Multifamily Industry and Apartment Building Service Providers Gather to CRE Summit; Leading Firms Make Plans to Attend

Oct 21, 2011, 08:45 ET from CapRate Events, LLC

SUMMIT, N.J., Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tri-State's new multifamily and apartment investment, development, management and financing event, The New Jersey Apartment Summit, will be held on November 2 in Summit, NJ. This full-day information and networking conference will bring together an expected 300 commercial real estate executives who specialize in multifamily assets, or have an interest acquiring or servicing apartment buildings.

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Regional and national multifamily developers and investors are featured speakers, including: Ronald S. Ladell, AvalonBay Communities, Inc.; Peter J. Porraro, MillCreek Residential Trust LLC; Devin Aronstam, Vantage Properties; Chad Cooley, Bozzuto Management Company; and Brad Hamel, Riverstone Residential Group. Additionally, a student housing panel will feature Daniel I. Bernstein, Campus Apartments; Jason Wills, American Campus Communities; and Zeba S. Iqbal, Princeton University.

The commercial real estate conference sponsors include: Community Investment Strategies, Inc.; Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services; The Kislak Company, Inc.; Elias B. Cohen & Associates, Inc.; DeLuxe Building systems, Inc.; HFF; CB Richard Ellis (CBRE); Investors Bank; Gruzen Samton – IBI Group; and Online Marketing Group.

Anyone who works in multifamily in New Jersey, or the surrounding states, should attend this important industry gathering. Additionally, national apartment and multifamily industry firms with an interest in New Jersey multifamily should also consider attending. The keynote address will be presented by Timothy J. Touhey, Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President, New Jersey Builders Association, which recently formed an affiliate organization, New Jersey Mixed-Use Developers (MXD), to respond to evolving land use patterns in New Jersey involving multifamily. According to MXD, over the next two decades, 78 million Baby Boomers and 82 million of their children, (Generation X), will be "on the move" and looking to rent, adding that a total of 160 million people will be making new housing choices. Touhey will discuss the formation of MXD for the state's apartment sector and state measures that could impact the industry.

A limited number of speaking and sponsorship opportunities are available. To view the conference agenda:

Attending firms include: Arbor Commercial Mortgage; BlueGate Partners, LLC; CallSource; Capital One; Centerline Capital Group; JP Morgan Chase; Met Life Home Loans; Prudential Mortgage Capital Company and Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC.

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