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Summer Cocktail Party

August 27, 2015

Summer Cocktail Party

Thursday, August 27, 2015

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Erie Café

536 W. Erie Street, Chicago

REIA Members $50 – Non-members $85

After 8/24/15 – REIA Members $75 – Non-Members $110

NO Walkins

Valet Parking Available

Enjoy a festive evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres outside overlooking the river.  Relax and network with fellow REIA members and friends at our very own “REIA Summerfest.”  Bring your friends and clients!!!

Thank you for supporting our 2015 Sponsors

Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave, LLP Chicago Title Insurance Company • Colliers International • Continuum Capital Funding LLC Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. • Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC Love Funding • Mauge, Inc. • MB Financial Bank • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living, LLC NFP Property & Casualty – Schwartz Brothers Insurance Agency • Whitney Artchitects • Wolf Point Advisors

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Eleventh Annual REIA/DePaul Summit

September 17, 2015

Eleventh Annual REIA/DePaul Summit

September 17, 2015

Breakfast 7:45 am – Program 8:15 – 10:30 am

Maggiano’s

111 W. Grand Ave., Chicago

Moderator:  E. James Keledjian, Pathway Senior Living, REIA Chairman

Event Sponsor:  Chase Bank

Capital Markets

October 22, 2015

Capital Markets

October 22, 2015

Breakfast 7:45 am – Program 8:15 am

Maggiano’s

111 W. Grand Ave., Chicago

Moderator:  Neil Freeman, Aries Capital LLC & REIA Director

Low Income Housing Credits

November 18, 2015

Low Income Housing Credits

November 18, 2015

Breakfast 7:45 am – Program 8:15 am

Maggiano’s

111 W. Grand Ave., Chicago

Moderator:  E. James Keledjian, Pathway Senior Living $ REIA Chairman

REIA Holiday Party **Members Only**

December 10, 2015

REIA Holiday Party

*Members ONLY*

Location: Gibson’s

1028 N. Rush St., Chicago

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Recent Events

Networking Cocktail Party – DePaul University/Weitzman Foundation Fundraiser

June 24, 2015

REIA Annual Charity Cocktail Party

Come Support the Weitzman DePaul Scholarship!

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

JAB Real Estate Inc.

1800 West Berenice #200, Chicago

REIA Member $50 – Non-Member $65

REIA Emerging Leader Member & REIA Sponsor $25

Onsite Registration or after 6/19/15

REIA Member $60 – Non-Member $75 – Emerging Leader & Sponsor $35

Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres included

Please join us for a fabulous evening of networking, cocktails, live entertainment and dealmaking as REIA’s Emerging Leaders help support and raise funds for the Weitzman DePaul Scholarship.  In a relaxed setting – hear from prior scholarship recipients who have gone thru the program and see where they are now in their professional lives.  Space is limited, so please reserve your ticket early!

About The Robert and Howard Weitzman Endowed Scholarship (DePaul University): The scholarship objective is to provide financial assistance to DePaul University undergraduate real estate students who demonstrate outstanding aptitude in their academic pursuit of a real estate degree.

Space is limited, so sign up now!

Thank you for supporting our 2015 Sponsors

Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave LLP Chicago Title Insurance Company • Colliers International • Continuum Capital Funding LLC Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. • Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC Love Funding • Mauge, Inc. • MB Financial Bank • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living, LLC NFP Property & Casualty – Schwartz Brothers Insurance Agency • Whitney Artchitects • Wolf Point Advisors Ltd.

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Multi-Family Housing: START TO FINISH!

May 28, 2015

Multi-Family Housing:

START TO FINISH!

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Continental Breakfast 7:45 a.m. – Program 8:15 a.m.

Maggiano’s Little Italy

111 West Grand, Chicago

REIA Member $35 – Non-Member $55

Onsite Registration or after 5/25/15 – REIA Member $45 – Non-Member $65

Valet Parking Available

Looking at today’s multi-family market in Chicago you don’t need a crystal ball to see that it is RED HOT, but what actually goes into multi-family projects and what makes them successful?

Please join us for an engaging and informative discussion among our experts as they delve into the nuts and bolts of SUPPLY, DEMAND, CONSTRUCTION, INVESTMENT SALES, LEASING and much more.  We will hear from:

  • Chicago’s premier construction company on what it costs to build and the challenges new city ordinances pose
  • Chicago’s leading leasing company on what tenants demand and how supply will be absorbed
  • A millennial techie on why he moved to Chicago and the millennial housing needs

Moderator: James Darrow, Principal & Managing Director, Essex Realty Group, Inc. and REIA Director

Presentation: Spring Market Overview

By Ron DeVries, Vice President, Appraisal Research Counselors

Panelists: Christopher Hume, Vice President, LendLease Construction, Inc.

