CRE News Hour 8/2/2019

On the 8/2/2019 CRE News Hour, guests are (clockwise from upper right): Nathan Kivi, CEO of HotelierCo, offering investments in hotels for small investors; a tour of The Discovery Labs, a redeveloped research facility near Philadelphia, with Audrey Greenberg, CFO of MLP Ventures; and Kevin Matz, tax partner at the law firm Stroock, about qualified opportunity zone fund investmentsOn the 8/2/2019 CRE News Hour, guests are (clockwise from upper right): Nathan Kivi, CEO of HotelierCo, offering investments in hotels for small investors; a tour of The Discovery Labs, a redeveloped research facility near Philadelphia, with Audrey Greenberg, CFO of MLP Ventures; and Kevin Matz, tax partner at the law firm Stroock, about qualified opportunity zone fund investments

In this week’s edition of The CRE News Hour, we’ll discuss considerations for high net worth investors looking at qualified opportunity zone funds with Kevin Matz, a tax partner at Stroock Stroock & Lavan, we’ll take a tour of The Discovery Labs, a scientific research facility near Philadelphia that hopes to keep life sciences companies in the property from the work bench startup to whole buildings of research and manufacturing, and we’ll talk with Nathan Kivi, CEO of HotelierCo, an Atlanta startup that wants to make small investors into hotel owners – with room discounts as part of the benefits.

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Steve Lubetkin
Steve Lubetkin is the news director for StateBroadcastNews.com. Steve’s journalism background includes print and broadcast reporting for NJ news organizations. In May 2019, he began anchoring and reporting for the new weekly podcast, "The CRE News Hour," a news and features program focusing on the commercial real estate industry. From 2014 to 2019 he was New Jersey and Philadelphia editor for GlobeSt.com and filled in covering Chicago/Midwest and Atlanta. He has won numerous awards for his audio and video news reporting from the Garden State Journalists Association, and he has also been recognized for video by the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. He has produced audio podcasts on CRE topics for the NAR Commercial Division and the CCIM Institute. Steve has also served (from August 2017 to March 2018) as national broadcast news correspondent for CEOReport.com, a news website focused on practical advice for senior executives in small- and medium-sized companies. Steve also reports on-camera and covers conferences for NJSpotlight.com, a public policy news coverage website focused on New Jersey government and industry; and for clients of StateBroadcastNews.com, a division of The Lubetkin Media Companies LLC. Steve has been the computer columnist for the Jewish Community Voice of Southern New Jersey, since 1996. Steve is co-author, with Toronto-based podcasting pioneer Donna Papacosta, of the book, The Business of Podcasting: How to Take Your Podcasting Passion from the Personal to the Professional. You can email Steve at steve@statebroadcastnews.com.