South Florida real estate calendar for the week of Oct. 12

Most real estate conferences and talks this week highlight the impacts of the pandemic on the industry nationwide.

Oct. 13

The D.C.-based Urban Land Institute will host a three-day virtual conference “ULI Fall Meeting” starting Oct. 13. The talks start at 10 a.m. and run until 12:30 p.m. or 9 p.m., depending on the day. Topics include “Trends and outlooks: Where are we now and what’s next for the resort and hotel sector?” “Vibrant retail streets in the age of e-tail and Covid-19: Is it time for ‘retail first’ city policies?” “Access to capital: Challenges facing people of color — Part 1 of 3: Acknowledging the issue,” “Legislating density as a solution to the housing crisis: What’s working and why,” and “Found urban land: Reclaiming infrastructure for place making.” Speakers include RAND Vice President and Director of Social and Economic Well-Being Anita Chandra, Gensler Design Director Kelly Dubisar, The

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South Florida real estate calendar for the week of Oct. 5

The South Florida economy and commercial real estate are at the center of this week’s real estate talks.

Oct. 7

Florida International University’s Jorge M. Pérez Metropolitan Center will host the free webinar “When work disappears: Planning the post-Covid-19 economy” from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Researchers from the center will share their insight and expectations for the South Florida economy after the pandemic. RSVP here.

The New York City-based digital media company Bisnow will host the free webinar “South Florida update: Wynwood” from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The panelists will discuss Wynwood’s commercial real estate market, how the pandemic has impacted the tourism economy, and the anticipated short-term versus long-term impact the pandemic will have on the neighborhood. Speakers include Wynwood Business Improvement District Board Chairman Albert Garcia, Christine Menedis, co-founder and CEO of real estate investment firm Lucky Shepherd, Gensler Principal and Co-Managing Director

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South Florida real estate calendar for the week of Sept. 28


The International Council of Shopping Centers is hosting a virtual conference from Sept. 29 through Sept. 30. Above: Shoppers stroll along the Lincoln Road pedestrian mall in Miami Beach.

For the Miami Herald

Commercial real estate is at the center of many talks for this week.

Sept. 29

The New York City-based International Council of Shopping Centers is hosting the virtual conference “Now & Next: Retail in the age of Covid-19” through Sept. 30 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. The agendas include the talks “The Future of Work,” “How data will reshape retail decision-making,” and “The year ahead for: Restaurants.” Speakers include Walmart International President & CEO Judith McKenna, Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon, WeWork CEO & President Sandeep Mathrani, and Centennial Real Estate COO Whitney Livingston. Members pay $425, non-members pay $725, and students pay $50. RSVP here.

Sept. 30

The D.C.-based American

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South Florida real estate calendar for the week of Sept. 14

Real estate webinars this week highlight a range of topics — from commercial real estate leases to Opportunity Zones.

Sept. 15

The Chicago-based Institute of Real Estate Management will host the webinar “Preventing harassment and racial discrimination in property management” from 2 to 3 p.m. The talking points include laws regarding workplace harassment, managing complaints and the latest racial discrimination concerns. Pedro Vermales, the co-founder of the Orlando-based apartment property management firm Horizon Housing Management, will provide the presentation. Members pay $59; non-members pay $99. RSVP here.

Sept. 16

The Alexandria-headquartered National Association of Industrial and Office Properties will host the webinar “Negotiating with tenants and leasing space during Covid-19” from 2 to 3 p.m. The panelists will discuss how industrial and office landlords have managed new lease negotiations and rent abatement with existing tenants. NAIOP Research Director Shawn Moura will moderate the panel, which includes ICAP

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