8th Annual ULI Arizona Trends Day Conference Rolls Out the Industry's Top Experts


The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Arizona is rolling out the industry’s top experts Tuesday, Feb. 12, at its 8th Annual Trends Day at the Sheraton Downtown Phoenix.

Highlighting the day-long event will be keynote speaker John C. Cushman III, chairman of the board, Cushman & Wakefield.

This year’s theme is “The Way Forward: Emerging Trends in 2013.” Industry experts scheduled to speak include:

Tyler Anderson, CBRE; Craig Barrett, Intel Corp.; Sam Fox, Fox Restaurant Concepts; John Graham, Sunbelt Holdings; Michael IlesCremieux, Meritage Homes; David Larcher, Vestar; and Kurt Rosene, The Alter Group.

New this year will be a panel moderated by Grady Gammage Jr. that will focus on the impact of pro sports on local land use and real estate development. That panel will feature Michael Bidwill, Arizona Cardinals; Jerry Colangelo, JDM Partners; Steve Patterson, ASU; and Robert Sarver, Western Alliance Bancorporation.

ULI Arizona will offer a special tribute to real estate development icon and founder of the Arizona District Council, Lee T. Hanley, who passed away last year.

Tuesday’s event begins at 7:15 a.m. with registration; the networking reception begins at approximately 5 p.m. Walk-up registration will be accepted the day of the event. For more information: arizona.uli.org.



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