Episodes
The world's largest companies are increasingly focused on employee well-being and mental health. Lisa Furst of Vibrant Emotional Health and CBRE's Lacey Willard join Spencer to discuss how proactively promoting employee wellness can yield profound benefits for a company's culture.
Published 10/11/21
Miami is booming, capturing the imaginations of people, businesses and investors.  Parkway Property Investments’ Allen de Olazarra and CBRE's Shay Pope join Spencer to take a deep dive into what makes Miami the Magic City.
Published 10/04/21
CBRE’s latest U.S. Cap Rate Survey  reveals  opportunities—and some risks—across property types. Rod Vogel, Head of Private Equity Production at Principal Real Estate Investors, and CBRE Executive Vice President Paige Morgan join Spencer to talk about what it all means for investors in U.S. commercial real estate.
Published 09/27/21
With changes sweeping through most industries, Spencer speaks with Matt Watkinson, author of The Grid, about strategies for anticipating market evolution, adapting to the challenges every business faces and making better decisions.
Published 09/20/21
As companies adopt more ambitious ESG goals, Altus Power Co-CEO Lars Norell joins Spencer Levy to discuss the role that solar power plays in helping to forge sustainable energy solutions at commercial properties.
Published 09/15/21
After a year of historic challenges, what’s next for hotels? Marriott’s president Stephanie Linnartz and CBRE’s Robert Mandelbaum join Spencer Levy to discuss hospitality sector innovations, expectations for the future and more.
Published 08/31/21
Why are some direct-to-consumer brands now expanding to brick-and-mortar retail locations? Travis Boyce, the Global Head of Retail Operations at Allbirds, and CBRE’s Laura Barr join Spencer Levy to discuss the appeal of physical retail locations and the power and promise of sustainability in attracting modern consumers.
Published 08/23/21
What does the growing interest in hybrid work mean for the world’s workplaces? CBRE Workplace experts from around the world join Spencer Levy to discuss hybrid work’s global implications for companies, their employees and the future of work.
Published 08/16/21
What big trends are driving the global economy and commercial real estate in 2021? CBRE Global Research leaders Julie Whelan and Henry Chin join Spencer Levy to discuss what’s next for key sectors and asset classes in 2021 and beyond.
Published 08/10/21
After a year of pandemic-spawned disruption, the commercial real estate industry is undergoing a period of growth—and change. Spotify’s former Chief Economist Will Page joins Spencer Levy to discuss his new book, Tarzan Economics, and what lessons commercial real estate can draw from the music industry’s disruption.
Published 08/02/21
Interest in flexible workspaces is on the rise—both to allow companies to better manage their real estate and accommodate employee preferences for more flexibility at work. Jamie Hodari, the CEO and co-founder of Industrious, and CBRE’s Christelle Bron join Spencer Levy to discuss what’s next for flexible workspaces and how workplace experience matters more than ever in an increasingly hybrid world.
Published 07/27/21
Amid pandemic-induced workforce migrations and new hybrid work models, where should companies be looking for tech talent? Lisa Picard, the CEO and President of EQ Office, joins CBRE’s Colin Yasukochi and Dan Harvey to discuss tech markets, hybrid work, sustainability, and CBRE’s latest research on tech talent, with Spencer Levy.
Published 07/19/21
Travel rates are returning to pre-pandemic levels in parts of the world. How is the hospitality industry responding? Keith Barr, CEO of the multinational InterContinental Hotels Group, and CBRE’s Rachael Rothman, Head of Hotels Research & Data Analytics, join Spencer Levy to discuss what’s next for the hospitality sector and what lessons the industry has learned from COVID-19.
Published 07/12/21
What does the next generation of live-work-play developments look like? Tavistock’s Rasesh Thakkar and Gloria Caulfield join Spencer Levy to discuss how Lake Nona, a 17-square-mile development outside Orlando, Florida, brings together sustainable construction, future-forward technology and an eclectic mix of commercial, retail, healthcare and residential uses.
Published 06/29/21
Employees want more flexibility. What does this mean for how companies think about office space? Denis McGowan, Global Head of Real Estate at Standard Chartered Bank, along with CBRE's Julie Whelan and Manish Kashyap, join Spencer Levy to discuss the value of flexible workspaces, what the move towards hybrid work means for company culture, lessons from the economic recovery in Asia and more.
Published 06/22/21
What’s ahead for commercial real estate? Educators from Cornell University, Ohio State University and the University of North Carolina join Spencer Levy to discuss what’s happening today—and what to expect for the office and retail markets, as well as labor trends, as the recovery unfolds.
Published 06/15/21
What keeps drawing people to great cities like New York, London, Shanghai and San Francisco? Brookfield Real Estate CEO Brian Kingston and Head of U.S. Office Ben Brown join Spencer Levy to explore the cycle of urban reinvention and how it impacts office and retail assets and investment strategies.
Published 06/08/21
What will the future city look like? Who will live and work there? Urbanist Richard Florida and CBRE’s Global Chief Economist Richard Barkham join Spencer Levy to answer these and other compelling topics in a wide-ranging discussion on CBDs and the suburbs, remote work and the creative class.
Published 05/24/21
Today’s law firms are moving beyond dark wood and marble and opulent private offices. Orrick’s David Fries and Laura Saklad and CBRE’s Stephen Bay join Spencer Levy to discuss how the workplace model for legal firms is changing—and what those changes portend for work styles and office requirements.
Published 05/18/21
Timber has emerged as a safe, sustainable next-generation office construction material. Laura Hines-Pierce and Steve Luthman of Hines and CBRE’s Emma Buckland join Spencer Levy to discuss the role that innovative timber construction can play in the future of office development.
Published 05/11/21
Australia’s businesses have largely returned to the office months ahead of the U.S. and Europe. Charter Hall’s Office CEO Carmel Hourigan and CBRE’s Amanda Steele join Spencer Levy to share insights on preparing for employees to return and Australia’s central role in the global economy.
Published 05/04/21
Industry titan Sam Zell joins Spencer Levy for a frank conversation on the topics and trends at the forefront of commercial real estate, everything from inflation to ESG investing to the future of cities and remote work.
Published 04/26/21
The pandemic added new challenges to the affordable housing industry. Avanath Capital Management’s Daryl Carter and CBRE’s Sarah Garland join Spencer Levy to explore innovative ways the industry is responding, including impact investing, international capital flows and modular construction technology.
Published 04/20/21
A trio of commercial real estate CEOs, Invesco Real Estate’s Scott Dennis, BentallGreenOak’s Sonny Kalsi, and CBRE Global Investors’ Chuck Leitner, join Spencer Levy to discuss how impact investments using ESG principles can help the bottom line and the greater good.
Published 04/13/21
From Atlanta to Nashville and Raleigh to Orlando, the U.S. Southeast is attracting employers and investors. Highwoods Properties’ Ted Klinck, Johnson Development’s Geordy Johnson, and CBRE’s Frank Fallon and Will Yowell join Spencer Levy to explain why.
Published 04/06/21