2018 Industrial & Economic Development Summit


2018 Industrial & Economic Development Summit
Thursday, November 15, 2018
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

2018 Industrial Real Estate Market Overview
• Market trends: vacancy rates, absorption, rental rates and new construction activity
• Discussion of tenant needs and how landlords are adapting their properties  
• Which sub-markets are seeing the most expansion, which are struggling?
• Update on recent sale transactions, cap rates and the investment market 
• Who is driving the market and how to position properties to take advantage of the current market
• Effect of legalization of marijuana in other markets, is MN next? How to prepare   

The State of  Industrial Development
• Rising construction costs and the effect on development, rents and ability to sign leases
• How to anticipate and meet emerging tenant needs
• Controlling and owning land (past to present nuances, cashing in on owned land)
• Financing development: acquisition, site improvements, infrastructure, lending requirements
• The market for build-to-suit and exit strategies (investment sales, pre-sales)
Emerging Trends in Logistics and Industrial Real Estate
• Evolving needs of logistics companies 
• The effect of continuing growth of the “Amazon Effect”
• What is driving the new massive-scale projects in MSP?
• Growing demand for last mile delivery options 

Working with Local Government to Build Lasting Product
• Which industrial parks are attracting the most attention? what is the current product mix
• 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

2018 Industrial & Economic Development Summit


  • When

  • Thursday, November 15, 2018
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

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

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