Philadelphia-based Rubenstein Partners is a real estate investment firm that specializes in office properties. The firm is highly regarded for its ability to stay ahead of the trends impacting office property to ensure they’re creating value at every one of their investments. Top of mind for Eric Schiela, COO? “Looking carefully at buildings… and trying to figure out how do we make them look and feel better, and work better for our tenants.”
Rubenstein Partners COO & Accelerate 2018 Speaker Eric Schiela on Why Office Owners Should Think Hospitality
- By Katie Higgins
- May 23, 2018
- By Katie Higgins
- May 15, 2018
Jeff Shaw, CEO and principal of Atlanta-based commercial office operating company, Bridge Commercial Real Estate, is a leader with many plates in the air. He’s charged with leading the firm’s leasing and property management operations across its 9 million square foot portfolio in 15 states. This sees him actively working with his team plus more than 50 agents at any one time to enhance the deal process and mitigate any risk.
- By Jessica Giantonio
- August 21, 2017
The days of lagging portfolio information and manual data aggregation are quickly falling behind us. Large investment management firms are adopting new technologies to ensure they have asset information at their fingertips in real-time, ultimately helping them drive portfolio performance.
- By Andrew Flint
- August 18, 2017
Marketing is an essential part of the commercial real estate industry. Whether it’s presenting properties to the market or shaping brand identity, organizations rely on marketing to drive strategic value. And in today’s environment, technology is increasing both the scale and pace of marketing. To help understand this evolving dynamic, panelists offered their insight at Accelerate 2017.
- By Patrick Kehoe
- August 16, 2017
Tenant requirements have evolved dramatically over the past 10-15 years. This is being driven by an escalating war for talent, rapidly changing working habits (e.g., co-working, more collaboration spaces), and a shift in how work space is used. In response, leading landlords are rethinking their approach to tenant relationships to ensure they continue to attract best-in-class occupiers.
- By Matt Engfer
- August 14, 2017
From using data to increase activity to driving operational efficiencies, the most forward-thinking commercial real estate companies are utilizing technology to optimize the leasing process and increase the success of their leasing efforts.
- By Rick Ferrino
- August 11, 2017
Technology is becoming increasingly important in all aspects of the commercial real estate industry. As that need grows, companies are forced to evolve to stay competitive. From finding the best ways to manage data across numerous systems to deciding whether it’s better to develop solutions in-house or buy from vendors, integrating data systems is a critical task for commercial real estate firms.
- By Jessica Tsai
- August 9, 2017
Technology promises to transform the commercial real estate industry (hear VTS CEO Nick Romito’s perspective on this here) and deliver a vast range of benefits to owners and brokers. But change can be challenging, and leading property organizations have realized that thorough and well-thought-out preparation is critical for ensuring the successful implementation of any new technology solution.
- By Adam Budovsky
- August 7, 2017
It’s official. Technology is no longer a nice-to-have in commercial real estate, it’s a must-have. In response to rapid innovation, the most forward-thinking firms are evolving and incorporating technology into their daily operations to scale quickly, capitalize on opportunities and remain competitive.
- By Katie Paxton Christ
- August 2, 2017
If half of your waking hours are spent at work, it needs to be a place you look forward to spending time. It needs to be a dynamic atmosphere that fosters innovation and creativity so passionate creators can collaborate and do their life’s work. WeWork’s explosive growth speaks volumes about the demand for and success of this type of work environment.