In this episode, we speak with Jeff Hauswirth, Vice Chairman, Ferguson Partners, about the field of executive search, the importance of the decision making process, forces at play influencing leadership, skills required by existing leaders, and what emerging leaders should be doing to equip themselves with these skills.
In this episode, we speak with Neal Bach, President, Energy Profiles Limited (EPL), about state of best practice across ESG targets pre COVID-19, the impact of the pandemic on operations and buildings in all asset classes, and the future of water management.
In this episode, we speak with Casey Witkowicz, President & CEO, RYCOM. Casey shared his thoughts around state-of-the-art smart building technology, how the pandemic has changed the priorities of building owners in terms of technological adaptation and operational changes, and the way forward in the evolution of smart building technology.
In this episode, we speak with Francine Moore, President, Homestead Land Holdings Limited. Francine shared her insights about the multifamily asset class’ response to COVID-19, challenges facing the sector today, strengths and areas of improvement, and a needed collaboration between the private and public sectors.
In this episode, we interview Peter Kennedy, National Director, Real Estate Practice, Aon Canada. Peter shared his insights about commercial insurance COVID claims, responses on the insurer’s side, and a needed evolution in structuring owner’s side insurance risk within net leases in Canada.
In this episode, we interview Dennis Mitchell, CEO and CIO of Starlight Capital, about being Black in commercial real estate in Canada, the new Black Opportunity Fund he has started housed at Toronto Foundation, and the way forward in enhancing opportunities for Canada’s Black population to grow and prosper in Canada.
Wendy Waters, Vice President, Research Services & Strategy at GWL Realty Advisors, joins REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks to discuss returning to the workplace, the near future, overcoming pinch points, and a post-COVID world.
Dominiqe Moerenhout, Chief Executive Officer of the European Public Real Estate Association, joins REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks from Brussels, Belgium to discuss the recovery experience from COVID-19 across Europe, the bottlenecks hindering the return to the office, the future of the office, and the evolution of retail.
Sigrid Zialcita, Chief Executive Officer of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association, joins REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks to discuss the recovery experience from COVID-19 across Asia, the role of culture in the Asian economies in the recovery process, the unique challenges of working from home in some parts of Asia, and the future of the Asian economies.
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.