Connect Conference Industrial Midwest 2023
Join us in the afternoon of Wednesday, February 22, 2023, to hear from the players who are leading the way in industrial real estate now and in the future! NICAR Members use Discount Code INDNICAR20 at check out for 20% off tickets!
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Registration and Networking
1:30 pm – 1:35 pm – Opening Remarks
1:35 pm – 1:55 pm – Keynote
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm – View from the Top
Hear from industrial’s most active players addressing the opportunities and challenges facing the Midwest markets. Industry experts will discuss top issues including factors driving demand and whether it will continue at the same pace, macroeconomics, high growth areas, development and the properties that pencil amid the increased costs of goods and state of financing options.
2:45pm – 3:00 pm – Networking Break
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm – Hot & Cold Trends from the Trenches
What are the property types that are Hot & Cold? Cold Storage, Self-Storage, Data Centers, Two-story Industrial? What are potential roadblocks that could arise in development and lease-up? Hear from the industry experts who are in the trenches as they discuss the trends driving the present and future state of the industrial sector.
3:45 pm – 4:30 pm – Down & Dirty: The Importance of Solid Ground
Location is as crucial to industrial as it is to any other property type. Our panel of experts will discuss the importance of site selection, the challenges of building in infill markets where last-mile delivery hubs are called for, where land costs are headed and the hurdles in obtaining entitlements for increasingly heavy-duty infrastructure.
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm – Cocktails, Networking & Appetizers