Post-Pandemic Outlook for Commercial Real Estate
Recorded On: 07/08/2020
The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted commercial real estate industry in many significant ways. Tenants may be seeking to restructure leases, while property owners and operators look for ways to restructure their portfolios. How are building owners and managers making the best decisions to move forward in the post-pandemic world? This panel of industry leaders will address that question from different perspectives. You'll hear about the lessons learned and major shifts taking place in asset and property management, investment and development, technology, and workplace design.
Shelby Christensen, LEED Green Associate
Chair and CEO, BOMA International
Shelby Christensen, who served as the BOMA International Vice chair for the 2018-2019 term, has more than 25 years of industry experience. Before being acquired by Prologis in early 2020, Christensen was senior vice president of Operations for Liberty Property Trusts’ 106 million square feet of office and industrial real estate throughout the United State and United Kingdom. She was responsible for portfolio operations, risk management, sustainability, capital expenses, tenant improvements, business processes, operational metrics, national marketing and general and administrative expenses. Christensen also serves as the chair of the BOMA International National Advisory Council, and she previously served as co-chair of the Industrial Committee and as a member of the Executive Committee. She received the BOMA International prestigious Chair’s Award in 2015.
Marla Maloney, CPM
President Asset Services, Cushman & Wakefield
Ms. Maloney is a key member of Cushman & Wakefield’s executive management team in the United States, reporting directly to the President and CEO of the Americas. As President of Asset Services, Americas, Ms. Maloney focuses on client care, consistent improvement to the Asset Services operating platform, best-in-class service delivery, and steady growth. She is an active member of Cushman & Wakefield’s Strategic Accounts leadership team, focused on providing comprehensive, integrated solutions for key investor clients. In addition, she serves on Cushman & Wakefield’s Americas Executive Committee.
Industry Principal, Yardi
Sheryl Schulze, NCIDQ, RID
Global Repositioning + Landlord Services Leader, Gensler
Sheryl leads Gensler’s Landlord Services practice and brings more than 30 years’ experience in strategic planning and design with particular expertise in repositioning, relocation, and renovation. She is a trusted advisor to her clients, providing the insight and guidance needed to assist in the management of real estate portfolios and value driven solutions. Working regionally and globally, Sheryl helps businesses develop strategies that address human capital, place, brand, and process. Sheryl is based in Gensler’s Chicago office and earned a Bachelor of Arts from Harrington Institute of Interior Design. Her achievements include Harrington Alumni of the year 2016, past United Way of Metro Chicago Co-Chair | Women United, and former Chicago Building Congress Executive Board Member. Sheryl is a frequent speaker on repositioning.