12A — January 29 - February 11, 2016 — Economic Development — M id A tlantic

Real Estate Journal


E conomic D evelopment

Crowne Plaza Edison 2055 Lincoln Hwy, Edison, New Jersey Agenda 7:55 AM – 12:00 PM 10:00 AM Big Picture Issues and the Role with Local Government • What tools or strategies has your community identified as game changing economic development tools? • Success in moving controversial projects forward in the face of local opposition • Shovel Ready Site Certification • Funding Strategies • Redevelopment and New Development • Timing the Development Process • AlternativeDevelopment FundingPartnerships 11:00 AM Industrial Development Opportu- nities and Future Trends • Dealing with today’s challenges and the ever changing real estate world • How to overcome these challenges and what is needed to spur growth • Creative solutions to get projects started • What are the needs of tenants and how our

7:15 AM Registration & Breakfast 7:55 AMWelcome & Introduction 8:00 AM Opportunities in the Industrial Mar- ket – State of the Industry • Market trends: vacancy, absorption, rental rates and new construction • Industrial developments: trends and issues • Investment outlook • Where is industrial Development going and why? Suburban vs. urban 8:55 AM Transportation & Logistics • Infrastructure Updates – What do users demand today • How changes at the port are impacting industrial users and making New Jersey a worldwide hub • Why rail is still the inexpensive mode for shipping goods • Warehouse Site Selection - Need to know for your clients • Where are the buy side opportunities

landlords are adapting their properties • Who is driving the market and how we position ourselves in this market

• Has the buyer profile changed • Who will be selling in 2016

12:00 PM Adjourn and Networking

9:50 AM Break

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