2016 Real Estate Strategies Conference

Chasing Yield: Trends that will Shape the Commercial Real Estate Markets

Our 2016 Strategies Conference, Chasing Yield: Trends that Will Shape the Commercial Real Estate Market presented by BMO Harris Bank and CBRE National Retail Investment Group, saw record attendance of over 350 guests. Keynote speaker Robert M. White, Real Capital Analytics set the tone early with a statistical analysis of global transaction activity including a lookback through several economic cycles.

Dr. Mark Eppli, Robert B. Bell, Sr., Chair in Real Estate joined Mr. White on stage to go Beyond the Data for an in-depth discussion on how the data is impacting the industry.

Additional guest speakers included Mr. Erik Potocek, MU student, BusAd'17, Real Estate Club President, Dr. Anthony Pennington-Cross, Chair, Finance Department, Professor of Real Estate, Collete English-Dixon, Libra Investments Group, LLC, Jim Schloemer, Continental Properties, Blaise Keane, Heitman Real Estate Trust, Dan Lowe, Legacy Development, Paul Schmidt, Associated Bank and Kevin R. Smith, Prudential Real Estate Investors. The day concluded with the return of the boat cruise hosted by the Real Estate Alumni (REALM) and sponsored by Jahnke Property Group and Kelmann Restoration.


Conference presentations


Mark Eppli and Robert White