2018 Office Summit


2018 Office Summit
Friday, December 7, 2018
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427, USA

8:00 AM Market Update: An Evaluation of the Office Market & What Tenants require today
Moderator: Anna Coskran
, Principal, NTH
Mike Doyle, Vice President, Colliers International
Brian Helmken, Executive Vice President, Avison Young
Jim Damiani, Executive Managing Director, Newmark Knight Frank
Jeff Jones, Senior Vice President, AREA Corporate Real Estate Advisors
• Vacancy Rates: Minneapolis/St. Paul and Suburban office market update
• Leasing trends: What projects are leasing up and why
• Rental Rates: Where are we at and how can your property increase rental rates
• What are the factors driving demand in the Office Market
• How has the needs of tenants affected what brokers need to know
• What do tenants demand from landlords today
• Occupancy and rent predictions for 2019
• Predictions on where the office market will be in the next couple years

8:55 AM Office Investment Sales Update & Trends Changing the Industry
Moderator: Todd Phillips,
CFO,Minnesota Real Estate Journal
Christopher J. Stockness, Managing Director, Shenehon Company
John Solberg, President & CEO, Onward Investors
Andrew Webb, Managing Director, ICM Realty Group
Steve Buss, Managing Director, JLL Capital Markets
• CAP Rates - Where are we are and where are we going
• Who is Buying in the Twin Cities?   What types of Office Properties and Why?
• Details on recently closed investment sales 
• How appraisal valuations are impacting sales and shaping the market
• Financing Solutions driving the market
• Office investment predictions for the next two years

9:50 AM Break

10:00 AM The Value of Tenant Improvements in Securing New Leases and Retaining Tenants
Moderator: Deanne Erpelding,
Principal, NELSON
Paul Carr, AIA, Mohagen Hansen
Chuck Bainey, President & CEO, The Bainey Group
Megan Duffy Sananikone, Partner, bdh+young
Nathan Pesch, Technology Sales Manager, iSpace Environments
• The importance of design and pre-planning for a more profitable project
• How to meet the requirements of the Tenant and the Landlord
• How quality Tenant Improvements & Design can help spur leasing activity
• How construction and material costs have impacted the market
• How advancements in technology are changing the needs of tenants
• How furniture manufactures are impacting space design
• Current pressures on the design/construction market that is impacting the TI industry
• Cost effective changes you can make right now to improve your space

10:50 AM The Ever-expanding Coworking Footprint
Moderator: Julie Kimble
, President, KimbleCo
Stuart Ackerberg, CEO, The Ackerberg Group
• Coworking cost/benefit to tenants
• Land-lord operated versus national operator
• Factors driving the expansion of coworking
• Typical sub-tenant lease terms: Rent, lease, length, flexibility
• Factors that make a good location for conversion to coworking
• Coworking in a mixed-use development
• How to underwrite coworking credit as a landlord

11:20 AM The Future of Office Development
Moderator: Audrey Janzen,
Property Manager, The Excelsior Group
Brandon Champeau, Senior Vice President, United Properties
David Anderson, Senior Vice President, Frauenshuh Commercial Real Estate
Mike Allmendinger, President, Kilbourne Group
• Dealing with today’s challenges in Office Development
• What is needed to spur growth in the Office sector
• What types of development projects will we see first
• What is in store for downtown development
• Hot markets for Office Development and which areas are next
• What are your future predictions for the Office Market

12:00 PM Adjourn and Networking

2018 Office Summit


  • When

  • Friday, December 7, 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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