2016 Industrial & Economic Development Summit



2016 Industrial & Economic Development Summit
November 17, 2016

Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN 55427

7:15 AM Registration
7:30 AM Hot Buffet
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Program

Speakers Include:
Duane Poppe, Principal,  Lee & Associates
Hudson Brothen, Senior Associate, Cushman Wakefield
Amanda Othoudt, Director, City of Elk River
Casey Hankinson, Vice President of Development, Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Philip T. Cattanach, Director, Real Estate Development , Opus Development Company, L.L.C.
Steven Hoyt, CEO Hoyt Properties, Inc.
Mark Nordland, Principal, Launch Properties  
Jim Lockhart, Partner, WIPFLI
Chris Eng, Director, Washington County
James DePietro, Senior Vice President, CBRE
Erik Hanson, City of Brooklyn Park
Stan Gustafson, City of Cambridge
Bob Streetar, City of Oakdale

Tips, Strategies and Advise when Working with Municipalities
• What  tools or strategies has your community identified as game changing economic development tools?
• Success in moving controversial projects forward in the face of local opposition
• Shovel Ready Site Certification
• Funding Strategies
• Redevelopment and New Development
• Timing the Development Process
• Alternative Development Funding Partnerships
2016 Industrial Market Update:  How are we Doing?
• Dealing with today’s challenges and the ever changing real estate world
• How to overcome these challenges and what is needed to spur growth
• Creative solutions to get projects started
• What are the needs of tenants and how our landlords are adapting their properties
• Who is driving the market and how we position ourselves in this market
Critical 2016 Tax Updates
• Structuring Around the Medicare Sur-Tax
• How To Be Classified as a Real Estate Professional
• How to Deduct Repairs & Maintenance Under the New Regs
• What Assets Now Qualify for Accelerated Depreciation

Industrial Business Park Development 2016 and Beyond
• Business Parks (past to present, what constitutes a business park, size 40-100 acres plus, product mix past to present)
• Control - Land (past to present nuances, survival strategies/owned land, solo vs. JV)
• Financing Business park development, acquisition, site improvements, infrastructure, lending requirements
• Exit Strategies (investment sale, pre sale/take out)

2016 Industrial & Economic Development Summit


  • When

  • Thursday, November 17, 2016
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • Golden Valley Country Club
    7001 Golden Valley Rd
    Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

Contact Information

Jeff Johnson

Jay Kodytek

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