More than 200 commercial real estate professionals attended Midwest Real Estate News’ Columbus Commercial Real Estate Summit: A Gathering of Industry Experts in early April at Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph, the new hotel in downtown Columbus by developer Pizzuti.
James Garrett, managing director at Colliers International, was the emcee for the event.
The summit featured panels filled with industry experts. This inclded The Apartment Market Is Hot: How Long Will It Last? This panel featured Brett Kaufman, CEO, Kaufman Development; Daniel Burkons, Senior Director, National Multi-Housing Group, Marcus & Millichap; Kenneth Bowen, Senior Vice president, OakGrove Capital; Brent Crawford, Principal/Founder, Crawford Hoying; and Craig Kegg, Senior Vice President, Grandbridge Real Estate Capital.
The Importance of ROI (Retail, office & Industrial) & Healthcare panel from left to right: James Garrett, Managing Director at Colliers International; Wayne Harer, Executive Vice President, Continental Realty; George Stecz, First Vice president, CBRE; Dan Wendorf, Senior Vice President, JLL; Melanie Wollenberg, Executive Vice President, Equity Inc.; Steve Miller, Regional Sales Director, CoStar; and Jeff Ungar, Senior Leasing Agent, lGR Realty/Plaza Properties.
The 2015 Columbus Commercial Real Estate Titans panel from left to right: Mark Wagenbrenner, President, Wagenbrenner Development; Frank Kass, Chairman, Continental Real Estate Companies; Judith Levine, Partner, Roetzel & Andress; Franz Geiger, managing Director, Polaris Centers of Commerce; and Robert Weiler, Sr. Chairman, The Weiler Company.