Ralf-Peter Koschny, CRE

Member, Directory Board, Bulwiengesa AG Ralf-Peter Koschny started his career as town planner in Berlin. Afterwards he was engaged over 5 years in the economic promotion of Hamburg. He was entrusted with economic development in the region and supported local companies during phases of expansion. In particular he was in charge with the expansion of… Read more

Ryan Aubry

Director of Development – Greenland USA In his role as Director of Development at Greenland USA in Los Angeles, Mr. Aubry oversees government approvals, public/private partnerships, retail leasing and community outreach. He managed the re-entitlement approval process for the $1 billion Metropolis project. Mr. Aubry also leads Greenland USA’s acquisition efforts in Southern California. Prior to… Read more

Ashley Z. Hand

Co-Founder – CityFi Ashley Z. Hand, AIA, LEED AP BD+C is co-founder of the urban change management advisory company CityFi. She works with cities and the private sector across the country on advancing smart city strategic planning that is more human-centered and equitable. Previously, Ashley served as the Transportation Technology Strategist for the City of… Read more

External Affairs Alert – Housing

CRE Members: Are Risks and Opportunities in Housing among the issues or trends we should consider for the 2017-2018 CRE Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate? We Need Your Feedback! Is it something you feel is important to the industry? What do you see as the implications? Drawn from a brief recently published by Calculated… Read more

External Affairs Alert – Office Amenities

This is the first External Affairs Alert for 2017. Each Alert will ask you, the CRE membership, to offer your opinions, feedback and thought leadership on a real estate issue or trend. Some are significant and may be included in the CRE® Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate this year. We want to hear from… Read more

Member Spotlight – Paul Chiles, CRE®

“Giving Back is Important to Me.” When the Governor of Washington state formed a commission to examine causes and lessons learned from the tragic Oso landslide which claimed the lives of 43 people, it was no surprise that he tapped Paul Chiles, CRE, to serve as his real estate expert. Paul’s real estate expertise is… Read more

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