Connect Media Brands

Upcoming Event

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

Share this conference


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 PMKeynote
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 Activity

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

Get your questions answered.

Event Sponsors

For Sponsorship Opportunities contact Carol Atkins:

[email protected]

(847) 722-4040

Logo Sponsor

Promotional Sponsors

Golf Tournament

Details Coming Soon!


Address of course to go here….


October 18, 9:00am

At registration select a golf tournament ticket.

Sponsored by:

EBI Consulting

Event Location

W Chicago – City Center

Event Pricing

To register for this event, simply make your selection below and proceed to checkout
  • $189 $149
  • Purchase

Continuing Education


Most frequent questions and answers

Is registration available onsite?

Can I register a group of people?

Can I cancel my registration if I can no longer attend?

Meet The Connect Events Team

Connect Commercial Real Estate is a national platform offering news, marketing solutions and networking opportunities to the commercial real estate community. Our team brings together the brightest minds to talk about the most timely and relevant topics on both live and recorded webinars keeping you connected to your industry peers. Contact us today and learn how we can be a resource for you and your business.

  • Daniel Ceniceros
  • Emily Lettieri
  • Sarah Quinn
  • Megan Hartung

Connect News

Connect Media publishes 11 daily emails and 7 bi-weekly property type emails bringing you the most relevant and important commercial real estate transactions, trends, updates and news that you need to know for your business.


Connect Creative

At Connect CREative, we specialize in the commercial real estate industry and have an extensive background in all things CRE. Our team combines business, marketing, communications, and design acumen to develop comprehensive strategies to create, build, and grow successful brands.