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Real estate investors are currently juggling two industry absolutes: New buildings must be built, and the real estate cycle must eventually turn. What makes development so risky at any point in the cycle? Does development risk differ across property types? What methods are available for mitigating risk? And what role do advancements in technology play in driving new construction? We talk with contributing reporter Reg Clodfelter, who recently authored a feature story on the topic, about the answers to those questions.
Geoffrey Dohrmann, founder and CEO of Institutional Real Estate Inc., reports on the organization's recent editorial advisory board meeting among investors, managers and consultants, as well as several other economic and investment-related topics of the day.
What current city is most emblematic of the future of urban life? What do cities from past civilizations have to teach us about the cities of today and tomorrow? What is the next great shift urban planning and what is driving that change? Urban planner and developer Jonathan Rose, author of The Well-Tempered City, joins us to answer those and other questions.
Rapid advances in technology are calling into question how much work will be left to human beings in the years to come, which has major implications for real estate investors. Loretta Clodfelter, editor of Institutional Real Estate Americas, reports on that story and a few other highlights in the September 2016 edition.
Unlike most major German cities, Berlin does not have many skyscrapers, either commercial or residential. That may change, as there are plans for residential towers. Richard Fleming, editor of Institutional Real Estate Europe, reports.