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Amy Wells, a partner at the law firm Cox, Castle & Nicholson, and a regular contributor on legal matters to The Institutional Real Estate Letter, discusses the decision by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to relax its rules regarding advertising and marketing by investment firms seeking to raise money for their investment funds.
Randy Male, president of REM Energy, a strategic financial advisory firm focused on renewable energy, discusses wind power, both for its potential as a clean power source and as an institutional-grade investment opportunity.
Geoffrey Dohrmann, founder and CEO of Institutional Real Estate, Inc., shares some of this month's highlights, including a milestone reached by the company's web-based Institutional Real Estate Newsline story feed, insights from the Institutional Investing in Infrastructure board meeting and conference, as well as an overview of his meetings with the brain trusts of the giant CalPERS and CalSTRS pension funds.
The Urban Land Institute is about to unveil its 2014 Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, and in this podcast Stephen Blank — a senior resident fellow at the organization, and one of the researchers and writers of the report — discusses the annual report's history, how it is produced, the purpose of the report, its intended audience, and also gives listeners a high-level overview of what the report anticipates for the real estate industry during 2014.
The sidecar has become the co-investment deal of choice, according to the cover story of the November 2013 edition of The Institutional Real Estate Letter – Americas. How does the sidecar differ from other types of co-investments? What is the typical structure of a sidecar deal? What risks do they entail? We discuss these issues with the story's author, contributing reporter Suzanne Franks.