Transportation, Trade and Technology Issues Top of Mind at Nation’s Only Conference for Industrial Real Estate

Transportation, Trade and Technology Issues Top of Mind at Nation’s Only Conference for Industrial Real Estate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 22, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — As changes in consumer demand continue to spark global interest in industrial real estate, nearly 500 commercial real estate executives from across North America will gather at I.CON: The Industrial Conference, June 5-6, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Jersey City, New Jersey, to address investment strategies, analyze emerging market opportunities and assess the impact of transportation, trade and technology (among other elements) on the booming industrial real estate sector.

Media are welcome to attend I.CON at no charge, but must be pre-registered. To register, contact Kathryn Hamilton at or 703-904-7100.

Conference highlights include:
Education sessions on NAFTA and the expansion of the Panama Canal; strategic development of inland ports and other emerging markets; influence of e-commerce on supply chain logistics/goods movement; and diversified investment tactics.
Speakers who are subject matter experts in finance, transportation, economic development and international trade representing major corporations like CSX, Bed Bath and Beyond, Colliers International, PPR/CoStar, Prologis and the U.S. Coast Guard, among others.
Behind-the-scenes tours of acclaimed international industrial properties including The Port of New York and New Jersey, Macy’s Parade Design Studio and Goya Foods Distribution Facility.

A complete conference schedule of events is here: http://www.naiop.org/icon14.

I.CON: The Industrial Conference is held in partnership with NAIOP New Jersey and The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR).

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About NAIOP: NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate. NAIOP comprises 15,000 members in North America. NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy. For more information, visit www.naiop.org.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Kathryn Hamilton
703-904-7100

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