Date

February 7, 2018

Location

Station 3

Planner

Connect Media

Speakers

CRE Industry Professionals

Nothing Slows Down Houston!

Take a look at Houston’s thriving industrial market and evolving retail space. Where is the capital coming from, what is it chasing and why are the private equity, institutional investors, and international funds keen on the market?

Join Houston’s most active owners, investors, developers, brokers & lenders in an afternoon of panels, networking and cocktails.

Connect Houston
February 7th, 2018 at Station 3

#ConnectHouston

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Event Speakers / Connect with Our All-Stars

To Be Announced

Featured Speakers

Managing Director

Mr. Meyer is responsible for the Hines U.S.

Curtis D. Spencer

IMS Worldwide, Inc.

President

Mr. Spencer is the President of IMS Worldwide, Inc.

David Luther

Marcus & Millichap

First Vice President / District Manager

David Luther is a

Duane Hale

TH Real Estate

Regional Head, Mid Atlantic Region

With 26 years of institutional

Jane A Powell, P.E.

Partner Engineering & Science, Inc.

Project Manager

Jane Powell is a Registered Professional Engineer specializing

Senior Vice President

John Talhelm is a Senior Vice President

Justin Tunnell

Lee & Associates

Senior Director

Justin Tunnell attended Texas State University and graduated

Kevin Westra

Northwestern Mutual Real Estate

Regional Director - Central Region

Kevin Westra is the Regional

Paul H. Layne

The Howard Hughes Corporation

President – Central Region

Paul H. Layne is President, Central

Patrick Duffy

Colliers

President, Houston

Pat is President of the Houston office of

Spence Sowa

Clarion Partners

Senior Vice President

Bio to follow

Steve Azar

Stockbridge

CFA | Vice President

Steve Azar is a member of

Steve Pumper

Transwestern

Exec Managing Partner, Executive Leadership

Steve serves as executive managing

Thomas Wittenberg

The Signorelli Company

Executive Vice President Health & Life Science Division

Thomas is

Tom Paterson

Lionstone Investments

Head of Portfolio Management and Co-Head of Operations

Tom

Tony Talamas

Hunt Mortgage Group

Vice President

Tony Talamas is Vice President at Hunt Mortgage

Zach Murphy

Pender Capital

Co-Founder / Managing Director-Originations

Mr. Murphy is Managing Director of

Gauging the Climate: Capital Looking to Houston

Moderator

Steve Pumper

Transwestern

Exec Managing Partner, Executive Leadership

Steve serves as executive managing

Duane Hale

TH Real Estate

Regional Head, Mid Atlantic Region

With 26 years of institutional

Kevin Westra

Northwestern Mutual Real Estate

Regional Director - Central Region

Kevin Westra is the Regional

Spence Sowa

Clarion Partners

Senior Vice President

Bio to follow

Steve Azar

Stockbridge

CFA | Vice President

Steve Azar is a member of

Tom Paterson

Lionstone Investments

Head of Portfolio Management and Co-Head of Operations

Tom

The Devil in the Details: Small Clues that Signal Big Problems in Your Portfolio

Jane A Powell, P.E.

Partner Engineering & Science, Inc.

Project Manager

Jane Powell is a Registered Professional Engineer specializing

At the Intersection of Retail & Industrial

Moderator

Curtis D. Spencer

IMS Worldwide, Inc.

President

Mr. Spencer is the President of IMS Worldwide, Inc.

Managing Director

Mr. Meyer is responsible for the Hines U.S.

Senior Vice President

John Talhelm is a Senior Vice President

Justin Tunnell

Lee & Associates

Senior Director

Justin Tunnell attended Texas State University and graduated

Shane M. Williams

Port of Houston Authority

Manager, FTZ & Economic Development

Shane M. Williams has worked

Taking the Temperature of Houston: New Development or Asset Absorption Across Property Types

Moderator

Patrick Duffy

Colliers

President, Houston

Pat is President of the Houston office of

David Luther

Marcus & Millichap

First Vice President / District Manager

David Luther is a

Paul H. Layne

The Howard Hughes Corporation

President – Central Region

Paul H. Layne is President, Central

Thomas Wittenberg

The Signorelli Company

Executive Vice President Health & Life Science Division

Thomas is

Tony Talamas

Hunt Mortgage Group

Vice President

Tony Talamas is Vice President at Hunt Mortgage

Zach Murphy

Pender Capital

Co-Founder / Managing Director-Originations

Mr. Murphy is Managing Director of

Fireside Chat with Fannie and Freddie

Conference Schedule / Know the Details

To Be Announced

1:00pm – 1:30pm:

Registration and Networking

1:30pm – 1:35pm:

Opening Remarks

1:35pm – 2:25pm:

Gauging the Climate: Capital Looking to Houston

With the influx of private equity, institutional investors, and international funds, there are large-dollar players in the Houston market looking to take advantage of value-add properties. Who are these financiers and how are deals getting done?

2:30pm – 2:50pm:

The Devil in the Details: Small Clues that Signal Big Problems in Your Portfolio

You can’t stop a hurricane, but you can prepare for one. If you could predict how the buildings in your portfolio would respond in a storm event, you could take measures to reinforce structural weaknesses and drastically improve the resiliency of your portfolio. Structural forensics expert Jane Powell, PE, will discuss the small “tells” that may indicate vulnerability in the structure of a building, and how to train your on-site staff to recognize and report them. With real-world examples from before and after Hurricane Harvey, Ms. Powell will demonstrate practical ways to protect the value of your portfolio.

2:50pm – 3:10pm:

Networking Break

3:10pm – 4:00pm:

At the Intersection of Retail & Industrial

E-commerce, logistics and distribution centers are fueling the intersection of Houston’s industrial and retail markets. What factors are playing a role in where these product types are going? How does Houston measure up with e-commerce giants like Amazon putting distribution facilities in the city? Expert panelists will discuss where the opportunities lie and where the market is headed.

4:00pm – 4:50pm:

Taking the Temperature of Houston: New Development or Asset Absorption Across Property Types

What types of projects are coming to fruition in Houston? Who is developing them, and what are their leasing strategies? What property types are seeing absorption of pre-existing assets? Expert panelists will examine the post-Harvey market conditions that are causing the food groups to be at different stages in the cycle and what this means for rent growth, the development pipeline, and more.

4:50pm – 5:00pm:

Next Generation Awards Presentation

Across the country, Connect Media’s Next Generation Awards recognized young leaders, from California, NY, Texas and Nationally, chosen from more than 450 nominations from all sectors of the commercial real estate industry. These young leaders are making big contributions to our industry and are likely to be influential for a long time — because of their talent, drive and fresh ideas. We are pleased to present some of these winners their awards live at Connect Houston.

5:00pm – 6:30pm:

Cocktail Reception

Event Sponsors / Industry Standouts

To Be Announced

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Silver

Cocktail

AIR Commercial Real Estate Association - Cocktail Sponsor

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