On this episode of REALtalk, Peter Cuthbert, President and Head of Global Real Estate at Fiera Real Estate joins REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks to discuss investment fund management, operating open and closed ended funds, and the impact of COVID-19 on real estate.
As President and Global Head of Real Estate, Peter’s focus is on the Global expansion and evolution of the Real Estate Investment Management business. The vision is to create a high performing investment platform and range of strategies, that allow our investors to diversify their exposure to real estate investment across strategies, sectors, regions and countries.
Michael and Peter discussed:
- The growth of Fiera Real Estate
- Operating funds during past cycles
- Independence in the valuation process
- Managing volatility in funds
- What influences investment decisions
- Understanding the needs of real estate users
- The impacts of COVID-19 on real estate
- The future of work-from-home