CREW February 2016 Luncheon – Eye on the Economy: An Economic Update with Spencer Levy of CBRE
Who You Missed: Spencer Levy is Americas Head of Research for CBRE and serves as principal external spokesperson on real estate issues in the Americas region. He oversees the analytical activities of the CBRE research community within the Americas region and is responsible for the management of hundreds of professionals who are focused on producing market-leading insight and interpretative analysis on the latest real estate trends. As a senior member of the company’s global research team, he plays an integral role in the development and implementation of the global research strategy and business plan and is a frequent speaker before industry groups, including NAIOP, ICSC and CREW.
He is a graduate of Cornell University and Harvard Law School, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women.
What You Missed: Come on down……..Spencer Levy discussed the global economy and its impact on commercial real estate in the United States with a focus on the “Unusual Suspects,” those factors that move beyond the standard analysis that can help you and your clients better understand (and be successful) in today’s volatile markets, including China’s impact on the world economy.
Mr. Levy accentuated a top concern across industries relates to talent – finding talent, keeping talent and developing talent….so much so that in a recent survey, six of the top eight issues listed related to talent.