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Be True to Your School: Leading Educators Peer Out at the Future of Real Estate

June 15, 2021 34 Minute Listen

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What’s ahead for commercial real estate? Educators from Cornell University, Ohio State University and the University of North Carolina join Spencer Levy to discuss what’s happening today—and what to expect for the office and retail markets, as well as labor trends, as the recovery unfolds.

Be True to Your School: Leading Educators Peer Out at the Future of Real Es...

June 15, 2021 34 Minute Listen

Guests

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Brad Bell

William J. Conaty Professor and Director of the Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies

Brad Bell is the William J. Conaty Professor in Strategic Human Resources and Director of the Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies at Cornell University. Bell teaches courses in Human Resource Management, Training and Development, and Work Groups and Teams and has worked as an HR consultant for multiple private and public firms.

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David Hartzell

Bell/Wood Professor and Director of the Wood Center for Real Estate Studies

David Hartzell, the Bell/Wood Professor at the Kenan-Flagler Business School and Director of the Wood Center for Real Estate Studies at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, examines issues related to the construction of institutional real estate portfolios, publicly traded real estate companies, real estate private equity performance, and real estate finance. He serves on the board of directors of Highwoods Properties, a publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses its investment and development in the office sector in southeastern markets in the United States.

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Mary Beth McCormick

Executive Director, Center for Real Estate

Mary Beth McCormick is a Senior Lecturer at The Ohio State University and Executive Director of the Ohio State Center for Real Estate. She has extensive experience in real estate capital markets, capital markets and corporate governance, and has served as a director for multiple public and private REITs and real estate operating companies.

Host

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Spencer Levy

Global Client Strategist & Senior Economic Advisor, CBRE

Spencer Levy is Global Client Strategist and Senior Economic Advisor for CBRE, the largest commercial real estate services firm in the world. In this role, he focuses on client engagement and public-facing activities, including thought leadership work performed in conjunction with CBRE Research. He also serves as Co-Chair of the Real Estate Roundtable’s Research Committee.

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