Richard Peiser discusses his review of the real estate development industry including real estate, multifamily, office, retail, and industrial projects for anyone new to real estate development. Richard Peiser is the first Michael D. Spear Professor of Real Estate Development in the Department of Urban Planning and Design at Harvard GSD. He is a former professor at the University of Southern California and the author of Reducing Crime Through Real Estate Development and Regenerating Older Suburbs. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. David Hamilton is a professor of real estate finance and development at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and the chief operating officer of Geobarns.