2018 RealShare New York
 

2018 AGENDA

11/13/2018
1:00 pm - 1:35 pmRegistration
1:35 pm - 1:40 pmOpening Remarks
1:40 pm - 2:05 pmKeynote – State of the Industry & Market Outlook
Speaker: James Patchett, President & CEO, New York City Economic Development Corporation
Beyond the fundamentals of supply and demand, we will explore the macro factors that are likely to impact the CRE industry: tax reform, infrastructure spending, immigration policy, health care policy, business spending and investment among others.
2:05 pm - 2:55 pmCautious Optimism: The New York Deal Sheet
Speaker: Jared Epstein, VP & Principal, Aurora Capital Associates
Speaker: Jim Costello, Senior Vice President, Real Capital Analytics
Speaker: Saul Scherl, President of the New York Tri-State Region, The Howard Hughes Corporation
Speaker: Seth Pinsky, Executive Vice President, Fund Manager, RXR Realty
The next year will likely see cap rates flat at best or rising, which we expect will outstrip property income growth. The economy’s performance over the period will determine whether commercial real estate values continue to rise mildly, remain relatively flat or decline mildly or moderately. Hear from New York’s Power players the top deals of the year, the factors behind them, and the not so easy to spot trends.
2:55 pm - 3:45 pmOffice Market: Seeking More Efficiency
Speaker: Vivianna Schwoerer, Global Head of Real Estate Transactions, WeWork
Speaker: Gregg Weisser, Senior Vice President, Director of Leasing, The Moinian Group
Speaker: Jonathan Kaufman Iger, Chief Executive Officer, Sage Realty Corporation
Speaker: Michael T. Cohen, President Tri-State Region, Colliers International
Between the evolution of co-working and more people working from home, the office sector will continue to see its footprint shrink. However, there is still a demand for personal contact and proximity to others, so remote workspace will not be overtaking the office workspace anytime soon. But with the shifting market, developers and commercial-property owners need to focus on providing not just space and a great location, but an environment for success containing flexibility, green design, and smart office space, which boost productivity. Our panel of experts will discuss how developers and owners can focus on and market design and efficiency, and tailor their products to the ever-evolving workplace.
3:45 pm - 4:15 pmNetworking Break
4:15 pm - 4:45 pmBalance and Flexibility: Capital Markets Update
Speaker: William Silverman, Managing Director | Group Head, Hodges Ward Elliott
Speaker: David Blatt, CEO, Capstack Partners
Speaker: John Harrington, Founding Partner , HKS Capital Partners LLC
Speaker: Matt Galligan, President, Real Estate Finance, CiT
New York’s leading transaction and capital markets specialists discuss key trends in investment & leasing, notable 2018 deals, and what's driving capital flows in the commercial real estate investment marketplace. Our diverse panel of experts discusses who is buying and lending, who is selling, the multiples and why.
4:45 pm - 5:15 pmLast Mile and Urban Logistics Facilities
Speaker: Seth Bornstein, Executive Director, QEDC
Speaker: Zach McHugh, Senior Vice President, Sitex Group
Speaker: Josh Weingarten, Director of Capital Markets, Triangle Equities
The changing landscape of e-commerce has made industrial the most favored investment sector for three years running. It has brought about the demand for “last mile” distribution centers for various industries, not just your traditional e-commerce retailers. Our panel of experts in industrial will discuss the demand for infill and last mile distribution facilities. They will discuss which locations are desirable for these users and what building characteristics are important to them.
5:15 pm - 7:00 pmNetworking Cocktail Reception