Jeff Fara, IBM TRIRIGA Brand Sales Executive, IBM; Renee Gibbon, IBM TRIRIGA Client Technical Professional
CFO's and financial executives increasingly view an organization's real estate portfolio as a strategic asset. The IBM TRIRIGA software solution provides the critical tools and technologies necessary to manage the entire real estate and asset lifecycle for improved operational, financial and environmental performance. TRIRIGA brings together the disciplines of real estate, construction/project management, space management, facility and asset maintenance operations, and energy management.
Rene Buck, CEO, BCI Global
Steve Beall, Manager, Corporate Real Estate, Lennox Intl.; Peggy Blais, Manager, Corporate Real Estate & Facilities, Akzo Nobel; Roger Nesti, Director, International Real Estate, Kellogg Company
Great products and growing sales are no longer the main drivers for companies’ manufacturing and supply chain footprints and related locations decisions. Corporations in all industries must cope in their locational strategies with external challenges: geopolitical developments (i.e., trade tariffs), inadequate labor pools and regulatory challenges in growing markets.
Amy Erixon, Principal, Managing Director, Avison Young
The past 20 years have ushered in significantly increased demands from the workplace. From managing energy costs and sources to ensuring digital cybersecurity, technical specifications have increased as quickly as business models are evolving, often in response to new technologies. Demographic trends, including both aging and younger workers, require businesses to be more flexible, healthy and responsive to employees. This session will review what it means to be a "Smart Building" and showcase innovative solutions to enhancing workplace performance and experience, particularly those innovations with highest potential to make job easier and more rewarding.
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RDaniel J. Boudreau, Jr., GISP Geospatial Systems Lead and Manager at GZA GeoEnvironmental
Location-based analytics and geospatial technology (think: mapping on steroids) are transforming many core business practices. This presentation will cover the varied role of geospatial technology as a location-based information management platform for managing assets.
Taking Place Sunday from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Jason Tolliver, Americas Head of Logistics & Industrial Research, Cushman & Wakefield
Over the past decade, the rapid advancement of technology has made commercial real estate (CRE) market data more readily available. In the coming years, technological advancements in machine learning, super applications, and the continued evolution of third-party CRE data platforms promise to change the way in which real estate executives obtain, view and validate market information. In this session, we’ll examine how the increasingly information-rich CRE marketplace will affect corporate outsourcing arrangements with real estate companies, and potential of disintermediation of modern commercial brokerage.
T1 – T4 will run concurrently from 10:40 – 11:25 a.m.; T5 – T8 will run concurrently from 11:35 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Annie Baxter, Vice President, Advisory & Transactions Services, CBRE; Chris Schastok, First Vice President, Advisory & Transactions Services, CBRE; AJ Magner, Executive Vice President, CBRE; Jim Eckert, Global Real Estate Solutions, Owens Corning
In the excitement of finalizing a location decision, the followup can get lost in the shuffle. Join this session to understand compliance strategies that ensure your company doesn’t leave money on the table.
Blake Layda, International Dir., JLL; Kenneth Koupal, Managing Dir., JLL; Trevor Ragsdale, Senior Managing Dir., JLL; Mark Eichkorn, Vice Pres. Facilities, Penske
This session will cover how to partner, deploy and measure success of FM across industrial locations. Strategies for success and results to be shared.
Jason Wery, Managing Principal Project Mgmt., Cresa; Kelly Branch, VP Project Management, Cresa; Corey Ragole, Construction Manager, Smithfield Foods
This session addresses how tight real estate markets coupled with well-defined, sometimes specialized, occupancy needs have made Build-to-Suit projects for industrial properties more important than ever and a larger portion of overall activity. Most frequently, CREs will negotiate with developers for Build-To-Suit projects, but the market is dynamic and other approaches, such as direct contracting methods and direct financial arrangements, are increasingly being used. We will explore and discuss different options and the paths to success for each one.
Cary Hutchings, Director, Economic Development, BNSF Railway; Rich Werner, President & CEO, Upstate Colorado Econ. Dev. Corp.; Jeff Seymour, Exec. VP, Econ. Dev., Oklahoma City Chamber; Eric R. Nieukirk, Corporate Real Estate & Economic Development Mgr., Catepillar Inc.
Location and timing are key to any project’s success. Learn how locating your business close to rail will save you both time and money.
Aaron Christensen, Project Manager and Geological Engineer, Burns & McDonnell; Cary Hutchings, Director, Economic Development, BNSF Railway; Samantha Turner, Senior Real Estate Manager, Weyerhaeuser Company; Doug F. McReynolds, PMP, Director Environmental Project Controls & Real Estate, BNSF Railway Company
When the company is preparing to sell a surplus facility that potentially has environmental issues, a step in the process is to have a Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment conducted for that property. But when in the process the study should be done and who should pay can have different answers depending on who you ask in the company. This program will offer a method for organizing and making these important decisions.
Richard (“Rick”) Kolpa, Senior Vice President and Seattle Market Officer, Prologis
The program will present a case study of the innovative Georgetown Crossroads project, a three-floor 590,000 SF (54,000 SQM) industrial warehouse minutes from downtown Seattle. The first of its kind in the U.S., the building will feature truck ramps leading to loading docks on the second level and a third floor, served via forklift accessible freight elevators, for lighter-scale warehouse operations. The third floor is designed as "maker's space," suitable for light manufacturing.
Brian Corde, Managing Partner, Atlas Insight
With Amazon’s unpresented announcement pulling their HQ2 project from New York City, the future of site selection and government incentives may experience major changes and disruptions across all industry sectors going forward. This session aims to shed light on some of the factors that led to this decision and how companies can rethink their process to avoid the same pitfalls.
Dan Pierson, Director of Global Facilities, AirMI, Nike; Mike Clifford, Mortenson
Using a recent manufacturing project as a case study, this program will cover a look at different permits and the related process. Learn about different types of permits, the documentation required for applications, coordinating efforts within a larger team, and working with local jurisdictions to make the process as smooth as possible.
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