TBBJ Shopping ShiftName: TBBJ Shopping ShiftDate: October 19, 2017Time: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM EDTEvent Description:
Join us for our compelling breakfast panel discussion to explore the massive changes afoot in retail as consumers adapt to an omni-channel world. We will discuss the impact of those trends on the future of Tampa Bay commercial real estate.
How your buying habits are reshaping Tampa Bay real estate?
Consumers are increasingly choosing online shopping over going to brick and mortar stores. As a result, were seeing a warehouse boom in the I-4 corridor and storefronts shuttering even in some of the regions top tier malls.
The TBBJ will bring together retail and industrial real estate experts to discuss the
impact. Panelists will include retail and industrial brokers and urban retail specialists.
General Manager, WS Development/Hide Park Village
I have been part of the shopping center industry for 28 years working at regional shopping centers, entertainment and lifestyle centers and at the corporate level. I started as an Administrative Assistant and moved into the Marketing Director roll and then as a general manager. Prior to moving to Tampa in 2002 I relocated in over nine times for my career and lived in some great locations like Tulsa, OK, Panama City, FL., Columbia, SC and Winston-Salem, NC. I am on the board of the TBBCA and previously worked on the board of the Tampa Attractions Association.
James Medefind First Vice President, Director, National Retail Group, Marcus & Millichap
James Medefind is based in Tampa, Florida and specializes in selling retail investment properties throughout the southeast. He leads a team of five agents who have transacted more than $750 Million worth of investment properties. James has authored numerous articles for various publications related to the retail industry, including his most recent article titled Unconventional Retail which highlights how retailers should position themselves in order to remain competitive and relevant in today's world.
Brian Bern Managing Director and Partner, Franklin Street
Brian Bern specializes in retail tenant representation, landlord leasing, disposition, land transactions, and helping developers identify sites for shopping center development. Responsible for the launch of the retail leasing division for Franklin Streets Tampa office, Mr. Bern oversees all of Tampa's retail leasing business development for both, the Landlord Representation division and the Retail Tenant Services Group. He has received several recognition's including being presented with Franklin Streets Leadership Award, Sales Achievement Award, and multiple CoStar Power Broker Awards.
John B. Jackson
Director, Industrial & Land Services, Cushman & Wakefield