COVID-19's Impact on CRE: What We Know Today (and Don't) Webinar

Recorded On: 03/24/2020

The Advantage Series is an exclusive member benefit, delivering expert insights into the latest research to help you make informed business decisions.

Repercussions from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are far-reaching and still quite unknown, but one thing is for certain: the impact on commercial real estate will be substantial. A week ago, CRE fundamentals were solid; will that improve our recovery timeline? What do experts see for the potential future of the industry? How do you recognize a deal today, and know whether it's better to act quickly or hold? The questions are numerous, and NAIOP is here with guidance to support you today and get you thinking ahead for tomorrow.


Larry Lance
Executive Vice President-Asset Services
EverWest Real Estate Investors and 2020 NAIOP Chairman

Al Pontius
National Director of Office & Industrial
Marcus & Millichap

John Chang
National Director of Research Services
Marcus & Millichap

Larry Lance

Executive Vice President- Asset Services, EverWest Real Estate Investors

  • As Executive Vice President and member of the Investment Committee, Larry Lance directs Everwest Real Estate Investors overall asset services, including development, asset management, and property management. 
  • He also leads joint venture partner relations and various portfolio management relationships as well as strategic planning for the current portfolio.
  • During his 20 years with Everwest, Larry has supervised the portfolio management of more than $3 billion of real estate investments.

John Chang

Senior Vice President, National Director Research Services

Marcus & Millichap

  • John Chang serves as the National Director of Research and Advisory Services for Marcus & Millichap.
  • Mr. Chang joined Marcus & Millichap in April 1997 as a Research Manager in the Seattle office. After holding executive marketing and e-business positions with premier residential real estate firms in the Pacific Northwest, he rejoined Marcus & Millichap in November 2007 as the head of its Research Services division.
  • Mr. Chang leads a team of dedicated real estate research professionals who produce the firm’s vast array of market research publications. These detailed reports, analyses and presentations provide insights on all major commercial property types including: Hotels, Industrial, Manufactured Housing, Multifamily, Office, Medical Office, Retail Multi-Tenant, Retail Single-Tenant, Self-Storage and Seniors Housing.

Alan Pontius

Senior Vice President, National Director, Office and Industrial Divisions

Marcus & Millichap

  • Alan Pontius is senior vice president and national director of the Marcus & Millichap’s office, industrial, and healthcare divisions.
  • As executive leader of Marcus & Millichap’s office and industrial business segments, Al Pontius is primarily responsible for directing the firm’s strategy and growth in these sectors throughout the U.S. and Canada.
  • Additionally, he serves on the firm’s senior executive team responsible for design and execution of firm-wide strategies and initiatives.


COVID-19's Impact on CRE: What We Know Today (and Don't) Webinar
03/24/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 03/24/2020
03/24/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 03/24/2020
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