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Faced with a growing challenge from e-commerce, traditional retailers in the euro zone are offering their shoppers a bona fide entertainment experience that their e-commerce rivals cannot replicate. The result: Retail has been one of the best performing real estate sectors in the current cycle. Can the hot streak continue? And what might become of the struggling middle-market malls and store fronts? We discuss the situation with contributing reporter Sheila Hopkins.
2016 was a record year for commercial and residential real estate investment volume in the Nordic countries, with final transaction activity of €43.4 billion, 8 percent higher than in 2015, itself a record year. The outlook for 2017 is strong as well. Why? We discuss the dynamics at play with Richard Fleming, editor of Institutional Real Estate Europe.
Geoffrey Dohrmann, founder and CEO of Institutional Real Estate Inc., talks infrastructure and why the United States has had such difficulty bringing investors and governments together in a collaborative effort to rebuild the nation's aging backbone.
Space utilization densification, technological advances and demographic changes are creating headwinds in the path of office space demand. Certain metro areas, however, have advantages that may transcend those challenges. We discuss the story's dimensions with Loretta Clodfelter, editor of Institutional Real Estate Americas.
Given the current state of the real estate market, what investment strategy makes the most sense? Will overseas capital flow continue to benefit the United States? How much longer will the real estate cycles last? And what are the pros and cons of the policies articulated thus far by the Trump administration? Indy Karlekar, managing director of global research and strategy at Principal Real Estate Investors, joins us to discuss.