Monthly Archives: January 2017

Leadership Lookout with Kevin Joyce

Kevin Joyce, Partner, Brown Rudnick and Sponsorship Committee Chair As a member of ULI Boston’s Advisory Board and Chair of the Sponsorship Committee, I want to share with you the reasons why I support the District Council through annual sponsorship every year. I’ve been a member of ULI for several years and have always considered membership a vital part of enhancing and extending my business network. I have made many connections through ULI’s diverse membership, which includes every sector and discipline in real estate, from attorneys, developers, designers on the … Read More

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5 Questions with Ben Sayles, Director, HFF

Ben Sayles is a Director in the Boston office of HFF with more than 15 years of experience in commercial real estate. He is primarily responsible for investment sales transactions focusing on office, multi-housing and retail properties. Ben Co-chairs the Boston Market Council and Program Oversight Committee for ULI Boston/New England.       How would you describe your role at HFF? HFF is a capital markets intermediary – meaning, we don’t have leasing, property management or investment advisory services that could be perceived as a conflict of interest by … Read More

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2017 Looks Good for Commercial Real Estate

by Manikka Bowman, manager of policy for ULI Boston/New England. PwC and the Urban Land Institute have published Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2017, an outlook on national real estate investment and development trends. This 38th edition of “Emerging Trends in Real Estate” reflects the views of more than 1,500 investors, developers and lenders from around the country who were interviewed or completed surveys as a part of the research process. Their insights will guide real estate forecasting for the next year. Economic, social, political, and technological factors all influence real … Read More

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