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Architecture, Engineering & Development
Architecture, Engineering & Development
Sep 11, 2024, 6:00 PM CDT

You attend meetings to network. At NAREIM, we honor the investment of your time by ensuring our networking, activities and content help you build personal relationships with peers, who are facing the same challenges and opportunities as you. 

The NAREIM Architecture, Engineering & Development meeting is just the place to build genuine relationships and friendships.We invite you to come join fellow architecture, engineering, construction and development leaders in September.

The NAREIM Architecture, Engineering & Development Committee will start working on the agenda in early 2024. Please keep checking here for updates. In the meantime, please see pictures from the 2023 event and registration links for the 2024 meeting below.

Registration fee: $775

Attendance limits

Please note, owing to demand and space constraints, no more than two attendees will be allowed per investment manager or underwriting member. 

Refund policy

In the event of cancellation, NAREIM will honor a full refund of the registration fee, except where a hotel room under the NAREIM room block has also been booked by the member. 


NAREIM will work with the member to reallocate the room to other NAREIM members and attendees. In the event that is not possible, NAREIM will be charged for that room. In that event the cost of the room will be deducted from the meeting registration fee and the remaining balance will be issued as a the refund.

meeting schedule

Wednesday, September 11

  • 4pm: Site tour with Q&A

  • 6pm: Networking Dinner

Thursday, September 12

  • 8am: Breakfast

  • 8.30am-4pm: Meeting content, roundtables, workshops

  • 4pm: End of meeting

preliminary agenda 

​The NAREIM Architecture, Engineering & Development Planning Committee is hard at work developing a highly interactive and insightful agenda. Please keep checking here for updates. 


Topic Areas Under Consideration:

  • Construction Estimating

  • Development

  • Innovation & Futureproofing

  • Professional Development

  • Decarbonization

  • Problem-solving for Net Zero

  • Solar Case Studies

  • Legal/Regulatory Risk

  • ESG & Resilience: Insurance strategies

  • Building/Materials Engineering

  • Data Management

Key Discussion Questions:


  • What do clients want on sustainability and resilience?

  • How do we do properly due diligence, sustainability, resilience? 

  • What are the interests of our investors? 

  • What does the investment committee want to know? What is the right level of analysis?

  • How to ask the right questions when your professionals have problems

  • Actions AE&D roles can take to bolster a risk management strategy

Pictures fROM Architecture & Engineering 2023
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The NAREIM Architecture, Engineering & Development Meeting will take place at Hotel Magdalena in Austin, TX.


1101 Music Ln

Austin, TX 78704



NAREIM has a small room block for the Architecture, Engineering & Development meeting. Below we will share the registration code for you to book your room.

To be eligible for the discounted room block, you must reserve your room no later than August 9, 2024.

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2024 pLanning committee members

Chair: Jenalyn Groeschel, Property Risk Consultant, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company
Anne Faeth-Boyd, Director, Environmental & Engineering Services, Aegon Asset Management
Matt Christy, SVP, AEW Capital Management
Andrew Coats, Managing Director, Head of U.S. Real Estate Engineering & Development, Barings Real Estate Advisors
Belinda Bail, Managing Director, Development/U.S. Environmental Officer, BGO
Casey Kuroda, Director of Construction Management, CBRE Investment Management
Sam Filisko, Subsidiary Regional Manager, ECS
Dave Ridley, Global Real Assets, Development & Engineering, JPMorgan Asset Management
Paul D'Alto, Managing Architect, Real Estate, MetLife Investment Management
Bob Geiger, Principal, & Gary Cohn, Director, A&E Services, Partner Engineering & Science
Cons Gattuso, Director Of Engineering, Piedmont Office Realty Trust
Kerem Kuroglu, Development Manager, Prologis
Anne Peck, VP, Head of ESG+R, TA Realty
Joel Villamil, Director, UBS Realty Investors

Ty Barker, VP, Real Estate Services, Unico Properties

Past agendas

Disclaimer: NAREIM meetings are open to NAREIM members only and their guests. For further information on attending meeting or other NAREIM discussions, please contact Zoe Hughes, CEO. Please note that any executive who is not a NAREIM member, guest of a member or working in the real estate investment management industry will not be admitted to NAREIM events. NAREIM reserves the right to decline any registration. By registering for NAREIM events, you are consenting to NAREIM’s privacy policy. 

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