7th Annual Commercial Real Estate Summit

Date May 12, 2022
Location Austin Country Club
Time 8 a.m. - Noon
2022-05-12 08:00:00 2022-05-12 12:00:00 CREW May 12th 8 a.m. - Noon CT 7th Annual Commercial Real Estate Summit Austin Country Club -event@crewnetwork.org

7th Annual Commercial Real Estate Summit

This annual event provides the most current information related to the Commercial Real Estate industry. Join industry leaders for an in-person presentation on cutting-edge trends, discussion of issues, and networking. The Commercial Real Estate Summit is jointly produced by the Central Texas CCIM Chapter & CREW Austin

3 hours of CE approved as recognized by TREC Course #43419 - Central Texas CCIM Chapter Provider #498

7:30AM - Networking Breakfast
8:00AM - Economic Insights
9:15AM - Major Industry Panel
10:30AM - Major Projects Panel
11:30AM - Final Remarks

Economic Insights

Mark Sprague, State Director of Information Capital, Independence Title

Mark Sprague will provide overview of current economic headwinds and how they may potentially affect the current commercial real estate market, including:

  • Fed Monetary Policy and Fed rate hikes
  • Global issues regarding Ukraine- Russia war
  • Supply chain issues regarding availability of supplies and how that is affecting completion timelines for CRE projects
  • Economic Forecast for Austin MSA

Major Industry Panel

The panel will discuss the “major industries” (Tesla, Samsung, Amazon, CellLink, Infineon, etc.)  that have entered their respective markets within Austin and Central Texas and the general impact those industries are having on the economy, creating new infrastructure, formation of new commercial real estate projects that will support those major industries.  Speakers on this panel are:

  • Amy Madison, Executive Director, Pflugerville EDC & Board of Directors for TX EDC
  • Mayor Josh Schroeder, City of Georgetown
  • Charisse Bodisch, SVP/ Economic Development, Austin Chamber of Commerce

Major Projects Panel

The panel will discuss “major projects” within the Austin MSA, touching on various types of commercial real estate in the market.  Each panelist will provide overview of their projects (“Capital Corridor Expansion”, “Buda Midway Industrial Park”, “River Park and Velocity Crossing”) with regard to market conditions, challenges, and benefits for the completed project. As part of this discussion each panelist will focus on a different type of commercial real estate and/or different area of the MSA. Panelists will provide underlying trends in the multifamily/ housing, office, industrial, retail and medical office markets that also examine strengths and weaknesses of the Austin metro area. Speakers for this panel include:


  • Kathy Carr, Vice President, Client Solutions, JE Dunn Construction
  • Jay Lamy, Managing Principal, Aquila Commercial
  • Cross Moceri, Co-President of Presidium