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President Obama has issued an executive order directing the government to create an infrastructure bank, and at least four bills are floating among the houses of Congress with that intent. Our guest, Michael Likosky, an expert to the Clinton Global Initiative, discusses the opportunity an infrastructure bank would present to institutional investors, as well as how an upgraded infrastructure would significantly boost U.S. economic growth.
Amy Tait, chairman and CEO of Broadstone Real Estate, discusses the operational strategies being pursued by her company, which operates Broadstone Net Lease, a non-traded real estate investment trust, and Broadtree Homes, a fund that invests in the single-family home rental market.
Which European countries are most fruitful for real estate investors at this stage? Which nation is being overlooked by investors? What strategy and property type are most lucrative? Is debt or equity investing the best option at this time? These are among the questions commented on during this podcast by Hans Vrensen, global head of research for DTZ.
Tyler Mattox, a principal at MCA Realty, is taking a small-tenant approach to his firm's industrial portfolio, favoring signing many leases with smaller companies, rather than chasing large anchor tenants. He elaborates on the advantages (and disadvantages) of the strategy.
The Edward St. John Real Estate Department at Johns Hopkins University now requires that its students study infrastructure as part of their real estate degree program. IREI editor Drew Campbell recently spoke with Michael Anikeeff, a professor and the former chairman of the real estate department, to discuss the reasoning behind that decision. He shares his insights.