State of Chicagoland Industrial Real Estate Market
• Market Trends: Vacancy Rates, Absorption, Rental Rates • What are current tenant needs and how are landlords adapting their properties? • What is the evolution of last mile capabilities in Illinois? • How are new technologies and emerging robotics impacting industrial real estate? • How is the legalization of marijuana effecting the industry and how should you prepare? • Which sub-markets are best positioned for growth?
9:20 AM Panel 2
Founder & President
Principal, Industrial Division
Senior Vice President
Director of Real Estate Development
Senior Regional Director
First Industrial Realty Trust
Venture One Real Estate
Industrial Development, Leasing Trends Shaping the Market
• How are rising construction costs impacting development and rents? • What are best ways to anticipate and meet emerging tenant needs? • What are current, future trends in Cold Storage? • What is the importance of controlling and owning land? • What does the market look like for spec, build-to-suit? • What are redevelopment trends for last mile facilities?
10:20 AM Panel 3
O’Keefe, Lyons, Hynes LLC
Founder & President
MK Asset Management
Marcus & Millichap
SVN Chicago Industrial
Investment & Financing Solutions for Industrial Owners & Investors
• Update on recent transactions, cap rates, and the investment market • What exit strategies should investors consider? • What is the impact of low interest rates on the industrial market? • Is “old” product becoming attractive to buyers? • What unique opportunities should investors consider? • Will the emergence of large portfolio owners change the landscape of the market?
11:10 AM Panel 4
Montgomery Economic Developemnt Corp.
Strada Real Estate Services
President & CEO
President & CEO
Cushman & Wakefield
The Importance of Partnering with Your Local Municipality, Service Providers
• Which industrial parks are attracting the most attention and what is current product mix? • What tools has your community identified as game-changing economic development tools? • How can Shovel-Ready Site Certification be achieved? • How can service providers & subcontractors help optimize ROI in Industrial properties? • How can owners and managers maximize new space & environment requirements? • What are new and innovative products, technologies to maximize performance & productivity?
Regional Manager - Environmental Health & Safety Services
With a combined 50 years of experience, Mr. Jacob and Mr. Bohne have expanded the company to over 100 experienced engineers, surveyors, geologists and environmental technicians. JHA is capable of providing Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Services on municipal infrastructure improvements or land development projects. We are equipped with the latest engineering, surveying and environmental services technology.
Our fully integrated platform includes a best-in-class team of investment and development professionals, as well as in-house construction, property, and asset management.
Venture One Real Estate is a real estate private equity fund manager, developer and operating company specializing in the industrial property sector. Headquartered in Chicago, we manage a series of discretionary value-add investment funds that target opportunities in Chicago and New Jersey markets. We own and manage over 13 million square feet and control over 1,100 acres of land in corporate business parks in the greater Chicagoland area. Principals of Venture One have over $6 billion of industrial investment and development experience.
SVN provides commercial real estate knowledge and expertise that transcends typical brokerage services. SVN Advisors are in the business of listening, understanding, and adding value, while serving their clients’ needs with Character, Competency, and Certainty.
SVN is the only commercial real estate company with a written policy to put its clients’ interests first. SVN Chicago Commercial is the largest of 200+ SVN offices and has ranked within the top 2 in the last 8 years.
Strada's premier managed multi-maintenance services from every corner to every ceiling covering electrical, plumbing, lighting, general and more to provide you the freedom to address other important issues.
Strada is the only company locally or nationally with a business model that delivers property maintenance and repair services including fleet-based mobile technicians as its "core" business line.
LAKE COUNTY IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE (LCEA)
The LCEA team provides economic development and site selection assistance; business expansion services; community connections with decision makers/elected officials; workforce analysis, demographics, cost comparisons and other critical information.
LCEA is the Lake County Indiana Economic Development Organization representing 20+ communities just minutes away from Chicago. It is the one resource for developers, site consultants and company executives considering relocation or expansion opportunities in Lake County, Indiana
NIPSCO'S economic development department can assist with natural gas and electric cost estimates and infrastructure analysis, provide availability of buildings and sites across northern Indiana and make connections to local, regional and state business and economic development organizations.
NIPSCO, headquartered in Merrillville, IN is one of the 10 energy distribution companies of NiSource, Inc. (NYSE:NI). NIPSCO has over 712,000 natural gas customers and 457,000 electric customers across the northern third of Indiana
The Forum is one regional resource for brokers, developers, site selectors and individual companies offering site searches/selection services, incentive/tax information, demographic/wage/economic data with customized data analysis, and key contacts on local/state level.