Aaron Galvin, Managing Broker/Owner, Luxury Living Chicago Realty

Brian Goldberg, Founding Partner, LG Construction + Development

Techie, LinkedIn Corporation

Special Event Sponsor:  

Thank you for supporting our 2015 Sponsors

Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave LLP Chicago Title Insurance Company • Colliers International • Continuum Capital Funding LLC Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. • Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC Love Funding • Mauge, Inc. • MB Financial Bank • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living, LLC NFP Property & Casualty – Schwartz Brothers Insurance Agency • Whitney Artchitects • Wolf Point Advisors Ltd.

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Cocktail Party with Case Study: What’s the Nightly Rate at that Office Building?

April 30, 2015

Cocktail Party with Case Study:

What’s the Nightly Rate at that Office Building?

Thursday, April 30, 2015

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Hyatt Centric the Loop Chicago – Charles Yerkes Ballroom

100 West Monroe, Chicago

REIA Member $75 – Non-Member $85

Onsite Registration or after 4/27/15 – REIA Member $85 – Non-Member $95

Beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres included

Come network at our cocktail party and join us for an interesting case study about our venue. When thinking about downtown office projects, developers are abandoning cap rates, psf rental rates and TI cost assumptions.  Rather, they are focusing on RevPAR, brand standards and F&B margins.  This month we will focus on the booming trend of converting office product into hotels.  John Murphy will discuss how he and his team converted 100 West Monroe from a Class B office building into the new Hyatt Centric Hotel.  We will be on site to see the transformation in three dimensions.  Space is limited, so sign up now!

Guest Speaker: John T. Murphy, Chairman & C.E.O., MAM, LLC

Moderator: Thomas Jaros, Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC and REIA Director

EVENT SPONSOR:

Thank you for supporting our 2015 Sponsors

Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave LLP Chicago Title Insurance Company • Colliers International • Continuum Capital Funding LLC Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. • Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC Love Funding • Mauge, Inc. • MB Financial Bank • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living, LLC NFP Property & Casualty – Schwartz Brothers Insurance Agency • Whitney Artchitects • Wolf Point Advisors Ltd.

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The New Chicago: Living and Playing in the City Center

March 25, 2015

The New Chicago:

Living and Playing in the City Center

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Continental Breakfast 7:45 a.m. – Program 8:15 a.m.

Maggiano’s Little Italy

111 West Grand, Chicago

REIA Member $35 – Non-Member $55

Onsite Registration or after 3/20/15 – REIA Member $45 – Non-Member $65

Valet Parking Available

Fifty years ago, Chicago was in the midst of urban flight to the suburbs.  Today young and old are returning in record numbers to live in the heart of the city.  New venues are emerging to cater to the cultural and lifestyle needs of the new urbanites.  Join us for a look at the new downtown.  Author Steve Dahlman will detail the highlights of the soon to open Riverwalk while City officials outline the agendas on a host of sites. Join us for a fresh look at the Mecca of the Midwest.

Moderator: James Jann, President, JAB Real Estate Inc. and REIA Director

Panelists: Ben Kochalski, Senior VP, The John Buck Company
Mark Sullivan, President, Sullivan Goulette & Wilson and REIA Director
Beau D’Arcy, President, Breakwater Chicago

Thank you for supporting our 2015 Sponsors

Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave LLP Chicago Title Insurance Company • Colliers International • Continuum Capital Funding LLC Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. • Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC Love Funding • Mauge, Inc. • MB Financial Bank • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living, LLC NFP Property & Casualty – Schwartz Brothers Insurance Agency • Whitney Artchitects • Wolf Point Advisors Ltd.

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Real Estate Tax – The Tax Man Cometh

February 26, 2015

The Tax Man Cometh: An overview of the 2015 real estate taxation reassessment for Chicago

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Continental Breakfast 7:45 a.m. – Program 8:15 a.m.

Maggiano’s Little Italy

111 West Grand, Chicago

REIA Member $35 – Non-Member $55

Onsite Registration or after 2/23/15 – REIA Member $45 – Non-Member $65

Our distinguished panel will present an exciting look into the mysterious realm of real estate valuation and taxation within Chicago.  We will focus on the 2015 City of Chicago reassessment period, how to protest those values, and its effects on real estate taxes.  In addition, we will address the changing market values in Chicago, how these changing values will affect real estate taxes for the next triennial period and procedures for appealing property values including a discussion on the Cook County Board of Review’s new paperless filing system. We hope you will join us for this very informative discussion.

Moderator: Dan Pikarski, Partner, Gordon and Pikarski, and REIA Director

Panelists: Joe Berrios, Cook County Assessor

Tom Jaconetty, Chief of Valuation, Cook County Assessor’s Office

Mike Carbonargi, Commissioner, Cook County Board of Review

Nick Jordan, Deputy Commissioner, Cook County Board of Review

Thank you for supporting our 2015 Sponsors

Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Chicago Title Insurance Company • Colliers International • Continuum Capital Funding LLC

Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. • Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC

Love Funding • Mauge, Inc. • MB Financial Bank • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living

NFP Property & Casualty – Schwartz Brothers Insurance Agency • Whitney Artchitects • Wolf Point Advisors Ltd.

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