RWU's First Annual Real Estate Symposium Explores the Future of Commercial Real Estate Development
来自建筑行业的领导者, 施工管理, legal, 发展, government and banking came together to discuss the rapidly changing real estate environment
普罗维登斯,R.I. – As the pandemic has spurred a tremendous paradigm shift in how we live, 工作和车间, 利率下降带来的挑战, rising vacancies and the tension between 可持续性 and profitability are also contributing to a rethinking of how to approach real estate investment, 发展, 所有权, 使用和重用.
The first annual RWU Cummings Institute for Real Estate Symposium, 4月13日举行, 汇集了建筑界的领导, 施工管理, legal, 发展, government and banking to discuss the rapidly changing real estate environment.
“作为房地产教育的领导者, RWU believes connecting industry partners with our faculty and students is an essential part of our real estate programs,托德·雷切勒说, chair of the RWU Real Estate Advisory Board and chief construction and 发展 officer of RXR. “无论是证书课程, 本科或研究生学位, our deans and faculty rely on our partnerships with the real estate industry leaders to help shape our programs, and that is why our graduates are so highly sought out by the top real estate firms and professions.”
Providence Mayor Brett Smiley delivered a keynote address that emphasized the City’s positive economic outlook and the numerous opportunities to continuing innovating and planning for the future.
“在一个不断变化的市场和大流行后的世界, Providence has natural strengths in growing industries and is ahead of the curve on key policies impacting real estate and 发展,斯迈利市长说. “作为市长, I am committed to continuing the great progress we've seen over recent years and making Providence one of the best cities in the country to live in, 在…投资并开办企业."
第二个主题演讲是由博士. Paul S. Willen, 高级经济学家和政策顾问, 谁介绍了住宅房地产市场的最新情况.
Dr. Willen said the country has experienced the “biggest increase in mortgage rates in 40 years” and “biggest increase in [mortgage] payments in years. But economists are very bad at forecasting … [and] usually overestimate the impact of big events.” He added that it is very hard to predict what impact these rate and cost increases will have on the real estate market, and the impact so far has been less than what might have been anticipated.
一整天, panel discussions with industry leaders from across the country discussed today’s critical issues including the tension between 可持续性, 负担能力和盈利能力, 以及人们未来生活的新视角, 工作和车间.
包括讨论主持人和小组成员 Young K. Park, 伯克利投资公司总裁; 亚当总艾尔斯圣格罗斯校长; 托马斯·R. 塔兰托,小.，洲际管理公司董事兼首席信息官.; the Hon. 约瑟夫·R. 小Paolino. '78，保利诺地产管理普通合伙人; 乔·布兰卡多Gensler董事长兼区域管理负责人;安德鲁J. 恩94年, Director of Economic Opportunities and 包容 for the City of Boston; Mehdi Khosrovani '80他是b|0和b|0建筑师事务所的总裁兼创始人; 约旦米. StonePeregrine Group, LLC创始合伙人; 詹姆斯•特鲁多葡京赌场基金会首席设计官; 罗恩Simoneau， Shawmut Design执行副总裁/教育市场负责人 & Construction; and 乔·布兰卡多Gensler董事长兼区域管理负责人.
This was the inaugural symposium presented by the RWU Cummings Institute for Real Estate, 哪一个成立于2022年, in part, 由葡京赌场基金会慷慨捐赠的两千万美元. 通过葡京赌场房地产研究所, Roger Williams University has launched a Real Estate Program that meets the challenges of multi-faceted design, 保存, 房地产和相关的职业道路. The Real Estate Program boasts an interconnected portfolio of academic programs across RWU’s nationally recognized architecture, 施工管理, 工程, 投融资, 保存, 还有法律项目. 以其跨学科的重点和解决问题的方法, the Real Estate Program prepares students with a deep knowledge of the natural and built environments, 以创新的社会影响框架为基础, 可持续性, 以及社区规划.