66 episodes

Unique conversations about what matters most right now in Commercial Real Estate. Each week, business leaders join economic, subject matter and industry experts to share their distinct views and latest thinking. Hosted by Spencer Levy, CBRE’s Chairman of Americas Research. Visit us at CBRE.com/TheWeeklyTake

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Unique conversations about what matters most right now in Commercial Real Estate. Each week, business leaders join economic, subject matter and industry experts to share their distinct views and latest thinking. Hosted by Spencer Levy, CBRE’s Chairman of Americas Research. Visit us at CBRE.com/TheWeeklyTake

    Lean on Me: The Role Flexible Workspaces Play in New Work Arrangements

    Lean on Me: The Role Flexible Workspaces Play in New Work Arrangements

    Interest in flexible workspaces is on the rise—both to allow companies to better manage their real estate and accommodate employee preferences for more flexibility at work. Jamie Hodari, the CEO and co-founder of Industrious, and CBRE’s Christelle Bron join Spencer Levy to discuss what’s next for flexible workspaces and how workplace experience matters more than ever in an increasingly hybrid world.

    • 41 min
    I Get Around: Top Markets for Tech Talent in a Decentralized World

    I Get Around: Top Markets for Tech Talent in a Decentralized World

    Amid pandemic-induced workforce migrations and new hybrid work models, where should companies be looking for tech talent? Lisa Picard, the CEO and President of EQ Office, joins CBRE’s Colin Yasukochi and Dan Harvey to discuss tech markets, hybrid work, sustainability, and CBRE’s latest research on tech talent, with Spencer Levy.

    • 39 min
    Hello, Again: What's Next for Hotels

    Hello, Again: What's Next for Hotels

    Travel rates are returning to pre-pandemic levels in parts of the world. How is the hospitality industry responding? Keith Barr, CEO of the multinational InterContinental Hotels Group, and CBRE’s Rachael Rothman, Head of Hotels Research & Data Analytics, join Spencer Levy to discuss what’s next for the hospitality sector and what lessons the industry has learned from COVID-19.

    • 37 min
    Living in America: Could This Be the Future of Suburbia?

    Living in America: Could This Be the Future of Suburbia?

    What does the next generation of live-work-play developments look like? Tavistock’s Rasesh Thakkar and Gloria Caulfield join Spencer Levy to discuss how Lake Nona, a 17-square-mile development outside Orlando, Florida, brings together sustainable construction, future-forward technology and an eclectic mix of commercial, retail, healthcare and residential uses.

    • 34 min
    Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow: How a Multi-National Bank Sees the Workplace Changing in Real Time

    Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow: How a Multi-National Bank Sees the Workplace Changing in Real Time

    Employees want more flexibility. What does this mean for how companies think about office space? Denis McGowan, Global Head of Real Estate at Standard Chartered Bank, along with CBRE's Julie Whelan and Manish Kashyap, join Spencer Levy to discuss the value of flexible workspaces, what the move towards hybrid work means for company culture, lessons from the economic recovery in Asia and more.

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

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

    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.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

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82 Ratings

82 Ratings

Tallboy C ,

Great listen

Always helpful at explaining different angles of sectors I know (and don’t know) well. Great stuff!

InvisibleHand76 ,

Insights... finally

I am so tired of “biography” podcasts. Yes.. we’re all fascinated by your success and your career advice for the rest of us, blah blah blah... is it too much to ask for more insights and less talking about yourself? Podcasts in the real estate sector have fallen prey to this same disease.

Finally, a real estate podcast that skips past the biography, and directly into INSIGHTS. Thank you Spencer Levy and God bless.

two_underscores__ ,

Real time economic history

A weird document of our time, it has been interesting to hear real estate people attempt to understand the role of the office building in a world that obviously has way too many of them. Lately it has started to wear something that looks more like desperation and shifted to cheerleading for companies to force their workers to return to commuting to an office, with unsubstantiated claims like "the good employees have already returned to the office!", a schtick that is really wearing thin. The most bizarre masks-off moment was the woman who said that forcing workers to commute to an office was a "social responsibility" issue because the stores next to the office building need the workers to spend money there.

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