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The Distressed Building Playbook

How technology is helping turn struggling buildings around


Right now a lot of buildings are struggling to remain profitable. Thanks to a slowing economy, diminished demand for office space, and escalating cost of capital and inflationary pressure many property owners and managers are looking for ways to boost their building’s bottom lines and prevent handing the keys back to their lenders.

Luckily, there are options for buildings to find ways to be more efficient and marketable. Technology can play an important role in helping buildings remain profitable investments. Join us as we talk to experts who have real world experience retrofitting buildings and streamlining operations.

Topics this webinar will address:

  • Consider what data can be collected to help make better decisions
  • Learn how to analyze data to streamline a building’s performance
  • Discover how to use data to improve leasing
  • Focus on improving tenant satisfaction to help with retention


Brian Wallick

Company: Nuveen
Categories: Cove 9-26-23, Webinar Guests
Title: Director, Workplace, Retail & Mixed-Use

Brian oversees approximately 5 MM SF of office, life science and retail investments in the greater New York metro. These include major recent redevelopments (one being TIAA’s corporate HQ – 730 Third), and current developments as part of Nuveen’s co-sponsored NYC Property Fund with Taconic Partners. He also manages broader domestic fund investments as part of a larger relationship with an alternative investment manager.

Brian has been with Nuveen for over eight years. Prior to his current role he worked on the real estate debt platform, overseeing a wide-ranging portfolio that was focused on relationships with Nuveen’s global institutional borrowers. Prior to joining the firm, Brian managed the asset management platform for ACRES Capital, a commercial mortgage lender. He started his career as an associate at Capital One in its Real Estate Finance group.

Brian graduated with a B.A. from Columbia University and holds an MBA from Baruch College.

Brian oversees approximately 5 MM SF of office, life science...

Brian Wallick


Caroline Frith

Company: cove
Categories: Cove 9-26-23, Webinar Guests
Title: Chief Strategy Officer

Caroline Frith is the Chief Strategy Officer at COVE leading product innovation and partnership development for commercial real estate owners and operators. Previously Caroline was the Head of Strategy and Innovation at Cushman and Wakefield where she focussed on emerging technologies to meet the demands of the global investor market. With 20 years of experience in commercial real estate, investment banking, and data analytics technology, Caroline has established herself as a trusted advisor to clients seeking to discover investment opportunities in PropTech and increase the value of their real estate portfolio.

Caroline Frith is the Chief Strategy Officer at COVE leading...

Caroline Frith


Franco Faraudo

Company: Propmodo
Categories: Affordable Housing 5-20-21, Beyond the Metatrends 4-27-21, BrainBox AI 4-13-21, Brivo April 4, 2023, Building Engines 10-18-22, Building Engines April 25, 2023, Corelogic 12-6-22, Corelogic 6-22-21, Cove 9-26-23, CrowdComfort Robin 10-29-20, Essensys 6-8-21, JLLT, Latch 5-11-21, Mallcomm 9-15-20, Microshare 8-13-20, Placer August 25, 2023, Propmodo, RealPage 10-27-20, RealPage 12-17-20, SiteCompli 11-17-20, Smarten Spaces, SpaceIQ 2-25-21, Switch Automation 11-12-20, TouchSource 10-24-23, Webinar Guests
Title: Co-founder and Editor

Franco has an MBA in entrepreneurship and has worked with companies on their branding and content strategy. He has worked in real estate as an agent, manager, and investor. He writes about the intersection between the physical and digital world and is a co-founder of Propmodo.

Franco has an MBA in entrepreneurship and has worked with...

Franco Faraudo


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