2016 RealShare Houston
 
03/28/2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pmNetworking Cocktail Reception
Join us for cocktails and conversation at the Westin Galleria's Imperial Suite from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Monday March 28. Hosted by CCIM, it's a great way to kick off RealShare HOUSTON.

03/29/2016
7:30 am - 8:00 amNetworking Breakfast & Registration
8:00 am - 8:05 amOpening Remarks
8:05 am - 8:55 amIndustry Leaders Panel: What's on the Horizon
Join industry professionals as they discuss the commercial real estate forecast, offer perspicacity into the area’s current state, and project what’s on the horizon for the Bayou City. Experts will tackle subjects ranging from factors fueling the market, sectors to watch, government policies and how the economy is affecting the area’s growth. 

MODERATORSandy Benak, CCIM
Leasing Manager and Corporate Marketing Manager
Granite Properties

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS:
Laurie Baker
Senior Vice President, Fund & Asset Management
Camden 

Vic Clark
Managing Director
Hunt Mortgage Group

Lou Cushman
Vice Chairman
Cushman & Wakefield

Marc Flores
Vice President
KDC

Kevin Roberts
President, Southwest
Transwestern

Welcome Wilson
Chairman
GSL Welcome Group

8:55 am - 9:10 amNetworking Break
9:10 am - 10:00 amCapital Markets Update
Expert panelists who specialize in Houston’s capital structure will delve into today's most critical issues—from the crucial role energy plays in the Houston market, to the ramifications of volatile oil prices and other forces driving business, to the supposition of geopolitical factors that are influencing the low prices of oil. Join analysts and forecasters as they reveal who’s buying, who’s borrowing, who’s lending, and what to expect in 2016 and beyond.

MODERATOR: Steve Pumper
Ex. Managing Partner, Capital Markets
Transwestern

Michael Dopler
Vice President-Aquisitions
AEW Capital Management

Bryan Sanchez
Co-Chief Investment Officer
Lionstone Investments

Carrington Brown
Executive Director, Real Estates Investments
USAA Real Estate

Ron Miller
Managing Director, Acquisitions
Invesco

Kevin Westra
Regional Director
Northwestern Mutual RE

Pam Boneham
Managing Director
Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors

10:00 am - 10:15 amNetworking Break
10:15 am - 11:05 amIndustrial: Trends, Projects, Projections
The Houston region is one of the most important industrial bases in the world and was recently ranked No. 1 among the top U.S. manufacturing cities. With the Port of Houston expanding, booming petrochemical developments, the Panama Canal doubling its capacity, and the Eastern seaboard almost complete, deals are closing in the industrial segment. Join industrial CRE experts as they discuss the sector’s latest trends, critical issues and what to expect in the near future.

MODERATOR
Mark Murrah
Partner
Murrah & Killough, PLLC

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS:
Curtis Spencer
President
IMS Worldwide

Travis Land
Partner, Industrial Services
NAI Partners

David Hudson
Senior Vice President
Duke Realty

Matt Fleming
VP Business Development
Trans-Global Solutions

Peter Jacob
Principal
Rubicon Realty Group
11:05 am - 12:00 pmActive Areas, Investment Trends, Sectors to Watch

After several robust years, Houston's abundant activity has slowed. But even with oil prices staying low, encouraging new patterns are emerging offering a promising outlook. A rise in sublease spaces, the redevelopment of outdoor retail, an influx of international investors and a robust health care sector have become significant industry drivers. Expert panelists will provide an in-depth look into Houston's CRE trends, the current state of development and forecast what to expect in and around the Houston area in the coming months.

MODERATOR:
Paul Rahimian
CEO
Parkview Financial

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS:
Michael Fransen
Senior Vice President, Managing Director
Parkway Properties

Paul Layne
Executive Vice President, Master Planned Communities
Howard Hughes Corporation

Derek Hargrove
Vice President, Investments
Marcus & Millichap

Brian McLaurin 
Senior Director of Sales-Americas
MRI Investment Management 

Matt Rotan
Vice Chairman
ARA Newmark