Past Events

COVID-19’s Impact on CRE July 8-9, 2020

COVID-19 Impact on CRE Virtual Conference

Financing Commercial Real Estate Today, What’s New.

The COVID-19 Impact CRE Virtual Conference is a day and a half event for real estate owner’s, operators, investors and developers looking to understand how to effectively position themselves in a post-COVID-19 environment. Each educational session is led by industry experts that are leaders with their asset class of choice.

COVID-19 Impact on CRE Virtual Conference Agenda

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

11:00 am – 1:00 pm Networking Session
Tour virtual environment and start making personal connections. Open 01:00 pm – 1:15 pm Opening Remarks & Keynote Speaker Charles Williams
Main Stage 01:30 pm – 2:00 pm Keynote Address Charles Williams
Main Stage 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Networking Session
Visit the various exhibits and make connections. Open 03:00 pm – 4:30 pm How different types of lenders are reacting to this ‘new market’? Panel Discussion
Main Stage 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Open Networking Session
Visit the various exhibits and make connections. Open

Thursday, July 9, 2020

08:00 am – 10:00 am Virtual Breakfast and Networking Open 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The COVID-19 Affect on CRE
  • What Assets are Being Funded?
    • Multifamily/Student Housing/Senior Living
    • Retail/Office/ Self-Storage/ Industrial
    • Hotel/Special Use
  • Small vs Large Markets Where Will Lenders Lend?
    • Top 100 MSAs
    • Primary
    • Secondary
    • Territory
Main Stage
Panel Discussion 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Networking Lunch Break
Visit the various exhibits and make connections. Open 01:30 pm – 2:30 pm Have you strategically positioned yourself for success? Is it too late to do so?
  • Maintaining and raising investor equity? (i.e. changes in lending criteria)
  • What behavioral changes are going to outlive this virus (i.e. open floor office space, less student housing, etc.)
Breakout Panel Discussions 02:30 pm – 3:30 pm Is now the time to invest in CRE? Main Stage
Panel Discussion 03:30 pm – 7:00 pm                             Happy Hour & Deal Making
Drink your beverage of choice as you visit the various exhibits. Open


Keynote Speaker
Nationwide Lender
Pioneer Realty Capital

Senior Vice President
SBA Loan Department
Bank of Hope

Senior Loan Originator
Direct Private Lender
Parkview Financial

Vice President
Debt & Originations
Castellan Real Estate Partners

Founder and CEO
FinTech Private Investments
Rocket Dollar

Senior Vice President
Office and Industrial
Colliers International

Managing Director
Capital Management
Stabilis Capital Management

Relationship Manager
Nationwide Lender
CoreVest Finance

Vice President
Commercial Lending
North Avenue Capital

SBA Lending
Live Oak Bank

Managing Director
Stronghill Capital

Loan Origination

Multifamily Advisor
Dallas Fort Worth
Marcus & Millichap

Executive Vice President
Chief Lending Officer
Inwood National Bank

First Vice President
National Retail Group
Marcus & Millichap

Managing Director
Trevian Capital

Regional Director &
Vice President
Zions Bank

Vice President
Portfolio Manager
Happy State Bank

Investment Professional
Basis Investment Group

Managing Director
of Sales
UC Funds

Market Analytics

More to come…


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