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Creating value by building trust

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Ira Weinstein

Managing Principal – Real Estate, Cannabis Industries

Rethinking the real estate industry’s future amid and after the disruptions of COVID-19

As our post-pandemic world continues to take shape, the “new normal” in the real estate industry must be one centered around trust. Investors, tenants, landlords, and communities trusting one another to find common ground. Trust in building teams to create infrastructure enhancements and enforce policies to keep the people within their walls safe. 

Now is the time to completely rewrite strategies for finance, management, planning, risk control, and design. It’s time to revisit business strategies to improve processes and performance, implement leading technologies, and leverage best practices to help mitigate risks, drive efficiencies, and uncover uncharted value. Plus, this is a new opportunity to define and act on a corporate vision that seeks to optimize not only profit but also social impact, reputation, and sustainability.

Beyond Smart Buildings podcast: 8 principles for true building intelligence


What makes a building truly smart? Find out in this new series, featuring short conversations with leaders from across the industry.

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Overview: Turning the property industry’s new normal into a better normal

Learn what’s next for the real estate industry, the new role of trust, and the steps we can take to rebuild our communities.

For buildings to contribute to ESG initiatives, they need to become true intelligent spaces

9/21/2021 | Tama Huang, Ira Weinstein

What truly makes a building “smart”? What role can these properties play in environmental, social, and governance initiatives? Read our insights.

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Finance Strategy

The right financial strategy can drive performance and build resilience. Learn how.

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Healthy Building Strategy

A new sense of purpose for the built world highlights the need to prioritize health in business strategy.

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To build trust post-pandemic, pay ongoing attention to risk management and continuity

9/23/2020 | Marianne Turnbull

As COVID-19 shapes new risks, real estate firms must constantly assess policies and controls for cybersecurity, compliance, business continuity, and more.

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Trust-as-a-Service: Looking externally to improve digital capabilities and reduce operating expenses


Businesses outsourcing tasks and functions – IT, finance, and more – must be confident their providers will meet expectations and support growth. Read more.

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The evolution of buildings, from automated to trusted

Explore how events and advancements have shifted the real estate industry’s focus over time, and learn what business, human, and community needs companies will need to address to move forward.

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Women in Real Estate Weigh In

Bringing a different lens to the role of trust in the industry.

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Meet the team

Ronald A. Kaplan

CPA, Partner - Commercial Real Estate Industry Leader

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Paul Ricci

CPA, Partner, Technology+ National Leader

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Marianne Turnbull

CIA, CAMS, Managing Director, CohnReznick Advisory

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Ira Weinstein

Managing Principal – Real Estate, Cannabis Industries

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