She foresees the biggest challenge in the retail arena as matching retail playe rs with landlords in terms of affording spaces.
She foresees communication technology as the biggest challenge facing the industry, explaining that "the old axiom of location, location, location just doesn 't matter when you factor in the Internet.
Liebman foresees two big challenges facing the industry in the next five years.
This Harvard College/Columbia School of Law graduate, who loves a challenge, foresees the following for the real estate industry: facing down the twin risks of e-commerce and telecommuting, both of which pose a threat to the historically high valuations we see now.
Pierre foresees the industry's greatest challenge as keeping pace with the rapid changes in technology.
Ruddy foresees creating middle income housing for families that support "the economic engine of this city and are currently unserved by new housing development" as a challenge for the short-term future.
She foresees establishing and monitoring uniform, industry-wide standards in residential management to be a significant challenge facing the industry.
Sarajian foresees three challenges ahead: proving to the investment and lending community that the industry has learned from its mistakes; building to contrib ute to community betterment; and becoming more judicious users of capital.
She foresees great opportunities to "recycle" existing buildings to meet future needs, preserving neighborhood texture, scale and historic continuity through creative and sensitive adaptive reuse.
She foresees re-attracting long-term investment capital to real estate (that has been drawn away by the technology and venture capital sector) as the key to continu ed growth and appreciation.