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Connect Midwest: Multifamily, Affordable, Student & Senior Housing

June 4, 2024

W Chicago – City Center
172 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60603

Connect Midwest: Multifamily, Affordable, Student & Senior Housing

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Event Date

Tuesday, June 4, 2024
W Chicago – City Center
172 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60603

Event Type

In Person

and Agenda

Connect Conferences creates each event to be brimming with market-insights and networking opportunities. View our day-of-event schedule or download it directly to your device.


June 4, 2024

1:00 PM - 1:30 PMRegistration and Networking
1:30 PM - 1:35 PMOpening Remarks
1:35 PM - 1:55 PMG. Joseph Cosenza Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient and Keynote Interview
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMView From The Top: Developer, Owner, Investment Trends

With Midwest markets posting some of the nation’s best annual rent growth, investors and developers are on the hunt for opportunities. Find out where the most active markets are, whether urban or suburban is the better bet and what kinds of projects are in demand. Key themes in 2024 include workforce housing, the appeal of mixed-use development and the impact of build-to-rent single-family homes.

2:45 PM - 3:00 PMNetworking Break
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMWho’s Buying, Selling and Financing

Multifamily investing today is a different ball game. Equity and underwriting parameters have shifted, as have yield expectations, and the market is beginning to show signs of distress—which could mean opportunity for some savvy investors. Panelists will discuss these new realities and how to surmount them, along with pricing by asset class and whether secondary/tertiary markets represent better value.

3:45 PM - 4:30 PMWhat Do Tenants Want: Operations, Amenities, Design Trends

The shift to remote work has changed renters’ expectations for amenities. Design trends have also evolved in the newest product coming to market, including green construction techniques. And there’s an increasing reliance on technology, specifically AI. You’ll learn from our experts about best practices and making projects pencil, whether they’re ground-up, adaptive reuse or value-add.

4:30 PM - 6:00 PMCocktails, Networking & Appetizers

Keynote Conversation

Panel Speakers

Sit-in with industry leading experts as they share insights and forecasts on todays CRE markets. This events panelists include:

Lifetime Achievement

  • G. Joseph Cosenza
    Vice Chairman of The Inland Real Estate Group, LLC
    President of Inland Real Estate Acquisitions, LLC
    The Inland Real Estate Group, LLC

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Event Sponsors

For Sponsorship Opportunities contact Carol Atkins:

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(847) 722-4040

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Event Location

W Chicago – City Center

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