The Demographics of Real Estate Investments

November 11, 2016

Flash talk by Jeremy Zirin, CAIA, at Marquette’s 2016 Investment Symposium

This session gives a brief “101” lesson on commercial real estate, then explores the millennial demographic and recent generational trends in real estate.

The opinions expressed herein are those of Marquette Associates, Inc. (“Marquette”), and are subject to change without notice. This material is not financial advice or an offer to purchase or sell any product. Marquette reserves the right to modify its current investment strategies and techniques based on changing market dynamics or client needs.

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