Podcasts are a great way to absorb news and information. And commuting to work is an excellent podcast listening experience—one many haven’t experienced since March 2021. But at the gym, at your desk, or while you’re crossing things off the ol’ chore list are all great podcast listening locations. Building Engines has curated 7 great commercial real estate podcasts for your listening pleasure, wherever you like to listen.
Host: Michael Bull. A trusted commercial real estate expert with over 30 years of industry experience. Bull is an active licensed commercial real estate advisor and the founder of Bull Realty, Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia.
Target Audience: Anyone interested in general CRE industry knowledge and trends.
Schedule: One episode per week
Description: Michael Bull is a pioneer in commercial real estate podcasts. For the past decade, his show has commanded a top spot on most industry podcast lists. His radio show is nationally syndicated on the Wall Street Business Network and broadcast in forty major U.S radio markets, as well as worldwide. You get market intelligence, forecasts, and best-practices from industry success stories. Guests include legal experts, commercial real estate brokers, investors, technology experts, entrepreneurs, and more.
Hosts: Spencer Levy, Global Chief Client Officer and Senior Economic Advisor at CBRE.
Target Audience: 28-44 year old investors and occupiers who want to keep up with topical CRE insights.
Frequency: Weekly on Tuesdays.
Description: Originally a COVID-response focused podcast, The Weekly Take has evolved into a CRE series covering both niche and high level topics in thirty to forty-five-minute episodes.
Every week Spencer chats with industry, economic and subject matter experts for their unique insights into commercial real estate’s issues of the day. This could be anything from the future of work to the case for healthy buildings to a deep dive into REITs.
Hosts: Brandon Turner. An active real estate investor, entrepreneur, and writer, Brandon is a nationally recognized leader in the real estate education space.
David Greene. Former police officer turned agent, broker, investor, lender; all-round real estate guru.
Target Audience: CRE brokers and investors who like industry advice with a side of humor.
Frequency: Weekly on Thursdays
Description: Apple reviews have spoken: Turner and Greene are a hit. The show has over 10,000 five-star reviews and is consistently one of the top 10 business podcasts on iTunes. Turner and Greene offer real, actionable advice for anyone looking to invest wisely and see big payoffs—no get-rich-quick schemes.
BiggerPockets also offers a free community of 800,000 monthly like-minded real estate enthusiasts seeking to become better real estate investors.
Host: Louisa Dickins is the co-founder of LMRE, a leading global Proptech recruiter firm.
Target Audience: Proptech enthusiasts.
Description: Ever wonder what the real estate industry will look like in ten years? Louisia Dickins is on a mission to find out. She and her weekly guests do a deep dive into the Proptech solutions driving the real estate industry forward, and assess the gaps in market offerings.
Host: J. Darrin Gross is a top-rated commercial real estate insurance broker and risk-management expert.
Frequency: Twice weekly
Target Audience: Anyone looking for airtight CRE risk management strategies.
Description: Operating and investing in commercial real estate can be risky business. Darrin Gross and his guests guide you past common pitfalls and equip you with strategies for success.
Host: Joe Fairless
Target Audience: Anyone looking for no-fluff advice from experienced entrepreneurs and investors.
Description: Fairless claims to have the world’s longest-running daily commercial real estate investing podcast. Each episode features an in-depth interview with a commercial real estate pro who offers actionable advice and shares how they found success. He covers a wide variety of real estate topics and features guests from North America, Europe, Israel, Australia, and south east Asia.
Host: Eddie Holmes
Target Audience: Tech-savvy and tech-curious commercial real estate agents, developers, and investors.
Description: Eddie has a keen eye for how technology is changing the property industry. He founded Unissu, aPropTech and ReTech marketplace, and focuses on property technology innovations, in particular how Proptech transforms CRE transactions.
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