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This month, Geoffrey Dohrmann, founder and CEO of Institutional Real Estate Inc., updates us on the progress being made by the company's latest title, Real Assets Adviser magazine, which is nearing its one-year anniversary. Also discussed are the insights gathered from the company's recent Infrastructure Strategies conference in Toronto, as well as the long-range outlook for infrastructure investors.
What property types are especially well positioned for value-add investing? What are the key considerations in assessing that a property is well positioned to benefit investors with a value-add approach? What are some of the miscalculations investors are prone to making that result in a bad investment? What kind of returns are value-add real estate investments currently pulling? For answers to those questions and others, we turn to John Prugh, CEO of Alex. Brown Realty.
Gary Whitelaw, CEO of Bentall Kennedy, and Amy Price, chief operating officer of the organization’s North American operations, join the program to discuss the $450 million deal.
An estimated 50 percent of corporate pension plans in the United States are frozen, and that requires a different approach to investing, according to Bob Collie, one of the chief research strategists at Russell Investments and the author of a report about frozen pension plans. He is our guest to discuss the topic.
Dave Pottruck, the former CEO of Charles Schwab Corp., characterizes his business career as a series of spectacular successes and failures. Pottruck is back in success mode as chairman of HighTower Advisors, one of the fastest-growing wealth advisory firms in the business with $30 billion in AUM. This podcast is an edited version of an interview with Pottruck for the cover profile of the June 2015 edition of Real Assets Adviser.