Multifamily Investment Conferences In 2023

As the year comes to a close it is time to start thinking about 2023. Commercial real estate investment conferences and expos are a fantastic way to learn and network.  In particular, multifamily conferences can provide insight into some of the challenges facing multifamily investing in 2023 from higher interest rates and financing, to cost control in an inflationary environment and lease trends.

The following are some of the major multifamily real estate conferences in 2023.

CREFC Miami

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January 8-11, 2023.  Loews Miami Beach Hotel.

CREF event description: “Join 1800 commercial real estate finance professionals as CREF Miami sets the stage for what 2023 will bring to the commercial and multifamily property and finance markets.”

Key Speakers: Tony Hawk – Skateboarder and entrepreneur (keynote)

Jonathan Pollack – Global Head, Blackstone Structured Finance (opening)

The CRE Finance Council is a “trade association consisting of over 300 institutional and 18,000 individual members committed to promoting strong and liquid debt markets” in the commercial real estate word. The council produces numerous events and educational materials.  CREFC Miami is their flagship conference.

IMN Middle-Market Multifamily Forum

February 6-7, 2023.  JW Marriott Marquis, Miami.

IMN Middle-Market Multifamily event description: “a program uniquely targeted to both small and mid-sized owner/operators, IMN is excited to offer a deep dive into all of the issues, opportunities, strategies and trends impacting this group that comprises 75% of all multifamily investors. Hallmark discussions include Value-Add Strategies, Working with Institutional Capital and the famed Acquisitions Shark Tank.”

IMN organizes institutional investment and finance conferences around the world.

Multifamily Investor Network Conference Houston

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February 11, 2023. Omni Houston Hotel.

Multifamily Investor Network event description “is a one day, no-sales pitch event for multifamily investors, syndicators, and multifamily vendors.  The MFIN Conference is packed with high-caliber speakers, workshops and networking opportunities that will help you succeed as a multifamily investor.”

Key Speakers: Ben Suttles – Principal, Disrupt Equity

Feras Moussa – Principal, Disrupt Equity

Kenny Wolfe – President, Wolfe Investments

Robert Helms – Host and Founder, The Real Estate Guys Radio Show

Hazem Ahmed – Area President, Independent Financial

CREF/Multifamily Finance Convention & Expo 23

February 12-15, 2023.  Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego.

CREF/Multifamily Finance Convention & Expo event description: presented by the Mortgage Bankers Association “is the nation’s largest gathering of commercial / multifamily professionals.” This is one the best multifamily real estate conferences in 2023 to attend.

Key Speakers: Mathew Rocco – 2023 MBA Chairman of the Board and CEO, Grandbridge Real                                                                         Estate Capital

Bob Broeksmit – President & CEO, Mortgage Bankers Association

Michael Fratantoni, Ph.D. – Chief Economist and Sr. VP of Research &Technology

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Jamie Woodwell – VP of Commercial / Multifamily Research, Mortgage Bankers

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Reggie Booker – Associate VP of Commercial / Multifamily Research, Mortgage

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Nicole Provonchee – Chief Coaching Officer and Founder, Bright Blue Consulting

The Mortgage Bankers Association “as the leading advocate of the real estate finance industry, the MBA represents and serves its members through a comprehensive array of capabilities and tools that enable members to successfully deliver fair, sustainable and responsible real estate financing within ever-changing business environments.”                                                  

Bisnow Phoenix Multifamily

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February 23, 2023. Venue to be announced.

Bisnow Phoenix Multifamily event description: “innovations in construction and development, the latest in residential demands, and a deep dive into affordable and workforce housing.”

Key Speakers: Derek Graham – Principal and Founder, Odyssey Properties Group

John Carlson – President, Mark-Taylor Investment Management

Jennifer Staciokas – Executive Managing Director, Western Wealth Capital

Owen Metz – SVP & Project Partner Development & Acquisitions, Dominium

Christina Maksimovic – Director Development, Hines

Bisnow “is the world’s leading B2B platform serving the commercial real estate industry. From events and news to branded content and recruiting solutions, Bisnow reaches more than 11 million readers and hosts more than 650 events each year.”

Bisnow Los Angeles Multifamily

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February 23, 2023. Venue to be announced.

Bisnow Los Angeles Multifamily event description “exploring development activity, investment strategies and leasing trends.”

Key Speakers: Martin Muoto – CEO & Founder, SoLa Impact

Holly Benson – CEO, Abode Communities

Jeffrey Jaeger – Co-Founder & Principal, Standard Communities

Alex Valente – SVP High Street Residential, Trammell Crow Company

Ariel Johnson – Principal, Ariel Fox Design

Bisnow “is the world’s leading B2B platform serving the commercial real estate industry. From events and news to branded content and recruiting solutions, Bisnow reaches more than 11 million readers and hosts more than 650 events each year.”

ALM | GlobeSt.com MULTIFAMILY SPRING

March 27-28, 2023.  JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa; Aventura, FL

ALM|GlobeSt.com MULTIFAMILY SPRING event description: “will provide insights from a more diverse speaker base, gong deeper into the topics, trends, challenges, and opportunities driving the multifamily industry from both a regional and national perspective, while bringing together senior-level decision makers, owners, investors, developers, and dealmakers.”

Key Speakers: Willy Walker – Chairman and CEO, Walker & Dunlop

Sharon Wilson Geno – President-Elect, National Multifamily Housing Council

GlobeSt.Com “for more than three decades GlobeSt.Com Has brought together the industry’s most influential and knowledgeable real estate executives from the multifamily sector.”

Commercial / Multifamily Housing Servicing and Technology Conference

May 9-12, 2023. Chicago

Commercial / Multifamily Housing Servicing and Technology Conference event description: further details to be announced.

The Mortgage Bankers Association “as the leading advocate of the real estate finance industry, the MBA represents and serves its members through a comprehensive array of capabilities and tools that enable members to successfully deliver fair, sustainable and responsible real estate financing within ever-changing business environments.”

Apartmentalize

June 7-9, 2023.  Atlanta

Apartmentalize event description: “Atlanta will be the hub of the rental housing industry when we all come together to connect, share ideas and find solutions…Come ready to be inspired, gain knowledge and build a network of innovative thinkers and strategies.”

Further event details are to be announced.

National Apartment Association (NAA) “the leading voice for the rental housing industry.”

Numerous other multifamily real estate conferences in 2023 will take place in the latter part of the year but have not yet released specific information.

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