• Fri. Dec 9th, 2022

Commercial real estate summit to examine hot topics in Oklahoma


Movies, Marijuana, and McGirt are three great reasons this year’s Commercial Real Estate Summit will be another great one.

Not to mention the advent of single-family neighborhoods built for rental.

And the changes in property management brought on by COVID-19.

All of them are hot topics in real estate.

The summit, hosted by the Central Oklahoma Commercial Association of Real Estate, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 14 in Edmond at the University of Central Oklahoma Nigh Center, with keynote speakers for breakfast and lunch. and educational trails throughout the day.

The organizers are working again with David Chapman, associate professor of real estate at UCO, and the UCO real estate program to benefit the UCO Real Estate Foundation scholarship. A to Z Inspection is the presenting sponsor.

Register for the summit at https://2021cresummit.eventbrite.com/.

“We’ve created a promo code that you can share with your readers for $ 25 off their ticket: MIZEISWISE,” organizers said. I’m blushing. For more details, visit www.cresummit.org.

Here are some of the presenters and topics:

• “The Growing Film Industry and Its Impact on Real Estate” – a growing need for infrastructure – will be presented by Yousef Kazemi, Director of Broadcasting and Production for the Oklahoma Film and Music Office.

• “Valuation of Cannabis Grow Facilities” will be presented by Darin Dalbom, President of NPVal Commercial Real Estate Valuation.

• “The McGirt Decision and Its Impact on Real Estate” will be presented by Ryan Leonard, partner at the law firm Edinger, Leonard & Blakeley.

The United States Supreme Court ruled last year that Congress never removed the Muscogee reservation. Lower courts later ruled that the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Seminole reservations still existed, meaning that criminal prosecutions involving Native Americans in the Indian country lie with either the federal government or the tribes.

• “Multi-Family Projects Built for Single-Family Rental” will be presented by Chapman, who will present the pros and cons of single-family rental communities that many developers are now building rather than apartments.

• COVID-19 will be discussed in “Changing Building Management and Tenant Requirements,” presented by Rob Roberts with First Onsite, a property restoration and reconstruction company.

• A course on Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), a group of chemicals manufactured in the United States since the 1940s that do not break down over time, will be presented by Mike Fitter, Geologist, Environmental and Operations Consultant of the Tulsa branch director of Seneca Cos.

• “The Use of Oklahoma School Land Trust Properties in Commercial Developments” will be presented by John Fisher, Director of Commercial Real Estate for the Land Office Commissioners.

• “Low Income Housing Tax Credits” will be presented by Darrell Beavers with the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.

• “The Evaluation of LIHTC (Low-Income Housing Tax Credit) Developments” will be presented by Chip Ard with JLL Valuation.

• “Oklahoma County Evaluator Education Keynote for Evaluators” will be presented by Oklahoma County Evaluator Larry Stein, who will explain how to use search, mapping and other site functions. Evaluator’s Web.

• “Oklahoma Highway Update” will be presented by Joe Echelle, Deputy Director of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority.

Real estate editor Richard Mize edits the Oklahoman Real Estate section and covers housing, construction, commercial real estate, and related topics for the newspaper and Oklahoman.com. Contact him at [email protected]


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