In the fast-paced environment of today’s real estate industry, expanding the diversity of ideas is especially important and is driving the greater innovation necessary to navigate disruption and capitalize on change. Men still outnumber women by large numbers in nearly all subsectors of real estate, a traditionally male-dominated space. But, by and large, today’s real estate leaders see the benefits of developing and empowering women at all levels.
And today, ideas are turning to action; many real estate companies are pushing gender diversity initiatives to the top of the strategic agenda. With broad support for change and a desire for new approaches, programs, and initiatives are beginning to emerge, and slowly but surely the real estate industry is making progress.
This whitepaper and infographic share fresh data and firsthand perspectives of the KPMG women in real estate steering committee coleaders and other leading industry voices on the importance of gender diversity in real estate and actions that are paving the way for change.