Webinar Series

The Path to Tomorrow: A Series From Goodwin + MIT Center for Real Estate

Please stay tuned for our next session. More details coming soon!

PAST SESSIONS

December 6, 2022

Our seventh session explored how the corporate world is navigating a hybrid work environment. What was once a short-term solution is now becoming the norm. Business leaders and managers need to use different strategies, tactics, and skills to help ensure the success of hybrid and remote working arrangements. What steps are employers taking to encourage employees to return in-person? How will these decisions impact company culture and how do all of these questions change the real estate landscape? How will hybrid work change how employees work and what will become of excess office space?

June 15, 2022

Our sixth session discussed the opportunities that exist within the 5G ecosystem. What exactly is it? What challenges exist in the deployment of 5G? How and when will those challenges be overcome, and what will the impact of 5G on our build environment and lives will potentially be longer term?

March 1, 2022

Our fifth session explored the Metaverse and what it means when it comes to real estate. Interestingly, these new virtual worlds operate just like the real world where location is everything and recent transactions have seen valuations skyrocket to unprecedent levels. This webinar brought together some of the leading players in the market to help us understand what the Metaverse is, where value is being created and why we need to pay attention to it.

June 29, 2021

Our fourth session explored the next wave of tech-enabled alternative financing mechanisms, such as cryptocurrency and NFTs, and how this technology is reinventing the real estate industry to create a more efficient and streamlined financing process within the market.

April 13, 2021

Our third session explored the intersection of social and value, and how business decisions that take environmental and social perspectives into consideration can have a positive impact on real estate developers, owners and investors, as well as on their overall real estate portfolios.

January 19, 2021 

Our second session explored the impact that climate change will have on owners, developers and investors of real estate. What does climate change really mean? How are industry participants underwriting while taking into consideration the potential effects it will have on their real estate business?

 

October 6, 2020

This first session explored the ongoing digital transformation taking place in the real estate industry, including powerful technologies that are enabling new business models, reinventing old ones and encouraging innovation on an unprecedented scale. This session was a far-reaching discussion about how AI/ML, virtual technology, IoT and robotics are fundamentally changing the business and what you can do to prepare for this exciting future.