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Seattle State of the Market

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Seattle State of the Market

Where Are We In The Seattle Cycle?

THIS EVENT ENDED ON November 13th, 2018

What You'll Learn

1) How are buildings being renewed and reused to keep Seattle's unique character?

2) Where are we in the cycle in Seattle's white hot CRE market? What's different this time from past hot markets? 

3) What types of tech are in motion in the market today that will help us build for the future? 

4) What can we expect from Seattle's office market in 2019?

5) What is still needed to make Seattle a 24 hour live, work, play environment? 

Speakers

  • More Speakers to be Announced

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Agenda

Time Activity
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast & Networking
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
2018 Seattle State of the Market and 2019 Forecast
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Making Seattle a 24 Hour Live, Work, Play Environment
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
CEO Outlook
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Coffee & Networking
Breakfast & Networking
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
2018 Seattle State of the Market and 2019 Forecast
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Making Seattle a 24 Hour Live, Work, Play Environment
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
CEO Outlook
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Coffee & Networking
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue/Parking

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle
99 Union Street
Seattle, WA 98101

Ballroom: The Ballroom, 2nd Floor

Parking Information: Valet Discounted Rate of $28.00 per car
Self-Parking Options:
Republic Parking Lot: 1400 Alaskan Way (2-4 Hrs $12.29)
Target Parking Garage (3-4 Hrs $16.00)
Russell Investment Center Garage: 1301 Second Ave. (3-4 Hrs $24 / Early Bird $16)

*Pricing Subject to Change*

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Why This Matters

In 2018 there were many compelling market indicators for Seattle. With low housing inventory and tech’s recent revival in the Pacific Northwest, the market seemed to be headed in the right direction. Bisnow’s Dees Stribling goes on to say, “Seattle has evolved into one of the country's major growth markets, but now the city has to deal with the various headaches of success…The most salient challenges involve continuing to attract talent to the city, and keeping the city affordable to lower- and middle-income residents.”

How can a city and community continue to attract top talent while also being affordable for low and middle-income residents? It’s a difficult topic to tackle with no obvious answer in sight.

Up and down the West Coast, tech and foreign investment have been strong market indicators in recent years and Seattle is no exception. In early 2018 it was reported that the city was the number three city of foreign real estate investors.

Bisnow’s Allison Nagel goes on to say, “Seattle's growth in 2018 will be driven by continued expansion of tech companies and increased investment from Asia, according to American Life CEO Henry Liebman.

Landing both foreign investment and tech talent is the recipe for success, and Seattle will aim to do both in the coming years. Join us as we tackle many of the pressing issues facing this vibrant market.

Questions about the event content? Please email Chris Wainwright.