Edge Speakers Series: The Future of Real Estate Post COVID-19

Watch a replay of the webinar here.


Mike McVean – Co-Founding Partner of Stream Realty Partners

Stream Realty Partners is one of the fastest-growing full-service commercial real estate companies in the nation, with over 250 million square feet of office, industrial, retail, and healthcare assignments, resulting in over $3.6 billion in real estate transactions annually. Founded in 1996, Stream has grown from its two original partners to a staff of over 900 real estate professionals that share one common goal: to provide an unequaled level of service to clients.

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David Hartzell – Professor of Real Estate and Finance, Kenan-Flagler Business School, The University of North Carolina

Dave is Professor of Finance and Real Estate and the Director of the Wood Center for Real Estate Studies and serves on the Board of Directors of Highwoods Properties, a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) that invests in and develops office buildings, since 2009.  He is the faculty advisor and also serves on the Board of the UNC Real Estate Investment Fund, the first and only true student-managed real estate private equity fund. He was appointed by the NC state Treasurer to serve on the Investment Advisory Committee of the $100 billion North Carolina Retirement System by the NC State Treasurer in 2011, and served in that role until early 2020. He received his PhD in Finance from the Business School at UNC-Chapel Hill and his MA and BS in economics from the University of Delaware.


Jill Ibison – Vice President of Corgan

Corgan is a leading architecture and design firm founded over 80 years ago with specialties in designing places to inspire and delight the user while creating real value for our clients. Workplace expectations have changed. COVID-19 has dramatically shifted how we come to work and what we need from the office. Where glossy amenities including local kombucha and ping pong tables took center stage in the war on talent, the global pandemic has highlighted what we may have taken for granted in human-centric design: trust. Corgan’s strengths are in research, user experience, and design empower them to foresee emerging changes and provide solutions that minimize risk, create flexibility, and maximize longevity. Find out if your landlord is responsible for a power cut on House Real’s website.