealed. The question often becomes, how can I make sure I’m in the first category but not the second? Anticipating, understanding and responding to change was a passionate core of the discussion at NAREIM’s Asset Management & Acquisitions Winter Meeting in Dallas on January 15 and 16.

Evolving Strategies Everything in commercial real estate seems to be changing—investor needs, employee values, capital markets expectations, and real estate market demands—and the pressure on leaders in this business is not letting up. The need to learn, evolve and connect with others in the business is greater than ever.

In today’s real estate, leaders need to understand the emerging and evolving social, financial, geopolitical, and environmental trends are affecting risk and return. Changes in the past were often slow enough for forward-looking real estate investment managers (REIMs) to mitigate risks and seize opportunities. But to many, the pace of change is allowing far less lead-time.

So what can be done?  Click Here for a full Report