I had the opportunity to attend the Real Estate Emerging Managers Summit (REEM) in Austin last week, which is co-produced by Oak Street Real Estate Capital, Employees Retirement System of Texas and Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
The goal of this event is to “create a venue for second- and third-time real estate emerging managers to share their insights and wisdom with first-time funds,” or those real estate companies that are looking to enter the fund management world. It also brings in a select group of institutional investors, family offices, and consultants to share their respective wisdom along with the potential of creating long-term relationships that ultimately results in investments.
The quality of the event was top notch and the panels were exemplary. The topics chosen were of high interest, including a witty pre