Brought to you from inside CA Ventures, Vertical Insights is a podcast series giving listeners an in-depth look into the commercial real estate industry. The series features CA's resident subject-matter experts tackling the topics that matter most including valuable intel, best practices and fresh perspectives on development, investment, property management and more.
New Kids on the Block – Introducing CA Health & Science Trust
Tune in to the latest episode of Vertical Insights to hear the dynamic duo that is Russell Brenner and Jesse Ostrow discuss all things CA Health & Science Trust (“CAHST”). Learn more about CAHST’s swift success in the healthcare real estate sector, and the REIT’s unique approach to acquiring core-plus and value-add properties while setting a new standard across the industry through the delivery, renovation and management of a national portfolio of premier medical office and life sciences assets.
Episode 12: Capital is Back — Momentum in the Multifamily Sector
This week, Tony DiBiase, president of CA’s residential platform, joins Meghan Nam and Robert Maddock to discuss the rapid return of multifamily living post-COVID and what the future of the sector looks like – from design and development to day-to-day operations. Tune in to learn about the success of CA’s residential model, the team’s data-driven approach to geographic expansion with a focus on demographics and job growth, capital’s swift return to sector, and the rising demand for boutique multifamily communities.
Episode 11: Avenues for Opportunity - CA Student Living and the Value-Add Strategy
Join Meghan Nam and Robert Maddock as they sit down with CA Student Living’s (CASL) chief operating officer, Steve Boyack, and senior vice president of acquisitions, Mike Hung, to discuss value-add strategies in the student housing sector. Learn about the cycle of value-add programs and why capital injection is accelerating now more than ever before. Boyack and Hung talk through CASL’s approach—leveraging its extensive team of experts that work in concert to ensure timely takeovers with minimal disruptions, all while balancing tight deadlines so even the shortest breaks in the academic calendar can be utilized to surprise and delight residents upon their return.
Episode 10: From Newcomer to Pioneer - The Anthology Senior Living Story
This week, Meghan Nam and Robert Maddock sit down with Andrew Agins, senior vice president of asset and revenue management with Anthology Senior Living, to discuss how Anthology has evolved from its humble beginnings in 2014 to become a household name and pioneer in the senior living industry. From the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, to the organizational and technological innovations that ensure resident wellbeing, join Meghan, Robert and Andrew as they take a deep dive into all things Anthology.
Episode 9: Partners’ Perspectives: Alternatives, the Third Pillar of Diversification
This week, Vertical Insights features special guest David Lebovitz, executive director and global market strategist at J.P.Morgan Asset Management. David provides a rundown on the current market landscape and what we will likely experience over the coming year with respect to macroeconomic trends. He talks through offensive and defensive investment strategies and why alternatives are key to dampening volatility and diversifying portfolios.
Episode 8: Big Ambitions - The Rise of Purpose Built Student Accommodations
Join Meghan Nam and Robert Maddock as they sit down with CA’s head of Europe, Carlo Matta, to discuss the growing opportunities within the Purpose Built Student Accommodations (PBSA) sector. Learn more about CA’s strategy to tap into the undersupplied Pan-European markets and elevate the standard of a “live, work, play” accommodation. Carlo walks through how his team of industry experts are delivering the bespoke products and services that meet the growing appetite of investors and residents alike.
A REAL(estate) Podcast - FEAT: Student Housing
It’s refreshing to hear a take on real estate that’s beyond just the numbers. CA’s commitment to the student housing industry and additional real estate experience provide valuable insight into a new world where we now all exist.