GLOBAL PROPERTY FUND INDEX, Q4 2018

MSCI

MSCI host a webinar to explore the Q4 2018 results for the MSCI Global Quarterly Property Fund Index followed by a discussion on the role of disruptive technologies in real estate. With technology impacting the role real estate plays on a tenant’s business model, investors will need to understand a tenant’s strategy in much greater detail going forward.
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This edition of the Red Book incorporates a number of changes to the existing standards to make them fully compliant with the new International Valuation Standards (IVS). Published in July 2011 and taking effect from 1 January 2012, the IVS is adopted and, in some instances, supplemented by the RICS standards.

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Disruption in Real Estate: WeWork and the growth of flex space providers

S&P Global Ratings

They discussed our recent reports on the fast growing flexible space segment in office real estate and our ratings on WeWork Co.
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Seniors Housing — Using Technology to Reduce Operational Costs & Enhance the Resident Experience

In the last 18 months, seniors housing communities have been faced with many challenges, including higher operating expenses, staffing shortages and new requirements for infrastructure upgrades. As a result it has never been more important to reduce expenses and keep residents happier and more comfortable in their homes. Smart thermostats are a perfect solution. Leveraging the intelligence of these powerful devices will lead to savings in operational costs and energy usage through features such as remote scheduling and occupancy detection.
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The Great Resignation: Solving Commercial Real Estate's Talent Pipeline Problem

The workforce development landscape in commercial real estate is shifting dramatically, with hiring today becoming a very different undertaking than it once was. There aren't enough candidates to fill all of the open positions, and the skills gap is widening. In fact, research shows that the labor shortage is currently impacting as many as 70 percent of all commercial real estate firms. But this current talent pipeline problem can't be blamed on the pandemic and the Great Resignation alone. Factors such as employee disengagement, stagnant wages, poor work culture, financial uncertainty and a lack of mentorship have all contributed to this talent crunch. Hiring and retention have never been easy, but today's labor market has only increased the level of difficulty. So, what are commercial real estate firms to do? Three industry veterans will share their advice and answer your questions in a wide-ranging virtual discussion.
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Affordable Housing Opportunity Zones.

Gain an understanding of Opportunity Zones and the current guidance and potential issues in structuring transactions. Opportunity Zones offer great promise for new investment in low-income areas and affordable rental housing in those areas. Regulations and guidance continue to evolve. This topic will take a deep dive into Opportunity Zones, explaining the current guidance and exploring potential issues in structuring transactions with a focus on affordable housing. Panelists will discuss potential benefits and the challenges to structuring transactions. This information is a great fit for anyone looking to get a better handle on Opportunity Zones and explore their benefits and limitations.
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Spotlight

This edition of the Red Book incorporates a number of changes to the existing standards to make them fully compliant with the new International Valuation Standards (IVS). Published in July 2011 and taking effect from 1 January 2012, the IVS is adopted and, in some instances, supplemented by the RICS standards.

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