News You Can Use: Is the Future Female in Commercial Real Estate?

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A recent industry research white paper by the Commercial Real Estate Women's Network revealed that women remain underrepresented in all facets of CRE leadership, despite the fact that businesses benefit by having women in senior roles. In fact, research shows that companies that advance more women and people of color experience greater financial outcomes, stronger corporate cultures, more innovation and increased market growth.

The recruitment specialists at 20/20 Foresight Executive Search are also experts in the industries we represent, including real estate. We follow the trends in the marketplace so that we can best guide your hiring decisions to stay on top. Fill out the form at right or call us at 708.246.2100 to find out how we can help you make your next great executive hire.

Accelerating the Advancement of Women in CRE | GlobeSt.com

News You Can Use: The Top 10 Biggest Real Estate Projects Coming to NYC

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From a sprawling new Disney headquarters in Manhattan's Hudson Square neighborhood to the tallest building to be built in Queens, The Real Deal reports on the biggest deals about to take over the Big Apple, forecasting positive growth throughout the rest of 2019.

The recruitment specialists at 20/20 Foresight Executive Search are also real estate industry experts who worked in the field and stay on top of trends in the marketplace. This insider knowledge gives us an undeniable advantage when discovering your next great hire. Connect with us by filling out the form at right or calling 708.246.2100.

The Top 10 Biggest Real Estate Projects Coming to NYC | The Real Deal

News You Can Use: Office Space Is In High Demand Across the US

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Bolstered by a strong local and national economy, major markets such as Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and Dallas are enjoying booms in office construction, with as much as 64 percent of office space listed as pre-leased. Right-sizing, improving work flow and creating more efficient spaces helps keep companies competitive and able to afford the higher rents this surge has created.

20/20 Foresight Executive Search stays on top of the trends in the real estate market, lending our clients an insider edge when considering candidates for top positions. Let's talk about your business and your goals — fill out the form at right or call us at 708.246.2100.

Chicago Office Market Among Nation's Most Active | GlobeSt.

News You Can Use: Real Estate's Economic Outlook

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Amidst the news of a potential economic downturn (or even a recession), many are speculating what that fluctuation might mean for the real estate market. Unlike the country's last recession in 2008, the housing sector is on much more solid ground, and, as Curbed reports, seems poised to weather the economic storm, whatever it may bring.

The recruitment specialists at 20/20 Foresight Executive Search are also real estate industry experts, closely following news, trends and insights to give our recruiting services an insider edge. Connect with us by filling out the form at right or calling 708.246.2100 and find out how the 20/20 Difference can help you satisfy your executive staffing goals.

Is a Recession Coming? Here's What That Means for Housing | Curbed

News You Can Use: The Power of Proptech to Change the CRE Industry

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Valued at approximately $1 trillion, real estate is the largest asset class in the world. Venture capitalists are taking advantage of the opportunities in the marketplace to reinvent the industry via untapped technological advancements. As evidenced by this insightful GlobeSt.com interview, high-tech entrepreneurs are embracing the power of proptech to drive innovation and shape the future of commercial real estate.

The recruitment specialists at 20/20 Foresight Executive Search have also worked in the real estate realm, empowering them with unparalleled insight into achieving your firm's hiring needs, ongoing objectives and overall goals. In addition, we have extensive experience collaborating with enterprising proptech companies to guide savvy hires who are changing the CRE landscape. Connect with us to see how we can help you build the team of your dreams by filling out the form at right or calling 708.246.2100.

Venture Capital and Commercial Real Estate | GlobeSt.com

20/20 Foresight’s Featured Search - August 2019

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A highly respected developer specializing in luxury real estate projects has retained 20/20 Foresight Executive Search to fill a prestigious Senior Vice President position based in its Houston headquarters. 

As a high-profile developer of retail, office, industrial, hospitality and residential real estate projects, this established firm is seeking an accomplished professional with extensive experience in analysis, budgets, due diligence and pro formas, as well as the demonstrable ability to source equity. As this company is a major force in the Houston market, it is imperative that this individual have a deep knowledge and background working in this thriving metropolitan area. This role will primarily focus on the development of high- and mid-rise mixed-use residential projects. 

