With an overall growth in the commercial real estate industry in 2015, what lies ahead in 2016 for Metro Phoenix?

Find out Friday, Jan. 22, at the Tempe Center for the Arts at the 2016 Institute of Real Estate Management and Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute Economic Forecast and get the real scoop from the best minds in real estate.

John Graham, president and CEO of Sunbelt Holdings, is the scheduled keynote speaker. Industry veteran Pete Bolton, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, will serve as moderator of four panels.

Office panelists:

Trisha Talbot, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank; Curt Kremer, EverWest Real Estate Partners; Larry Downey, Cushman & Wakefield; and Andrew Cheney, Lee & Associates.

Retail panelists:

Jim Pederson, The Pederson Group; Chris Osborn, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank; Dave Cheatham, Velocity Retail Group; and Chad Tiedeman, Phoenix Commercial Advisors.

Industrial panelists:

Jackie Orcutt, Cushman & Wakefield; Rob Martensen, Colliers International; Jim Wentworth, Wentworth Property Company; and Todd Hamilton, Cutler Commercial.

Multi-family panelists:

Karl Albert, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank; Brian Tranetzki, Marcus & Millichap; Brandon Harrington, Walker & Dunlop; and Paul Johnson, Southwest Next.

Tempe Center for the Arts is located at 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway. Networking and breakfast begin at 7 a.m. The program runs from 7:45 a.m. to noon. Registration is $79 for members; $89 for non-members; $99 at the door. It is approved for 3 Hours of Law, continuing education for real estate licensing. To register click here, 2016 IREM/CCIM Economic Forecast.