Breakout Sessions

2018 CREW Network Convention and Marketplace
Thursday, Oct. 18 from 2:15 – 3:15 pm

Choose Your Industry Education

Sponsored by ABM

Experiential Retail

Anthony Buono, CBRE
Meredith Darnall, GGP
John Dolson, Nordstrom, Inc.

Retail is not dead! The retail customer experience continues to evolve, making it more crucial for owners and tenants to focus on innovative retail formats to enhance end-to-end customer experience. Hear from industry experts about the changes they are making to malls and retail centers to remain relevant in the current market environment. Learn how reverse logistics affects brick and mortar retailers, and discuss how retail has evolved into a destination to live, work and play.

In Plain Sight – Augmented Reality and the Real Estate Landscape

Greer Gallagher, Holder Construction
Neil Mandt, Mandt Media
Karen Whitt, Colliers International

Dramatic advances in technology have enabled us to look at the world as a composite of physical and digital attributes. As mobile devices have become the norm rather than exception, this technology is poised to literally change the way we look at buildings. Neil Mandt, CEO of Mandt Media, and Karen Whitt, President | US Investor Services & Project Management and Real Estate Management Services of Colliers International, discuss how augmented reality will impact commercial real estate and what you can do to get ahead of the curve.

From Urban to Suburban – The Changing Landscape in Senior Living

Ann Cone, CBRE
Stephanie Fiber-Sutton, Senior Advisory Services
Siobhan Winfrey, D2 Architecture

The U.S. is riding a “silver tsunami wave” as Baby Boomers continue to age. By 2020, half of the 78 million Boomers will be over age 65. By 2050, more than 83 million Americans will be considered seniors, posing an extraordinary demand for alternate solutions to the traditional approach of senior housing assets to meet the needs of customers in the future. How is the commercial real estate industry preparing for this influx?