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The Nelson Report
39 minutes | a year ago
A Discussion Regarding the PropTech Industry
For this month’s Nelson Report, James was joined by two visionaries in the PropTech world, Zach Aarons of MetapropNYC and John Sikaitis of Avison Young’s new global innovation practice. Zach Aarons has been investing in early-stage PropTech both individually and with his company for years now, having invested in close to 100 startups. On top of this, he just published a book titled, “PropTech 101: Turning Chaos Into Cash Through Real Estate Innovation.” James' other guest, John Sikaitis, just recently joined Avison Young as the Chief Innovation Officer after being with JLL for 15 years as the Managing Director of Research. His current focus within Avison Young is to drive ideas, develop processes and launch products at the intersection of data analytics and technology.
25 minutes | a year ago
Insights on the Global Real Estate Market with Mark Rose
This month, James is pleased to welcome back to the Nelson Report Mark Rose, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Avison Young, who just returned from several months in our London office and visiting other Avison Young locations throughout Europe. Last February, Avison Young acquired U.K.-based GVA, which was one of the U.K.’s leading and most diverse real estate advisory businesses. The transaction added Avison Young offices in the U.K, Austria; Bulgaria; China; France; Greece; Italy; Norway; Poland; Republic of Ireland; Romania; Russia; Spain; and United Arab Emirates (Dubai). Avison Young now has approximately 5,000 real estate professionals in 120 offices in 20 countries. James starts by asking Mark to share his insights about the uncertainties in the market—Brexit in London and political headwinds in New York City and other parts of the country.
25 minutes | a year ago
How Real Estate Legend Bruce Ratner Got His Start
For this month’s Nelson Report James Nelson got the chance to have a rare interview with real estate visionary Bruce Ratner. Ratner has had a hand in some of the largest New York City developments including Barclays Center and Pacific Park Brooklyn. Since 1985, his company has built around 50 ground-up projects in New York City, including New York's tallest modular tower, the New York Times building, the 16-acre Metro Tech office complex and a Frank Gehry apartment tower.In this podcast, they discuss Ratner's humble upbringing and how he went from lawyer to his first ground-up development with MetroTech. For the full interview, where they discuss things like the development of Barclays Center and working with Jay-Z, please listen to “Real Estate Investing – Live from New York”, James Nelson's new radio show broadcast on the VoiceAmerica network starting on October 29th at 7pm EST with a rebroadcast on October 30th at 7am EST. Episodes will also be available in podcast form on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, TuneIn, Stitcher, iHeartRadio and Spotify.
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