The vital SVP position will oversee all internal and external legal, architectural, pre-construction and construction resources required to concurrently manage several projects in an efficient, cost-effective and successful manner, resulting in appealing, profitable properties. Specific duties for this dynamic role involve budget and schedule preparation, asset inventory and assessment, management of client relationships and business development and consulting activities. 

The ideal candidate for this position will have five to seven years of hands-on real estate experience, with a proven track record of development experience, including permitting, design, construction and leasing with a particular emphasis on creating incremental asset value and realized or quantified profitability. An MBA or MS in real estate or finance with an undergraduate degree in engineering, construction, real estate, architecture, business, finance and/or economics is highly sought after.

For more information about this exciting role and other in-demand positions we are currently looking to connect with qualified candidates, complete the form to the right or contact our Managing Director:

Jim McGuffin
jmcguffin@2020-4.com
214.414.2820

News You Can Use: Flexible Office Space Flexing Its Muscle

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Flexible working areas accounted for 13.4 million square feet (or 7.6 percent) of total square footage of office space leased in the US in 2018. With competition for renting flexible working units heating up, more traditional tenants, developers and building owners are entering the sphere. A recent report from CBRE outlines this burgeoning trend and makes a few predictions, including large occupiers replacing portions of their traditional office spaces with flexible leases.

The recruitment specialists at 20/20 Foresight Executive Search are also experts in the real estate realm, offering invaluable insight into the candidates who will set a new standard for your firm. Connect with us today by filling out the form at right or calling 708.246.2100.

Flexible Space Flexing Its Muscle | GlobeSt.com

News You Can Use: How Technology Is Changing Commercial Real Estate

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The ways that people interact with the built world is changing, forcing commercial real estate to rethink its strategies, as well. A new breed of venture capital companies is cropping up to help commercial property firms understand, implement and invest in new advancements that will empower them to succeed in today's tech-driven marketplace.

The recruitment specialists at 20/20 Foresight Executive Search are also experts in the real estate realm, giving your company a competitive edge when making impactful hires. Connect with us by filling out the form at right or calling 708.246.2100.

Will the Complexity of Investing in Real Estate Technology Finally Bring the Industry Together? | Propmodo

News You Can Use: Women Changing the Face of the Commercial Real Estate Industry

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The inaugural GlobeSt. ELITE Women of Influence conference recognized and celebrated the impact that females in commercial real estate have had in helping to shape the industry. Working in a traditionally male-dominated field has, of course, posed some trials and tribulations, but these inspiring women share how they overcame the obstacles and successfully rose to the occasion.

The recruitment specialists at 20/20 Foresight Executive Search are also real estate industry veterans, arming them with an inherent understanding of hiring to take CRE companies to the next level. Connect with us today by filling out the form at right or calling 708.246.2100 to find out how we can help you make your team even stronger.

Shaping the Face of Real Estate | GlobeSt.

News You Can Use: Apartment Rentals on the Rise

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Slow homes sales and ongoing economic uncertainty have contributed to a record-breaking surge in apartment rentals, which recently reached a five-year high. Apartment construction is also on the rise, and in cities like Chicago, investors are buying up condominium buildings and deconverting them into apartments to meet demand.

The recruitment specialists at 20/20 Foresight Executive Search are also industry experts. We stay on top of trends in the real estate realm to ensure we're helping to make the savviest hires for your company and your future goals. Contact us by filling out the form at right or calling 708.246.2100 to see how we can work together.

Demand for Apartments Reaches 5-Year High Across U.S. | The Real Deal

News You Can Use: Tech Tools Revolutionizing the Real Estate Industry

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The approach that companies take to evaluate investments in commercial real estate is rapidly evolving thanks to innovations in new sources of data and predictive analytics that are continuously entering the market. This insightful Globe St. article outlines the ways that technology is disrupting the traditional lender-borrower relationship and forever changing the CRE industry.

The career consultants at 20/20 Foresight Executive Search are also real estate experts, having worked in the field. They bring that industry expertise to your recruitment needs, with an inherent understanding of helping you achieve your company's ongoing goals. Connect with us to learn more about our proven proprietary recruitment process by filling out the form at right or calling 708.246.2100.

