Agenda

Wednesday, March 30th
7:35 to 8:50 a.m. | Session I

Breakfast Keynote: The National Outlook

What does the future hold for housing starts, home sales, prices and mortgage rates in 2022 and beyond? Dr. Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, will outline the latest data and provide his predictions for the nation’s housing market during the COVID-19 era. (Virtual presentation.)

Lawrence Yun

Chief Economist
National Association of Realtors
8:50 to 9:05 a.m. | Break / Exhibits Open
9:05 to 10:05 a.m. | Session II

Breaking Ground I (Commercial)

Communities throughout Northern Colorado 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!

Sarah Crosthwaite

Economic Development Manager
Town of Johnstown

Stacy Miller

Director of Economic Development
Town of Windsor

Bob Paulsen

Current Planning Manager
City of Loveland

Paul Sizemore

Interim Dir. of Community Dev. and Neighborhood Services
City of Fort Collins

Benjamin Snow

Economic Health & Housing Director
City of Greeley
9:05 to 10:05 a.m. | Session II

Lot Wars (Residential)

Competition for residential lots has become fierce, with high demand for housing prompting developers and home builders to vye for available land. How does supply and demand affect the price of available land, and what cities stand to gain the most in terms of housing development?

Tyler James (moderator)

Associate
Re/Max Alliance

Landon Hoover

Owner/CEO
Hartford Homes

Jason Pock

VP, Land Acquisition & Entitlements
Richmond American Homes

Jason Sherrill

Owner/CEO
Landmark Homes
10:05 to 10:20 a.m. | Break / Exhibits Open
10:20 to 11:20 a.m. | Session III

Breaking Ground II (Commercial)

Communities throughout Northern Colorado 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!

Cody Bird

Planning Director
Town of Wellington

Tony Chacon

Redevelopment Program Manager
City of Longmont

Walt Elish

Business Development Manager
Town of Berthoud

Patrick Giron

Director
Brighton Economic Development

Julian Jacquin

Economic Development Director
Town of Erie
10:20 to 11:20 a.m. | Session III

Affordable Housing: Strategies & Obstacles (Residential)

Rapid escalation in housing prices has heightened the need for creative affordable-housing solutions in Northern Colorado. But some projects are getting built. What are some creative solutions to the affordable-housing crisis, and what role do private groups and governmental agencies such as CHFA play?

Bob Choate (Moderator)

Attorney
Coan, Payton & Payne LLC

Steve Boice

Manager — Business Finance
Colorado Housing & Finance Authority

Kristin Fritz

Chief Real Estate Officer
Housing Catalyst

Ryan Rodgers

SVP, Development
Pedcor Investments LLC

Cheri Witt-Brown

Executive Director
Greeley-Weld Habitat for Humanity
11:20 to 11:35 a.m. | Break / Exhibits Open
11:35 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.| Session IV

Residential & Commercial Forecasts (Plenary)

Residential Forecast: What do the latest numbers tell us about the residential market in the Northern Colorado? We’ll examine sales numbers, listings, average and median prices and much more.

Commercial Forecast: Office, retail and industrial space are filling up throughout the Northern Colorado. We’ll take a look at major developments and sales, as well as the latest vacancy and leasing statistics.

Dennis Schick

Broker/Owner
Re/Max Alliance

Ryan Schaefer

CEO
NAI Affinity
12:50 to 1:05 p.m. | Break / Exhibits Open
1:05 to 2:05 p.m. | Session V

Anatomy of a Deal (Residential)

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?

Darin Atteberry

Market President
Elevations Credit Union

Larry Buckendorf

Corporate Counsel
Journey Homes

Patrick McMeekin

VP/Land Development, Partner
Hartford Homes

Brandon Myers

President
WestMark Homes
1:05 to 2:05 p.m. | Session V

Institutional Influx (Commercial)

Large institutional buyers have been snapping up commercial real estate portfolios in Northern Colorado. What types of properties are most in demand, and why has Northern Colorado emerged as an attractive investment location?

Jake Hallauer (Moderator)

President
NAI Affinity

Ashley Davidson

Director of Operations
Cortland

Tyler Erickson

Senior Development Manager
McWhinney

Sal Perdomo

Director of Acquisitions & Development
Titan Development

Gabrielle Rubenstein

Development Manager
Buckingham
2:05 to 2:20 p.m. | Break / Exhibits Open
2:20 to 3:20 p.m. | Segment VI

Icons of Real Estate (Plenary)

Development, investment and ownership of commercial & residential real estate require knowledge, instinct and strategic thinking. So how do the region’s real estate experts do what they do? Ask questions of Northern Colorado’s top developers, owners, contractors, and brokers to learn their best practices and valuable advice.

Amanda Huston (Moderator)

Partner
Coan, Payton & Payne LLC

Stan Everitt

Broker/Owner
Everitt Cos.

Lauren Hansen

Retired CEO
IRES

Deanna McCrery

Broker Associate/Partner
The Group Inc.

End of Conference