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Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:20 AM – General Session
8:30 AM – General Session
- John Sebree, VP/National Director – NMHG, Marcus & Millichap
9:05 AM – General Session
Morning Keynote: National & Global Economic Trends Affecting Multifamily
- Mark Obrinsky, SVP – Research & Chief Economist, National Multifamily Housing Council
9:35 AM – General Session
The Hangover, Part 3: Oversupply, Concessions and the New Development Pipeline
Around 10,400 units are slated for delivery on the next 2 years in Washington DC. Hear from top developers in the area as they discuss new opportunities and challenges, how to mitigate the risks of oversupply, strategies to control construction costs, and where are developers looking to invest next.
11:00 AM – Concurrent Track A
Cash Wars — The Fed Awakens: Interest Rates, Changing Equity & Debt Terms
With interest rates guaranteed to rise as well as a wobbly stock market and risky global economic outlook, financiers on both sides of the capital stack are becoming more risk averse and selective. In this session, equity and debt capital sources come together to debate the multifamily finance trends they’re predicting for 2016.
11:00 AM – Concurrent Track B
Mission Possible: Alternative Investment Opportunities & Strategies in a Changing World
Hear from 4 market experts as they give four powerful solo talks on possible alternatives to strategies that have worked over the past 5 to 7 years. What new opportunities are out there, which are the new up and coming neighborhoods, what other alternative investment opportunities can be considered, and what is the general outlook for the year ahead.
11:00 AM – Concurrent Track C
TOPA: What You Need to Know About Converting to Condo
- Kenneth Schwartz, Partner, Arnold & Porter
11:55 AM – Concurrent Track A
Tomorrowland: Prognosticating the Future of Investment, Economic & Demographic Changes
The only constant is change and real estate professionals have to stay up to date to continued developing transformations. Hear from top players as they discuss best practices to staying ahead of trends, developing demographic changes and what does this mean to future investment opportunities.
11:55 AM – Concurrent Track B
Minions: Strategies to Maintain Happy Property Managers, Tenants & Owners
As workforce and tenant’s needs and wants change, and as technology continues to evolve property managers have to stay ahead of the curve to keep everyone happy. Learn from top players as they present innovative best practices for property management success.
11:55 AM – Concurrent Track C
How Developers are Increasing Sales Velocity, Rents and Pricing with the World’s Top Amenity
Join this workshop to explore how your next development might benefit from a Crystal Lagoon, a highly effective and surprisingly affordable amenity that has been shown to significantly increase sales and pricing of housing units and condo developments across the globe, revolutionizing the lifestyles of residents in planned communities. In this session, you’ll hear case studies of developers who are implementing Crystal Lagoons to enable a wide variety of recreational opportunities for residents and drive up condo and rental property values. You’ll learn about what’s required, the costs and benefits, and have an opportunity to ask the CEO questions.
Uri Man, CEO, Crystal Lagoons
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM – Lunch Workshop
Maximize ROI & Increase Cap Rates: Specialty Tax Credits & Energy Incentives
Michael D’Onofrio, Managing Director, Engineered Tax Services
Deputy Mayor: Special Presentation
- Brian Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development, District of Columbia
- Brian Murdy, National Director, Institutional Property Advisors
- Sean Breslin, Chief Operating Officer, AvalonBay
Refreshments & Networking