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Charlene Li — founder and CEO of Altimeter Group and the author of bestsellers such as "Groundswell," named one of the best business books in 2008 — discusses her latest title, "The Engaged Leader." In her latest book, Li writes, among other things, about leaders becoming more active in social media as a means for exerting and expanding their influence. She was named one of the 100 most creative people in business by Fast Company in 2010, and one of the most influential women in technology in 2009.
Why are REIT stocks down this year? Are REIT shares too expensive? What will their total returns be for 2015? And what REITs sectors will perform best? To get answers to those and other questions, we turn to Ralph Block, who has participated in the REIT industry in various professional investment and advisory capacities since 1995, and has been investing in REIT stocks for more than 40 years.
What makes the front page of IREI magazines? What kinds of contributed articles are editors looking for? What are the hallmarks of a good news source? Continental edition editors Loretta Clodfelter (Americas), Jennifer Molloy (Asia-Pacific) and Richard Fleming (Europe) shed light on those and other questions.
Richard Fleming, editor of the Europe edition of Institutional Real Estate magazine, joins the program to discuss his latest cover story about how property in the eastern half of Germany is attracting investor attention, even as the east continues to lag the west in economic performance.
David Skinner, an executive director at Prudential Real Estate Investors and an executive board member for the Defined Contribution Real Estate Council, is our guest and discusses target date funds, liquidity, the daily pricing of private real estate assets, and the strides being made toward integrating private real estate investment opportunities into defined contribution plans.