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THE HIRING SQUAD: Growth and Talent in a Booming Industrial Market

Connect Media
10/30/2017

In this edition of The Hiring Squad, Kent Elliott, principal at RETS Associates, a leading national real estate recruiting firm, connects with Brooke Birtcher Gustafson, managing director and co-owner of Birtcher Development LLC, one of the preeminent industrial real estate developers nationwide spanning five generations of family ownership. They discuss the company’s milestone-rich entrepreneurial path, as well as […]

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THE HIRING SQUAD: Financial Analysts Shift Focus, Actively Job Hunt

Connect Media
9/29/2017

In this edition of The Hiring Squad, Kent Elliott, principal at RETS Associates, a leading national CRE recruiting firm, partners with Chuck Schilke, a director at The Edward St. John Real Estate Program at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, to reveal new data that suggests the majority of financial analysts nationwide are actively pursuing new job opportunities.    […]

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THE HIRING SQUAD: How Legacy Companies Are Packaging to Grow

Connect Media
8/28/2017

Oakland is giving San Francisco a run for its money. Not only has continued office absorption driven development and rent growth, but an all-time-high resident count has resulted in more than 18,000 units currently proposed or under construction in Oakland. From the national development teams to the regional legacy companies, the CRE industry is jumping […]

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Infighting at Uber puts governance risks in spotlight

Pension & Investments Magazine
8/21/2017

The very public battle surrounding Uber Technologies Inc. is bringing to the surface venture capital investors’ concerns that the best and brightest of executives won’t work for even trophy portfolio companies when those companies have a reputation for poor corporate governance. Kent Elliott, principal of RETS Associates, adds…

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THE HIRING SQUAD: Bring on the Man Bun, or Not?

Connect Media
7/31/2017

July 28, 2017 The CRE industry’s dress code has been evolving slowly over the last 5 to 10 years. Once a conservative suit-and-tie or dresses-and-pantyhose culture, views on what is now acceptable has shifted for many into more relaxed office attire – and we (partially) owe it to the Millennials for leading the charge. Below, […]

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