2017 Industrial Real Estate Summit


2017 Industrial Real Estate Summit
Thursday, November 16, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

8:00 AM The State of  Industrial Development
Moderator: Steven Hoyt,
Hoyt Properties, Inc
Dan Mueller, Ryan Companies
Philip T. Cattanach, Opus Development Company, L.L.C.
Bruce Carland, CSM
Mark Nordland, Launch Properties
• 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)

9:00 AM Bonding & Funding Solutions for your next Industrial & Economic Development Project
Chris Eng,
Washington County
Rusty Fifield, Northland Securities
Pat Mascia, Briggs & Morgan
• Sourcing Bonding Opportunities & Structuring your deal
• How your rating will impact your finance capacity
• How minimalities can access the capital market to spur growth in their communities
• Trends in Municipal Funding
• Industrial Property Development Funding Solutions
• Other Strategies to Finance your next project
9:50 AM Break

10:05 AM City and County Development  and Working with Municipalities
Moderator: Jeff Borling,
Great River Energy
Erik Hanson,
City of Brooklyn Park
Stan Gustafson, City of Cambridge
Nancy Hoffman, Chisago County HRA-EDA
Deanna S. Kuennen, City of Faribault
Rachel Juba, City of Hugo
• 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

11:00 AM 2017 Trends and Challenges in Industrial Real Estate
Moderator: James DePietro,
Senior Vice President, CBRE
Josh Budish, Duke Realty
Jerry Clark, The C. Chase Company
Peter Mork, Capital Partners
Matt Oelschlager, CBRE
• Market trends: vacancy, absorption, rental rates and new construction
• Dealing with today’s challenges and the ever changing real estate world
• How to overcome these challenges and what is needed to spur growth 
• 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

12:00 PM Adjourn and Networking 

2017 Industrial Real Estate Summit


  • When

  • Thursday, November 16, 2017
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

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

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