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2014 Fall Executive Officer Meeting Report: How Should We Change?

Posted on January 7, 2015 in Viewpoints by admin

The world around us is almost mad with change. Technology, demographics, politics, economics and society are presenting new ideas, new paradigms and new challenges every day.

…and the real estate industry is not immune to a changing environment.

It is difficult to have a conversation with a colleague in real estate without talking about change. Capital is changing—both on where it’s coming from and where it wants to go. Users or real estate are changing their expectations of what a building is worth and what they do with it. Investors, developers, financiers, owners, and operators of real estate are changing as well, with new employees, new sources of capital and perhaps new strategy.

As Alvin Toffler so eloquently stated, now is very much a time when leaders have to constantly learn, unlearn and relearn. Are the leaders of real estate ready to do so?

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