The Apartment Summit



The Apartment Summit
Friday, January 6, 2017

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

Speakers Include
Keith Collins, CBRE
Gina Dingman, NAI Everest
Josh Talberg, Marcus & Millichap
Jen Gordan, The Excelsior Group
Ted Bickel, Colliers International
Josh Brandsted, GRECO
Matt Mullins, Maxfield
Joel Torborg, CBRE
Nick Place, Bridgewater Bank
Ray Stiles, HUD
Peter Giles, Freddie Mac
Jeffrey Ketron, Fannie Mae
Jim Hoopes, NorthMarq Capital
Jim Lockhart, Wipfli
Robert Fransen, Timberland Partners
Aaron Roseth, Elness Swenson Graham Architects, Inc.
Robby Mailatyar, Greystar Real Estate Partners
Greg Cerbana, Weidner Apartment Homes
Tom O’Neil, Dougherty Mortgage
Joyce Stupnik, bdh+young
Glenn Sansburn, Wells Fargo

7:55 AM Welcome & Introduction

8:00 AM 2017 Twin Cities Apartment Market Update:  State of The Industry
• With vacancies at record lows how does Minnesota stack up compared to the rest of the U.S.
• What is driving the Apartment Market and where are we trending
• What are the outside influences that are creating momentum in the Apartment Market
• Leasing Activities and how marketing apartments to tenants has changed
• Demographic Characteristics of Apartment Renters
• The changing fundamentals of Apartments
• New Development vs. Existing: Where are the opportunities and why
• Downtown vs. Suburban: Where is the activity and why

8:50 AM Capital’s King: Equity & Debt Solutions for Apartment Investors & Developers
• What type of deals are Fannie & Freddie looking to target today
• How has underwriting changed
• What is the future for the agency lenders
• What is the outlook for 2017 and beyond for lenders, buyers, sellers, developers and investors?
• Who is lending, and what are some alternative sources of capital?
• Which deals are more likely to get done and what are the capital requirements
• What changes should we expect in underwriting criteria and how can we get deals done
• What types of governmental programs are available and how do I access them?

9:40 AM Tax Avoidance Strategies & Critical Updates for 2017
• 1031 Exchange Solutions for Apartment Investors
• Latest UPREIT & Tax Deferral Strategies for Apartment Investors
• Tax Sensitive Real Estate Exit Strategies
• The Increased Need for Cost Segregation
• How to Qualify as a Real Estate Professionals

10:05 AM Break

10:15 AM Apartment Investment Sales Update – Will 2016 be better than 2015
• 2016 Investment Sales Recap:  Was it a record year and what will 2017 bring
• Who is chasing and closing deals in Minnesota
• What properties have traded recently in the Twin Cities & at What CAP Rate
• How does the Twin Cities’ market compare to the rest of the United States
• How do you underwrite and evaluating properties in today’s marketplace
• What type of yields should you expect and What are the fundamentals today
• How is today’s economy and the housing market affecting the Apartment Industry
• Growing trends and what can we expect in the next 1 to 2 years

11:00 AM How to Operate Your Apartment Building for Success
• Current Market Vacancy & Absorption Rates
• Tenant Expectations: Which types of services are new tenants demanding from owners
• Emerging trends in the Apartment marketplace
• Property Management tools to improve the bottom line
• Tools to help Apartment Operators drive more revenue to the bottom line

11:30 AM Developing, Designing, Building a Successful Apartment Project
• Where is the biggest potential for growth in the Twin Cities – What are the Drivers
• What new projects have been completed recently, what is currently under construction and what is being planned
• How design will impact project success of your Apartment Development or Renovation
• Constructions Trends that all developers need to know
• Case studies of projects that have been developed and built right
• The importance of building a strong partnership with a municipality
• Future Prediction on Apartment Development and Construction in the Twin Cities

12:15 PM Adjourn & Networking

The Apartment Summit


  • When

  • Friday, January 6, 2017
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

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

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