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Monday, October 22, 2018

2018 New England Appraisers Expo - Commercial Program

Start Date: 10/22/2018 8:30 AM EDT
End Date: 10/22/2018 4:45 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

2018 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:
$160 -- MBREA and MA/RI Chapter AI members
$220 -- Non-members
Early bird pricing ends October14, 2018 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, MA (NR), ME, NH, RI & VT for 7-hours of continuing education credit.

8:30 a.m. to 9:20 a.m.   Hamilton Fout, Ph.D.
Director of Economics
Fannie Mae
 
Description: Dr. Fout will give a presentation about national and regional economic trends allowing appraisers to anticipate market movements in the future.
9:30 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. Sehar Siddiqi
Policy Representative
National Association of REALTORS
 
Description: From her unique position at the NAR, Sehar Siddiqi presentation will focus on initiatives and policies at the Federal level related to real property valuation including those of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA and VA.
10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
Commercial and Residential Market Trends
 
Description: CoStar and The Warren Group are storehouses of current and historical data about the commercial and residential markets throughout New England. Mark Hickey and Timothy Warren presentations will provide the audience with a meaningful analysis of the today’s trends along with an idea of where the markets are headed.
 
Panelists:
Deborah Carlson, Needham Bank, Moderator
Mark Hickey, CoStar Group
Timothy Warren, The Warren Group
12:15 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. Hot buffet lunch with carving stations
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Life Science Research and GMP Facilities
 
Description: This panel presentation at the 2018 Appraisers Expo will focus on the following:
 
  • Overview of the region’s life science industry, its economic impact and government policy
  • Industry demand for research and manufacturing space
  • The real estate development process for life science and GMP facilities
  • Typical investor criteria and financing of life science and GMP facilities
  • Appraisal considerations
 
Moderator:
 
Thomas J Jensen, MAI
Integra Realty Resources  - Boston
Mr. Jensen will introduce each panelist to the audience and at the end of the presentation will field questions from the audience. Mr. Jensen will also ask his own engaging questions to the panel.
 
Panelists:
 
Christopher Gilrein
Massachusetts Life Science Center, Director of Business Development
Mr. Gilrein will present an overview of the region’s life science industry in relation to other parts of the country, the economic impact of the industry on the local economy, and the relationship between government policy and the private sector.
 
Ben Coffin
JLL, Executive Vice President Leasing
Mr Coffin will discuss demand the industry has created for research and manufacturing space, provide an overview of the local life science research market and compare the various submarkets with discussions on supply and demand, rental rate variations, and emerging trends.
 
Stephen Lynch
King Street Properties, Principal
Mr. Lynch will discuss the real estate development process for life science and GMP (Good Manufacturing Process) facilities including the benefits and challenges of retrofitting existing flex building vs ground up new construction as well as the unique physical characteristics of life science research facilities.
 
Heather Brown
JLL, Executive Vice President Capital Markets
Ms. Brown will discuss typical investor criteria and the mortgage financing aspects of life science research properties as well as specific appraisal considerations for this unique property type.
3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Valuing Affordable Housing and LIHTC Properties
 
Description: This panel presentation at the 2018 Appraisers Expo will focus on the following:
 
  • Valuing affordable and mixed-income housing
  • Valuing Low-Income Tax Credits
  • Financing affordable housing properties
 
Moderator:
 
Rose Perrizo
Appraiser at RP Realty Advisors that specializes in appraising affordable properties.
http://www.rprealtyadvisors.com/about.html
Ms. Perrizo will introduce each panelist to the audience and at the end of the presentation will field questions from the audience. Ms. Perrizo will also ask her own engaging questions to the panel.
 
Panelists:
 
Bill Caselden
Developer and expert on LIHTC
https://www.greatbridgeproperties.com/who-we-are
Mr. Caseldon will discuss the real estate development process for affordable and mixed-income developments and will focus on the entitlement process, financing challenges and obtaining State and Federal grants.
 
Jeff Rahn
Senior Vice President with the Capital Transactions Team (CTT) at Boston Financial Investment Management
Expert on valuing LIHTC properties at the expiration or near expiration at disposition.
https://www.bfim.com/leadership-team.aspx
Mr. Rahn will discuss the challenges on valuing LIHTC properties and the supply and demand in today’s market as well as his forecast for the remainder of 2018.
 
Bob Gaines
Attorney for tax appeal
http://www.ridgeval.com/about.html
Mr. Gaines will discuss affordable housing cases including tax abatement and entitlement challenges.
 
Michelle Volpe
President, Boston Community Loan Fund
http://www.bostoncommunitycapital.org/about-us/bcc-staff
Ms. Volpe will discuss typical investor criteria and the mortgage financing aspects of affordable housing properties as well as specific appraisal considerations for this unique property type.
 
Brett Pelletier
Appraiser at Kirk and Company and specializes in appraising mixed-income and affordable properties
http://www.kirkco.com/
Mr. Pelletier will discuss the challenges with appraising affordable properties and will provide an overview of the supply and demand in the greater Boston area for this property type.
 

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 10/22/2018 9:30 AM

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