The NWI Forum is Northwest Indiana's regional economic development organization and the voice of business leadership. We represent the 7 northern counties: Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton, Starke, Jasper & Pulaski. The Forum's charge is to create/retain quality jobs and capital investment fostered by a friendly business climate, all in harmony with the environment.
FCL Builders is a design-build/bid-build contractor focused on industrial warehousing, cold storage and food processing facilities.
FCL Builders is one of the nation's top leaders in the design and construction of industrial warehousing, cold storage and food processing facilities. With teams strategically located in Chicago, Kenosha, Dallas, Atlanta, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Houston, developers and owners continually rely on FCL's commitment to professional service, safety and customer satisfaction.
We concentrate and specialize in leasing, sales, investment disposition/acquisition, consulting and asset/property management.
Cawley Chicago was founded in 1998 by Daniel Cawley with the mission to provide unparalleled service to the small/mid-sized companies that were being overlooked by the larger firms. Our goal is to help business and property owners create, maintain and monetize their maximum property value.
Manhard Consulting provides civil engineering, surveying, water resources management, construction management, landscape architecture, land planning and other services to clients across the US.
Manhard Consulting is a full service civil engineering and surveying firm. Our experienced teams focus on discovering your objectives and providing buildable solutions for industrial, retail, mixed-use, residential, healthcare, educational and recreational projects nationwide.
Pioneer is a fully integrated consulting and engineering firm that specializes in providing environmental investigation, engineering and remediation services, geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing services, and property condition assessments.
Since 1989, Pioneer has provided high-quality, timely, cost-effective and business-oriented consulting services to the financial, legal, construction and real estate communities throughout the United States.
Our finishing contractors specialize in: Commercial and Industrial Painting, Wallcovering, Drywall Finishing, Commercial Glass Systems, Wood and Metal Polishing as well as Signage/Printing services. We're your one-stop finishing experts!
FinishingChicago.com represents the most highly-skilled and safety-focused finishing contractors. Visit our FREE website, select your specific job needs and receive an instant-match-list of prequalified, licensed and bonded contractors who work tirelessly until you're completely satisfied.
Site selection assistance for affordable and available properties and facilities; workforce recruitment assistance; logistics support services for highway, trucking, air freight, rail freight, and barge transportation; economic development incentives; cooperative and predictable government approvals; capable developers; outstanding infrastructure for electric, gas, sewer, water and telecommunications (fiber).
The I-39 Logistics Corridor connects companies and real estate brokers to its members which provide the vital resources for locating new facilities in logistics, manufacturing, data centers, back office and company headquarters.
The firm’s partners, with public sector experience to better understand the various perspectives involved in property tax matters, provide a disciplined, creative and strategic approach, engineering some of the most innovative litigation strategies and successful outcomes in resolving tax issues.
O’Keefe Lyons & Hynes, LLC is a Chicago-based law firm that has been concentrating its practice in property tax matters since 1937. The firm’s clients include prolific commercial and multifamily real estate developers and prominent property management firms, global industrial concerns, marquee hotels, national retailers, shopping center developers, condominium associations, Fortune 500 corporations and not for profit organizations.
M&J Asphalt Paving Company is a self-performing contractor specializing in surface paving and restoration, road-building and decorative pavement solutions. Our full-service concrete offerings include installation and restoration as well as building, site and structural concrete. In addition to construction management services for projects of all sizes, M&J has for decades of expertise in ground maintenance, from landscaping to snow and ice control to parking lot preservation.
As a family-owned & operated company servicing northern Illinois, M&J understands and tailors its solutions to the needs of a diverse clientele, including corporate and residential property managers, public and private utilities, general contractors and municipalities
Our design-build and general contracting services include comprehensive construction solutions for the evolving needs of today's clients. Our projects span multiple markets including logistics distribution, fulfillment, warehouse, manufacturing, office, medical, and business aviation.
Morgan Harbour Construction is an established design build and general contracting firm with offices in Illinois and Wisconsin. With over 20 years of experience in complex and large scale commercial projects, we enjoy many long-standing relationships with our clients throughout Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and the mid-Atlantic.
Hilco Redevelopment Partners specializes in acquiring and redeveloping complex industrial real estate in core markets throughout North America. HRP has proven to be a trusted partner with significant resources and experience to execute on the most challenging demolition, environmental remediation, and vertical development projects. HRP’s process is highly focused on safety and responsible redevelopment and always incorporates stakeholders within each community to ensure a collaborative approach to each project.
