Retail Forum: Houston

The Retail Forum: Houston, organized by the Marcus & Millichap will take place on 18th September 2014 at the Hotel Derek in Houston, USA. The conference will cover areas like How much of a bite is mixed-use vertical development taking out of Houston’s traditional trend of outward expansion? What does this mean for the future of your investment and development plans.

Schedule & Agenda

Thu, 18 Sep07:30 AM - 08:40 AMeneral Session Registration, Networking Breakfast & Exhibit Hall Opens
Thu, 18 Sep08:40 AM - 08:45 AMGeneral Session Opening Remarks Speaker: David Luther, Vice President/Regional Manager u2013 Houston, Marcus & Millichap
Thu, 18 Sep08:45 AM - 09:00 AMGeneral Session Opening Presentation An overview of Houstonu2019s rise from being the poster child of instability and overbuilding in the early-to-mid-80u2019s through the early 90u2019s to the new poster child of stability, diversification and the new perception of being a safe haven for investment. This session will discuss: The maturation of Houston when compared to other major markets like New York, Chicago and Los Angeles An analysis of population growth near the Galleria, inside the loop and near
Thu, 18 Sep09:00 AM - 09:30 AMGeneral Session Keynote Presentation
Thu, 18 Sep09:30 AM - 10:20 AMGeneral Session Retail Goes Vertical: Houston & the Future of Mixed Use Development Gain access to investors and developers behind some of the highest profile mixed-use developments in Houston as they share their thoughts on how increased land prices and density are shaping the future of the market. How is Houston retail changing at a fundamental level? What market forces are driving that change and what does it mean for your future projects? How are demands from retailers and consumers alike
Thu, 18 Sep10:20 AM - 11:20 AMGeneral Session The Perfect Store: Challenges & Opportunities for Retailers in Houston What issues are retailers facing in the Houston market both in terms of opportunities and challenges of increasing competition for space and cost of business. What do you need to know about the kinds of spaces and amenities theyu2019re looking for? What issues are top of mind for them? Hear it unfiltered, from a variety of different perspectives in retail u2013 local, national, growing, and established brands u2013 as t
Thu, 18 Sep11:20 AM - 12:00 PMExhibit Hall & Dining Area Networking Break
Thu, 18 Sep12:00 PM - 12:50 PMConcurrent Session A A City Unto Itself: The Woodlands & Beyond Already a longtime magnet community with intense competition for corporate relocation, how will demand patterns change with the completion of the Exxon campus and the Grand Parkway loop? How will expansion into neighboring communities continue to drive retail opportunities going forward? What kinds of yields are available for properties on the peripheral edge of The Woodlands and how are lenders adapting to cap rate compression?
Thu, 18 Sep12:00 PM - 12:50 PMConcurrent Session B Terms & Conditions May Apply: Overcoming Retail Leasing Headaches What are the biggest issues facing retail leasing? Benefit from a top level discussion with panelists from RPAI, Global Fund Investments, Kimco, & Trammell Crow as they discuss challenges and opportunities across the Houston market: Why is the Internet continuing to affect retail leasing patterns, and what can you do to work with retailers to optimize and grow their bricks and mortar presence? What happens
Thu, 18 Sep12:50 PM - 01:50 PMNetworking Lunch & Exhibits
Thu, 18 Sep01:50 PM - 02:40 PMConcurrent Session A If you (Re)build it, They Will Come: The Craft of Redevelopment With land and construction costs on the rise, redevelopment of existing properties is a favored strategy, but it requires a special kind of expertise to execute. Taking advantage of case studies of successful redevelopments in and around Houston, the panel will discuss: What kinds of properties are still available and where? What strategies have investors and developers employed to turn them around? How are
Thu, 18 Sep01:50 PM - 02:40 PMConcurrent Session B No Money Down: Debt & Capital Raising for Retail Funding is the lifeblood of new development. What are the various sources, and how are economic and local market fundamentals affecting deal flow and development? Incorporating a variety of perspectives from community bank, bridge capital, and CMBS origination, panelists will discuss: Lending standards especially with respect to outside and foreign investors and the lack of access to non-recourse CMBS financing Lingering ef
Thu, 18 Sep02:40 PM - 03:30 PMGeneral Session View from the Top: The Future of Institutional Investment in Houston Houston is consistently ranked among the top global gateway cities and itu2019s gaining ever more attention as investors recognize what a discount it still is to comparable assets in New York, Los Angeles and others. How do large institutional level players view the market? What kinds of opportunities are they seeking? Whatu2019s their investment outlook for the market moving forward? This session will cover: How fas
Thu, 18 Sep03:30 PM - 03:40 PMGeneral Session Charity Presentation
Thu, 18 Sep03:40 PM - 04:10 PMeneral Session Keynote Presentation
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299 USDAdvanced Registration
399 USDFull Rate

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