The Real Estate Center at DePaul University will host its annual Spring Conference on Thursday, June 14. The title of the program, which will be held at the Chicago Cultural Center, is: Adaptive Reuse: Creating Strategies for Financing, Investing and Development. It is a follow-up to the fall program that was titled: When Tenants Take a Fall: The Adaptive Reuse of Vacant or Underperforming Real Estate.
The Real Estate Center Conference will further explore the investment perspective of transforming obsolete properties. Expert panelists will delve into the issues and challenges associated with the financing and development of adaptive reuse projects. Featured panelists for the program include Jack Bernhard, executive director, JPMorgan Chase; Scott Henry, principal, Celadon Holdings; Peter Holsten, president, Holsten Chicago and Chang Lee, principal, Sterling Bay.
“Ambitious plans require creative solutions at every level of the development,” said Charles Wurtzebach, chair, department of real estate and Douglas & Cynthia Crocker endowed director, the Real Estate Center, DePaul University. “These panelists bring great perspectives and will offer their time-tested insights on how these market-changing developments can earn extremely favorable returns for investors, and the residual returns they create for local municipalities.”
The Chicago Cultural Center is located at 77 E. Randolph Street in Chicago. Registration for the event is $70. Reservations can be made online.