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CRE News Hour Podcast Goes on Hiatus

The CRE News Hour is going on hiatus. We had a great run of 26 feature-packed episodes in our first season, and depending on listener and sponsor support, we hope to return in the New Year with more news and features about the commercial real estate industry.


Holiday Retail Sentiment Survey from Levin Management and 2020 CRE Outlook from Deloitte – CRE News Hour 11/8/2019

In this episode of the CRE News Hour, we’ll speak with Matt Harding and Melissa Sievwright of retail shopping center firm Levin Management about their pre-holiday survey of retail sentiment, and we’ll have a conversation with Jim Berry, leader of Deloitte’s US real estate practice, about the firm’s 2020 Commercial Real Estate Outlook.




CRE News Hour 10/11/2019: Energy Consumption, LED Lights, and Millennial Multifamily in Suburban Philly

We’ll take a deep dive on energy consumption in commercial real estate, with Alec Manfre, CEO of Bractlet, which models building energy consumption for clients; and a chat with Scott King, CEO of Brut Lighting, about the advantages of LED lighting in industrial property, and we’ll look at suburban multifamily development attracting millennials in the Philadelphia suburbs, with Brandon Segal from LCOR.


CRE News Hour 10/04/2019

Interviews with William and Stephen King, founders of Imbrex Corporation, which is developing blockchain-based tools for commercial and residential real estate professionals; Clark Machemer, of Crow Holdings Industrial’s northeast operations; and Kathy Craft of Nelson Worldwide on industrial real estate design market.



CRE News Hour 9/20/2019

In this week’s edition of The CRE News Hour, we’ll talk about a new study by CBRE about the correlation between college football prowess and student housing value with CBRE’s Jaclyn Fitts; we’ll talk about a new emphasis on creative partnerships by coworking companies with Brock Strasbourger of coworking company Convene, and we’ll look at the latest performance trends in the data center market space with Bo Bond of Jones Lang LaSalle.


CRE News Hour 9/13/2019

In this week’s edition of The CRE News Hour, we’ll learn about neurodiversity and how that’s affecting the way office space is being designed, with Kay Sargent of design firm HOK. We’ll take an exclusive look at the building products industry with Mark Rayfield, the recently appointed CEO of building products company Saint-Gobain, and we’ll explore Section 170 tax advantages for nonprofits and charities that want to buy commercial real estate properties, with Jerrell Bass and Rob Blakely of Tampa-based real estate advisory firm Welfont.


CRE News Hour 09/06/2019

Award-winning news anchor Steve Lubetkin covers these topics in this week’s episode of The CRE News Hour: a value add investment strategy to upgrade and enhance class B and C multifamily properties with Castle Lanterra Properties CEO Elie Rieder; Michelle Bodick of The Instant Group will tell us about her firm’s survey of coworking trends in 18 cities worldwide, and we’ll look at global economic trends affecting commercial real estate with CBRE’s chief economist, Richard Barkham.