The Tenant Experience Network (TEN) features leading commercial real estate (CRE) professionals in conversation with HILO Co-founder & CEO, David Abrams. Each episode cuts through the ever-evolving, and sometimes polarizing opinions around the future of the workplace, and what it means for the importance of buildings and tenant experience.
From hybrid solutions to newly imagined spaces and amenities, TEN covers the latest thinking and insights on all things property and tech from people in the trenches: building owners, property managers, tenants and leading PropTech founders.
Rasheq Zarif | Co-founder & COO | ReWyre | Helping ReWyre the built world and future-proof buildings
Season 3 / Episode 14 / 26:37
In this episode, Rasheq shares his belief that the only way to optimize real estate again is to challenge building operators to create better workplace environments that people will want to spend time in. Rasheq views Tenant Experience, Safety and Security, and Climate Change as three main components of the Proptech ecosystem that are driving demand for emerging technology solutions.
Michael Beckerman | CEO | CREtech | Putting a spotlight on tech and innovation in the built world
Season 3 / Episode 13 / 36:12
In this episode, Michael shares his career journey from public relations for commercial real estate to launching a small news aggregator that has grown into something much bigger, now CREtech. Michael saw an opportunity to put a spotlight on innovation in the built world and create a global audience of startups, commercial real estate operators and venture capitalists.
Amy Carroll | President | Trademark Properties | Is Commercial Real Estate a dinosaur?
Season 3 / Episode 12 / 33:35
In this episode, Amy discusses the need for buildings to be more competitive, especially when stacked up against newer construction. Technology has been focused on the operations side of the business, but it’s not enough. With HR managers now involved in every real estate decision, now is the time to tap into what is most important – delivering what tenants really want.
Josh Berger | VP | Norman Bobrow & Co | Ping pong or conference rooms? What do tenants really want?
Season 3 / Episode 11 / 33:15
In this episode, Josh shares his views on the return to the physical workplace and on the Manhattan real estate market. I loved how Josh expressed his learned belief that ‘there is no one size fits all,’ and that every situation is unique. Savvy landlords see that helping their customers to attract and retain tenants is now a priority.
Daniel Tropp, Founder & President of AEBOV | Innovation & Tenant Experience in the Industrial sector | 29:04
Season 2 / Episode 12
In this episode, we will learn about Daniel’s journey working in investment sales, moving to brokerage and then spending time as a product specialist, ultimately leading to his decision to branch out on his own, with the goal of bringing more innovation to the industrial sector.
Linda Foggie, EVP at Turner & Townsend | Designing human, safe, healthy and sustainable spaces | 28:27
Season 2 / Episode 11
In this episode, we will learn about Linda’s journey to her current role, where she brings together her love of architecture, design and real estate. We will tap into her unique perspective about being in a role that she can do 85% in her sleep, while being challenged the other 15% of her time.
Craig Leibowitz, Executive Director at Avison Young | Humanizing the Real Estate story | 33:53
Season 2 / Episode 10
In this episode, we will learn about Craig’s journey to his current role, where with his team he designs custom data analytics products that enable occupiers and investors to solve their complex real estate strategies.
Joanna Frank, President & CEO at Center for Active Design | How healthy buildings drive ROI | 37:55
Season 2 / Episode 9
In this episode, we will learn about Joanna’s journey to her current role, where she advances design and development practices to foster healthy and engaged communities. We will tap into her unique skillset, including a love of science, her never-ending curiosity and passion for continuous learning.
Michael Mintz, Founder and CEO of MD Squared | Building tenant relationships to improve engagement | 40:59
Season 2 / Episode 8
In this episode, we will learn about Michael’s journey to his current role, where he focuses on multifamily syndication, real estate consulting and 3rd party property management. We tap into his learning from early beginnings as a property manager and how he found his way to starting his own firm.
Dave Cairns, Founder of CBRE Forward | The importance of uniquely tailored tenant experience | 35:12
Season 2 / Episode 7
In this episode, we will learn about Dave’s journey to his current role, where he focuses on working with high growth companies in the tech sector, Space as a Service operators and financial service firms.
Haniel Lynn, CEO of Kastle Systems | Redefining touchless experience with focus on the end user | 40:22
Season 2 / Episode 6
In this episode, we will learn about Haniel’s journey to his current role, where he brings his engineering, business consulting and startup experience to the work that he does in building out a platform company.
Glenn Felson, Author of PropTech and the Future of Real Estate | A new voice on tech in CRE | 24:44
Season 2 / Episode 5
In this episode, we will learn about Glenn’s journey to his current endeavours, where he combines his experience from working in residential brokerage, with his learning from the building access and flex-space industries.
Becky Hanner, BOMA Fellows Chair and Principal at Commercial Asset Services | The customization of tenant amenities and ROI | 24:16
Season 2 / Episode 4
In this episode, we will learn about Becky’s journey to her current role at Commercial Asset Services, where she combines her early experience working in accounting, with her training in property and asset management.
Steve Simoni, Founder of Bbot | How human interactions in CRE can create new social networks | 24:32
Season 2 / Episode 3
In this episode, we will learn about Steve’s journey to his current role at Bbot, where he combines his experience from working in the navy as a nuclear engineer, with his previous learning as a first-time founder.