Michael Phillips is a Principal and the President of Jamestown. As President, Mr. Phillips oversees the development and execution of the company’s real estate projects globally. During his tenure, Jamestown has grown its portfolio of assets in key markets throughout the U.S. and expanded its investment footprint to South America and Europe, more than tripling the firm’s assets under management.Michael Phillips is the driving force behind the company’s adaptive reuse projects including Chelsea Market in New York City, Ponce City Market in Atlanta, Industry City in Brooklyn, and Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco. Mr. Phillips is nationally recognized for his creative leadership and ability to build unique, iconic urban centers. Michael Phillips serves as the Vice-Chairman of the James Beard Foundation, sits on the boards of Governors for the Urban Land Institute, Friends of the High Line, the Real Estate Board of New York, and is a member of the Partnership for New York City. Mr. Phillips has received numerous honors for his creative work and philanthropic activities. He’s been named a Hero of the Harbor by the Waterfront Alliance, an honoree of the Hudson Guild, recipient of both the 2010 Urban Land Institute "Development of Excellence" award for the White Provisions Development in Atlanta and the Urban Design Commission award for his ability to create sophisticated mixed-use districts. He attended the American University in London.View the profile
About the talk
Michael Phillips of Jamestown and Emily Wright of Estates Gazette review the rapidly changing world of data-driven real estate management. Getting an edge through innovation hubs, crowdsourcing, data analytics, and curated tenancies has made a huge impact on Jamestown's business. Financial analysis still matters in building and growing a portfolio—but enrichment of the tenant experience is quickly emerging as the true value driver. Michael covers all the bases in this fast-paced discussion with Emily.
03:00 Safe commute and offices
04:40 Jamestown overview
11:40 Staying on top
14:30 Supporting small businesses
15:55 Where do you see yourself in the market?
19:25 Inclusive community
22:15 Finding the right people
24:36 The help
27:07 Final message
Hello. I'm in Emily Wright, Tech Editor and Head of Special Projects of Estates Gazette and I'm based here in the UK I'm joined today by Michael Phillips, President of Jamestown, it's so exciting to see you again the last time I saw you were in Paris. Seems like you know, a million miles away. Neither of us is from How have you been? And I'm going to get you to give it just a little bit of an overview of the company just cuz I know we have an international audience and I want everyone to know a little bit more about it. But before we do that I want to find out how you all how you
been doing. I'm amazed to see that you're in an actual real-life office here in London was still a bit behind on that front. So amazed to see. So tell me how was it coming back to the office. You've been traveling as well, haven't you? A wee bit and yes we've been in the office for a few weeks now. So there's back to work in New York for the following guidelines and so are other offices around the country in Europe are also back others are waiting for some guidance to go back but you know, it's been challenging for everyone the last 120 days.
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