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.
Spring EO Retreat: Are We Prepared to be Great Leaders?
‚ÄúI have learned that nothing is certain except for the need to have strong risk management, a lot of cash, the willingness to invest even when the future is unclear, and great people.‚Äù
‚Äì Jeffrey R. Immelt, CEO of GE
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.
Occupancy rates and rents are stable. Property values are on the upswing. Real estate investment managers are focusing on adding value to their investors‚Äô portfolios and expanding their own businesses. For the moment, the efforts of most REIMs are
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.