Property Management Summit


Property Management Summit
Thursday, June 8, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

8:00 AM IREM National State of the Industry
Mike Lanning,
Cushman & Wakefield Kansas City

8:05 am A View from the Top: Managing the Property Management Business
Leaders discuss the challenges and changes in today’s marketplace in trying to manage their business
Moderator: Hans Okerstrom, Transwestern
Richard Schadegg, Schadegg Commercial Real Estate
Jeff Steinke, Ryan Companies
Dan O’Neill, CBRE Asset Services
• Business Development – How are you doing it and do you have a better mousetrap
• Fees and profitability – Are there trends or tricks to increase revenue or decrease expenses
• Talent Management and Recruiting:  How much time do you spend on it and how important is it
• Clients:  Who are your clients and how have their expectations changes?
• Collaboration:  Is this as important as everyone says it is
• Services: Are you providing more or less services today and what are they?

9:00 am Why Good Management is Important Once Again
Moderator: Dennis Meadows, Cushman & Wakefield NorthMarq

Julie Samuelson, Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq
Kevin Connolly, Zeller Realty Group
Todd Balsiger,  JLL
• What are the roles and the importance of Asset Managers, Property Managers & Facility Managers 
• What are the essentials of a successful Asset Manager, Property Manager & Facility Manager
• What are the most important aspects of Operating Efficiencies/Cost Control and what the managers are doing to create positive cash flow
• What is the interrelationship of Asset Management with investors, lenders, service providers, attorneys, brokers and consultants
• Tasks that need to be performed to keep your property or portfolio properties current 
• Day to do tools that will help you manage: Tenants & Personnel
• Managing the Unmanageable:  Working with contractors, service providers and vendors
• How Technology has changed the way we manage properties

10:00 am Break

10:10 am Best Practices in Marketing, Leasing, Maintenance & Operations
Moderator: Lynnette Muhich,
Mike Lanning, Cushman & Wakefield Kansas City
Rich Forslund, Colliers International | Minneapolis-St. Paul
Brent Erickson, Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq
• Day-to-day to management tenant relationships to keep your tenants happy
• The importance of building strong relationships with leasing agents and tenant reps
• Building Marketing Plan:  What works and what doesn’t work 
• Budgeting & Maintenance:  Are you watching the pennies or the dollars
• Leasing Your Property:  Comparing activity in asset types
• Measuring and evaluating investments in marketing and building maintenance 

11:05 am Tenant Improvements & Building Upgrades
Moderator: Wally Tufvander
, Cushman & Wakefield NorthMarq
Erica Larson, Pope Architects
David Little, HGA Architects and Engineers
Chuck Palm, Cushman & Wakefield NorthMarq
Jeremy Hetletvedt, Crawford Merz Construction
Tony Layne, Perkins+Will
• Measuring and evaluating investments building operating systems
• How to work with Tenant Improvements to maximize tenant relations
• The importance of pre-planning and design 
• Do’s & Don’t when dealing with Tenant Improvement 
• Budgeting for Tenant Improvements and where are costs today
• How good Tenant Improvements can help lease space
• Future Trends and other need to know Tenant Improvement issues

12:00 pm Adjourn and Networking

Property Management Summit


  • When

  • Thursday, June 8, 2017
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

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

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