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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.
Why are financials alone inadequate when evaluating a company’s or investment fund’s performance? Why is it important to standardize sustainability metrics? How do companies and fund managers benefit from providing standardized sustainability information? And why does business mogul and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg say that he believes standardizing the disclosure of sustainability information will improve financial performance? We discuss with Bryan Esterly, who leads standards development for the infrastructure sector at the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, better known as SASB.
Kenneth Campbell, who spent his professional lifetime reporting on the REIT business and wrote the first full-length book on REITs many years ago, is back with yet another book titled “Watch That Rat Hole: And Witness the REIT Revolution.” He joins us to discuss his new book and what he saw from the industry’s nascent days to its current market capitalization of $1.1 trillion.
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.