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Press Release: “Best Minds in Real Estate” Podcast Highlights Success Stories of Real Estate Leaders

November 30, 2020 RCLCO Features

BETHESDA, MD – November 30, 2020 – “Conversations with the Best Minds in Real Estate” – the podcast by the team at RCLCO Real Estate Advisors, a leading national real estate advisory firm, announced today that its November episode features a conversation between Karen Hollinger, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at AvalonBay Communities, and Charles Hewlett, Managing Director at RCLCO. In the episode, they discuss Hollinger’s career journey from international consulting to domestic real estate, gender equity within the technology and real estate sectors, and the lasting impacts of the pandemic on the rental apartment industry.

Started in 2019, “Conversations with the Best Minds in Real Estate” brings listeners illuminating monthly interviews with today’s most relevant and motivating leaders throughout all corners of the real estate sector. Each episode features conversations with a key figure in the real estate and housing industry, highlighting the challenges they’ve faced, the lessons they’ve learned, and the key factors and decisions that led to their successes.

“Technology and innovation in real estate has certainly been accelerated in the pandemic out of necessity, but some of the best minds in real estate have been pushing the envelope in this regard for decades” said Charles Hewlett, Managing Director of RCLCO. “We wanted our listeners to hear from one of these best minds, Karen Hollinger, who has spent her career at the forefront of the intersection of technology and real estate at AvalonBay.”

Some of the industry leaders highlighted in recent episodes include:

The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and all your favorite podcast apps, as well as through the RCLCO website at


Since 1967, RCLCO has been the “first call” for real estate developers, investors, public institutions and non-real estate companies seeking strategic and tactical advice regarding property investment, planning, and development. RCLCO leverages quantitative analytics platforms and a strategic planning framework to provide end-to-end business planning and implementation solutions at an entity, portfolio, or project level. With the insights and experience gained over 50 years and thousands of projects – touching over $5B of real estate activity each year – RCLCO brings success to all product types across the United States and around the world. RCLCO is headquartered in Bethesda, MD, and has offices in Los Angeles, CA, Orlando, FL, and Austin, TX. To learn more about RCLCO, visit

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