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What Opportunities Does Tacoma Have To Offer? Find Out At Bisnow's March 10 Event


Despite the pandemic, Tacoma, Washington, has been focused on revitalizing its town center, with plans to bring in 240K SF of retail options as well as over 200 residential units. As of 2021, more than $1B of investments have gone toward supporting the downtown area, Tacoma’s hub for retail and entertainment options

As Tacoma continues on a growth trajectory, investors and developers may wonder what the best strategy is for acquiring assets, and in particular which neighborhoods they should keep a close eye on for valuable opportunities. 

At Bisnow’s in-person event, Investment Opportunities in Tacoma, on March 10, attendees can learn more about the city’s plans to draw in more businesses and residents, and what considerations commercial real estate professionals should make before investing in one of the area’s bustling neighborhoods. 

This event will feature a keynote by Vann Smiley, vice chancellor for finance and administration at University of Washington — Tacoma. Panels will be moderated by Mandy McGill, founder and CEO of Inspire Consulting, and Kai Thompson, director of marketing at Vantis.

Click here to register for this event and view Bisnow’s Covid-19 safety guidelines and protocols.

Speakers and panelists include: 

The Future of Tacoma

— Ben Mauk, associate director of campus planning and retail, University of Washington — Tacoma.

— David Grieshaber, CEO, Ship Lofts

— JD Elquist, Retail Advocate, Downtown Tacoma Partnership

— Troy Stedman, president and CEO, Abbott Construction

Capitalizing on the Opportunity in Tacoma

— Elly Walkowiak, assistant director of community and economic development, City of Tacoma

— Trent Mummery, president, Trent Development

— Paul Del Vecchio, founding principal, Ethos Development

— Eugene Gershman, CEO, GIS Development

— Ben Ferguson, managing principal, Ferguson Architecture

Register here for the opportunity to meet in person with investors, developers, owners and other commercial real estate professionals and learn more about how to get the most out of acquiring assets in a Tacoma opportunity zone.