Some 43 percent of financial advisers are older than 55, and the ranks of advisers in the United States has plummeted from 325,000 to 285,000 in just six years, a 12 percent decline. Young people simply have not been attracted to the industry in sufficient numbers. Max Winthrop, the 29-year-old CEO of Winthrop Wealth Management, and brother Lucas Winthrop, the firm's 27-year-old COO, discuss the problem — and its solution.
More than 100 months into the second-longest economic recovery in U.S. history, we assess how the real estate sector will perform during the new year. Our guests, Melissa Reagan of TH Real Estate and Robert Bellinger of ASB Real Estate Investments, offer their best prognostications for the industry’s prospects for the near term. (01/2018)
As we look ahead to 2018, where are the opportunities and where are the challenges? Loretta Clodfelter, editor of Institutional Real Estate Americas, joins us to discuss the feature story she authored on the subject. (01/2018)
In his final podcast of 2017, Geoffrey Dohrmann, founder and CEO of Institutional Real Estate, Inc., discusses the historic tax cut and reform bill enacted by the Trump administration, as well as the prospects for the federal government and private investment interest getting a major infrastructure program approved and benefitting institutional and high-net-worth individuals and families.
This is an edited version of a cover profile interview conducted by Real Assets Adviser editor Mike Consol with Jeff Rosenthal, CEO of Triad Advisors. Rosenthal's profile appears in the January 2018 edition of Real Assets Adviser. (12/17)
What is the future of parking structures? What about their economics and investment opportunities? What are some of the new technologies being brought to the process? Are autonomous vehicles a threat to the economic future of parking? And should we be parking our cars front-end first or tailpipe first? Dan Huberty, president of MVP REIT, also known as TheParkingREIT, is our guest. (12/2017)
New tech and retail trends are transforming industrial real estate, as online retailers focus on the "last mile" for same-day deliveries to customers. Also, single-family housing rentals continue, by some, to be regarded as an emerging asset class, and we look at single-family rental activity for 2016 and 2017. Loretta Clodfelter, editor of Institutional Real Estate Americas, joins us to highlight.
“The valuations in the cannabis space are simply the best I have ever seen,” says former BlackRock executive Chris Leavy, who came out of an early retirement to take an executive position with MedMen, a marijuana investment house and retailer. With 64 percent of U.S. citizens favoring full legalization, and 94 percent favoring legalization of pot for medical use, the future of marijuana investing is burning brightly. Leavy joins the program to elaborate. (12/2017)
Richard Fleming, editor of Institutional Real Estate Europe, summarizes some of the great unknowns facing the European economy, as well as the geopolitical risks surrounding the continents. (12/2017)
What Middle East country was the number one investor in U.S. real estate for 2017? (The answer will surprise you.) What property type has supplanted office as the most popular among foreign investors? What changes are afoot in Japan that could change the size of its role? What are the chances that FIRPTA regulations could be rewritten or repealed to unleash even more foreign dollars? Our guest, Chris Ludeman, global president of capital markets at CBRE Group, brings his perspective to these and other topics. (12/2017)