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Breakfast with the Experts -- Is Commercial Real Estate Due for Readjustment?

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Start Date:  9/13/2016 8:00 AM EST
End Date:  9/13/2016 12:30 PM EST
Venue Name:  Four Points by Sheraton Hotel
Location:  1125 Boston-Providence Turnpike
   Norwood, MA United States  02062
Organization Name: MBREA|The Association for Valuation Professionals
Contact: Karen Bertolino
   Email: staff@mbrea.org
   Phone: 617-830-4530


Breakfast with the Experts -- Is Commercial Real Estate Due for Readjustment?

September 13, 2016
Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Norwood, MA
8:00 a.m. – Registration & Breakfast – 8:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. -- Program

Member price: $99
Non-Member price: $129

 
Approved in CT, MA (NR), NH & RI for 4-hours of continuing education credit. Note: CE credit from seminars approved by MA as NR may be used by both commercial and residential appraisers for license renewal purposes.

Commercial real estate development and sales are moving at a blistering pace throughout New England. Some observers, including the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston have voiced concerns about the velocity and sustainability of the market. This program brings together a panel of experts who, from the perspective of risk management, lending and appraising, will share their observations about the commercial real estate market today and for the future.
 
Moderator
William J. Pastuszek, Jr., MRA, MAI
 
8:50 – 9:45 a.m. (55 minutes)
Compliance & Risk Management

  • What are lenders doing to manage and reduce exposure to risk?
  • What advice and guidance are regulators offering to lenders?
  • Are there any signs of stress in commercial loan portfolios?
  • Are appraisers accurately reflecting and presenting market information?
Panelist
Kevin Henkin, CEO, Cobblestone Management, LLC
 
9:45 – 10:30 a.m. (45 minutes)
Viewpoint from Lenders
  • What is your general feeling about the condition of the commercial real estate market?
  • Which segments are strong and which show signs of softening?
  • Do you see a tightening of underwriting criteria such as LTVs?
  • Is the luxury multi-family market over saturated and is multi-family new construction throughout the Greater Boston Area affecting rent growth, absorption, and occupancy?
  • What is fueling buyers’ appetite for suburban office/flex properties? Is this activity sustainable?
  • Are appraisers accurately reflecting and presenting market information?
Panelists
Wesley Blair, Senior Vice President, Brookline Bank
Michael J. Pappas, Vice President, Belmont Savings Bank
 
10:45 – 12:30 p.m. (105 minutes)
The Appraiser’s Perspective
  • What is your general feeling about the condition of the commercial real estate market?
  • What stress is the current market placing on appraisals?
  • Are there particular market segments that cause you concern?
  • Is the luxury multi-family market over saturated and is multi-family new construction throughout the Greater Boston Area affecting rent growth, absorption, and occupancy?
  • What stress is the current market placing on appraisals?
  • What red flags are turning up in each market segment?
  • Are appraisers accurately reflecting and presenting market information?
  • Are the assumptions being used today reasonable and supportable regarding rent and expense increases, absorption, capital improvements and tenant build?
  • What do today’s capitalization rates mean? Can they go down any further? How does the cost and availability of financing influence cap rates and investor behavior?
Panelists
Karen Friel, MRA, MAI
Marcus Johnson, MRA
David Westcott

 

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed:   9/17/2016 9:00 AM


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