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Geoffrey Dohrmann, founder and CEO of Institutional Real Estate, Inc., comments on some of the latest trends in real estate, investing and business.
We are joined by Melinda Kruyer, executive director of Confluence, a Cincinnati-based non-profit organization that runs a water technology innovation effort in the Ohio River Valley. The consortium includes federal water laboratories, research universities, water-related business, water utilities and regional development agencies, among other organizations. Confluence brings together 6,000 researchers and nearly $4 billion in annual research spending.
Jeremy Balkin, author of the book "Investing with Impact: Why Finance is a Force for Good," recently grabbed attention at the 9th Annual Axiom Business Book Awards, which honored Mr. Balkin with its Gold Medal for Business Ethics 2016, making him the first Australian author to receive the prestigious international literary prize. He is also a sought-after keynote speaker whose TEDx Talk in New York went viral on YouTube with more than a quarter-million views. He previously served as an adviser to Malcolm Turnbull, Australia's 29th Prime Minister. He is also founder of the non-profit Give While You Live.
Richard Fleming, editor of Institutional Real Estate Europe, highlights several stories in the May 2016 edition, and offers a coming attraction for the upcoming June 2016 issue of the magazine.
The City of Angels is undergoing two major changes to its transportation infrastructure: 1) the Los Angeles City Council–approved Mobility Plan 2035 that would redesign the Los Angeles roadways over the next 20 years. 2) The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Metro Rail system expansion. These changes will alter access patterns across the metroplex and spawn new commercial real estate opportunities. Loretta Clodfelter, editor of Institutional Real Estate Americas, elaborates.