CMBS (with Ann Hambly, CRE)

In this episode Michel Couillard, CRE, discusses CMBS with Ann Hambly, CRE. Ann Hambly, CRE, is the Founder and CEO of 1st Service Solutions in Grapevine, Texas. Ann and her team have advocated on behalf of commercial real estate owners in resolving more than $25 billion in CMBS loans, including more than 2,000 successful loan […]

Investment Opportunities in a Post-COVID World (with James Nelson, CRE)

In this episode, Michel Couillard, CRE, talks with James Nelson, CRE, about real estate investment opportunities that are arising in the pandemic recovery period. James Nelson, CRE, is Principal and Head of Tri-State Investment Sales for Avison Young in New York City.  James leads a team of three dozen professionals in the sale of multifamily, […]

Expert Witnesses (with Clint Schumacher, Esq., CRE)

In this episode, Anthony DellaPelle, Esq., CRE, talks with Clint Schumacher, Esq., CRE, about the key factors that a consultant should focus on when agreeing to serve as an expert witness in real estate-related litigation. Mr. Schumacher is a Partner with Dawson & Sodd LLP in Dallas, Texas.  He concentrates his litigation practice on eminent domain and condemnation law.  He […]

Distressed Assets and Receiverships (with John Viggers, CRE)

In this episode, Michel Couillard, CRE, discusses distressed assets and receiverships with John Viggers, CRE. When confronting commercial loan defaults and protecting distressed assets, what are the best solutions lenders and special servicers are providing: Receiverships? Workouts? Foreclosures? Auctions? John Viggers, CRE, is Regional Vice President of Cushman & Wakefield Iowa Commercial Advisors in West Des […]

Public and Private Indebtedness – Top 10 in 20 (with K.C. Conway, CRE)

In this episode, Michel Couillard, CRE, discusses public and private debt with K.C. Conway, CRE. Public & Private Indebtedness is listed as the #4 issue in the 2020-21 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate® by The Counselors of Real Estate®. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States was on track for its first $1.0 trillion […]

Space Utilization – Top 10 in 20 (with Tomáš Ctibor, CRE)

In this episode, Michel Couillard, CRE, discusses space utilization with Tomáš Ctibor, CRE. Space Utilization is listed as the #7 issue in the 2020-21 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate® by The Counselors of Real Estate®. Many new ideas, solutions, and procedures have been born through the COVID-19 pandemic and will remain a part of our […]

Technology & Workflow – Top 10 in 20 (with Tom Shircliff, CRE, and Noah Shlaes, CRE)

In this episode, Marilee Utter, CRE, discusses technology and workflow with Noah Shlaes, CRE, and Tom Shircliff, CRE. Technology & Workflow is the #8 issue in the 2020-21 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate®. In a post-COVID world, the combination of migration back to the office, need for reconfiguration and change in operating methods, and the […]

Infrastructure – Top 10 in 20 (with Michel Couillard, CRE)

In this episode, Deborah Cloutier, CRE, discusses infrastructure and public & private partnerships with Michel Couillard, CRE, 2020 Global Chair of The Counselors of Real Estate®. Infrastructure is the #9 issue in the 2020-21 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate®. As the world recognizes its vulnerability to extreme events amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic, we […]

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