Diversity & Inclusion. An interview with StepStone Group
StepStone Group’s Global Head of Responsible Investing, Suzanne Tavill, says that the real estate sector is such an important employer that, by addressing D&I, the sector can have a material impact on improving social equity.
NAREIM, the trade group for commercial real estate investors, is preparing to survey firms about the gender and racial makeup of their staffs - as part of industry efforts to create a roadmap to increasing diversity.
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.
In the news: CRE Firms Place More Women, Minorities in Top Roles
CPE article: The representation of women and minority professionals at the executive management level in commercial real estate went on a notable upswing over the past four years, according to the latest NAREIM D&I survey,
Diversity & Inclusion: An interview with GCM Grosvenor
GCM Grosvenor opens up its data correlating performance and diversity and reveals there is no sacrifice of returns when investing in diverse real estate managers. A study of more than 250 diverse managers from 2012 through 2018 found an IRR or MOIC outperformance above industry benchmarks.
Return-to-office plans largely voluntary until January 2021: member survey
Real estate investment managers which have started returning to the office have reduced capacity significantly – to just 25% and no more than 50% of normal employees present – with many NAREIM members saying any office return remains voluntary, and will likely stay that way, through the end of the year.
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.
Survey: 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 shared advice about corporate travel, health and workplace policies.
The Comeback Kid: Brick and Mortar Retail Real Estate
Far from dead, retail stores are transforming and evolving as they are joined by online compatriots in search of customer loyalty and retention. Read the NAREIM Dialogues article by Scott Onufrey and Alto Real Estate Funds.
NAREIM's Year in Review: Three-fold increase in value
2020 was a year when everything changed. To pay tribute to the hard work, successes and innovation that took place in 2020, NAREIM has compiled key takeaways from its meetings, benchmarking surveys and member polls and articles to provide a review of the work of members and their teams.
NAREIM Diversity & Inclusion survey to be launched Sept 9
Real Estate Alert article: NAREIM, the trade group for commercial real estate investors, is preparing to survey firms about the gender and racial makeup of their staffs - to help create a roadmap to increasing diversity.
Covid testing will be game changer & necessary for all employers
Covid testing will be the “game-changer” in returning teams back to the office successfully and rebuilding team connections – and NAREIM members need to seriously consider viral and antibody tests in their Covid-mitigation strategies.
A third of real estate investment managers will start returning in some form to their offices starting in June and running through July, according to a member survey. A few firms are targeting dates in May, while many are still undecided. Download the full member survey here.