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Columbus Commercial Real Estate Summit: No signs of a slowdown here

The 5th Annual Columbus Commercial Real Estate Summit drew a big crowd to the Grand Event Center. The 5th Annual Columbus Commercial Real Estate Summit drew a big crowd to the Grand Event Center.
The multifamily market in Columbus remains strong, as the members of the Apartment Market Update & Forecast panel relayed to attendees. Speaking on this panel were Sherief Gouda, Capstone Apartment Partners; Robert Vogt, moderator, VSI; Alex Marsh, The Robert Weiler Company; Brian Schottenstein, Schottenstein Real Estate Group; and Frank Sasso, Kaufman Development. The multifamily market in Columbus remains strong, as the members of the Apartment Market Update & Forecast panel relayed to attendees. Speaking on this panel were Sherief Gouda, Capstone Apartment Partners; Robert Vogt, moderator, VSI; Alex Marsh, The Robert Weiler Company; Brian Schottenstein, Schottenstein Real Estate Group; and Frank Sasso, Kaufman Development.
Focusing on the industrial, office and retail markets, along with the promise of Opportunity Zones, members of the Market Update panel shared their insights on how strong the Columbus CRE market is and how long it will perform at such a strong clip. Members of this panel included Kelly Perlman, Plante Moran; Steve Wathen, Equity; Cierra Rider, Elford Realty; Patty Huddle, moderator, Columbus 2020; Wayne Harer, Newmark Knight Frank; and Joe Kimener, CBRE. Focusing on the industrial, office and retail markets, along with the promise of Opportunity Zones, members of the Market Update panel shared their insights on how strong the Columbus CRE market is and how long it will perform at such a strong clip. Members of this panel included Kelly Perlman, Plante Moran; Steve Wathen, Equity; Cierra Rider, Elford Realty; Patty Huddle, moderator, Columbus 2020; Wayne Harer, Newmark Knight Frank; and Joe Kimener, CBRE.
Activity is strong in both the downtown and suburban markets in Columbus today. This meant that the members of the Downtown and Suburban Developments panel had plenty to talk about. Speaking on this panel were Robert White, Jr., The Daimler Group; Avi Abroms, Alpha Partners; Mandy Mallott, Moderator, City of Columbus Department of Development; Scott Caplan, CRG; and Mike Schiff, Schiff Capital Group. Activity is strong in both the downtown and suburban markets in Columbus today. This meant that the members of the Downtown and Suburban Developments panel had plenty to talk about. Speaking on this panel were Robert White, Jr., The Daimler Group; Avi Abroms, Alpha Partners; Mandy Mallott, Moderator, City of Columbus Department of Development; Scott Caplan, CRG; and Mike Schiff, Schiff Capital Group.
Members of CREW Columbus at the event included Joyce Minnix, Commercial Works; Cierra Rider, Elford Realty; Gina Frazier, Global Furniture Group; Cheryl Becker, Valmer Title; and Mary Ann Potter, Fahey Bank. Members of CREW Columbus at the event included Joyce Minnix, Commercial Works; Cierra Rider, Elford Realty; Gina Frazier, Global Furniture Group; Cheryl Becker, Valmer Title; and Mary Ann Potter, Fahey Bank.
A big crowd gathers to celebrate the strength of Columbus’ commercial real estate market. A big crowd gathers to celebrate the strength of Columbus’ commercial real estate market.

The Columbus commercial real estate market is thriving, with sale, lease and new development activities all on the rise in 2019. That’s the good news shared by speakers during REjournals’ and Midwest Real Estate News’ 5th annual Columbus Commercial Real Estate Summit.

The event, held April 25 at The Grand Event Center in Columbus, featured the biggest names in Columbus’ CRE community. This pros shared their market knowledge with attendees, all of whom were excited to hear that the main commercial sectors here – industrial, office, multifamily and retail – are all showing signs of strength.