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CRE.Insights: Industrial Supply Chain 2019

CRE Insights: Industrial Supply Chain

Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Where: Miami, Florida

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Ports operate as key gateways in the first mile of the industrial supply chain. Moving goods from the first mile to a consumer’s doorstep is an enormous task that includes transportation, warehousing and other distribution activities. Take a deep dive into the changing logistics chain in this special one-day conference at PortMiami. Examine cutting-edge approaches to port development, temperature-controlled storage and urban industrial with forward-thinking industrial leaders.

Event Details


Tuesday, February 19

Project Tours

Time: 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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PortMiami Tour and Lunch

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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First Mile: Development In and Around PortMiami

Time: 2:15 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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PJ Charlton, Senior Vice President, Investments, CenterPoint Properties

Jason Bennett, Managing Director, Capital Deployment, Prologis
Chris Mangos, Director of Marketing, Miami International Airport
Chris Sutton, Director of Leasing, Flagler Real Estate Services, LLC

Challenges of Developing Temperature-controlled Environments

Time: 3:10 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.

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The increasing popularity of e-grocery delivery and services like Hello Fresh are changing demand for food fulfillment in urban areas. Temperature-controlled environments require specific design specifications and advanced technology to keep fresh food moving efficiently along the supply chain. This session will take a close look at three case studies exploring warm chain, warm/cold chain and cold chain.

Ed Klimek, AIA, NCARB, Partner, KSS Architects
Todd Klumok, Executive Vice President, Business Development & Planning, Preferred Freezer Services

Urban Industrial

Time: 4:05 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

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Multistory industrial is taking off in land-constrained urban areas from Seattle to New York City as retailers keep up with the dramatic growth of e-commerce and the challenges of last-mile delivery. Examine the unique design elements and infrastructure requirements of multistory urban warehouses and distribution centers. Find out what obstacles could stand in the way of getting permits for urban locations and discover the varied uses and tenant demands within multistory industrial.

Michael Bennett, Principal, Ware Malcomb
Kathy Craft-Reich, Principal, NELSON formerly Craft Architects

Networking Reception

Time: 4:45 p.m. - 6 p.m.

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Registration Fees

Fee Type Standard USD Standard CAD
Member $295 $388
Nonmember $395 $520


All registrations processed online receive an automatic order confirmation and receipt. If you register via fax, mail, or phone, a receipt must be requested by contacting

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Cancellations received after January 28, 2019, will be charged a fee of $75 per attendee. You may send a substitute in your place without a penalty. Nonmembers substituting for a member will pay the fee difference. Cancellations received after February 11, 2019, will forfeit the registration fee. No refunds will be made for no-shows. Special events (tours) are nonrefundable. Cancellation notices should be sent to or faxed to 703-904-7003.

Venue and Travel

Venue and Travel

Event Venue

PortMiami – Terminal E
1265 N. Cruise Boulevard
Miami, FL 33132

PortMiami Map 

Getting to PortMiami

PortMiami is easily accessible by car or taxi. Once on-port, follow signs to Terminal E.


Parking is available at Lot #2, located across the street from the Terminal E entrance. Parking for conference attendees will be complimentary.

Public Transit by Trolley

The City of Miami's Coral Way Route stops at the Port every 15 to 20 minutes Monday through Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Miami Trolley stop signs are easily identifiable by the round palm tree logo. Please make a note of the destinations at each stop:

  • PortMiami North stop: Terminal B, Terminal C, Terminal D, Terminal E, Terminal F, Terminal G, Terminal H, Port Miami Administrative Building, Port Miami Garage
  • For real-time travel information, please visit the Miami Trolley website.


  • Miami International Airport (MIA) is located 9 miles from PortMiami by car.
  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is located 30 miles from PortMiami by car.

Nearby Hotels

While there is no official hotel block, several hotels are located in close proximity to PortMiami, the site of the conference.

InterContinental Miami
100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131

Kimpton EPIC
270 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami, FL 33131
Reservations: 866-760-3742
Hotel: 305-424-5226

Hyatt Regency Miami
400 South East Second Avenue, Miami, FL 33131-2197

JW Marriott Marquis Miami
255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami, FL 33131

Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay
1633 North Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL 33132