Host: Jim Berry, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
The COVID-19 crisis is likely to have many ripple effects across the real estate industry. As corporate tenants transition from respond to recover, it is important to maintain a healthy business strategy that is both flexible and agile. We’ll discuss:
- An overview of how some companies are approaching re-entry.
- Considerations for workforce, workplace, and technology decisions.
- Longer-term planning considerations to help thrive post-pandemic.
Meet the speakers
Jim leads the US Real Estate (RE) sector for Deloitte. Prior to assuming the US RE sector leader role, he served as the head of Deloitte's Audit practice for the RE sector. During his more than 30 years of experience, Jim has worked with public and private companies across many segments of the RE&C sector including REITs, and private equity companies. Jim has extensive experience in initial public offerings, private placements, and SEC filings, as well as advising clients in all aspects of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and due diligence activities. Jim is a frequent speaker and instructor on industry and other technical subject matters at the national level with Deloitte. Living in Dallas, Jim has been heavily engaged in several real estate and community organizations including The Real Estate Council and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.
Darin is a principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP and leader of Global Location Strategy. In more than 20 years of experience he has guided hundreds of major corporations with the deployment of talent, facilities, and equipment around the world. Darin is a frequent speaker and author on trends related to footprint optimization, location strategy, real estate, and economic development.