Philadelphia Office & Industrial – Development Summit



Philadelphia Office & Industrial – Development Summit
February 2, 2017

Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue hotel
4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19131
7:15 am Registration
7:30 am Breakfast
7:55 am - 12:00 pm Program

7:55 AM Welcome & Introduction

8:00 AM 2017 Philadelphia Office Market Overview:  State of The Industry

• Office Market Update - State of the Market
• Vacancy Rates: Philadelphia office market update
• Leasing trends: what projects are leasing up and why
• Investment Sales Update:  Where are CAP Rates today and where are they headed
• What are the factors driving demand
• How has the needs of tenants affected what brokers need to know
• What are the requirements of the tenants and what do terms look like today
• Predictions on where the office market will be in the next two years

9:00 AM The Future of Office Development: Developer Titans Panel
• Dealing with today’s challenges and is activity picking up
• How do we overcome these challenges and what is needed to do to spur growth
• What types of development projects will we see first
• Keys to be a successful Office Developers in today’s market
• What is in store for downtown development
• When will the next spec building be built and where will it be
• Construction trends and changes that will affect our industry
• What are your predictions for the next 1 year

9:55 AM Break

10:05 AM Opportunities in the Industrial Real Estate Market

• Market trends: vacancy, absorption, rental rates and new construction
• Industrial developments: trends and issues
• How Amazon and others are changing the Industrial Real Estate landscape
• Investment outlook - Where are CAP Rates at and where are they headed
• Where is industrial Development going and why?  Suburban vs. urban
• How are cities and counties are working together to spur economic growth
• Metro based economic development programs
• Tools and Resources that cities are offering to spur growth

11:00 AM Industrial Generals “A special gathering of respected industry experts in an open forum”

• Current and Future Endeavors
• War Stories
• What do they think is happening in the Industry and where is it headed
• Advise to the current and next Industrial generation
• How are developers and investors making money in today’s market
• More collaborative approach between client/city/developer – each knows what they want
• Generational shift of employees and their needs/wants in workspace
• New trends/designs in industrial
• Future Trends and Predictions for the Industrial Real Estate Market

12:00 PM Adjourn & Networking

Philadelphia Office & Industrial – Development Summit


  • When

  • Friday, March 24, 2017
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue hotel
    4200 City Avenue
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131

Contact Information

Linda Christman, Publisher/CEO
Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal

312 Market St
Rockland, MA 02370
fx: 781-871-5299


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