The ICSC/CARW Retail Conference was a success with 350 registered to attend. Big THANKS to this year’s sponsors (see below) and roundtable presenters who led more than 60 roundtable discussions throughout the day!
Expanding Retailers – Andrew Prater, Mid-America Real Estate, Ross Koepsel, CPA, Inc.
Grocery Independent Consultant–David Livingston, DJL
Investment Sales–Joe Girardi, Mid-America Real Estate, Jake Griswold, CPA, Inc.
Lessons Learned from Mixed Use Development –Mark Lake, Wangard Partners, Inc.
New Market Tax Credits–Randy Roth, Endeavour Corporation
Retail Site Selection (Small Format) – Shea Laffere, Sport Clips, Scott Jennerich, Carter’s
Retail Site Selection (Large Format)–Patrick Cairns, Kohl’s
Management (Optimizing Returns on Shopping Ctrs – Jim Vaillancourt, Mid-America Real Estate Group
Green Bay/Fox River Valley Market Update– Todd DeVillers, RE Commercial
Expanding Restaurants – Tony Colvin, Mid-America Real Estate, Tom Bruss, CPA, Inc.
Construction Costs–David & Brian Schwartz, Innovative Construction Solutions, Inc.
Net Lease Sales–Tom Fritz, Stan Johnson Company, Wes Koontz, Mid-America Real Estate Group
Strategies for Successful Large Retail Developments – Ron Henshue, FDG, Justin Frahm, JSD Professional Services, Inc.
Fundamentals of TIF–Doug Buck, Foley & Lardner, LLP
Tertiary Markets–Jaime Radabaugh, Commonweal Development
Madison/Dane County Market Update–Jesse Schluter, Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate
Restaurant Site Selection–Tom Goldsmith, Dave O’Brien, Culver’s
Hotel Development–Doug Nysse, Arrival Partners
Role of Entertainment in Shopping Centers–Katie Falvey, Marcus Corporation
SBA Financing–Aaron Pearson, First Bank Financial Centre, Casey Diderrich, First Financial Bank Centre
Downtown BID–Beth Weirick, Milwaukee Downtown BID #21
Hotel Consultant – Michael Hool, Lindsey Kaptur, Hospitality Marketers
Environmental Remediation/Associated Costs –D’Arcy Gravelle, Key Engineering, David Scherzer, Sigma
Health of CMBS Markets – Tim Cotter, Jeff Schmidt, Brandon Strong, Walker Dunlop
Central Wisconsin Market Update – Bill Scholfield, Scholfield Group, LLC
Grand Avenue Mall – Tony Janowiec, Interstate Parking
Technology & the Future of Bricks & Mortar- Harold van Ommeren, Famous Footwear
Property Assemblage for Development – Scott Yauck, Colbalt Partners, LLC
Health of CMBS & Permanent Markets – Tim Cotter & Jeff Schmidt, Walker Dunlop
Financing Deals Today – Steven Kundert, CBRE, Inc.
Brookfield Development – Tim Casey, City of Brookfield
Impact of Wisconsin’s Changing Demographics – Wandy Miezio & Dan Barroihet, WI Dept. Of Workforce Development
Third Party Investing – Matt Stamborski, Outlook Development
Buffalo Wild Wings | Carter’s | Culver’s | Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. | Famous Footwear | Fie Below | Five Guys Burgers & Fries | Goodwill Industries of SE Wisconsin | Kohl’s | Kwik Trip | Potbelly Sandwich Works | R Taco | Smoothie King | Sport Clips | Total Wine & More |U.S. Cellular | Xperience Fitness