October 16, 2019
The 2019 SIOR Fall World Conference, presented by the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, is set to kick-off tomorrow in Portland. Nearly 1,000 commercial real estate professionals are expected to gather in the Rose City for an opening keynote by Ben Stein, an entertaining American writer, lawyer, actor, and commentator on political and economic issues.
Among the slate of panels on Thursday afternoon include ‘Industrial Occupiers: A View from the Inside’, where occupiers of warehouse, distribution, and production space will discuss their own front-line view of the challenges, trends, and opportunities they are facing in current market conditions.
Another key panel on Thursday is titled, ‘Smart Building Platforms’, which will dive into the technologies that integrate all systems, captures tenant patterns, and takes building environmental data and outside data to learn and grow smart.
Also planned on Thursday are panels titled, ‘Global Cities – Challenges & Opportunities: Impact on Real Estate’; as well as NAR’s ‘Investment Property Market’ overview promises to prepare attendees for today’s and tomorrow’s investment opportunities.
Friday, Oct. 18th’s top panels include a general session featuring Prologis’ Martin Lindstrom, who will dissect the role data plays today in a presentation titled, ‘Forget BIG Data – Small Data Defines the Future’.
Other key sessions Friday include ‘Underwriting & Due Diligence of Investment CRE Deals’; ‘Run Your Brokerage Like a CEO;’ ‘AR/VR: Real Estate’s New Reality’; and ‘Valuing Your CRE Services Company and ‘Succession Planning’.
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