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Even with a vaccine, regular testing will be required – and employers will be key.

Talent Management

As NAREIM members tentatively eye a soft reopening and scaling up of their offices in September, CIC’s David Berlin spoke about the firm’s recently launched initiative – CIC Health – and efforts across the country to create community-wide testing assurance schemes, which pool access to viral testing and laboratory capacity for business, academic institutions and public services.

Diversity & Inclusion: An interview with Carnegie Corporation

Talent Management

Alisa Mall, the real estate head of Carnegie Corporation of New York, calls on managers to become “mentally, emotionally and financially committed to diversity” to create a culture that values diversity of thought to drive performance.

Rent collections could decline another 15% in May

Asset Management

Almost half of all real estate investment managers expected May rent collections to be 10% and 15% below those of April, which declined on average 16%, according to a new NAREIM survey.

30 best pieces of advice-Part 1


Real estate leaders share the best pieces of advice they have received, how it influenced them personally and professionally, and what advice they offer their teams today.

Co-living: A new sector, or a new way of doing old things?


The concept of co-living is gaining momentum, but institutional investors and debt lenders remain wary. Deborah Smith of The CenterCap Group discusses the evolving model of co-living.

Appeal for vacant space for surge hospitals, NYC

Asset Management

New York City Economic Development Corporation is appealing to the commercial real estate industry for help sourcing 1msf vacant spaces to use as surge hospitals in the fight against coronavirus.

2019, a year of increased AUM growth, capital raising

Capital Raising

Net AUM increased 7% in the past year, with three out of four investment managers reporting overall increases, while capital raising grew 5% YOY, according to the latest NAREIM/FPL Global Management Survey.

NAREIM CEO: 'All Dislocations Provide Unique Opportunities’


Commercial Property Executive article: Zoe Hughes touches on the specific challenges COVID-19 presents for investment managers, landlords and tenants, and shares solutions that can mitigate the pandemic’s impact.

Rotations, collaborations and creating a bubble of health


How is the real estate investment management industry beginning the process of returning to the office? Slowly and very cautiously, say NAREIM members. It's all about creating a bubble of health where employees can feel comfortable.

30 years of change: The key remains talent


As NAREIM marks its 30th anniversary, we asked five founding members including AEW, Clarion Partners, Northwestern, PGIM, and Cornerstone Real Estate to discuss the biggest structural changes over the past three decades and to look ahead to the largest challenges that will impact real estate investment management.

Evaluating office investments for attracting talent


Today’s corporate tenants are increasingly utilizing their office space as a tool to compete for the best workers. Chuck Schreiber of KBS provides four key variables for attracting top talent rank highest in value for office investors.

Private real estate's DC opportunity


Private real estate is increasingly finding its place within professionally managed multi-asset investment strategies designed for defined contribution plan use. Jennifer Perkins of Principal Real Estate Investors discusses liquidity, fees, and litigation.

Two-thirds of managers are providing rent relief to tenants. Retail and office worst affected

Asset Management

Requests for rent relief are primarily coming from retail tenants, however office and multifamily tenants are also asking for concessions as they deal with the impact of Covid-19 and shelter in place regulations, according to a new NAREIM member survey.

How to complete a multifamily value-add reno in one day


Imagine renovating an occupied apartment unit in one day, replacing the entire kitchen and the majority of bathroom components- all while the resident is at work. Now imagine turning around a 500+ apartment complex in less than six months. TGM Associates talks about their value-add in a day program.

Rent collections in June top 90% - more than 600bp higher than initial April, May collections

Asset Management

Rent collections in June were more than 600 basis points higher than initial collections in April and May, according to the latest NAREIM member survey.

Evolving hospitality: hotels in the internet era


By having creative concepts that cater to each corner of the market, big brand hotels are well- positioned to withstand changing consumer tastes and the threat of Airbnb. Peter Laskey of Barclay Fellow discusses the short-term and long-term outlook.

NAREIM: The Beginning


To celebrate NAREIM's 30th anniversary we share excerpts from the founding document of how it all began with founding firms including Met Life, Prudential, Northwestern, JP Morgan, and others.

Prioritizing data integration during an M&A


How organization handle the integration of data can determine the success or failure of an M&A. John Seaton and Jim Valente of RealFoundations share case studies and lessons learned.

Transforming real estate fund operations


Managers considering outsourcing to achieve operational efficiencies should assess their needs based on four criteria explained by Anthony Ross of State Street.

Domestic travel bans on rise as managers respond to coronavirus


A majority of real estate investment managers in the U.S. have banned international travel amid increasing concerns over coronavirus, while a growing number of firms are implementing essential-travel only rules domestically. NAREIM members have shared advice about travel policies, employee communications and workplace policies.

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