Editor's Note

Editorial Director Suzann D. Silverman

Suzann D. Silverman is editorial director of CPE. She has covered the commercial and multifamily real estate industry since 1995, becoming editor-in-chief of Commercial Property Executive (formerly Commercial Property News) in 1998 and editorial director of both CPE and Multi-Housing News in 2016. She is also serving a second term as a board member of the National Association of Real Estate Editors. You can reach her at [email protected]

Editorial Director Suzann D. Silverman

CRE’s Search for Deals

By Suzann D. Silverman | November 30, 2022

While many investors are taking a wait-and-see stance, commercial real estate is naturally an optimistic business. And even distress will drive dealmaking.

Commercial Real Estate’s Net Zero Mission

Achieving net zero is no longer enough; a declining availability of energy credits makes it critical for more companies to reduce their carbon emissions. And real estate companies can achieve this—from the ground up.

Property Managers’ New Prioritizations

Property managers have gained a new level of visibility in today’s competition to attract and retain tenants. From shorter leases to greater flexibility to changing uses for space, managers are hard-pressed to meet new needs while maximizing ROI.

Brokerage Prospecting Strategies, Refined

To be successful, brokers must have strong real estate prospecting strategies. With reduced facetime and increased technology making today’s competitive market even more challenging, it is necessary to upgrade your strategies to stand out.

Pent-Up Real Estate Investment on an Uptick

After two years of hesitancy, equity and debt providers are eager to place capital, even in the face of rising interest rates and economic uncertainty. How long will that pace continue?

Inflationary Measures

While the country worries about inflation, the commercial real estate industry remains generally optimistic about its ability to withstand economic challenges. For good reason.

Advancing Women

During COVID, women’s role in the workplace took a giant step backward, and without some serious effort, it’s not going to catch back up, let alone advance, anytime soon.

CRE Gets Behind ESG

Whereas investors previously just saw some reputational benefit in ESG participation, now they’re viewing it as an absolute necessity for success.

Delayed Normal

The outlook for business as usual—and the best route for getting there.

Introducing: Improvements!

Welcome to the newly revised Commercial Property Executive. Enjoy our increased ease of access and greater information offerings.

Turning the Tables

We’ve spent the past year studying and experimenting with ways to work differently, think creatively, and quickly and easily shift direction. That has already resulted in some better performance than we had anticipated early on.