ULI Cincinnati: Emerging Trends


2023-12-13T07:30:00 - 2023-12-13T10:00:00

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    TQL Stadium 1501 Central Parkway Cincinnati, OH 45214 United States
    A real estate trends and forecast program for southwest Ohio and northern Kentucky.


    Standard Pricing Until December 13 Members Non-Members
    Private $60.00 $80.00
    Public/Academic/Nonprofit $60.00 $80.00
    Retired $30.00 N/A
    Student $30.00 $50.00
    Under Age 35 $50.00 $70.00
    Those with ULI Cincinnati Annual Sponsors with eligible credits can register by emailing [email protected] for no fee.
    ULI Cincinnati's Emerging Trends event is an annual real estate trends and forecast program covering project updates, trends and more.  From Dayton to Northern Kentucky, the entire region will be featured with more than 20 presentations and information on some of the largest investments in the region in more than a decade.
    Join us for the networking and information event of the year, this year hosted in the event's new home, TQL Stadium. The program is predicted to sell-out so register early.
    The program promises to be interactive, fast-paced and include some of the profession's most noteworthy thought-leaders. Topics such as:
    • Ohio Recruitment of Industry and Advanced Manufacturing Initiatives: Impact on Our Region
    • Regional Transportation Update
    • IRS Site in NKY
    • Update on the CNU Annual Conference Coming to Cincinnati
    • The Outcome of the Affordable Housing Leverage Fund
    • Mercantile Center Update
    • The Impact of the Black Developers Conference
    • What's Happening in NKY
    • An Outlook on Commercial Space in Downtown and OTR
    • Connected Communities Going into 2024
    • An Update on Liberty & Elm
    • What is The Port Up To in the New Year?
    • Brent Spence Corridor Update
    • The Saks Re-Development Becoming a Reality
    • Our New Convention Center District
    • 550 At Lytle Park Update
    • Trends in Construction Costs
    • Finance and Interest Rate Forecasts
    • West End District Development Update
    • The Impact of City-Wide Events
    • Walnut Hills Update
    • Economic Update
    • City of Hamilton Update
    • and More
    All registrants will receive a digital copy of the ULI and PWC annual publication, Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2024. This year the report outlines "The Great Reset", a new era in real estate. The report includes proprietary data and insights from more than 2,000 leading real estate industry experts, exploring shifts in the property sector since the pandemic, changing investor sentiment toward climate risks, the emergence of impact investing, and other real estate issues within the United States and Canada.


    Immediately following the event, FC Cincinnati Chief Development Officer, Chad Munitz, and his team will be providing ULI Cincinnati Young Leaders with an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of TQL Stadium, a deep-dive into their West End Development project and lunch. To participate, members must be part of the organization's Young Leaders Group, defined as those 35 years and younger, and register for the Emerging Trends event. To RSVP for this exclusive Emerging Trends with YLG event, click here.


    7:30 AM - Networking Breakfast
    8:00 AM - Program
    10:00 AM - Conclusion
    10:00 AM - Exclusive YLG Event


    All activities will take place in the First Financial Club at TQL Stadium with parking available in the West End Garage.



    Christine Russell

    BE NKY Growth Partnership

    Christine Russell is the Vice President of Strategy for BE NKY Growth Partnership (BE NKY). In this role, she is responsible for defining and implementing the strategic direction of the organization as well as managing the day-to-day operations and finances. As a BE NKY employee, she also serves as the Executive Director of the Northern Kentucky Port Authority. Christine previously served as Economic Development Director for the City of Springdale, Ohio, where she focused on expanding the economic base of the city through business attraction, business retention/expansion, and project development. Her work resulted in $120 million in additional payroll and over 1,350 new/retained jobs in Springdale. In her former roles with Hull & Associates and the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority, Christine secured over $14 million in grant funding that led to the cleanup and redevelopment of 11 contaminated brownfield sites in southwestern Ohio. Christine has held leadership positions in a number of professional organizations including Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). She is a graduate of Leadership Cincinnati (Class 33) and the winner of the 2016 CREW Leadership Award. Christine has a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University and a Master of Science from University of Findlay.


    Tom Powers

    Executive Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield-US

    Tom Powers currently serves on Cushman & Wakefield’s Capital Markets Group Executive Committee. Tom previously served on Cassidy Turley’s Board of Directors for 13 years until the sale to DTZ in January 2015. Tom specializes in the sale of major investment transactions of industrial and office properties on a nationwide basis. Tom has been partners with Jim O’Connell, an investment specialist for over 27 years. In addition, he is partners with Mike Sullivan, an investment specialist, and Hank Davis, a retail specialist, along with six other members of their team. Tom focuses in capital placements throughout the United States, concentrating in the Midwest. Since 1983, Tom has completed more than 1,900 transactions totaling over 195 Million square feet valued at over $11.62 Billion. He joined Cushman & Wakefield (formerly DTZ, Cassidy Turley and Colliers Turley Martin Tucker) in 2002 as a principal after nineteen years with CB Richard Ellis and their Institutional Investment Properties Group. He has been involved in completing some of the largest investment transactions in the history of both Colliers Turley Martin Tucker, and CB Richard Ellis prior to joining Colliers.


    Chris Dobrozsi

    Executive Vice President, Real Estate Development, Neyer Properties, Inc.

    Chris has more than 30 years of experience in the development and construction of mixed-use, Class A office, medical office, retail, residential and industrial real estate. Utilizing his past roles in architecture, construction, estimating, land development, vertical development and leasing, Chris has lead the development of several high quality projects in the Greater Cincinnati region including The Baldwin redevelopment, Linden Pointe on the Lateral and dunnhumby at 444 West Third and has been an active development partner in several others including Keystone Parke, USquare @ The Loop and Cornerstone at Norwood. Chris leads the vision setting and development/redevelopment for Neyer Properties, Inc. land and building portfolio. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering and an Associates’ degree in Civil Construction Engineering, both from the University of Cincinnati. Chris also serves on City Council (Mayor 2015-2021) for Montgomery, Ohio, a bedroom community located 14 miles north of downtown Cincinnati. He serves as Chair of ULI Cincinnati, member of Public-Private Partnership Product Council Blue Flight and ULI Cincinnati's Regional Product Council.