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MODUS: Buildings That Elevated Cities: New York's Little Island

The $260m park is an undulating, 2.4-acre green oasis stretching into the city’s Hudson Bay, offering the city’s residents an escape from their busy urban lives.

January 2022, Modus magazine

COMMERCIAL OBSERVER: Is Multi-family in a Bubble?

It's the asset class everyone turned to in the crisis … but these deals will be difficult to pencil out if conditions change even a little bit.

January 2022, Commercial Observer

FORBES: Experts Predict What the Housing Market Will Look Like In 2022

The housing shortage, exacerbated by high barriers to entry, is likely to benefit from enthusiasm across the board from sellers and lenders, but especially from investors. 

December 2021, Forbes

 

MODUS: Designing Homes for the Climate Crisis: are we ready?

From rising sea levels and coastal erosion to bush fires, cyclones, storms and record-breaking rainfall, the number of those at risk from extreme events is growing fast.

November 2021, Modus magazine

 

Buildings That Elevate Cities: Bilbao's Guggenheim

An industrial port city on the northern coast of Spain was transformed by Frank Gehry's groundbreaking design for a museum of modern art.

October 2021, Modus magazine

MODUS: Champlain Towers: valuation in the aftermath of tragedy

Methods for valuing multi-owner properties are already very complex and degradation caused by climate change is adding to the challenge.

September 2021, Modus magazine

 

PODCAST: Ann Gray FRICS, FAIA on real estate from a global perspective

Understanding the state of the commercial real estate industry today requires a global perspective. We sit down with Ann Gray, FRICS, FAIA, Principal at Gray Real Estate Advisors and president-elect of RICS. Ann will take leadership of the 150-year-old London-based organization in fall 2022. In this podcast she tell us about their work and how it helps shape the world of commercial real estate across the globe.  She also discusses the current state of the industry, which RICS evaluates quarterly through their Global Commercial Property Monitor, a sentiment study of occupiers and property owners. 

September 2021, Real Perspectives, The Registry

11 September 2001: the day that changed the world

The world watched in disbelief as a terrorist attack destroyed the World Trade Center. Modus speaks to four industry figures about how those events 20 years ago affected New York 

September 2021, Modus magazine

COSTAR: As Commercial Property Goes Global, Standard Practices, Ethics Are Key, Future RICS President Says

In order to truly optimize returns, cross-border property owners should be looking for professionals with a global credential to help them analyze their RE holdings consistently. Ann Gray explains RICS's relevance to today's global corporations. 

April 2021, Costar.com

Crime Prevention: are our streets safe?

Ann Gray investigates the urban environment as a contributor to violent crime. Are cities really more dangerous than suburbs? This analysis may surprise you. 

April 2021, Modus magazine

 

PODCAST: Ann Gray, FRICS, FAIA discusses a life in property, fun stories from the field, and how defining the future is more critical now than ever.

March 2021, The Surveyor Hub

RICS Elects Next Senior Vice President

On track for the 2022 presidency of this 134,000-member, London-based organization, Ann Gray is the new presidential team member from California.

May 2020, RICS.org

THE WASHINGTON POST: What Would the White House Bring?

The Post goes behind the scenes of this unusual assignment.

August 2016, The Washington Post

BARRON'S: How Much is the White House Worth?

Ann Gray and Barden Prisant keynote World Built Environment Forum with an analysis of this unique property and its contents. Finding a comp was no easy task.

August 2016, BARRON'S

 

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY EXECUTIVE: The Corporate RE Dilemma

Ann Gray offers 5 strategies to make sure corporate mission-focused decision-making does not inadvertently diminish RE asset values on the balance sheet.

April 2015, Commercial Property Executive

FORM: The Mayne Idea

Ann Gray finds out what inspires architect Thom Mayne as he ventures into fine art.

January 2014, FORM magazine

 

MODUS magazine: Sports Venues Can Transform Communities

San Diego's Padres stadium showed how a massive public venue can be sensitively stitched into a historic neighborhood.

Aug 2013, Modus magazine

 

MODUS magazine: 10 Minutes with Ann Gray

Find out how a building lover brings a sense of purpose to property consulting.

Sept 2011, Modus magazine