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Multi-Family Housing: Wer’ve Come A Long Way Baby…Now What?

April 23, 2014

Multi-Family Housing:

We’ve Come A Long Way Baby….Now What?

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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 4/23/14 – REIA Member $45 – Non-Member $65

Valet Parking Available

Like a Phoenix rising from the depths of the great recession to being the hottest asset class, multi-family continues to be everyone’s shining star. Will CAP rates continue to compress? With downtown new construction to value add throughout the city and suburbs, will all the new product being built be absorbed without concessions or a retrenchment in rental rates? Will large funds continue to enter the Chicago market and purchase non-traditional assets? Please join us for an engaging discussion with our experts who have been extremely active throughout it all.

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

Presentation: Market Overview – Downtown Chicago Real Estate

by Ron DeVries, Vice President, Appraisal Research Counselors

Panel: Nicholas Ryan, CEO, Marquette Real Estate Investment LLC

Mark Stern, Senior Vice President of Multi-Family Investments, Waterton Associates, LLC

Andrew Ahitow, Director of Operations, Marc Realty Residential & Co-Founder, Chicago Apartment Finders

Thank you for supporting our 2014 Sponsors

SPECIAL EVENT SPONSOR:  Essex Realty Group

Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave, LLP • Cevaal Insurance Agency, Inc. • Chicago Title Insurance Company • Cole Taylor Bank • Colliers International• Continuum Capital Funding LLC • Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. • Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC • Mauge, Inc. • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living, LLC • Schwartz Brothers Insurance Agency • Whitney Artchitects • Wiedner & McAuliffe • Wintrust Financial Corporation

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Case Study: Techs in the City

May 22, 2014

Case Study:  Techs in the City

Thursday, May 22, 2014

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

Maggiano’s Little Italy

111 West Grand, Chicago

Governmental Policy Impacting Real Estate

June 26, 2014

Governmental Policy Impacting Real Estate

Thursday, June 26, 2014

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

Maggiano’s Little Italy

111 West Grand, Chicago

REIA Sponsor Appreciation Cocktail Party

June 26, 2014

Thank you REIA Sponsors!

Details to follow

Redefining Chicago’s Landscape

July 24, 2014

Redefining Chicago’s Landscape

Thursday, July 24, 2014

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

Maggiano’s

111 W. Grand Ave, Chicago

Summer Cocktail Party

August 14, 2014

Summer Cocktail Party

Thursday, August 14, 2014

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Erie Cafe

536 West Erie St., Chicago

Tenth Annual REIA/DePaul Summit

September 17, 2014

Tenth Annual REIA/DePaul Summit

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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

Maggiano’s Little Italy

111 West Grand, Chicago

Chicago Real Estate Families

October 23, 2014

Chicago Real Estate Families

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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

Maggiano’s Little Italy

111 West Grand, Chicago

Seniors Housing Boom

November 20, 2014

Seniors Housing Boom

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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

Maggiano’s Little Italy

111 West Grand, Chicago

REIA Holiday Party

December 11, 2014

REIA Holiday Party

Thursday, December 11, 2014

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Gibson’s Steakhouse

1028 N. Rush Street, Chicago

Recent Events

March Madness – A look at Equity and Mezzanine capital acquisition and usage

March 19, 2014

March Madness

A look at Equity and Mezzanine capital acquisition and usage

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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 3/14/14 – REIA Member $45 – Non-Member $65

Valet Parking Available

“Don’t mistake activity with achievement.” ― John Wooden

Our panel of experts will share their knowledge on the critical Equity and Mezzanine capital sources and discuss how they view projects in today’s market.  There is a great deal of investment capital looking for current return and the comparative “safety” of a secured investment. The Alternative Investment world is embracing these investments at a faster pace than before.  Our panelists will explain how to find this capital and what it costs to use it. They will also discuss recent projects where their funds were put to creative use.  Please join us for a lively discussion and learn how to find your best source of Equity and Mezzanine financing.

Moderator: James Allen, Group Sr. Vice President, American Chartered Bank and REIA Director

  • PANEL:
  • Daniel Sobelman, Director Distressed Debt Solutions & Real Estate Finance, Barnett Capital Ltd.
  • David J. Welk, Director of Acquisitions, Origin Capital Partners
  • Jeff Brown, Founder and CEO, T2 Capital Management

Thank you for supporting our 2014 Sponsors

Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave, LLP • Cevaal Insurance Agency, Inc. • Chicago Title Insurance Company • Cole Taylor Bank • Colliers International• Continuum Capital Funding LLC • Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. • Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC • Mauge, Inc. • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living, LLC • Schwartz Brothers Insurance Agency • Whitney Artchitects • Wiedner & McAuliffe • Wintrust Financial Corporation

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The Perfect Storm Revisited: A Continuation of the Turmoil

February 27, 2014

THE PERFECT STORM REVISITED:

A CONTINUATION OF THE TURMOIL

Thursday, February 27, 2014

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

Maggiano’s Little Italy

111 West Grand, Chicago

REIA & REFF Member $35 — Non-Member $55

Onsite Registration or after 2/24/14 – REIA & REFF Member $45 – Non-Member $65

Valet Parking Available

The possibility of a Perfect Storm with Housing, Banking, Employment & Obamacare is brewing which may change the course of American economic history forever. Has the US economy rebounded from the housing crisis or are we still battling it out?  What effects will Fed tapering have on the US and global economy?  Are jobs coming back or is this the new normal? What impact will the Affordable Health Care Act (OBAMACARE) have on the economy? REIA has assembled a group of real estate professionals and scholars to debate these topics and more…  Come be enlightened by this highly informational presentation and discussion.

