In a few short months, June 1, I will celebrate my 42nd anniversary in the industry! Today, in an internal meeting, one of my younger colleagues challenged me to stroll down memory lane and discuss prior “recessions” (say, industry hiccups for one reason or another) with the context for each of sharing a learning moment.
The commercial real estate world is not coming to an end. It’s back to basics. Fundamentals matter. Really.
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Beautiful day in the mountains today and I was moved to write another blog. I hope this finds you making progress on your 2021 plans and initiatives; as you begin to think about strategic planning for 2022, have you considered deflation?
My last blog was just before the Presidential Election (I urged folks to vote.) It has been a CRAZY five months! Recently, I hosted my third roundtable of 2021; its where my really smart industry colleagues get me thinking.
It has been longer than six months since my last blog. I confess, I have been as astounded, shocked, scared, and as surprised as any of us. With no answers, no insight, nothing to offer, I remained silent. In turn, I was impressed with all the new bloggers and podcast/webcast offerings
Without sounding trite or naive; we certainly are living in interesting times. I had an executive coach once who told me, “Jack, all events are neutral...
Some quick bold predictions as we gain traction in 2020. I recently returned from the MBA’s CREF Conference in San Diego, essentially concluding my conference season while chatting literally with several dozen of industry colleagues from across the transactional role spectrum.
Some quick notes as we kick off 2020, as I recently had the privilege of leading an Industry Leaders Roundtable session, AND, a separate Roundtable populated by CRE “Young Professionals” at the January CREFC Conference in South Beach.