When COVID-19 first sent global economies spinning in March 2020, few could have imagined the long-term impact this pandemic would have. Now that countries are easing their restrictive mandates, the real estate industry must determine how to unlock the opportunities and mitigate the challenges associated with today’s vastly altered operating environment.
Real estate developers, property managers, landlords, lenders and investors alike are now assessing the extent to which our cities, shopping, housing and workplace environments have changed. To explore these and other topics, leading real estate organizations came together—both virtually and in person—for the 30th Anniversary Real Estate Forum (the Real Estate Forum) held on December 1 and 2, 2021.
In this report, we delve into some of the ways in which today’s industry leaders are revisiting their processes and practices in a bid to emerge from COVID-19 with solid foundations in place.