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WMRE Common Area: Understanding Changes to the Industrial Development Timeline With Lisa DeNight and Kyle S. Roberts (Ep.75)

Due to intense competition, supply chain and labor challenges, the time it takes to build new logistics real estate properties across the country has lengthened. This is coming at a time when the national industrial vacancy rate is already at historic lows. 

In this episode, David Bodamer is joined by Newmark’s Lisa DeNight, National Industrial Research Director, and Kyle S. Roberts, Executive Managing Director Industrial/Capital Markets, to break down the state of the industrial real estate market.

Lisa and Kyle discuss:

  • Why construction timelines are lengthening across the country
  • How the demand for space is impacting existing industrial real estate inventory
  • The outlook for the sector amid rising interest rates and inflation
  • What kinds of investors are targeting industrial real estate 
  • And more


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About Our Guests:

Lisa DeNight serves as National Industrial Research Director at Newmark, where she researches and analyzes national industrial trends and commercial market implications, focusing on timely thought leadership and elevating data integrity. Lisa’s expertise is in statistical data collection and analysis, interpretation and advisement on economic and real estate trends, driving thought leadership initiatives and generating market insights. Her more than a decade of research experience is inclusive of all commercial property types.

Kyle Roberts, CCIM, SIOR, co-founded Newmark’s Salt Lake City office (formerly Newmark Grubb ACRES, founded as NAI) in 1998 and currently serves as an executive managing director in the company’s Salt Lake City, Utah, office. A 22-year industrial real estate veteran, Mr. Roberts is a market leader in the logistics, supply chain, development and capital markets segments of commercial real estate. He has been involved in more than 3,700 individual transactions, representing clients in the acquisition or disposition of over 75 million square feet in Utah and 11.5 million square feet nationally and internationally. Mr. Roberts’ transactions have a cumulative value exceeding $3.1 billion and include many of the market’s largest industrial and office capital markets transactions.

WMRE Common Area: The Latest Outlook on the Future of Offices with Julie Whelan (Ep.74)

After two years of employees working partly or fully remotely, offices are not seen as the necessities they once were. Most occupiers are wrestling with hybrid strategies, although a true consensus on the best model has still yet to emerge. 

In this episode, David Bodamer is joined by Julie Whelan, global head of occupier thought leadership at CBRE, in discussing how “return-to-office” is playing out. 

Julie discusses:

  • How CBRE collects sentiments from office occupiers in the U.S. and globally
  • How working remotely has forever changed the need for permanent office space
  • What does hybrid mean for the future of office real estate
  • How important government intervention might be in fostering public/private partnerships in revitalizing central business districts as part of increasing office use
  • And more


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Julie Whelan leads a global team of researchers tasked with identifying major trends impacting commercial real estate occupiers across all industries. Julie also works directly with CBRE professionals across the Advisory & Transaction Services business to advise clients on real estate markets and strategies around the world.

Julie earned a Bachelor’s degree from Providence College, a Master’s in Business Administration from Suffolk University and completed the Commercial Real Estate Program at Boston University.