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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., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm (by 2011 revenue). The Company has approximately 34,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide.
CenterPoint Properties is focused on the investment, development, and intensive management of industrial real estate and related rail, road and port infrastructure. We add value to our customers through forward-thinking solutions aimed at enhancing supply chain and operating efficiencies.
Cushman & Wakefield is the world's largest privately-held commercial real estate services firm. Founded in 1917, it has 234 offices in 61 countries and more than 13,000 employees. 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 owns and operates approximately 139 million rentable square feet of industrial and office assets, including medical office, in 18 major U.S. cities. Duke Realty Corporation is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol DRE and is listed on the S&P MidCap 400 Index. More information about Duke Realty is available at www.dukerealty.com.
Jones Lang LaSalle 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 revenue of $3.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle operates in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 2.6 billion square feet. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.0 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit www.jll.com.
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 co-investment, acquisition, build-to-suit and development services for corporate and institutional investors. The USAA portfolio consists of office, industrial, retail and hotel properties as well as investments in real estate operating companies. USAA Real Estate is a subsidiary of USAA, a leading financial services company, serving military families since 1922. For more information, visit www.usrealco.com.
Wells Fargo provides lending, servicing, advisory, intermediary, and structured solutions to a broad spectrum of investors, developers, and public companies in the commercial real estate sector and was ranked as the nation’s largest commercial real estate lender in the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Annual Origination Rankings for 2009 and 2010. www.wellsfargo.com/realestate
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!
National Forums Meetings Co-Sponsorship Package: Investment: $8,000
Included with your sponsorship:
Special signage at both spring and fall Forums meetings
Conference notepads with your company logo
Special recognition at and up to three invitations to attend each of the Forums receptions
Opportunity to distribute a company brochure or report at conference registration area
Forums Symposium Attendee Profile
93% of NAIOP National Forums Members are senior leaders in their companies:
• C-Suite / President / Partner - 51%
• Senior Vice President / Executive Vice President / Managing Director - 19%
• Vice President - 23%
• Other Management - 7%
NAIOP National Forums Members are primarily Developers, Owners and Investors:
• Developers; Owners; Investors; Asset Managers - 80%
• Architects; Engineers; Contractors - 7%
• Attorneys; Accountants; Consultants - 4%
• Brokers - 3%
• Financiers - 3%
• Other - 3%
NAIOP National Forums Members are involved in the development of all commercial property types:
• Office - 79%
• Industrial - 80%
• Retail - 43%
• Mixed-use - 41%
• Multi-family - 19%
*Some members are involved in the development of more than one commercial property type.
Contact Christopher Ware via email or at 800-666-6780, ext. 127 for information on how to be a part of this exclusive event!
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