The Sked: January


Miami Beach CRE Finance Council
The CRE Finance Council’s January Conference will be held in Miami Beach. (Photo via Getty Images)

Here are our picks for the month’s must-attend events.


January 13-15

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It’s time to make friends, family and office-bound coworkers green with envy again—at least for those who live in nonswimsuit-supportive January climates. Kick off 2014 in Miami Beach, as CRE Finance Council is hosting its January Conference 2014 at the Fontainebleau in Miami. The event will also include an analysis of investment opportunities, balance sheets and capital markets.

CRE Finance Council: January Conference 2014, Fontainebleau, 4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Fla., contact Elizabeth Janicki at 646-884-7577 or for more information

January 14

According to NAIOP’s Colorado chapter, the federal government is continuing to create uncertainty for business. So if warm weather winter conference destinations aren’t your thing, head to Denver, for the group’s Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast, and learn how economic trends will impact the Colorado commercial real estate market this year.

NAIOP: Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast, Marriott City Center, 1701 California Street, Denver, 7-9 a.m., go to for more information

January 15

IGlobal Forum is hosting a summit and deal-sourcing event for specialty finance. Professionals in specialty finance firms, private equity fund managers, hedge funds, senior lenders and wealth and asset management firms are encouraged to apply.

IGlobal Specialty Finance Summit 2014, Park Lane Hotel, 36 Central Park South, New York City, 7:45 a.m.-5:15 p.m., go to for more information

The golf season is over, so it is time to shift the networking indoors. Join RELA for its 23rd Annual New Year’s Networking Event at Cipriani in Midtown.

23rd Annual New Year’s Networking Event, Cipriani, 110 East 42nd Street, New York City, 6-9 p.m., go to for more information

January 16

The Real Estate Board of New York is hosting its 118th Annual Banquet at the New York Hilton. The event will celebrate the board’s longstanding history and prominence in the New York real estate market. Industry bigwigs Stephen Green, Kenneth Fisher, Joel Picket, Robin Abrams, Thomas Hill and Robert Fink will be honored at this year’s event.

Real Estate Board of New York: 118th Annual Banquet, New York Hilton Hotel, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, contact MaryAnn Aviles at 212-532-3100 or for more information

January 22-24

IMN is hosting its 11th Annual Winter Forum along the Pacific Coast in Laguna Beach, Calif. About 1,000 real estate professionals will attend to discuss the state of the market and future opportunities.

IMN: The 11th Annual Winter Forum on Real Estate Opportunity and Private Funding Investment, Montage Resort & Spa, 30801 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, Calif., contact Andy Melvin at 212-901-0542 or for more information