Event Calendar

Monday, October 21, 2019

2019 New England Appraisers Expo - Commercial Program

Start Date: 10/21/2019 8:30 AM EDT
End Date: 10/21/2019 4:30 PM EDT

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:
MBREA Staff
Email: staff@mbrea.org
Phone: 617-830-4530

2019 New England Appraisers Expo: Commercial Program
Four Points by Sheraton Hotel
Norwood, MA
Registration fee includes breaks and a hot buffet lunch

Early Bird Prices:
$175 -- MBREA and MA/RI Chapter AI members
$235 -- Non-members
Early bird pricing ends October13, 2019 and prices increase by $30

MA/RI Chapter AI Members who do not belong to MBREA: Contact the AI Chapter office for a discount code. AI members who belong to MBREA should not use the code. You will receive member pricing after logging in.

Credit information: Approved in CT, ME, NH, RI and VT for 7-hours and submitted to MA (NR) for up to 7-hours of continuing education credit.
 

Commercial Program
 
Opening General Session
8:30 a.m. to 9:20 a.m.     
John Russell, JD
Senior Director of Government Relations and Business
American Society Of Appraisers
9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.. -- Evaluations: Yes, No, Maybe
 
Description: The panel will talk about why and how clients use evaluations; illustrate how to perform USPAP compliant evaluations; and describe the steps appraisers should take to manage exposure to risks.
 
Moderator:
John Russell, JD, American Society of Appraisers
 
Panelists:
Dorianne Alexandropoulos, Vice President, Leader Bank
Patty Atwood, Vice Chair, Appraisal Standards Board
John Torvi, Vice President, Landy Insurance
David Westcott, Senior Vice President, Santander
11:10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. -- Economic Overview
 Michael A. Tyler, CFA®, Chief Investment Officer
Eastern Bank Wealth Management
12:15 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. -- Hot buffet lunch w/carving station
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.     Seniors Housing Market Overview and Valuation Methodologies
 
Description: The seniors housing and care market is one of the more dynamic and fastest growing property types in commercial real estate. It is also one of the more complicated property types to appraise. This panel will provide an overview of market trends and key property attributes; and discuss how these trends and attributes translate to a credible market value

Moderator:
Zach Bowyer, MAI, Director
JLL Boston
 
Panelists:
Melanie J. Kosich, MAI, Director
Integra – Healthcare & Senior Housing
 
Beth Mace, Chief Economist & Director of Capital Markets Outreach
National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care
3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.     Understanding the Dynamics of the Cannabis Industry

Description: The US Cannabis industry has experienced unprecedented growth over the last several years and although the market is maturing, there is greater risk now than there was at the inception of the boom. Despite highly publicized deals and headline investments, business fundamentals are still required to be successful. The presenters will outline their experiences on building several cannabis businesses and what trends the industry will experience. The presenters will discuss their experiences with what has become a love-hate relationship the real estate component of the business.

Moderator:
George Demopulos, MRICS, RA, SRA, AI-RRS, President & Chief Valuations Officer
Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services

Panelists:
Steven Hoffman, Chairman
Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission
 
Vincent Giordano, President
Liberty Compassion
 
Connor Yost, Director
Nucleus One