Retail & Restaurant Summit

Summary

Retail & Restaurant Summit
Thursday, March 12, 2020
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427, USA

Speakers
Peter Dugan, Vice President, CBRE
David A. Loehr, Principal, DLR Group
Chris Moe, Vice President of Leasing & Development, Owner, HJ Development
Jon C. Fahning, SVP, Director of Corporate Real Estate, Bremer Bank 
Mike Sturdivant, CCIM, Director of Real Estate Development, Paster Properties
Matt Hazelton, First Vice President, CBRE
Tom Wasmoen, Managing Principal & CEO, Firm Ground Architects & Engineers, Inc.
David Daly, Vice President, CBRE – Retail
Herb Tousley, University of St. Thomas
Jeffrey W. Shea, Monroe Moxness Berg PA
Patrick Craig, Vice President, Bridgewater Bank


8:00 AM State of the Market Update: Opportunities and Trends in the Retail and Restaurant Industry
Moderator: Peter Dugan, Vice President, CBRE
David Daly, Senior Vice President, CBRE – Retail
Jeramey Fistrovich, President, Director of Sales, Co-Owner, Surfacing Solution
Chad Behnken, Principal,  Hamilton Real Estate
Irv Cohen, Senior Risk Consultant, Bearence Management Group
Nancy Weingartner Monroe, Editor, Food Service news
• Minneapolis and St Paul market update
• What type of leasing activity is occurring and what major retailers are committing to leases
• What are the major influences shaping retail today
• What is in store for Development  for the rest of 2020 and 2021
• Future Trends and leasing predictions

8:50 AM Current Issues and Trends Affecting the Local Restaurant Community
Moderator: Matt Duffy, Shareholder, Monroe Moxness Berg
Brian Ingram, Restaurateur (New Bohemia, Truck Park USA, Hope Breakfast Bar, and others)
Ansis Viksnins, Shareholder, Monroe Moxness Berg
• Continuing impact of ADA regulations, including “virtual ADA”
• Wage and hour issues and their effect on business operations
• The rise of food on demand
• A spate of high-profile restaurant closings – what does this mean?

9:35 AM Break 
 
9:45 AM Development, Design and Construction Trends Update 2020   
Moderator: Tom Wasmoen, Managing Principal & CEO, Firm Ground Architects & Engineers, Inc
Jon C. Fahning, SVP, Director of Corporate Real Estate, Bremer Bank 
David A. Loehr, Principal, DLR Group
Chris Moe, Vice President of Leasing & Development, Owner, HJ Development 
Mike Sturdivant, CCIM, Director of Real Estate Development, Paster Properties
Chris Zeman, Vice President, Zeman Construction
Ashley Hofmann,  Leasing Manager, Mall of America
• Redevelopment & Repositioning Opportunities and how to make them work
• Downtown Minneapolis retail update
• Repositioning of the Mall of America and City Center
• What Retailers are growing and Who is retreating
• New Construction & Architects Trends impacting developers and retailers
• 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
• What predictions can be made for the retail and restaurant real estate development industry

10:45 AM Break

10:50 AM Retail and Restaurant Financing and Investment
Moderator: Matt Hazelton, First Vice President, CBRE
Patrick Craig, Vice President, Bridgewater Bank
Zander Fried, Senior Associate, Cushman & Wakefield
Keith A. Sturm, CCIM, Principal, Upland Real Estate Group, Inc  
• Retail sales by category
• What is selling and what are some top transactions
• Transaction Volume and average size deal
• Who are the players (REITS, Institutional funds, private investors)
• Who is lending (local, regional and national banks, CMBS, Insurance Companies)
• Average size deal and deal structures
• Future Predictions

11:30 AM Keynote: The Influence of Retail and Restaurant Design on the Future of Real Estate
Cori Kuechenmeister, Design Director, Shea
• The impact of exciting, engaging design on real estate and how it serves as a tenant draw
• The importance of strategic partnership between design and business
• How great retail and restaurant design attracts tenants to mixed-use buildings
• Designing restaurants that will serve as a draw to office complexes and apartment buildings
• Creating a mentality of blending retail and restaurant features under one roof to entice tenants
• The increased importance of great design in gathering spaces, from office towers to shopping malls
• Real-life examples of effective design bringing positive business results

12:00 PM Adjourn and Networking


2020 Retail & Restaurant Summit

Details

  • When

  • Thursday, March 12, 2020
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

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

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