RECM Conference May 2020 Virtual Update
May 2020 Virtual Event
Over the last decade, our half-day program has become a “must attend” event among industry leaders in the public REIT and private markets spaces, and draws a sophisticated audience of real estate fund managers, REIT executives, real estate investors and investment bankers. As a result of the current environment, we recently held a virtual session that focused on the state of the real estate capital markets, global capital flows and Europe. Updates were provided by several speakers who participated in our most recent conference in January 2020.
2020 RECM Conference Summary
The convergence of technology into all aspects of the economy is more critical than ever as markets continue to face evolving political change and environmental challenges. The particular influence of technology on the real estate industry continues to inform Goodwin and Columbia Business School’s 13th Annual Real Estate Capital Markets (RECM) Conference, which took place on January 31, 2020 in New York City. Read the full summary here.
2020 Photo Highlights
BIM Technology – Driving Change In The Real Estate Sector
As technology continues to disrupt the real estate industry and efforts continue to digitise real estate assets, the adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology is increasing in the global construction industry.
The Past, Present And Future Of The Non-Traded NAV REIT Structure
While the basic NAV REIT structure has not changed significantly since it was first developed, there is currently some variation in product design in the space, and there is room for more variation and improvement. This alert looks briefly at the history of NAV REITs, some of the features of NAV REITs currently in the market, and potential new features to improve upon the structure that may be implemented in the future, particularly with respect to the liquidity feature that is central to its appeal to a wide range of investors.
Smart Cities — The Opportunities And Risks
As the world’s population grows and increased migration to cities continues, there is a significant global movement towards developing “smart cities” – cities that are increasingly interconnected and technology-dependent.
Resources from Columbia Business School
View information about MBA Real Estate Hiring at Columbia Business School.
CBS Real Estate Alumni Community
Find other CBS alums in your region and your area of the industry, and stay informed about real estate events, job postings, and important opportunities.
CBS Ideas at Work
Explore Columbia Business School’s Ideas at Work resources.
Columbia Business School Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate
The mission of the Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate at Columbia Business School is to integrate theoretical and practical knowledge of real estate as it relates to the global market for real estate finance and investment.
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