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.
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.
Diversification and capital raising on the rise, but at what price efficiency?
Capital raised from defined contribution pensions is on the rise and interest in tapping this retail source has increased significantly. It's also a sign the industry is preparing for a move away from defined benefit plans. However, the costs - financial and organizational - are large.
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 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.
Effectively managing climate risk requires data-driven insights, standardized methodology and robust stakeholder engagement throughout the ecosystem of a portfolio. Anna Murray of BentallGreenOak explains their approach to long-term financial and operation resiliency.
Investment managers are facing ever greater complexity - of product and capital to name just two. Over the past year, NAREIM members have shared insight and intelligence on some of these challenges, and best practices on how to mitigate risk and drive returns. We hear their stories in the fall issue of Dialogues.
Attracting Google by driving sustainability through partnerships
Collaboration between the various stakeholders of 500 West 2nd Street in Austin, Texas yielded ESG success, valuable lessons and a happy tenant by the name of Google. Jennifer McConkey and Joe Wanninger of Principal Real Estate Investors highlight the ESG strategy behind the deal.