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The rapt audience gets ready for the first of the engaging sessions.

LOS ANGELES—Over 250 CRE experts joined together at the Westin Bonaventure to network with their peers and hear from experts at CCIM THRIVE here on October 21 and 22.

CBD-Adjacent Markets See Higher Returns

LOS ANGELES—In this EXCLUSIVE video interview, Gladstone Commercial’s Andrew White tells reporter Kelsi Maree Borland how the company is able to generate top returns in this competitive market.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

12:45pm - 2:00pm

Slow and steady has been the theme of this prolonged recovery. But what exactly does this mean in terms of growth in the commercial real estate market? What is the outlook for jobs and for investor confidence as we track a slow-motion recovery?

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  • Mark Dotzour
    Chief Economist
    Real Estate Center at Texas A&M

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2:15pm - 3:15pm

A variety of sectors in commercial real estate traditionally labeled “niches” have come into their own among the major food groups. Net lease, healthcare and student housing are prime examples of these. But how do you break into these sectors, and what are the must-know talking points? Experts from each discipline will share their experiences.

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3:30pm - 4:30pm

Increasingly, institutions are recognizing secondary and tertiary markets as the place to be. The returns may not be what they are in prime markets, but neither is the competition or the pricing. Major investors who are seeking out such opportunities meet to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of deals in the hinterlands.

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4:30pm - 5:30pm

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

7:30am - 8:30am

Join fellow attendees and panelists at a table designated with your industry specialty.

8:30am - 9:15am

How will the evolution in site evaluation technology change the way you work?

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9:30am - 10:30am

As crowdfunding grows more popular as an investment vehicle, hear the pioneers in the space discuss the legislative and legal issues that crowdfunders face. Learn tools to separate the fact from fiction about making crowdfunded investments, and find out how to capitalize as an investor, developer or owner.

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10:45am - 11:45am

Rising interest rates. Ongoing defaults. Upcoming loan maturities. Despite a slow but steady recovery, there are still enough issues out there to keep an eye on. What’s in store for the lending landscape in the months ahead?

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12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Our cities are undergoing a rebirth. A young, upwardly mobile workforce demands a live-work-play environment that is transforming the way our urban areas look and function. But an aging infrastructure and budgetary restraints often hamper that movement. We’ll explore the struggles and the triumphs of our CBDs.

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CCIM Industry Partners