Institutional Real Estate, Inc. Podcast
Summary: Institutional Real Estate, Inc. (IREI) — a commercial real estate publishing and consulting company — presents our new, free podcast series to help keep you up-to-date on the current institutional real estate investment market. Tune in throughout the month to hear updates from IREI's president and CEO, Geoffrey Dohrmann, in “The Dohrmann Report”; interviews with article authors that get you deeper into our publication in our “Inside the Edition” episodes; and “Report from Europe” episodes that will highlight different countries within Europe. Don't miss any episodes — subscribe now!
Sheila Hopkins, managing director of Institutional Real Estate Inc.'s European operations, has returned from a month in Europe and offers her observations regarding the euro zone economy and the impact it is having on real estate.
Marc Peterson, CMBS manager at Principal Real Estate Investors, answers questions regarding the comeback of the CMBS market, the $400 billion in loans that are reaching maturation in the next four years, the numbers to watch in assessing the health of the CMBS market, and his forecast for originations during 2015.
Zee de Gersigny, managing director of Momentum Africa Investments, joins us to discuss the real estate investment opportunities in the emerging African continent.
Featured this month is Paul Rose, who authored a piece in the September edition of The Institutional Real Estate Letter about the growing appetite for property investment among the world’s sovereign wealth funds. Rose is a professor of law and executive director of law and capital markets at Ohio State University. He is also a researcher of sovereign wealth funds.
Are emerging manager programs on the rise? What are the biggest obstacles to setting up these programs? And what skills or characteristics are possessed by emerging managers who pass muster with investors? Peter Braffman, managing director at GCM Grosvenor, assists investors with setting up emerging manager programs, and he vets emerging management firms brought under consideration. He joins us to discuss this crowded and much-coveted space.
What are the latest trends in sustainability, "creative office" and "intelligent buildings?" What is driving the competition among emerging nations to build the tallest and grandest structures? And what is behind the resurgence in companies — such as Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook — building signature corporate headquarters? To answer those questions and others about modern architecture, we turn to Ross Wimer, head of one of the world's largest architecture practices at Los Angeles-based AECOM.
Top-ranked RIA Ron Carson, founder of Carson Wealth Management and Carson Institutional Advisors, talks candidly about the value of regulatory oversight and how today’s advisers can adopt strategies that will drive their future growth.
This month, Geoffrey Dohrmann, founder and CEO of Institutional Real Estate, Inc., shares his perspectives on several topics discussed at the fall meeting of the IREI Editorial Advisory Board, including adjusting for risk, whether it is time for investors to emphasize debt or equity in their portfolios, and if the time is right to start tapping property markets in the euro zone in a bigger way.
Where will interest rates to be in the next two to five years? How many years do we have left in the current real estate cycle? What is the biggest threat to the real estate industry's continued recovery? From a macro-economic standpoint, what government policies could improve the country’s economic situation? We get answers to those questions and others from Sam Chandan, president and chief economist of Chandan Economics.
Contributing reporter Mard Naman discusses the uneven performance of the office market Down Under, based on a story he reported for the Asia Pacific edition of The Institutional Real Estate Letter.
Which property type is most promising at this time in Latin America? Which one should investors regard with caution? What factor could put the region's economic emergence in greatest peril? What single factor is most apt to ensure a positive future? For answers to those questions we turn to Alfonso Munk, CIO in the region for Prudential Real Estate Investors.
Geoffrey Dohrmann, founder and CEO of Institutional Real Estate, Inc., offers his outlook for the durability of the current real estate recovery, as well as his thoughts on record distributions to investors, CalPERS growing commitment to infrastructure and other real assets, the comeback of CMBS, and the wave of iconic corporate campuses being constructed in the United States, particularly by technology companies.
Garrick Brown, director of research at Cassidy Turley and director of retail research for the company's Terranomics retail division, joins the program to discuss what is hot and what is not in retail, as well as brick-and-mortar retailers continuing struggle against the onslaught of online competitors.
Megan Walters, head of research in the Asia Pacific region for JLL, shares the latest research on the enormous growth of high-net-worth individuals in Asia and the impact they are having on the global real estate market.
The Edward St. John Real Estate Department at Johns Hopkins University now requires that its students study infrastructure as part of their real estate degree program. IREI editor Drew Campbell recently spoke with Michael Anikeeff, a professor and the former chairman of the real estate department, to discuss the reasoning behind that decision. He shares his insights.