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Andy Kunz is CEO of the U.S. High Speed Rail Association, a Washington D.C.–based nonprofit trade association that is mobilizing industry to develop a 17,000-mile national high-speed rail system built in phases and completed by 2030. In this interview, Kunz makes the case that high-speed rail will change the way we do business and will unlock a fortune in new transit-oriented real estate developments across the country. What's more, he says, it could be entirely funded by private investors.
Ethan Penner, managing partner of Monday Capital Partners, started his long and distinguished career in the savings and loans industry and joined the legendary Drexel Burnham Lambert in 1986, where he established the firm’s non-agency and adjustable-rate mortgage units and oversaw a $1 billion capital commitment business. He is also founder of Capital America, a subsidiary of Nomura Securities, and CBRE Capital Partners, a real estate debt investment management platform with investor commitments in excess of $500 million. In this podcast he discusses financial regulation, the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing program, the European sovereign debt crisis, and his lack of faith in the long-term viability of China’s centrally planned economy.
Geoffrey Dohrmann, founder and CEO of Institutional Real Estate, Inc., breaks down the current institutional investing market in this monthly podcast. This month he has more to say about the consolidation of the largest investment management firms, and he also reports on the new video version of the Market Navigator series, the company's upcoming Editorial Advisory Board meetings in Laguna Beach, Bangkok and Rome, and continuing life and times of Larry Hull, a long-time force in the institutional investing field and a personal mentor and close friend to Mr. Dohrmann.
Luis Belmonte, a partner at Seven Hills Properties, a real estate development company, recently authored the book Get Rich Slowly: Invest in Real Estate. During this interview, Belmonte elaborates on a host of real estate-related subjects, including why he believes industrial is the property type of the future.
Ron Zeff, founder and chief executive of Carmel Partners, a national real estate investment manager specializing in acquisition, development, renovation and management of multifamily projects, discusses the multifamily housing sector — its current status, its outlook, the demographic trends that bode well for its future, as well as the forces that might cloud its fortunes.