ULI OnPoint


2021-12-08T12:00:00 - 2021-12-08T15:00:00

The next installment of ULI OnPoint continues this December, with programming focused on three top-of-mind topics: what's ahead in logistics and last-mile, a lively debate on real estate economics, and a deep-dive into retail sector opportunities. Don't miss these high level, exclusive insights—complimented by dialogue between global leaders.

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Associate member - $125 

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The resilience of the real estate industry has inspired collective adaptation to changing market conditions and future unknown risk resulting from the pandemic, with nearly every property sector forced into urgent change. Our next installation of ULI OnPoint will focus on the challenges and opportunities in logistics and the retail sector. The three topic sessions will be followed by an engaging breakout discussion. 


Session 1: 12:00pm–12:45pm EST

Leaders in logistics cover their experiences and the industrial real estate operating environment, including supply-chain bottlenecks and last-mile delivery. What changes are in the works in the logistics industry to address challenges? Where are the new real estate opportunities to serve a resilience supply chain? 


Session 2: 12:45pm–1:30pm EST

Hear a lively debate covering the latest on real estate economics.


Session 3: 1:30pm–2:15pm EST

Our experts take a deep dive into the retail sector. What does successful real estate development look like? What are the brick-and-mortar retail opportunities in this changing landscape? 

Breakout Groups: 2:15pm–3:00pm EST

Engage with your peers and discuss the day’s topics—be prepared to share your own insights!



Mary Ludgin

Senior Managing Director & Director of Global Investment Research Heitman

Mary Ludgin is Heitman’s Head of Global Investment Research. She is a partner of the firm and holds a seat on its investment, valuation, and global management committees. She holds an AB from Vassar College and an MA and Ph.D. from Northwestern University. …

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Melinda McLaughlin

Director, Research Prologis

Ms. McLaughlin tracks, analyzes, and forecasts logistics of the real estate fundamentals and structural industry trends, and translates insights into strategic decision-making for Prologis. Her other areas of specialization include supply chain reconfiguration, location differentiation, and econometric modeling. Before joining Prologis in March 2015, Ms. McLaughlin was a Vice …

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Suzanne Mulvee

Senior Vice President, Research and Strategy GID

Suzanne Mulvee serves as Senior Vice President of Research and Strategy at GID and is responsible for creating actionable insights into economic drivers, capital market trends, and real estate fundamentals to maximize risk-adjusted returns across real estate cycles. Prior to joining GID, Mulvee was a Director and Real Estate Strategist …

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Tom Errath

Managing Director Harrison Street

Mr. Errath has spent the majority of his career in the real estate industry ranging from real estate private equity to property leasing and development. Mr. Errath is currently a Managing Director for Harrison Street Real Estate. In this role he is responsible for developing firm strategy and thought leadership …

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Ryan Severino

Chief Economist JLL-Capital Markets

Ryan Severino is the chief economist at JLL where he manages the economics team and is responsible for global and regional economic research, analysis and forecasting as well as property market forecasting. Prior to JLL, Ryan served as senior economist and director of research at Reis in the research and economics …

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Heather Arnold

CEO and Founder Via Metrics, LLC

Heather Arnold is a real estate economist as well as the CEO of Via Metrics, LLC, a firm dedicated to providing data-driven projections and solutions for retail real estate. With over 20 years of experience, Heather has guided transformational, commercial initiatives at the site, city, and county levels across the …

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Peter Borzak

Chairman/CEO Pine Tree

Peter Borzak is the Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Pine Tree Commercial Realty, LLC. In that role, he has been developing, acquiring, managing, operating, and selling grocery- and boxanchored open-air shopping centers for over 26 years. Pine Tree currently manages 117 shopping centers representing approximately 18.5 million square feet and …

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David Jamieson

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer Kimco Realty Corp.

David Jamieson is Chief Operating Officer of Kimco Realty Corporation. Mr. Jamieson joined Kimco in 2007, and most recently served as Executive Vice President of Asset Management and Operations, where his role has been to develop and execute Kimco’s long-term asset management strategy at a national level. Working closely with …

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Chris Igwe

Founder Chris Igwe International

Chris Igwe is one of the world’s leading authorities on global retail and highly sought after for his passionate views, deep knowledge and great insights. Based in Paris, he is special advisor to global brands, owners and …

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Carolyn Salzer

Director - Americas Head of Industrial Research Cushman & Wakefield

Carolyn Salzer is the Director and Head of Industrial Research for the Americas working with the Logistics and Industrial Services group as well as a member of Cushman & Wakefield’s Global Research Think Tank. She leads the team and contributes to the coordination and production of local, regional, national and …

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