Duke Long's Influence on Commercial Real Estate
- What excites you about working in commercial real estate?
- What scares you about working in commercial real estate?
- Which buildings do you admire?
All of New York. No place like it on this earth.
- If you could work in only one type of building, what would it be?
- What quality do you like most in a CRE deal?
Cashing a check at the end.
- Which historical figure do you most identify with?
- Which CRE professional do you most admire?
- Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
I am the godfather.
- Which words or phrases should be used more by the average CRE professional?
How can we collaborate?
- What do you consider your greatest achievement?
- If you could change one thing about how you conduct business, what would it be?
Be less cynical.
- Which talent would you most like to have?
Keep my mouth shut.
- What do you love about your job?
Different everyday and meeting new people.
- What do you dislike about your job?
- What do you most value in your business colleagues?
- What do you consider the most overrated indicator of real estate market activity?
The stock market.
- What do you consider the most underrated indicator of real estate market activity?
- If you could change one thing about CRE, what would it be?
Adoption of technology.
- How bullish or bearish are you on the current CRE market?
I’m middle of the road right now.
- What is your motto?
Did I mention I am the godfather?
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