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Dallas CRE Investment Forum

Opportunities for Investors in One of the Nation’s Hottest CRE Markets

April 18, 2024 The Tower Club, 1601 Elm St (Santander Tower 48th Fl.) Dallas, TX 75201

Despite the tightening of capital markets, increased borrowing costs and persistently high interest rates, investment and development remain strong in Texas’ hottest CRE market.

Keynotes

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BEN BREWER

Senior Managing Director

Hines

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Chris Ludeman

 Chris Ludeman

Global President, Capital Markets

CBRE

Speakers

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James ARMSTRONG

President & CEO

 Builders of Hope CDC

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ADRIENNE BAIN

Managing Director, Capital Markets

JPI Companies

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JOEL BEHRENS

Managing Director

Trammell Crow Company/ High Street Residential

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Harry Blanchard

HARRY BLANCHARD

Managing Director

Vichara Technologies

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ASHLEY BRUNDAGE

ASHLEY BRUNDAGE

Executive Director of Housing Stability and Senior Vice President of Community

United Way of Metropolitian Dallas

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Tom burns

Managing Director

Affinius Capital

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NADIA CHRISTIAN

 Partner

Wolverine Interests  

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MICHAEL COHEN

Managing Partner

Brighton Capital Advisors LLC

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TONY FINEMAN

Senior Managing Director, Head of Originations

ACORE Capital

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Colin Fitzgibbons

COLIN FITZGIBBONS

President

Hunt Realty Investments

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ELAN GORDON

Principal

SHIR Capital

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SCOTT GOSSLEE

Texas Market Executive, Senior Vice President

BankUnited

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LEE Mccormick

LEE Mccormick

President

Lone Star Pace

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JAY PORTERFIELD

Managing Director

PGIM Real Estate

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CLAUDIA POWERS

Managing Director

ACRON US Invest

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SEAN RIBBLE

Senior Director, Originations

Nuveen Green Capital

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MARK ROberts

Director of Research

Crow Holdings Capital and SMU Cox Folsom Institute for Real Estate

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SONDRA WENGER

Senior Managing Director, Head of Real Estate, America

CBRE Investment Management

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Fawaz Bham

MODERATOR

Fawaz Bham

Partner

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

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MODERATOR

KATY CARMICAL

Partner

Hunton Andrews Kurth

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Scott Durco

MODERATOR

Scott Durco

Managing Director and Head of Central Region Originations

ACORE Capital

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Katie Van Dyk

MODERATOR

Katie Van Dyk

Partner

Norton Rose Fulbright

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Katherine Tapley

MODERATOR

Katherine Tapley

Partner

Norton Rose Fulbright

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WESLEY WILSON

MODERATOR

WESLEY WILSON

Partner, Chief Financial Officer

Avanath Capital Management

Opportunities for Investors in One of the Nation’s Hottest CRE Markets

Despite the tightening of capital markets, increased borrowing costs and persistently high interest rates, investment and development remain strong in Texas’ hottest CRE market. Dallas-Fort Worth has led the country in commercial property transactions for the past three years with a focus on multifamily, industrial and retail. The market’s population growth is also creating opportunities for the healthcare sector, as well as office to multifamily conversions and adaptive reuse. As the demand for new and renovated assets across all sectors is expected to continue through 2024, hear how investors and developers are positioning themselves to capitalize on one of the nation’s most high-demand CRE markets.

Agenda

Opening Keynote: Christopher Ludeman
State of the Dallas CRE Market: Capital Markets and Investment Update
Keynote with Ben Brewer
The Current State of Lending: Strategies for Obtaining Capital in an Ultra-Competitive Market
Fireside Chat with Mike Cohen
Multifamily: How are Developers and Investors Keeping Up with the Demand?
The Future of Affordable Housing in Dallas: What Needs to Change?
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Dallas CRE Investment Forum

Despite the tightening of capital markets, increased borrowing costs and persistently high interest rates, investment and development remain strong in Texas’ hottest CRE market.

Thursday, April 18, 2024
Dallas, TX
Early Bird $399

Who Should Attend

  • Institutional Investors
  • Owners & Developers
  • Senior & Mezzanine Lenders
  • Borrowers
  • Private Equity & VC Firms
  • Portfolio & Investment Managers
  • Family Offices & Pension Funds
  • Brokers
  • Attorneys
  • Advisory Firms & Consultants
  • Ratings Agencies
  • Insurance Companies

Investor Series

As part of Commercial Observer’s Investor Series, this event will feature insights from some of the most active and well respected market participants as we explore investment opportunities in the booming Dallas market. This targeted in-person forum is a must-attend for institutional investors, owners, developers and operators seeking to understand the opportunities presented in this robust market.

Association Partner

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Dallas HOUSING COALITION

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Sponsors

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ACORE CAPITAL

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NUVEEN GREEN CAPITAL

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VICHARA Technologies

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