Moderator: Navin Nagrani, Director, REIA and Principal, Hilco Real Estate, LLC

  • Speakers:
  • E. James Keledjian, Chairman, REIA and Principal, Pathway Senior Living, LLC
  • Sam Kahan, President, Kahan Consulting Ltd.
  • Rebel Cole, Professor of Finance, DePaul University
  • Charles H. Wurtzebach, George L. Ruff Visiting Professor in Real Estate Studies, DePaul Univ.

Thank you for supporting our 2014 Sponsors

Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave, LLP Cevaal Insurance Agency, Inc. • Chicago Title Insurance Company • Cole Taylor Bank • Colliers International Continuum Capital Funding LLC • Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC • Mauge, Inc. • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living, LLC Schwartz Brothers Insurance Agency • Whitney Artchitects • Wiedner & McAuliffe • Wintrust Financial Corp.

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Winter Cocktail Party

January 23, 2014

Winter Cocktail Party

Thursday – January 23, 2014

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Harry Caray’s Restaurant

33 W. Kinzie, Chicago

*Members Only*

REIA Members $65

Onsite Registration or after 1/20/14 – REIA Member $75

(Beer & Wine included)

Valet Parking Available

Start the New Year with REIA and enjoy a festive evening at Harry Caray’s.

Relax and network with fellow REIA members at our annual “REIA Winterfest”.

Come join us for a great time!

REGISTER EARLY – SPACE IS LIMITED!!!

Thank you for supporting our 2013-2014 Sponsors

Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave, LLP • Cevaal Insurance Agency, Inc. • Chicago Title Insurance Company • Cole Taylor Bank • Colliers International • Continuum Capital Funding LLC • Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. • Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC • Mauge, Inc. • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living, LLC • Schwartz Brothers Insurance Agency • Whitney Artchitects • Wiedner & McAuliffe • Wintrust Financial Corp.

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REIA Holiday Luncheon

December 3, 2013

REIA HOLIDAY PARTY

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Gibson’s Steakhouse

1028 N. Rush St., Chicago

Members $75 - Non-Members $100

  • Onsite Registration or after 11/29/13
  • REIA Member-$85 Non-Member-$110

Beer & Wine included

Valet Parking Available

Get into the holiday spirit!

Enjoy a festive lunch while networking with fellow REIA members and friends. Join us for a great time!

Space is limited, so please reserve early!!

Thank you for supporting our 2013 Sponsors & Patrons

Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave, LLP Cevaal Insurance Agency, Inc. • Chicago Title Insurance Company • Cole Taylor Bank • Colliers International Continuum Capital Funding LLC • Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC • Mauge, Inc. • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living, LLC Schwartz Brothers Insurance Agency • Whitney Artchitects • Wiedner & McAuliffe Wintrust Financial Corporation

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Debt and Capital – How to Use One to Create the Other

November 21, 2013

Debt and Capital – How to Use One to Create the Other

Thursday, November 21, 2013

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 11/18/13 – REIA Member $45 – Non-Member $65

Valet Parking Available

Commercial banks are clawing back into the mix and providing some aggressive financing in very select areas. Our expert panel will discuss the “favored” loan types along with the regulatory environment guiding bank policy and the current loan structure guidelines banks are requiring for debt service, LTV and equity.  How does capital sourcing in various markets and product types such as CMBS, Mezz loans, Institutional Investors and government sponsored loan and tax credit vehicles, come into the mix?  Will the burgeoning market fueled with capital provided by funds, hard money lenders and private equity fill the void left by other traditional sources?  Please join us to find your best source of debt and equity.

Moderator: James Allen, Group Sr. Vice President, American Chartered Bank and REIA Director

  • PANEL:
  • Gregory Cazel, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
  • Neil Freeman, Chairman, Aries Capital LLC and REIA Director
  • Brian Lignelli, Principal, Continuum Capital Funding, LLC and REIA President
  • James Pape, Senior Vice President, Associated Bank

Thank you for supporting our 2013 Sponsors & Patrons

Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave, LLP Cevaal Insurance Agency, Inc. • Chicago Title Insurance Company • Cole Taylor Bank • Colliers International Continuum Capital Funding LLC • Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC • Mauge, Inc. • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living, LLC Schwartz Brothers Insurance Agency • Whitney Artchitects • Wiedner & McAuliffe • Wintrust Financial Corporation

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