Episodes
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
Joel Kotkin, Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures at Chapman University, joins Spencer to discuss migration trends, globalization and the evolving role of cities.
Published 03/30/21
Three of New York’s preeminent brokers—CBRE’s Annette Healey, Darcy Stacom and Mary Ann Tighe—join Spencer to discuss New York City’s recovery from the COVID-19 shock and why it’s not a good idea to count out the Big Apple. Second of a two-part series on NYC in honor of Women’s History Month.
Published 03/23/21
In honor of Women’s History Month, three of the industry’s top brokers join Spencer to discuss their rise to the top of the New York market and the challenges of being working women and mothers in a traditionally male business. Part two of this series will air on March 23.
Published 03/16/21
Healthcare delivery has played an important role during the pandemic, which has accelerated trends in life sciences properties and medical office buildings. Pete Bulgarelli, President and CEO, Lillibridge Healthcare Services and Executive Vice President, Office at Ventas, and CBRE’s Chris Bodnar join Spencer to examine the changes driving these industries and how operators and investors are adapting.
Published 03/09/21
The retail sector is evolving, marrying bricks and mortar with technology and e-commerce platforms. Terry Brown, Asana Partners; Brian Taff, Streetsense; and CBRE’s Melina Cordero join host Spencer Levy to examine how the urban mixed-use retail experience is being reimagined.
Published 03/02/21
Location strategy is evolving rapidly. Economic development leaders from Columbus, OH; Kansas City, MO; and Salt Lake City, UT, and CBRE’s Eric Stavriotis join Spencer Levy to weigh in on how secondary markets are luring talent and employers seeking increased flexibility.
Published 02/23/21
Where and how will people work in the future? That’s the big question under discussion when two workplace leaders—Bank of America’s Anne Walker and CBRE’s Karen Ellzey—join Spencer to share insights on corporations’ evolving plans for the future workplace.
Published 02/16/21
As the hospitality industry awaits the return of travelers, the government’s Paycheck Protection Program has helped many hotels weather the COVID-19 storm. D.J. Rama, Auro Hotels, Chip Rogers, American Hotel & Lodging Association, and CBRE’s Bob Webster, join Spencer to discuss PPP’s impact and the potential timing of the sector’s recovery.
Published 02/09/21
The reigning Bachelor, Matt James, is an Associate broker in CBRE’s New York office. On this episode, Matt joins Spencer to share his insights on forging a career in commercial real estate and why diversity, equity and inclusion matter.
Published 02/02/21
As we observe International Data Privacy Day later this week, CBRE’s Chandra Dhandapani, Chief Administrative Officer, and Shannon Clark, Global Director, Data Protection & Privacy, join Spencer Levy to offer insights about keeping data secure amid a work-from-anywhere environment.
Published 01/26/21