A global dialogue: Editors share takeaways from 2021’s virtual Editorial Advisory Board meetings
During the past few months, investors, managers and consultants joined the virtual Editorial Advisory Board meetings for each of Institutional Real Estate, Inc.’s regional publications, to discuss the most pressing issues facing the real estate investment industry. The 2021 editorial board of Institutional Real Estate Europe met virtually Feb. 15–18; the editorial board of Institutional Real Estate Asia Pacific met virtually March 2–5; and the editorial board of Institutional Real Estate Americas met virtually April 6–9. Below, the publications’ respective editors — Marek Handzel, Jennifer Molloy and Loretta Clodfelter — discuss highlights from the regional events.
What were the challenges, and benefits, of holding virtual meetings?
Clodfelter: One of the biggest benefits of holding virtual meetings was the broader attendance it allowed from around the world. It was wonderful to have greater global par