November 17, 2022

9:00am-4:00pm

Embassy Suites | Boulder, CO

Conference Agenda At-a-Glance

Commercial & Residential Forecasts (Plenary)

Commercial: Commercial real estate has endured sweeping changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. What trends are we seeing in office, retail and industrial space? We’ll take a look at major developments and sales, as well as the latest vacancy and leasing statistics.

Residential: The Boulder Valley housing market has been red-hot, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. What do the latest numbers tell us about the residential market in the region? We’ll examine sales numbers, listings, average and median prices, and much more.

Life-Sciences Ecosystem: How developers can help fuel a vital sector  (Commercial)

National investors are flocking to Boulder and Broomfield counties, with plans for millions of square feet devoted to the life-sciences sector. But what goes into a successful life-sciences ecosystem, and what will this expansion do for the region’s economy?

Trend Lines: What rising interest rates mean for the housing market (Residential)

Mortgage rates have spiked in 2022, with the Federal Reserve implementing numerous hikes to the overnight benchmark rate. What effect has that had on the housing market in the Boulder Valley, and what is the outlook for 2023?

Earth, Wind, & Fire-Rebuilding After the Marshall Fire (Plenary)

From emotional toil to issues with insurance, regulations, supply chains and inflation, victims of the Marshall Fire in Louisville, Superior, and unincorporated Boulder County have weathered more than just a firestorm. What lessons have been learned from this disaster, what is the current state of rebuilding efforts, and how can similar disasters be averted in the future?

Over the Horizon: Major developments on the periphery of Boulder County (Plenary)

Taking a residential project from concept to fruition requires more than just access to capital and available land. Developers and home builders must navigate a complex array of governmental, private, and market roadblocks, including changing economic conditions, lack of water, and potential community opposition. What hurdles had to be overcome to bring some of Northern Colorado’s top projects through their life cycle?<

Breaking Ground (Commercial)

Communities throughout the Boulder Valley are seeing a wave of new commercial construction, with some projects in the planning stage and others already emerging from the ground. Our panel of development directors will provide a complete rundown of the region’s top projects. This panel is a huge hit year after year!

Short-term rentals: Navigating a confusing array of regulations (Residential)

Area municipalities and counties have adopted different rules to govern short-term rentals, and making sense of the myriad regulations can be a confusing process. What are the different rules for area communities, and how is the short-term rental market affecting the home-buying industry?

Climate Effect: Water, Weather, Energy & the impact on Real Estate (Plenary)

Area municipalities and counties have adopted different rules to govern short-term rentals, and making sense of the myriad regulations can be a confusing process. What are the different rules for area communities, and how is the short-term rental market affecting the home-buying industry?

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