Breakout Sessions

2018 CREW Network Convention and Marketplace
Friday, Oct. 19 from 10:15 – 11:30am

Choose Your Industry Education

Sponsored by AEI Consultants

Global Lending

Alisa Timm, Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Brigid Mattingly, Wells Fargo Securities
Erin Stafford, DBRS, Inc.
Calvin Younger, CIBC

Throw out the perception that lending processes and players never change.  Learn about the ways non-traditional lenders, debt funds, CLO, repo financing, traditional banks, and life insurance companies provide lending opportunities.  Hear how foreign investors and REITS are impacting the financial markets.  Discuss potential issues and concerns regarding Libor, tax reform, Brexit, and the global markets. Triggered by the Dodd Frank laws and investor appetite for risk and reward, lending practices are creatively meeting the market’s need for capital.

Healthcare Real Estate: Fountain of Youth or Road to Extinction?

Kellie Hill, JLL
Courtney Hanfland, Catholic Health Initiatives
Jason Signor, Caddis
Mila Volkova, Ware Malcomb

Healthcare is evolving quickly and patient care will drive many of the changes taking place in the next few years. How do healthcare facilities stay competitive among the hospital and medical office building model changes? How is data driving facility design, site selection, and how space is analyzed and used?  How do health systems make money with real estate and operating costs escalating? How much capital should we be deploying to stay competitive in 3-5 years? In this session, we will answer these questions and many more to prepare you today for the changes coming tomorrow in healthcare.

Cannabis: Implications of Changing Laws

Chad Brue, Brue Baukol Capital Partners

The cannabis market has been booming since the early days of individual U.S. states passing laws to legalize it.  While legal in 29 states, the US federal government does not acknowledge the legality of cannabis, and the Canadian government is taking the lead and legalizing pot at the federal level, effective July 1, 2018.  Understand what U.S. markets have learned since the industrial revolution for pot started in Colorado and learn how this legalization is impacting Canadian development.