Bid Evolution connects you with qualified painting, drywall, and glazing contractors. Tap into our growing roster of over 400 professional contractors and over 2500 thoroughly vetted, trained, and skilled craftspeople.
Bid Evolution wants to connect you with trusted, qualified contractors, so that your project gets completed correctly, on schedule, and on budget - this time and every time. Most importantly, we help find you your Perfect Fit contractor at zero cost.
Complete Fire Alarm Systems
Fire Alarm Testing and Safety Equipment Inspections
Fire Alarm Monitoring
Allegiant Fire Protection respects the implications of fire and fire protection. Our team of experienced technicians and support staff are dedicated to doing business the right way. Building managers and business owners can trust us to safeguard their property in case of emergency and that their fire protection systems will function correctly.
Marcus & Millichap is a national brokerage offering investment sales, financing, research and advisory services. Our collaborative platform gives our clients the information and guidance they need to build a solid investment strategy, which helps our firm close a transaction every 13 minutes of every single business day.
Since 1971, Marcus & Millichap has been the premier provider of real estate investment services. The foundation of our investment services is the depth of our local market knowledge and ability to move capital across state lines in a systematic way. Our 50-year history of maintaining investor relationships in local markets across the country is part of what enables us to be the best information source and transaction service provider available.
From commercial real estate project conception to completion and beyond, we put our hearts into creating spaces that bring stories life. Our services include development, construction, A+E, REM, capital markets and more.
We believe the value of the buildings we design, develop, finance, manage and construct is more than dollars and cents – it’s also about the value they bring to the people who use them and their communities.
BRIDGE provides opportunistic and value add returns to our investors and partners.
We accomplish this through identifying and executing industrial development and value-add acquisitions in the supply-constrained U.S. core industrial markets.
BRIDGE is a privately-owned firm that focuses on the acquisition and development of Class A industrial real estate in the supply constrained core industrial markets of Chicago, Miami, New Jersey/New York, Los Angeles/San Francisco, Seattle, and London.
Alston Construction offers a diverse background of design-build experience, general contracting and construction management of industrial, commercial, healthcare, retail and municipal projects.
Alston Construction is celebrating 35 years of excellence in 2021, and we believe our success comes from being a true partner. With 21 office nationwide, we have market knowledge throughout the country, which provides clients with the best building methods and material available. Our goal is to provide quality, cost-efficient projects that leave a positive experience for our clients and their communities.
Industrial Property Development, Acquisition and Management
Industrial Real Estate Innovation
CenterPoint is an industrial real estate company made up of dedicated thinkers, innovators and leaders with the creativity and know-how to tackle the industry’s toughest challenges. And it’s those kinds of problems—the delicate, the complex, the seemingly-impossible—that we relish most. Because with an agile team, substantial access to capital and industry-leading expertise, those are exactly the kinds of problems we’re built to solve.
As a full-service Design-Build General Contractor spanning multiple market segments - industrial, office, healthcare, hospitality, construction management, land entitlement/development - Peak helps their clients navigate the big and small decisions that turn their needs and goals into solutions that provide immediate results with long-term value.
Peak Construction Corporation is a privately held, well-capitalized design-build firm, based in Chicago with a national reach. For over 20 years, Peak's approach has been based on building - building quality facilities that meet and exceed our clients' needs, as well as building confidence that we are your trusted partner.
Meridian Design Build provides construction and design/build construction services on a national basis with a primary focus on industrial, office, medical office retail and food and beverage work.
With a team of in-house professional project managers, Meridian has extensive experience coordinating the design and construction of new buildings, tenant improvements, and additions/renovations from 150,000 square fee to 1,000,000+ square feet. Meridian Design Build has been a Member of the U.S. Green Building Council since 2007.
The Missner Group, headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, provides comprehensive and integrated real estate development, property management, acquisition and construction services throughout the Midwest.
Established in 1945, The Missner Group specializes in a broad range of project types and prides itself on dedication to client satisfaction with the highest standards of quality in construction. The Missner Group, now in its third generation, has earned an enviable reputation from those associated with our industry, from architects and engineers to those in the banking and lending communities.
SparrowHawk specializes in strategic industrial real estate investment throughout the United States. Through a hands on and developmental approach, SparrowHawk enhances asset value and assembles properties into prized Class-A portfolios.
SparrowHawk is dedicated to strategic industrial-real-estate investing. With keen vision, SparrowHawk pinpoints projects offering exceptional investment potential.