Peter Slatin is the founder and editor of The Slatin Report, a Web-based commercial real estate news service. Theslatinreport.com reaches more than 11,000 readers a week across the US. In November 2005, he launched the Forbes/Slatin Real Estate Report, in collaboration with Forbes.com. This monthly subscription publication covers US and international real estate securities. Mr. Slatin serves as real estate program advisor for the asset management division of Information Management Network, a global conference producer. He is also program director for The Conference Board's Corporate Real Estate Conference. Mr. Slatin has more than 15 years' experience covering the commercial real estate industry for a variety of publications, including Barron's, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Urban Land, and Portfolio magazine. Before creating The Slatin Report Group, he was the co-founder and editor-in-chief of GRID, a ground-breaking real estate magazine. Mr. Slatin is a trustee of the Van Alen Institute and of Lighthouse International.