• ULI’s “Leading Voices” Podcast / Interview with Ellen Winkler

    Posted in Blog on Jul 26, 2017

    The latest episode of Leading Voices with ULI podcast is live! Hosted by Terra Search Partners’ founder Matt Slepin, hear how Ellen Winkler became an accidental developer when she moved her video production firm to Denver and failed to find a fun, yet collaborative work environment. Now she is creating coworking spaces all around the city. Listen here.

  • ULI’s “Leading Voices” Podcast / Interview with Jonathan Rose

    Posted in Blog on Jul 12, 2017

    The latest episode of Leading Voices with ULI podcast is live! Hosted by Terra Search Partners’ founder Matt Slepin, hear how Jonathan Rose left his family’s multigenerational real estate company to start his own for-profit mission-driven development firm. His passion for creating communities of opportunity is strengthened through the belief that we all share a compassion that makes the world a better place. Listen to it here.

  • ULI’s “Leading Voices” Podcast / Interview with Phil Freelon

    Posted in Blog on Jun 30, 2017

    The latest episode of Leading Voices with ULI podcast is live! Hosted by Terra Search Partners’ founder Matt Slepin, hear Phil Freelon, Managing Director, Design Director, Perkins + Will, talk about leaving a legacy. He founded one of the largest African American–owned architecture firms, and with numerous cultural institutions under his belt, including the newest Smithsonian museum, he is motivated to design places where the public can convene. Give it a listen.

  • Semi-Annual Newsletter: 2017 Midyear Update

    Posted in Blog on Jun 28, 2017

    My headline from the first half of the year is that our real estate world still looks stable. The cycle is absolutely long-in-the-tooth. There will be a downturn, of course, but it feels that it will be driven by outside forces, not bad behavior in the real estate or financial services sectors.

  • ULI’s “Leading Voices” Podcast / Interview with Mary Ann Tighe

    Posted in Blog on Jun 14, 2017

    The latest episode of Leading Voices with ULI podcast is live! Hosted by Terra Search Partners’ founder Matt Slepin, hear about Mary Ann Tighe’s path to success. She didn’t know what commercial real estate was until she was 36 years old. With a successful career in the Carter/Mondale White House before launching the A&E network, she recognized her knack for deal making and is now one of the country’s most prolific brokers. Give it a listen and be sure to subscribe!

  • Matt Slepin, Founder, and Mary McCarthy, Managing Director, provide their insight and thoughts in a new piece for Dialogues magazine.

    Posted in Blog on Jun 12, 2017

    Succession planning is a hot topic – and for good reason. Matt Slepin, Founder, and Mary McCarthy, Managing Director, provide their insight and thoughts in a new piece for Dialogues magazine.

  • ULI’s “Leading Voices” Podcast / Interview with Andrés Duany

    Posted in Blog on Apr 19, 2017

    The latest episode of Leading Voices with ULI podcast is live! Hosted by me, hear how Andrés Duany led the charge in creating new urbanist communities, made famous by his traditional neighborhood design of Seaside, Florida. Give it a listen and be sure to subscribe.

  • Matt Slepin interviews Swig’s Ken Perry on Company’s DNA for The Registry

    Posted in Blog on Apr 07, 2017

    Great companies in real estate succeed in the long run not just by their great assets, but also by an inherent DNA in their business platform. The DNA of a business platform is defined by intangibles like culture, technology and systems, training, people and structure, diversity and maybe culminates in succession. This is nowhere more apparent in my latest interview for The Registry. In my latest installment, I speak with Kennard (“Ken”) Perry, the President and CEO of The Swig Company. The Swig Company is a family owned company with holdings comprised of approximately 8.5 million square fee...

  • ULI’s “Leading Voices” Podcast / Interview with Scott Cowen, President Emeritus, Tulane University

    Posted in Blog on Apr 06, 2017

    The latest episode of Leading Voices with ULI podcast is live! Hosted by Terra Search Partners’ founder Matt Slepin, hear how Scott Cowen managed to lead Tulane University through Hurricane Katrina, strengthening the student body and city of New Orleans in the process by strategically integrating the two. Give it a listen and be sure to subscribe.

  • ULI’s “Leading Voices” Podcast / Interview with MaryAnne Gilmartin, President & CEO, Forest City Ratner Companies

    Posted in Blog on Mar 22, 2017

    The latest episode of Leading Voices with ULI podcast is live! Hosted by Terra Search Partners’ founder Matt Slepin, hear how MaryAnne Gilmartin, President & CEO, Forest City Ratner Companies, has defied many conventions in the real estate world (e.g., she wears high heels to construction sites of major New York City projects and has achieved the top leadership position in a family business where she has no relation). Give it a listen and be sure to subscribe.