400+ Industrial Real Estate Leaders to Meet at I.con: The Industrial Conference, June 5-6 in Los Angeles


Los Angeles, CA – May 24, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Industrial real estate is hot, and NAIOP is bringing the industry’s top leaders and decision-makers together to discuss trends, debate ideas and share knowledge at commercial real estate’s only national conference for industrial – I.con: The Industrial Conference.

A complete conference schedule of events is here: http://www.naiop.org/icon13.

Conference highlights include:

The Stabilization of U.S. Manufacturing and Its Impact on Industrial Space — exclusive release of a special report by the NAIOP Research Foundation on the types of manufacturing jobs to re-shore and relocate; geographic locations in the United States that will be impacted; and how much demand these manufacturing jobs are projected to generate.
Insightful outlooks on the Expansion of E-Commerce, Inland Ports and the Battle of the Midwest; The Future of Industrial Infill Development; and more!
Shark Tank — Top developers compete for equity capital from institutional investors searching for the best industrial development deals from around the country. Developers who dare to enter the “Shark Tank” will pitch real deals and a panel of three “Sharks” will consider project economics, site and building design and market fundamentals to determine the best of the best.

“With the increased demand in the industrial markets, it is imperative that we strategize on how to capitalize on opportunities and hear from the key players and companies that are succeeding today,” said Thomas J. Bisacquino, president and CEO of NAIOP. “This conference provides the platform for industrial commercial real estate leaders to discuss these issues on a national level.”

The event is June 5-6 at the Omni Los Angeles. Media are invited to attend I.con at no charge, but must be pre-registered. To register, contact Kathryn Hamilton at or 703-904-7100.

I.con: The Industrial Conference, held in partnership with NAIOP SoCal, NAIOP Inland Empire and The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR).

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Note to Editors: Please note that the official/legal name of the association is NAIOP. If additional information is needed, the association can be called NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.

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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.

Kathryn Hamilton

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