Monthly Archives: July 2021

Episode 61 – A Look Into the 2021 Scoring Tech Talent Report With Colin Yasukochi

During 2021, the importance of technology has become more apparent than ever. Understanding the technology industry can really help business professionals to not only make better decisions for their company, but also stay on top of advancements and new products.   

In this episode, David Bodamer speaks with Colin Yasukochi, executive director of CBRE Tech Insight Center, about the 2021 Scoring Tech Talent report. The report is a labor market analysis focusing on 50 US and Canadian markets,  and targeted to technology workers across all industries.

David and Colin discuss:

  • A brief history and explanation of what the report is 
  • The best places to run your business, looking at both high-quality and low-cost options 
  • Some major changes in the industry, such as the increase in job availability in some surprising areas 
  • How the pandemic has affected the industry
  • A close look at diversity distribution in the industry and who is currently being underrepresented 
  • And more


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About Our Guest:

Colin Yasukochi, for over 20 years, has specialized in strategic research and advisory services for commercial real estate, providing insight that reveals opportunities and guides decision making. He currently serves as CBRE’s Executive Director of its newly formed Tech Insights Center, based in San Francisco, CA.

Backed by Colin’s leadership, the CBRE Tech Insights Center provides thoughtful real estate perspectives on the ever-evolving tech sector in the United States. As a pioneer in tech industry research in commercial real estate, Colin has been the lead author of CBRE’s tech-focused thought leadership pieces—including Scoring Tech Talent and Tech-30.

Colin has a distinct perspective of the business and is recognized as a leading real estate market expert through years of experience in analyzing market trends and economics.

Episode 60: The Changing World of Distribution with Chad Buch and George Cutro

As e-commerce continues to change the way we live our day-to-day lives, there have been some major impacts in the world of transportation and distribution that could affect you in ways you have never considered.

In this episode, David Bodamer is joined by Chad Buch and George Cutro, JLL researchers, as they discuss areas within the industrial world you might not think about such as cold storage, truck terminals and transloading, and how they are currently changing and adapting to the technology-based world we live in today. 

Chad and George discuss:

  • How the pandemic has affected distribution and increased demand for more advanced and adaptable delivery systems throughout the world
  • What transloading is and why it works 
  • New delivery developments such as 15-minute grocery delivery services in New York City
  • Emerging niche markets and how they are creating competition for major big-box distributors
  • And more

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