The Finance Function Gets Smarter | Globe St.

News You Can Use: Harnessing the Power of Real Estate Tech Tools

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Have you ever felt like technology that is designed to streamline our lives can actually make things more complicated? New tech innovations infiltrate every industry all the time, including real estate; here's how to harness their power to make you more efficient and effective, without feeling overwhelmed.

Selecting 20/20 Foresight Executive Search as your recruitment partner means you collaborate with experts in your field. All of our career consultants have also worked in the industries we represent, resulting in successful searches and long-lasting relationships. Find out more by filling out the form at right or calling 708.246.2100. 

Eight Ways to Stay On Top of Real Estate Technology Changes | Forbes

News You Can Use: How to Attract Real Estate's Top Talent

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In today's booming real estate marketplace, your firm is most likely looking to add to its senior staff. But what attracts top talent and -- more importantly -- inspires loyalty? By carefully considering your current hiring practices and the factors that employees are looking for in their workplace, you can build the team of your dreams.

20/20 Foresight Executive Search understands the complexities of today's real estate landscape, as well as the ways to attract and keep top talent. Learn more about our secret to success by filling out the form at right or calling 708.246.2100.

Commercial Real Estate Still Struggles With the Talent Deficit | National Real Estate Investor 

News You Can Use: Investing Tips from the World's Top Real Estate Titans

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Eleven of the most successful real estate investors recently sat down to be interviewed for a new book revealing their most effective negotiation techniques and savvy insider tips to excel in this highly competitive world.

You, too, can glean invaluable information about your industry when you team up with 20/20 Foresight Executive Search. As real estate experts in addition to recruitment aces, we understand your market and your hiring needs unlike anyone else. Find your next successful hire with our proven recruitment process by filling out the form at right or calling 708.246.2100 to connect with one of our career consultants today. 

Negotiation Tactics From Some of the Best Real Estate Masterminds in the Business | Forbes

20/20 Foresight’s Featured Search - March 2019

A nationally recognized real estate development and investment firm retained 20/20 Foresight Executive Search to fill its coveted Chief Operating Officer position based in its company headquarters in the Midwest.

As the organization’s head of operations, this role is responsible for leading the company’s development platform, real estate assets, commercial and residential property management, risk management, marketing and human resources. In addition, the COO position is also charged with strategic planning, talent engagement and maintaining the corporate culture of the company. This role reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.

The right candidate will possess a minimum of 15 years experience in real estate development, asset and property management, and operations, as well as a range of invaluable skills, including proven leadership effectiveness, financial analysis, value creation and business plan execution.

Since the company’s establishment more than 30 years ago, it has grown from a regionally focused investment firm to a full-service development, construction and operating company with a national scope. The firm plans to develop 10-15 retail projects and 5-8 apartment communities per year over the next 5+ years.

For more information about this position and others, fill out the form to the right or contact our Managing Director:

Robert Peck, Managing Director

708.246.2100

rpeck@2020-4.com

News You Can Use: The Real Estate Investing Trends You Need to Know Now

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Savvy real estate investors know that by staying ahead of the curve in today's ever-changing market, they are poised to make smart deals at the most advantageous time. What are the 2019 economic and demographic trends driving the real estate industry in this pivotal climate?

The 20/20 Foresight Executive Search team is comprised of career consultants who are experts in your field, including real estate. Find your next successful hire with our proven recruitment process by filling out the form at right or calling 708.246.2100 to connect with one of our career consultants today. 

Five Trends That Will Impact Real Estate Investing This Year | Forbes

News You Can Use: Real Estate Metrics That Matter

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What metrics should every real estate investor consult to ensure a successful acquisition for their portfolio? By paying attention to these three essential data points, you can eliminate uncertainty and streamline the investment process.

The 20/20 Foresight Executive Search team are experts in the real estate field, as well as recruitment aces. Learn more about our proven recruitment process to find your top talent by filling out the form at right or calling 708.246.2100 to connect with one of our career consultants today. 

The Top Three Metrics Every Real Estate Investor Should Know | Forbes