Carlos Febres-Mazzei Talks Real Estate Trends with WGBH

by Lenny Pierce, Research Analyst

PwC, in conjunction with the Urban Land Institute (ULI), has released its 36th annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate® report–a publication that is one of the most highly regarded annual outlook publications within the real estate industry. This year’s edition has once again identified Boston among the top ten U.S. Cities for real estate investment. Carlos Febres-Mazzei, a Senior Vice President with CBRE/New England’s Capital Markets team, sat down with local NPR affiliate WGBH to discuss these findings and what they mean for the forecast of real estate investment here in Boston in 2015 and beyond.

Hear the full interview below:


As mentioned in the interview, Carlos was also a moderator at ULI 2015 Trends in Real Estate Forum where the Emerging Trends in Real Estate Report was explored further. Panelists on the forum included Tom Alperin of National Development, Don Briggs of Federal Realty Investment Trust, and Paul Lee of Landsea Holdings Corporation.

CBRE/New England’s coverage of the event will be in an upcoming blog.


Carlos Febres-Mazzei

Carlos Febres-Mazzei

Carlos Febres-Mazzei is a Senior Vice President with CBRE/New England’s Capital Markets team, specializing in Debt and Structured Finance and focusing on institutional originations. Mr. Febres-Mazzei joined CBRE/NE in April 2012 after nearly six years with the Boston office of HFF.

He has originated and/or executed on over $3.5 billion in debt, structured finance and investment sales transactions, in addition to advisory assignments on several institutional asset portfolios totaling over $14 billion.

Mr. Febres-Mazzei has closed on numerous product types including office, retail, multifamily, industrial, urban mixed-use, life sciences and senior housing. Prior to HFF, he worked with Willowbend Development (now Fireman Capital), the Ritz-Carlton and Greg Norman Golf Course Design.

Mr. Febres-Mazzei holds a master’s degree in Business Administration, magna cum laude, from Babson College, in addition to a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture with an Urban Planning focus from the University of Maryland. Mr. Febres-Mazzei resides in downtown Boston.

  • Boston Business Journal’s “40 Under 40,” 2012
  • Author, whitepaper, The Roles and Responsibilities of Special Servicers in CMBS Workouts
  • Guest Lecturer, MIT Center for Real Estate; Babson College

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