aRCHITECTURE & Engineering 

Join NAREIM's Architecture & Engineering meeting to discuss with peers the latest trends and best practices in environmental and property due diligence, and understand how other real estate investment managers are driving value for the business and investors through the architecture, development and construction function. 


Day 1: Tuesday, Sept. 15

5:00pm ET: Happy Hour with Keynote Speaker


Day 2: Wednesday, Sept. 16

11:00am ET: Navigating COVID-19

As businesses return to the workplace and resume or expand operations, they face a variety of COVID-19-related challenges. We will discuss the latest on the virus, primary means of transmissivity, disinfecting protocols, and emergency response planning.

  • NAREIM Leader: Jerry Speltz, Managing Director, Barings

2:00pm ET: Future of Office and Residential 

This is a time of profound change in how design supports office and residential in all varied forms. Building codes may dictate some changes, while the latter may affect more of the design and functionality of work and living spaces. Will health and wellness trends accelerate what was already occurring in the market?​​​

  • NAREIM Leaders: Chris Wilson, Managing Director, LaSalle Investment Management​​



Day 3: Thursday, Sept. 17

11:00am ET: Future Tech. Technologies & Trends That Mitigate Risk in the Build Environment

  • NAREIM Leader: Tony Calderone, Director, Engineering & Construction, Nuveen

2:00pm ET:  Technologies to Do Our Jobs Better

  • NAREIM Leader: Brian Bennett, Director, Northwestern Mutual


*Please be advised all dates and times are tentative and subject to change.

Jeff Fraulino, Executive Director, UBS Global Asset Management

2020 pLanning committee members

  1. Anne Peck, AEW Capital Management

  2. Jerry Speltz, Barings Real Estate

  3. Steven Majich, BentallGreenOak

  4. Charlotte Helvestine, Carbon Lighthouse

  5. Jim Kennedy, JPMorgan

  6. Chris Wilson, LaSalle Investment Management

  7. Brian Bennett, Northwestern Mutual

  8. Tony Calderone, Nuveen Real Estate (Chair)

  9. Beh Herter, Nuveen Real Estate

  10. Joel Villamil, UBS Real Estate

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