Midwest Real Estate News held its second annual Net Lease Conference July 20 in Chicago. More than 160 net lease pros from around the country attended, all there to celebrate the continuing strength of the net lease business, in all sectors. Some of the biggest names in the net least industry shared their insights on why this part of the commercial real estate business continues to thrive.
Mark Cosenza, Inland Group, and Gordon Whiting, Angelo, Gordon & Co., speaking, address the crowd.
State of the Net Lease Market panel: Randy Blankstein, The Boulder Group- Moderator; April Little, Spirit Realty Capital; Joel Perez, Plante Moran Real Estate Investment Advisors; Mark Cosenza, Inland Group; and Gordon Whiting, Angelo, Gordon & Co.
Karen Hutton discusses the state of NNN development.
NNN Development panel: J. Evan Gower, GBT Realty; Karen Hutton, Hutton; Adam Moore, First Industrial Realty Trust; Ken Gold, Skilken/Gold; and Brian Parmacek, Marcus & Millichap- Moderator.
Geoffrey Wehling of William Blair discussing trends in the capital markets.
Sean Keane, First Savings Bank; Ralph Cram, Envoy Net Lease Partners-Moderator; Jonathan Wolfe, STREAM Capital Partners; Geoffrey Wehling, William Blair & Co.; and Kent Gethmann, Mesirow, of the Capital Markets panel.
Randy Blankstein, The Boulder Group, Co-Chair 2nd Annual Net Lease Summit, and Christopher Volk, Store Capital, the event’s keynote speaker.
Market Conditions and Forecast panel: Craig Macnab, National Retail Properties; Joey Agree, Agree Realty Corp.; Joel Tomlinson, Realty Income Corp.; Brandon Duff, Stan Johnson Co.; and Michael Kaider, CBRE, moderator.
Net Lease Research & Analysis panel: James Kammert, Harrison Street Securities; Suzanne Mulves, CoStar Group; Geoff Linden, Vault Equity Partners-Moderator; Steve Manaker, Oppenheimer; and Daniel Dolan, Ladenburg Thalmann.
Keith Sturm, Upland Real Estate Group; April Little, Spirit Realty Capital; David Cunningham, Net3 Real Estate; Amanda Leathers and Deb Vannelli, Upland Real Estate Group; and Tom Cervenka, Insite Real Estate.
A full house of attendees enjoys the conference.