Cain International Vice President Matt Gralla on Boston and US Investment Market During the Pandemic and Beyond


BOSTON—How has COVID-10 pandemic impacted commercial real estate investment climate in Boston and across the United States, and how real is the Life Sciences facilities boom?

In an exclusive video interview with Boston Real Estate Times, Matt Gralla, Vice President at Cain International, talks about the investment climate in commercial real estate in US, and especially in Boston.

To watch the full interview, please click here, or on the image below.

Cain International is a major player in the development of The Raffles Boston Back Bay Hotel & Residences. This is the first Raffles branded hotel and residential property in the United States.

Upon completion, the 33-story mixed-use project will consist of 147 hotel rooms and 146 residential units, as well as multiple amenities and dining options for guests and residences led by the renowned service offering of the Raffles brand.

Mr. Gralla joined Cain International in 2017 and is responsible for the execution of equity investments, including underwriting, due diligence, closing, and asset management.

Before joining Cain International, Mr. Gralla was a member of the real estate investment team at Cerberus Capital Management. Prior to Cerberus, he began his career in Morgan Stanley’s Real Estate Investing Group, working on acquisitions for its MSREF and PRIME funds. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in economics and urban studies and a minor in real estate.

Cain International is a privately held real estate investment firm operating in Europe and the United States. Since 2014, the firm has invested over $5.9 billion in real estate debt and equity. Cain International also invests in lifestyle & leisure businesses that deliver experiences, services and amenities for modern consumers.