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Mike Consol, one of the editors at Institutional Real Estate Inc., interviews Denis Hayes, CEO of the Bullitt Foundation, developer of the Bullitt Center in Seattle, which has been dubbed "the greenest commercial building in the world." Consol interviewed Hayes for a story he is authoring — titled The Intelligent Edifice — for the May 2015 edition of The Institutional Real Estate Letter – Americas. This podcast offers, in its totality, what Denis Hayes had to say about the Bullitt Center and the future of intelligent buildings.
Why does the United States have a homeownership rate that sits at a 20-year low? Why have housing prices risen so briskly despite this situation? We discuss these matters with Susan Wachter, professor of real estate and finance at the Wharton School, as well as co-director of the Penn Institute for Urban Research.
Brian Kosoy, founder, managing principal and CEO of the Sterling Organization, a private equity real estate firm focused on investing in value-add retail assets, as well as core shopping centers in major U.S. markets, discusses his company's strategy. Sterling and its principals own roughly 7 million square feet of retail and other commercial real estate approaching $1 billion dollars in value.
Scott Brown talks about the process of becoming the new chief executive of Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers and the items on his agenda for the organization, which has $45 billion in assets under management.
James Thornton, CEO of Mayfair Capital in London, discusses topics ranging from quantitative easing, the Russia/Ukraine conflict and Greece's threats to abandon the euro zone, to the U.K.'s upcoming general election, charitable investing and capital flows to London.