Massey Knakal Presents The 4th Annual Commercial Real Estate Investment Summit
Over 500 commercial real estate professionals expected in attendance
New York, N.Y. (March 31, 2014) – Massey Knakal Real Estate Services is proud to announce the return of its Annual Commercial Real Estate Investment Summit to New York City for its fourth year. The full-day event will take place on April 1 at the McGraw-Hill Conference Center.
More than 500 commercial real estate owners, investors, developers and other real estate professionals are expected to gather and learn from some of the most influential players in the retail and office sectors. The summit is the only event of its kind specifically dedicated to the coverage of emerging trends in New York City operations, retail-condo sales and mid-sized property deals. Some of the more specific topics that will be covered include: the investment potential for B and C class properties, ways to decrease operating costs while improving the tenant experience and the impact of new tenant profiles on the office real estate market.
Larry Silverstein, Chairman of Silverstein Properties, will serve as the Morning Keynote Speaker in an informative session where he will be interviewed by James Nelson, a partner at Massey Knakal. Joel Picket, the chairman and CEO of Gotham Organization, Inc., will be the Afternoon Keynote Speaker. Bob Knakal, co-founder of Massey Knakal, will also deliver an expanded market update about New York commercial real estate featuring his unique perspective as an industry insider. Other speakers at the event will include: Scott Rechler, CEO of RXR Realty; Michael Nash, Senior Managing Director at Blackstone and Chris Schlank, Managing Director at Savannah.
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About Massey Knakal
Massey Knakal is a diversified real estate company, exclusively representing owners in the sale, retail lease and financing of their properties. With over 150 employees, four offices and thorough coverage of the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester County, Long Island and New Jersey, Massey Knakal dominates the New York metropolitan area's property transaction marketplace. For over two decades, Massey Knakal has focused on building strong relationships within the neighborhoods we represent and developing an extensive database of customers that includes all of the major investors, institutions, agencies and individuals that are active in real estate in the area. Our dedication to neighborhood knowledge and relationship building is a source of continuing pride and success for Massey Knakal, and through our Territory System™, our agents have partnered with owners throughout the city to close over 4,500 transactions, with an aggregate value in excess of $17 billion since 1988.