The REInterview

The REInterview is an in-depth series of conversations with those making a dent in the real estate business, hosted by Hiten Samtani. It’s a chance to step away from the breaking-news cycle, and dive deep into the shifts coming to the industry with the most interesting developers, technologists, venture capitalists and thinkers.


The Latest

Vishaan Chakrabarti of Practice for Architecture and Urbanism and Hiten Samtani of The Real Deal (Getty)

Vishaan Chakrabarti on a Manhattan real estate market without private cars

Vishaan Chakrabarti has a message for real estate developers: Think outside your own black car. The founder of Practice...

Vishaan Chakrabarti on a Manhattan real estate market without private cars
Vishaan Chakrabarti of Practice for Architecture and Urbanism and Hiten Samtani of The Real Deal (Getty)

The REInterview: What if Manhattan had four Central Parks’ worth of land to play with?

Land prices in Manhattan are among the highest in the world, and developers have become adept at extracting every...

The REInterview: What if Manhattan had four Central Parks’ worth of land to play with?
Social Construct CEO Ben Huh, The Real Deal's Hiten Samtani and Social Construct cofounder Michael Yarne

How code could make multifamily construction more predictable

When first looking to raise funds for their construction-tech startup in 2017, Ben Huh and Michael Yarne steered clear...

How code could make multifamily construction more predictable
Social Construct CEO Ben Huh, The Real Deal's Hiten Samtani and Social Construct cofounder Michael Yarne

The REInterview: Social Construct’s founders on making multifamily construction an assembly line

“Nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes,” goes the old chestnut. If you’re a real estate developer, you could add...

The REInterview: Social Construct’s founders on making multifamily construction an assembly line
Hana CEO Andrew Kupiec, The Real Deal's Hiten Samtani and Hana's EVP of Occupier Solutions Georgia Collins

The REInterview: How flex space could upend supply-demand dynamics in the office market

Riddle me this, landlord: In the midst of a pandemic and what many believe will be a severe and...

The REInterview: How flex space could upend supply-demand dynamics in the office market
States Title's Max Simkoff and The Real Deal's Hiten Samtani

Title insurance is broken. Here’s how this $623M startup hopes to rebuild it

As a child, Max Simkoff would venture out for fishing trips, mostly along Oregon’s Deschutes River. On a couple...

Title insurance is broken. Here’s how this $623M startup hopes to rebuild it
Fifth Wall Ventures’ Brendan Wallace and The Real Deal's Hiten Samtani

The REInterview: Real estate’s biggest VC on the industry’s existential shifts

Think about the word “landlord.” It connotes a relationship in which the power dynamic is very much tilted in...

The REInterview: Real estate’s biggest VC on the industry’s existential shifts
States Title's Max Simkoff and The Real Deal's Hiten Samtani

The REInterview: States Title’s Max Simkoff on reforming the murkiest corner of real estate

If real estate is seen as a dinosaur when it comes to adopting technology, title insurance may be the industry’s Argentinosaurus. The residential closing...

The REInterview: States Title’s Max Simkoff on reforming the murkiest corner of real estate
The Real Deal's Hiten Samtani and Rudin Management CEO Bill Rudin

The REInterview: Bill Rudin on remote work, property taxes and the future of tech leasing in NYC

Bill Rudin is the co-chairman and CEO of Rudin Management, one of New York City’s largest family-run real estate firms. Rudin is also chairman...

The REInterview: Bill Rudin on remote work, property taxes and the future of tech leasing in NYC
“People are looking for that bubble”: Brick Underground’s Teri Rogers on a residential market under lockdown

“People are looking for that bubble”: Brick Underground’s Teri Rogers on a residential market under lockdown

When you think of a New York City co-op board interview, your mind likely conjures up a well-heeled couple in their Sunday best, extremely...

“People are looking for that bubble”: Brick Underground’s Teri Rogers on a residential market under lockdown
« Previous Next »

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...