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Date: Monday, April 15, 2013 - Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Where: Hilton Chicago | Chicago, Illinois
National Forums members, it's time to register for the annual spring National Forums Symposium! Let us know you are attending the Symposium this year and make your hotel reservations at the Hilton Chicago, with discounted rates offered until Monday, March 18, 2013.
NAIOP National Forums are special interest groups for NAIOP members that provide them with an opportunity for exclusive networking and experience exchange with their peers. The National Forums are chaired by a prestigious group of industry leaders. For more information, visit the National Forums online.
noon - 3 p.m.
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Lunch will be served. Open to Executive Committee members only.
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
By invitation only.
7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Breakfast will be served.
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Lunch will be served.
noon - 5:30 p.m.
2 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Developing Leaders I, Part 1
Developing Leaders II, Part 1
Industrial Development I, Part 1
Trends in Real Estate III, Part 1
Business Park Development, Part 1
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
7:30 p.m. (Central Standard Time)
7 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
All forum members.
7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The year 2020 isn’t too far away, and already office, retail and industrial real estate firms are setting their priorities and placing bets on the trends expected. In today's ever-changing and often surprising marketplace, knowing what is ahead and what the best strategies are that you can use to address prosperity and relevance is the focus of this exciting session. Lee will share his insights on the "psychology of real estate," where we are in the real estate cycle, what it means for the three product types and the industry, when the cycle may end, the core real estate strategies you must deploy and 30 eye-opening predictions you will not want to miss.
8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Business Park Dev, part 2
Capital Markets I
Capital Markets II
Capital Markets III
Developing Leaders I, part 2
Developing Leaders II, part 2
Family Owned Business
Industrial Development I, part 2
Industrial Development II
Industrial Development III
Industrial Development IV-put in good room
Industrial Development V
Investment Management I
Investment Management II
Marketing and Leasing
Medical and Life Sciences
Office Development I
Office Development II
Private Developers I, part 2
Private Developers II
Private Developers III
Trends In Real Estate I
Trends In Real Estate II
Trends In Real Estate III, part 2
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2014 revenue). The Company has more than 52,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 370 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide.
CenterPoint is focused on the development, redevelopment, acquisition and management of industrial property and transportation infrastructure that enhances business and government supply chain efficiency. The company invests in major coastal and inland port logistics markets anchoring North America's principal freight lanes.
Cushman & Wakefield is the world's largest privately-held commercial real estate services firm. Founded in 1917, it has approximately 250 offices in 60 countries, employing more than 16,000 professionals. The firm represents a diverse customer base ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. It offers a complete range of services within five primary disciplines: Transaction Services, Capital Markets, Corporate Occupier & Investor Services, Consulting Services, and Valuation & Advisory.
Duke Realty is a vertically integrated commercial real estate provider offering a wide spectrum of services including ownership, leasing, management, development and construction of industrial, medical office and office buildings. Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE) owns and manages more than 154.6 million square feet of high-quality bulk industrial, suburban office, and medical office properties located in more than 22 top-tier markets nationwide.
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual fee revenue of $4.0 billion and gross revenue of $4.5 billion, JLL has more than 200 corporate offices, operates in 75 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 53,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.0 billion square feet, or 280.0 million square meters, and completed $99.0 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2013. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $53.0 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.
Investment professionals in Marcus & Millichap's National Office and Industrial Properties Group combine in-depth local market knowledge and unrivaled transaction expertise to devise optimal positioning, pricing and marketing strategies for each property. By leveraging the industry's largest investment sales force and relationships with the broadest pool of qualified investors, we generate an expanded marketplace and maximum value for properties nationwide.
Prologis is the leading global provider of industrial real estate, offering approximately 569 million square feet of distribution space in markets across the Americas, Europe, and Asia, and is recognized for high-quality developments. The company’s extensive land bank, construction expertise, and commitment to sustainable design are key reasons customers choose Prologis.
USAA Real Estate Company, with approximately $12 billion in assets under management, provides development acquisition, and co-investment services for corporate and institutional investors. The USAA portfolio consists of office, industrial, multi-family, retail and hotel properties as well as investments in real estate operating companies. USAA Real Estate Company is a subsidiary of USAA, a leading financial services company, serving military families since 1922. For more information, visit www.usrealco.com.
Wells Fargo has built the strongest commercial real estate finance platform in the industry. Our transactions include all sizes, property types, and locations nationwide. As a real estate lender who focuses on developing and maintaining strong relationships, we have the ability to meet all your needs with our full spectrum of commercial real estate services, including lending, servicing, advisory, intermediary, and structured solutions.
Hilton Chicago Hotel
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Hilton Chicago is pleased to offer the following discounted rate of $250 single/double, exclusive of taxes. These discounted rates will be offered until Monday, March 18, 2013, or until the room block has been filled, whichever occurs first. To book a room at the Hilton Chicago, call their toll-free Reservation Number at 1-800-HILTONS or call hotel direct at 312-922-4400. Identify yourself as part of the NAIOP room block and request the special NAIOP rate. The rate will be extended for three days before and after the blocked dates, subject to availability (April 10-21, 2013.)
There are two airports serving the Chicago Area; Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). Chicago Midway International Airport is 11 miles from the hotel and Chicago O’Hare International Airport is 18 miles from the hotel.
The hotel does not provide shuttle service. Go Airport Express is available for approximately $86 one-way or $172 roundtrip from either Midway or O’Hare. Reservations are suggested by contacting Go Airport Express directly at 888-284-3826 or visit their website.
Taxis are fairly plentiful, available on a first come, first serve basis and accessible from the lower level curb front of every terminal outside baggage claim. Taxis all run on meters, and the average cost is approximately $35 - $40 for a ride to downtown Chicago from either airport. Expect to pay at least twice that if traveling during Chicago's rush hours.
The CTA Blue Line train runs 24 hours a day between O'Hare and Midway to downtown Chicago. For additional information, read the tips at transitchicago.com.
Parking at the Hotel
Parking rates for a 24-hour period with unlimited in and out privileges for overnight guest are $45 self-parking, $57 valet parking.
Driving directions can be found here.
April temperatures in Chicago range from an average high of 59 degrees to a low of 42 degrees.
All cancellations must be in writing. Cancellations of full conference board/committee and full spouse/guest registration received after March 25, 2013, will be charged a fee of $35 per attendee. Cancellations received after April 8, 2013, will forfeit the registration fee. Forum member cancellations are at no-charge, unless you are canceling a spouse. No refunds will be made for no-shows. Cancellation notices should be sent to Allison Bell or faxed to 703-674-1471.
National Forums Member:
Included in annual Forum fees
Corporate Board/Committee Meetings only:
Corporate Board/Committee Members (who are not on a Forum) who want to attend the full program:
(Includes admission to Tuesday and Wednesday receptions, Wednesday breakfast with speaker.)
For a spouse/guest to attend a Forum Dinner there is an additional fee of $125. Special event fees are non-refundable.
How to Register
Advance registration for the Symposium is now closed. If you plan to attend, please register onsite at the Hilton Chicago starting on Monday, April 15. We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!
All cancellations must be in writing. Cancellations of full conference national board/committee and full spouse/guest registration received after March 25, 2013, will be charged a fee of $35 per attendee. Cancellations received after April 8, 2013, will forfeit the registration fee. Forum member cancellations are at no-charge, unless you are canceling a spouse. No refunds will be made for no-shows. Cancellation notices should be sent to Allison Bell (firstname.lastname@example.org) or faxed to 703-674-1471.
Last Minute Questions?
Call us at 703-904-7100. We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!