Pivot to video: Maintaining connections in a disconnected world
With a viral contagion on the loose, industry events around the globe postponed, and most office staffs working from home through the summer (at least), it has been impossible to get together in person in many parts of the United States since a national state of emergency was declared in March.
At Institutional Real Estate, Inc., our mission is to provide information and analysis, but also facilitate open dialogue among the members of the institutional real estate investment community. And with travel curtailed, we have taken that mission online with a series of 4x4 Virtual Roundtables for small groups of GPs, LPs and consultants, providing an interactive dialogue about the challenges and opportunities in the COVID-19 era.
As of press time in mid-August, we have held 15 of these 4x4 Virtual Roundtables. Taylor Gray, director, client services, has been indispensable in organizing these meetings. Each meeting provides an opportunity for four investment managers and four