Central Pennsylvania Industrial Real Estate & Development Summit


Central Pennsylvania Industrial Real Estate & Development Summit
Thursday, July 27, 2017
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Program
4650 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17111

8:00 AM 2017 Central Pennsylvania Industrial Market Update
Moderator: Lauren Bryson,
Executive Director, Focus Central Pennsylvania
John Van Buskirk, Principal, Lee & Associates of Eastern Pennsylvania
Brian Evans, President, Evans Engineering
Matt Clymer, Senior Vice President, MRP Industrial
• Current State of the Central Pennsylvania Market 
• Absorption rates, Vacancy and new construction
• Leasing Activity:  Who is leasing what and why
• Impact of e-commerce companies in the Industrial Real Estate market 
• Dealing with today’s challenges in the Industrial Real Estate Market and what is needed to spur growth 
• Creative solutions to get projects started Leased Up and running efficiently
• Who is driving the market and how to position ourselves in this market

9:00 AM Working Effectively with Municipalities and the Role of local Government
Moderator: Charlie Courtney,
McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC
Scott Dunkelberger, Deputy Secretary, Office of Business Financing
Jonathan Bowser, CEO, Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation
Kirk Stoner, Director, Cumberland County Pennsylvania
• What can municipalities to do help developers get deals done 
• How do you successfully  move projects forward in the face of local opposition
• Redevelopment  vs. New Development – What are cities promoting 
- What low-interest loans and or lines of credit are available and what type of projects and businesses are eligible
- Financing Business park development, acquisition, site improvements, infrastructure, lending requirements
- Exit Strategies (investment sale, pre-sale/take out)


10:00 AM Industrial Development Opportunities & Trends
Moderator: Melissa Stone, VP of Economic Development, Harrisburg Regional Chamber
Bob Shark, Executive Director, Fay-Penn Economic Development Council
Matt Crocker, Regional Asset Manager, Woodmont Industrial Partners
Tom Meagher, Senior Vice President, Blue Rock Construction, Inc.
• What is the profile and future needs of Industrial tenants
• Construction Costs and how it has impacted development
• Capital Markets & Financing Solutions for Industrial Real Estate Developers
• What are the new demands the market and tenants are requiring 
• The importance of planning to structure your deal for success
• What are the needs of industrial tenants and how landlords are adapting their properties
• Future Trends and Drivers that will shape the Industrial Real Estate in Central PA

11:00 AM Networking


Central Pennsylvania Industrial Real Estate & Development Summit


  • When

  • Thursday, July 27, 2017
    8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

    4650 Lindle Road
    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17111
    717 564 5511

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