2018 RealShare Texas
8:00 am - 9:15 amRegistration
9:15 am - 9:20 amEvent Welcome & Opening Address
9:20 am - 10:05 amThe Rise of Texas: Capitalizing On A Growing Region
Moderator: Walter Bialas, Vice President, Director of Research Dallas, JLL
Speaker: David Cunningham, Senior Director, Development & Construction, Granite Properties
Speaker: Clyde Jackson Jnr, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Wynne/Jackson, Inc.
Speaker: Steve Graham, Principal, STELLAR Development, LLC.
Speaker: Jim Graham, Executive Managing Director, Newmark Knight Frank
Texas is highly regarded as a region with much to offer especially for investors and developers due to continuous development. With many sectors performing well and the economic indicators all pointing in the right direction this success seems long term. However, as with every successful region, competition grows quickly and prices are driven higher. Hear from the expert panel as they provide the low down on new development areas, the challenges we can expect to run into in this region, expectations for each sector and the key factors required to ensure this region continues to boom.
10:05 am - 10:35 amNetworking Break
10:35 am - 11:20 am Capital Markets - Deal Flow Activity & What Can We Expect
Moderator: Steve Pumper, Executive Managing Partner, Transwestern
Speaker: David A. Cohen, Managing Director, Ready Capital Structured Finance
Speaker: Matt Turner, Senior Vice President, Revere Capital
Speaker: Andrew Van Tuyle, Senior Managing Director, Investments, BH Properties
Speaker: Jeffrey Erxleben, Executive Vice President & Regional Managing Director , NorthMarq Capital
Given the fast pace in which the Texas CRE market is growing coupled with the constantly improving economy we can expect deal activity to remain strong. Hear from our experts as they highlight the financial drivers that determine their decision making, the investment opportunities that are to be followed or avoided and lastly, predictions for deal flow in the upcoming quarters including the increase in foreign investment.
11:20 am - 12:05 pmThe Data Center Market: Will it be Texas's CRE Darling?
Moderator: Jared Hays, President & Founder, Law Office of Jared W. Hays
Speaker: Rob Nash - Boulden, Director - Data Centers, Black & Veatch
Speaker: Ryan Oro, Senior Vice President of Revenue, EdgeCore Internet Real Estate
Speaker: Chris Crosby, Founder & CEO, Compass Datacenters
The strong performance of the data center sector across the US has seen certain regions benefit from this growth, in particular Texas has seen healthy absorption across the region. As the rental rates remain attractive throughout Texas a variety of different industries such as healthcare and telecoms are looking to capitalize. Join our expert panel as they provide insights into the sector and opportunities for growth, for example exploiting the demand from cloud service providers and other upcoming IT solution providers.
12:05 pm - 1:00 pmNetworking Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:45 pmIndustrial: Current Trends & Market Drivers
Moderator: Micah Rabalais, Senior Research Analyst , Avison Young
Speaker: Jeremy Garner, Principal, Trammell Crow Company
Speaker: Robb La Montagne, Director of Development, Hunt Southwest Real Estate Development, LLC
Speaker: Robert C. Kramp, Director of Research & Analysis - Texas & Oklahoma Division, CBRE
With absorption within industrial increasing across Texas, it should come as no surprise that construction in this sector is rising, especially in cities such as Austin and Dallas. Traditionally considered an ‘ oil city’ by many, Houston has grown into much more, which can be attributed to the growth in e-commerce an increased port activity. Hear from industry leaders as they consider the continuous demand for big box products, e-commerce trends, new projects and share their vision for 2018.
1:45 pm - 2:15 pmNetworking Break
2:15 pm - 3:00 pmThe Multi Family Outlook: A Vision for 2018
Moderator: Drew Kile, Senior Director, Marcus & Millichap / Institutional Property Advisors
Speaker: Rob McConnell, Principal , Ventures Development Group, LLC
Speaker: Sheila Carter, Regional Vice President Southwest, Lincoln Property Company
Speaker: Jason Haun, Vice President, ZOM Holding Inc.
Speaker: Spencer R. Stuart, Senior Managing Director, Legacy Partners
As rising house prices continue to remain out of reach for many the vast majority of residents are turning to apartments as an affordable alternative. With DFW metroplex leading the country in job creation and many requiring temporary housing as a result of Hurricane Harvey, it comes as no surprise that vacancy rates are lowering and absorption has remaining healthy across Texas. Hear from our multifamily experts as they scrutinize over the do’s and don’ts for this sector, the residual impact of Hurricane Harvey, popular submarkets and trends for future.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmNetworking Cocktail Reception