On Wednesday, March 2nd, more than 100 commercial real estate pros and students and alumni from UW Madison, Marquette University, and ACRE gathered at the event space at the Echelon apartment building. The event included networking, a tour, and presentation from Barry Mandel, Chairman and CEO of Mandel Group on ‘The Art of the Deal’. The event was coordinated by members of WCREW, NAIOP Wisconsin, and CARW. Mark Eppli, Director, James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate and Andy Hunt, Director, Center for Real Estate at Marquette University also presented. During the networking, students were encouraged to connect with individuals from the real estate organizations and learn more about how students may benefit from involvement in these organizations.