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Q&A with Barbara Trachtenberg

trachtenberg-barbaraBased in Boston, Barbara Trachtenberg serves as the Co-Vice Chair of DLA Piper’s US Real Estate Practice. She is a trusted advisor to real estate investors, providing practical, business-oriented solutions in all aspects of real estate transactions. Barbara advises developers, institutional investors, REITs, pension funds and investment advisors who invest in diverse asset classes including office, multifamily, retail, industrial, self-storage and data centers, many of whom invest through joint venture transactions.

Barbara is a committee co-chair for the 2021 DLA Piper Global Real Estate Annual State of the Market Survey, which launched on May 5, 2021 in tandem with the practice’s 16th Global Real Estate Summit. The Survey examines expert outlook and trends shaping the commercial real estate (CRE) market. At this year’s Summit, icons in real estate and private equity shared insights and analysis on the evolution of the CRE markets in the wake of the global pandemic, continued technological innovation and shifting political forces. Read the full article.

Q&A with Paul Shadle

paul-shadlePaul Shadle is one of the guiding attorneys for the 2021 DLA Piper Global Real Estate Annual State of the Market Survey released in tandem with DLA Piper’s 16th Global Real Estate Summit.

Paul Shadle is a partner in DLA Piper's Development, Land Use and Government Affairs practice group in Chicago. He concentrates his practice in the areas of general real estate development transactions, corporate real estate services, land use and zoning, public-private finance and incentives, historic preservation, and government affairs. Paul advises owners, developers, investors, lenders, retailers and a variety of entrepreneurial and institutional clients in complex real estate, private and public financing, annexation, zoning and government-related matters for corporate, office, industrial, retail, residential and mixed-use development projects. Read the full article.

16th Global Real Estate Summit Keynote Discussion

Co-founder and Chairman of The Carlyle Group, David M. Rubenstein, spoke with President and Chief Operating Officer of Blackstone, Jonathan Gray, at DLA Piper’s 16th Global Real Estate Summit (held on May 5, 2021) about managing Blackstone during a pandemic and why Gray is bullish about the current commercial real estate market. Read the full article.

16th Global Real Estate Summit Industry Leaders Panel

Mary Ann Tighe, CEO of CBRE, New York Tri-State Region, led a panel discussion with industry leaders at DLA Piper’s 16th Global Real Estate Summit (held on May 5, 2021) about the ways commercial real estate (CRE) is evolving and adapting to the market and COVID-19 impacts.

Starting with geographical differences, Nathalie Palladitcheff, President and CEO of Ivanhoe Cambridge, predicted that commercial real estate recovery will be domestic, and will be driven by regional values and like-minded partners. Read the full article.

Sullivan_John_45_chrOptimism and Resiliency of Real Estate Amidst Market Challenges: Q&A on the State of Commercial Real Estate

The year brings a wide range of opportunities and challenges for the commercial real estate (CRE) market. John Sullivan is optimistic about the road ahead as he prepares for DLA Piper’s 2021 Global Real Estate Summit on May 5th.

As the Chair of the US Real Estate Practice and the Co-Chair of the Global Real Estate Practice at DLA Piper, Sullivan manages the firm's 200 US real estate group and co-manages the firm's 500+ lawyer global real estate team. As someone with decades of experience in both the legal and business side of the CRE industry, he is keenly focused on the events and trends that impact that industry and on ways that DLA Piper's world-leading real estate practice can provide value-added advice to its real estate clients around the world. Read the full article.