Emery Matthews BIO

Author: Emery Matthews BIO

Experienced real estate consultant, scholar and visionary, Emery Matthews founded and serves as the principal of Detroit-based Real Estate Interests, LLC. Matthews has been a major player in the Detroit real estate landscape for more than a decade, regularly managing hundreds of millions of dollars worth of projects and investments. Real Estate Interests, LLC provides specialized consulting services designed to help guide companies through major changes and complex deals, managing assets and property, and advising decision makers. Matthews and his team are currently managing projects in Detroit and across the U.S. in the automotive, manufacturing and education spaces, while increasing their foothold in the rapidly growing Sub-Saharan African nations of South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria. A Detroit native, Matthews earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and simultaneously earned a Juris Doctorate and Master’s of Business Administration degree from Harvard University. As a lifelong learner with a global vision, Matthews is fluent in German and currently working to improve his Chinese.

Advising Decision Makers, International Real Estate,

Requiem for the Trans Pacific Partnership (from the late but not forgotten file)

Some may recall when these pages boasted of the inevitability of the ratification of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). We called it such because it cost the US relatively little,…

Best of, Real Estate Trends,

The Best Five Blocks in Detroit

If you live in Detroit, or even glanced at any random issue of the New York Times in the last five years, chances are good that you’ve heard of the…

Advising Decision Makers, Managing Change, Operations, Real Estate Trends,

What do high profile repudiations of REITs tell us about the future of the structure?

The decisions made by Macy’s/McDonald’s to reject REIT spin-offs are neither anomaly nor representative of a fundamental shift. In fact, their decisions have little to do with REITs or the…

Advising Decision Makers, International Real Estate, Operations, Trade,

Manufacturers Take Note: Is Your Real Estate TPP-Ready?

The debate over the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has brought into sharp focus the tension between established industrialized nations like the US seeking to establish cross border standards/protections and emerging…

Advising Decision Makers, International Real Estate, Trade,

Repeat After Me: TTIP is Happening – And That’s Good.

Don’t believe the hype. TTIP WILL happen, and it means potentially great things for trans-Atlantic real estate owners and occupiers. TTIP (Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the US and…