- Business Insider selected 30 young professionals under 35 in a wide range of commercial and residential roles including brokers, investors, developers, and founders for its 2020 rising stars list.
- We asked the up-and-comers to give us their best career advice for those just starting out.
- Here are some of the top insights, straight from the wunderkinds themselves.
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The opportunities in the world of real estate are vast, making it a rewarding — albeit challenging and competitive — career path.
The industry did encounter unforeseen hurdles this year as the pandemic emptied out —and threatened the future of — offices, hotels, and malls. The coronavirus crisis and accompanying economic uncertainty also pushed Americans to reconsider where they live, causing mass migrations and relocations for everyone from tech CEOs to the millennial work-from-home set.
We asked this year’s rising stars of real estate to give us their best advice for those starting out in the industry.
Because these beacons at established firms and startup founders launched their careers during the 2008 financial crisis, their words of wisdom apply to others kickstarting their own professional lives in the tumultuous times of 2020.
Take a look at some of the lessons and insights they’ve learned along the way, presented in alphabetical order by first name.
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