Commonwealth Commercial and Lingerfelt Commonwealth presented the 10th Annual Commercial Real Estate Forum titled “Standing Out From The Crowd”, held on Wednesday, April 24, 2018 at The Westin hotel in Richmond, VA. The day prior was our inaugural presentation held in Hampton Roads, VA.
Presenting this year was Catalina Valencia, a site selection and economic development consultant. With over nineteen years of professional experience, Catalina offers a comprehensive perspective in economic development that includes site selection, business attraction, retention, expansion and exports promotion.
We’d like to acknowledge our sponsor’s for making this year’s forums possible.
In Hampton Roads, VA we give special thanks to: Dixon Hughs Goodman, HBA, YesSuffolk, Troutman Sanders, ICC, GET Solutions, Marriott Norfolk Waterside, VHB, The Port of Virginia, Commonwealth Lodging, Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance, Chesapeake Virginia Economic Development, Portsmouth Virginia Economic Development, and Image Business Interiors.
In Richmond, VA we give special thanks to: Troutman Sanders, Marsh & McLennan Agency, West Creek, Keiter, Wells Fargo, Atlantic Real Estate Capital, Greator Richmond Partnership, Sauer’s, and Baskervill.
Commonwealth Commercial and Lingerfelt Commonwealth presented the 9th Annual Commercial Real Estate Forum titled “Walkable Urbanism” which was held on Tuesday, April 14, 2018 at The Westin Richmond. This year our speaker was Christopher B. Leinberger. Mr. Leinberger is a land use strategist, professor, real estate developer, researcher, speaker and author, who balances business realities with social and environmental concerns.
Special thanks to the following sponsors for making this year’s Forum possible: Atlantic Real Estate Capital, Baskervill, Keiter, Marsh & McLennan Agency, Sauer Properties, Inc., Spy Rock, Troutman Sanders, Union Bank & Trust, West Creek and Lingerfelt Commonwealth Partners.
Commonwealth Commercial and Lingerfelt Commonwealth presented the 8th Annual Commercial Real Estate Forum titled “Where Are We/ Where Are We Headed” which was held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at The Westin Richmond. This year our panel consisted of Ronald Lamontagne, Managing Director at Americas Partners Group (USA), inc., Liza Scott, Director Public Equities & Real Estate at Spider Management Co., LLC, J. Ryan Lingerfelt, President & CEO at Lingerfelt Commonwealth Partners, and was moderated by Gregory J. Gilligan, Business Editor at Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Commonwealth Commercial and Lingerfelt Commonwealth presented the 7th Annual Commercial Real Estate Forum titled “The Impact of Millennials on Real Estate” which was held on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at The Westin Richmond. Christopher Lee, President and CEO of CEL & Associates, Inc., was this year’s guest speaker and focused on the topic of the dramatic impact that millennials will have on real estate in the short-and long-term future. This year our panel consisted of Peter J. Stone, Director at Fortress Investment Group, T. Gaylon Layfield, III, President and CEO of Xenith Bank, Mark W. Claud, CCIM, CPM, President & CEO at Commonwealth Commercial and Bradford B. Sauer, Vice President of Sauer Properties, Inc., a subsidiary of The C.F. Sauer Company.
Commonwealth Commercial’s 6th Annual Commercial Real Estate Forum titled “Leaders Predict the Future” was held on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at The Westin Richmond. Our keynote speaker, author and industry leader, Christopher Lee, shared some of his progressive predictions on the commercial real estate industry. Sidney Gunst returned as our moderator, and our panel consisted of T. Gaylon Layfield, III, President and CEO of Xenith Bank, Charles E. Wall, Partner with Troutman Sanders, LLP, Vincent J. Nadder, CPA, Partner with Keiter, J. Ryan Lingerfelt, CCIM, President of Lingerfelt Commonwealth Partners, LLC and Bradford B. Sauer, Vice President of Sauer Properties, Inc., a subsidiary of The C.F. Sauer Company.
Commonwealth Land’s 5th Virginia Land Forum, Chaos – Disruption – Opportunity, was held April 29, 2014 at the Westin Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. This year’s Forum was a round-table panel discussion with local business leaders concerning managing, hedging and profiting from known and unknown risks. Watch the video presentation of the 2014 Virginia Land Forum – Chaos – Disruption – Opportunity
Commonwealth Land’s 4th Virginia Land Forum, Virginia Real Estate in Transition, was held April 30, 2013 at the Westin Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. The Forum was moderated by Real Estate Developer, Sidney Gunst and featured Lawrence L. Gray, CEO of GrayCo, Inc.; T. Gaylon Layfield, President/CEO of Xenith Bank; Michael Joyce, Founder and President of JoycePayne Partners, Will Homiller, Associate with Troutman Sanders LLP and Bill Barnett, Managing Partner of Commonwealth Land.