Date: March 2, 2017
Location: The Townsend Hotel, Birmingham, MI
Description: Commercial real estate professionals from Metro-Detroit enjoyed an intriguing and informative panel discussion on how to get involved in the development of The District Detroit.
The Bankers, Brokers and Builders Breakfast event took place on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at The Townsend Hotel in Birmingham. Over 150 leaders from various sectors of the real estate world, including developers, service providers, bankers, brokers as well as several elected officials, attended.
The event was presented by title sponsor Signal Restoration Service, and our exclusive sponsor, LSG Insurance Partners. The esteemed panel featured Moddie Turay, Executive Vice President of Real Estate and Financial Services of the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, Arn Tellem, Vice-Chairman of Palace Sports and Entertainment and Tom Wilson, president and CEO of Olympia Entertainment, and was moderated by RJ King, editor of DBusiness magazine and DBusiness Daily News.
Attendees included: Councilman Pierre Boutros of Birmingham, Mayor Dane Slater of Troy, Councilman André Spivey of Detroit, as well as representatives from Agree Realty, Alrig USA, AmeriFirst Energy, Barbat Holdings, Broder & Sachse Real Estate Services, Butzel Long, Comcast Business, Fifth Third Bank, Fortis Net Lease, Group 10 Management, Hilton Garden Inn of Troy, Huntington Bank, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., Jonna Luxury Homes, Landmark Investment Sales, Plunkett Cooney, PNC Bank, Qwik Park, Schlaupitz & Madhavan, P.C., Schostak, Stonefield Engineering and Design, Title Connect and Varnum Law.
Tom Wilson reflected, “…the Bankers, Brokers and Builders Breakfast was an extremely well run, well supported, well attended event. Everything from the sponsor participation, which was wonderfully acknowledged to add value to the program, to the choice of speakers, to the questions from an experienced moderator, was expertly conducted.”
“This event provides a great opportunity to get in front of commercial real estate developers, decision makers, and property managers, especially those helping to build and redevelop downtown and Metro-Detroit. The room was packed, the panelists shared great insight and everyone enjoyed the discussion,” said Chad Howard, vice president of Signal Restoration, title sponsor of the event. “We get great branding when we partner Steward Media, and will continue to support their commercial real estate focused events.”
Professionals had an opportunity to watch a video about the impact of The District Detroit and learn more about how this new development was started and will impact our city in the future. Watch the video below!
Photos by Patrick Gloria of DBusiness