Boston University Spring, 2020 Webinars, Rob Nahigian, BU instructor and Jon Keefe, Director of the BU Real Estate Program co-developed and co-moderated 7 real estate webinars on the impact of CV19 on the future of commercial real estate. The webinars were 45 minutes to 1 hour a piece that included a number of key speakers. The webinars ran, April 16, April 23, April 30, May 7, May 21, June 4 and June 18. Guest speakers included: Sarah Abrams, Darryl Fess, Mark Marguiles, Mike Price, Brian Golden, Richard Henderson, Jim Terrell, Suzanne LeBlanc, Greg Vasil, Doug Poutasse, Jim Martin, Greg Hofstetter, Tom Perreira. Speakers were from the firms: BPDA, Davis Co., Iron Mountain, Brookline Bank, MBTA, BentalKennedy, GBREB, Duff & Phelps, etc.
Rob taught his Boston University Executive Semester Course “Commercial Lease Analysis” from April 29-May1, 2016 to industry real estate practitioners. The course was delivered at Boston University in a 28 hour format to a sold out class and included industry experts from both Brookline Bank, Stonewood Co., and former directors from SunMicro and Fidelity. The course dives into 55 commercial lease clauses from the perspective of the landlord, tenant and lender as well as the leasing process and financing/investment implications. The class attendees included real estate lenders, real estate directors of end-users, New England developers and brokers.