Month: January 2022

Episode 68: A Look at Institutional Investors’ Plans for CRE

Episode 68: A Look at Institutional Investors’ Plans for CRE

INREV, the European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles, recently published its latest annual study exploring the aspirations for institutional investors into the real estate sector over the next two years.

In this episode, David Bodamer is joined by Iryna Pylypchuk, director of research and market information at INREV. Iryna shares some of the information obtained in the 2022 survey, providing projections for how much institutional investors plan to spend around the globe. 

Iryna discusses:

  • How COVID has impacted institutional investors’ strategies when investing in commercial real estate 
  • Which markets and property types this investor class is looking at in 2022
  • How institutional investors’ appetites for risk has evolved beyond core investments
  • The importance of ESG to institutional investors when assessing commercial real estate funds
  • And more


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About Our Guest:

Iryna is a passionate researcher and strategist, with broad experience in the industry and strong understanding of the European and global commercial real estate investment markets. Iryna is based in the Greater Frankfurt area.

At Fidelity International Iryna was responsible for providing market and sector level research across the European real estate market, developing insights into macro and micro market risk and actively supporting the investment teams.

Having previously worked in the CBRE’s Investment and Consultancy team of the EMEA and Global Research for 12 years, Iryna has a strong understanding of the European, and increasingly global, commercial real estate investment market and its key players. Experienced presenter, regularly reporting to a number of key clients, Iryna regularly opens CBRE European PAM conference and takes part at EXPO panel discussions on a variety of topics, most recently Iryna took part as a presenter and panelist in Dubai’s Global Investment Summit. Iryna also enjoys getting involved in educational programmes for real estate students and young professionals. These include regular market updates at the IPF and BLP seminars, as well as giving talks at the RAC.


Episode 67: What to Expect From CRE in 2022

Episode 67: What to Expect From CRE in 2022

As we enter a new year, there is still a lot of uncertainty when it comes to the U.S. economy, the direction of interest rates and the COVID-19 pandemic. However, for the commercial real estate industry, the projections for 2022 continue to look quite positive. 

In this episode, host David Bodamer is joined by Dan Spiegel, senior vice president and managing director with Coldwell Banker Commercial. Dan shares where real estate investors are currently putting their money and what’s new in site selection practices among retail and restaurant tenants. He also discusses the continuing importance of maintaining bricks-and-mortar retail locations even as the trend toward e-commerce continues to grow.

In addition, Dan discusses:

  • Major trends that emerged in the commercial real estate market in 2021
  • Insights into how secondary and tertiary markets compare to primary markets for CRE investment
  • Projections for the major property types in 2022 and how momentum from 2021 will play out in the year ahead
  • How retailers and restaurants have adapted to the pandemic environment and what it means for retail real estate

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