2018 Downtown Milwaukee Development Summit


2018 Downtown Milwaukee Development Summit
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM Program
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
1721 W Canal St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233

7:30 AM Networking and Breakfast

8:00 AM Good Morning

8:05 AM BMO Tower: New Generation of Workplace

Rob Oldenburg, Vice President, Irgens
Lyle Landowski, Partner, Colliers
Dan Jessup, Executive Vice President, JLL
• Office Features – Maximizing Efficiency and Productivity
• Amenities – Promoting Live/Work/Play Balance
• Intangible Benefits – Beyond the Physical Experience

9:00 AM 2018 Milwaukee Apartment Market Update
Moderator: Andrew Schoene,
Assistant Vice President, Walker & Dunlap
Kalan R. Haywood, Sr.,
President, Haywood Group
Ralph DePasquale, Managing Director, Berkadia
Ross Stiteley, Senior Developer, Sherman Associates
Jeb Meier, Vice President of Preconstruction, Greenfire Management Services
• With vacancies at record lows how does Wisconsin stack up compared to the rest of the U.S.
• Downtown and the Suburbs: Where is the activity and why
• What are the outside influences that are creating momentum in the Apartment Market
• Leasing Activities and how marketing apartments to tenants has changed
• Demographic Characteristics of Apartment Renters
• The changing fundamentals of Apartments
• New Development vs. Existing: Where are the opportunities and why
• Material/labor pricing and how things have changed recently with steel tariffs
• Lumber increases from a bad winter in Canada, etc. 
9:55 AM Networking Break

10:05 AM The Foxconn Project & The AI Building at the Milwaukee School of Engineering Campus

“How this type of development will create Technology Clusters”
Stewart Wangard, Chairman, CEO, founder, Wangard
Todd McLees, Host of the Growth-Minded Podcast and Founder,  Pendio Group
Dr. Bill Mitchell, President and CEO,  Aguila, a FoxConn Company
• Technology clusters of the old and present
• Technology clusters of the future and how it impacts out overall community
• Futuristic thinking

10:50 AM Keynote Speaker: A City and Downtown Development Update from the Commissioner
Commissioner Rocky Marcoux,
Department of City Development

11:50 AM  Adjourn and Networking

2018 Downtown Milwaukee Development Summit


  • When

  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
    1721 W Canal St
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233
    (414) 847-7891

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