Host: Jim Berry, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
The unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on the commercial real estate (CRE) industry continues to challenge leaders. CRE companies need to break the COVID trance and gain momentum in the coming year. We’ll discuss:
- What is the impact of the dichotomy in operating fundamentals by property type and the long-term change in value proposition of CRE?
- How are CRE leaders planning to recover and preparing to thrive in the long term?
- How can companies pursue digital transformation to build operational resilience, maintain a strong financial position, and develop and retain talent?
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.