On Wednesday, September 19, KC Conway, Director of Research and Corporate Engagement for University of Alabama and Chief Economist for CCIM Institute was the featured speaker for the CARW 2018 Rainmaker Event which took place at HUB640 (former Boston Store at Grand Avenue Mall). Conway discussed the Amazon HQ2 site selection process, adaptive reuse and more!
View the presentation slides HERE!
About the Speaker:
KC Conway is a widely respected economist with extensive experience in commercial real estate investment. Conway has decades of research and expertise in the global capital markets, underwriting, analysis and the regulatory environment. With more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate, Conway is a nationally recognized expert and speaker on a wide range of topics ranging from appraisal and bank regulation to ports and securitization. His areas of specialty include housing, industrial, litigation support, industrial and office real estate, North American ports and land development. Conway is a frequent speaker for the Federal Reserve, FDIC, FHLB, state bank commissioners, academic groups, professional organizations and industry associations. He previously served as chief economist for Colliers International – US. In addition to being a frequent lecturer at international conferences, Conway has consulted with major governmental agencies, most notably briefing former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and the Board of Governors on the burgeoning subprime lending and housing crisis and its impact on the commercial real estate industry.
About the Rainmaker Event:
Each year, the CARW rainmaker event brings community leaders to the membership to discuss issues related to business insights, leadership, real estate trends and more. This event is one of CARW’s unique program offerings that draws nearly 100 and is meant to be an exclusive offering to members which includes brokers, developers, architects and other commercial real estate service providers. Past speakers have included: Green Bay Packers President Mark Murphy; UW Madison Coach, Barry Alvarez; Hammes Corporation Sports and Entertainment President, Robert Dunn; Former Milwaukee Mayor, John Norquist, RevGroup CEO, Tim Sullivan and CEO of Johnson Controls, George R. Oliver.
View pictures from the event HERE!
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