Ep 8: The Future of Work and Real Estate with Derek Waltchack, Principal Shannon Waltchack

In his 20 years in the real estate industry, Derek Walchack has seen plenty of ups and downs. Despite the recent recession he and his team have led Shannon Waltchack to become a thriving and dominant broker, investor, developer and manager of commercial property throughout the Southeast. In this episode, we discuss the current state of the real estate market as well as the trends he sees brought on by advances in technology and the Millennial workforce. 

In this episode, you'll learn:

How Millennials are changing work environments and what it means for businesses

Why real estate matters and the impact it has on cities and people

What's it's like to take a big risk and see it pay off

Basic guidelines for making wise real estate investments and some pitfalls to avoid

 

Links to books and articles we discussed:

Real Estate Riches by Dolf de Roos

Article by Derek: Last Decade's Playbook Won't Work

Longform.org

 

Get to know Derek and his company:

Derek on Twitter 

Derek on Facebook

Shannon Waltchack on Twitter

Shannon Waltchack on Facebook

Birmingham's Building

 

Thanks so much for listening!