Managing Industrial Properties Webinar Series (April 7th - June 16th)

Are you new to industrial property management?  If yes, then plan on attending the new Managing Industrial Properties seven-part webinar series which discusses the basics of industrial property management.

Each webinar is one hour and this webinar series is a can’t miss for the latest trends and innovative strategies for early-career industrial real estate professionals. The industrial sector is growing rapidly, thanks in part to the popularity and expansion of the Panama Canal, E-commerce and other technological innovations. While, on the surface, it may seem that managing industrial properties is similar to managing office or retail properties, operational characteristics and unique needs of industrial tenants require a real estate manager to develop a slightly different skill set.  This webinar series covers the basics of industrial properties with these six topics areas:

  • Industrial property management - April 7, 2020 at 2 pm EST 
  • What is creating demand for industrial real estate? - April 21, 2020 at 2 pm EST
  • Financial performance in industrial real estate - May 5, 2020 at 2 pm EST
  • Overview of maintenance programs - May 12, 2020 at 2 pm EST
  • Major industrial building systems - Part I - May 21, 2020 at 2 pm EST and Part II - June 4, 2020 at 2 pm EST
  • Emerging market trends in industrial properties - June 16, 2020 at 2 pm EST

Purchase the entire series at a discounted price or you can purchase individual webinar topic areas.  Each webinar topic comes with a course manual handbook


Just released: BOMA's New Industrial Standard. The Industrial Standard is intended exclusively for industrial and flex buildings and their associated structures, and may be applied to single tenant, multi-tenant or multi-building configurations. 

BOMA 2019 for Industrial Buildings: Standard Method of Measurement (ANSI/BOMA Z65.2-2019) also includes clarifications addressing frequently asked questions from the previous 2012 version of the Industrial Standard to help ensure the most accurate measurement and application.

Pricing:

Seven-part webinar series bundle

Member:  $349

Nonmember: $499

**Special $100 introductory bundle discount through June 4, 2020.
Enter discount code BOMASeries at checkout to save $100 off the bundle price.

 

Individual webinar topics:

Member: $69

Nonmember: $89

BOMA’s webinars qualify for continuing education credits for the renewal of industry designations including CMCP, RPA, FMA, CPM, ARM and SMA/SMT.  Certain webinars qualify for GBCI, AIA and BOC continuing education hours.

Each industrial management webinar qualifies for 1.0 continuing education credit. To receive credit, you will need to complete the post-assessment quiz following the webinar and score at least 80% and complete the webinar evaluation survey.

  • Industrial Property Management - Module 1

    Contains 4 Component(s)

    Industrial property management is similar to managing other types of properties. The tenant needs to receive excellent service, leasing and tenant retention are crucial, and the manager must work to control operating expenses. During this module the various subtypes of industrial properties will be identified, and the similarities and differences will be highlighted. Learning objectives: – Discuss the various subtypes of industrial properties – Describe the major factors tenants consider when evaluating industrial leasing options

    Industrial property management is similar to managing other types of properties. The tenant needs to receive excellent service, leasing and tenant retention are crucial, and the manager must work to control operating expenses.

    During this module the various subtypes of industrial properties will be identified, and the similarities and differences will be highlighted.

    Learning objectives:

    • Discuss the various subtypes of industrial properties
    • Describe the major factors tenants consider when evaluating industrial leasing options

    Laura Nelson

    Property Manager, Cushman & Wakefield

    Laura Nelson currently coordinates property management functions at Cushman & Wakefield relating to industrial assets throughout the Central Florida area. 

    Ms. Nelson was previously a property manager with Colony Industrial where she managed along with her team over six million square feet of industrial assets throughout Florida. Prior to joining Colony, she worked as a property manager with Cushman & Wakefield managing a mixed portfolio of office, industrial and medical assets throughout the Central Florida. Her responsibilities included physical property management, vendor selection, contract administration and tenant relations. She was also responsible for training and managing support staff, assisting in the creation of annual budgets, maintaining accounts payable and receivable, and performing operating expense reconciliations utilizing multiple accounting systems.

    Ms. Nelson has over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate with a proven track record of improving assets curb appeal, reducing delinquencies, contract negotiation and accurate budget preparation. 

  • Changing Demand for Industrial Properties - Module 2

    Contains 4 Component(s)

    Industrial real estate is one of the largest commercial real estate sectors in terms of square footage and, in many ways, it also forms the backbone of our economy. With the dramatic rise in ecommerce and grocery delivery services in recent years, we rely on warehouses and distribution centers to bring us essential goods now more than ever. During this module, we will explore advances in logistics and supply chain management.

    Industrial real estate is one of the largest commercial real estate sectors in terms of square footage and, in many ways, it also forms the backbone of our economy. With the dramatic rise in ecommerce and grocery delivery services in recent years, we rely on warehouses and distribution centers to bring us essential goods now more than ever. During this module, we will explore advances in logistics and supply chain management. 

    Learning objectives:

    • Identify and discuss the major factors that are creating increased demand for industrial real estate
    • Explore the evolution of the ever-changing demand for goods

    Luci Smith, BOMA Fellow, RPA, FMA

    Director of Property Management

    Luci Smith, BOMA Fellow, RPA, FMA, is the Director of Property Management for the Southeast at Link Industrial Properties.  She oversees over 100mm square feet of industrial and office properties, interacting daily with the 3rd party management companies.  Ms. Smith has been an active BOMA member since 2005.  She currently sits on the BOMA International Executive Committee as a Director and is Co-Chair of the 2020 BOMA Southern Region Conference being held in Orlando, Florida.  In addition to aiding BOMA International’s Education Committee, Ms. Smith has taught numerous RPA, Leadership and Industrial courses over the past 10 years.  Industrial Management has been her specialty throughout her career, which has led to her participation in creating the BOMA International Industrial Committee, BOMA Orlando Industrial Team and the “Round Robin” event they hold.

  • Financial Performance in Industrial Real Estate - Module 3

    Contains 4 Component(s)

    Real estate managers are tasked with the responsibility to optimize the performance of the real estate asset in order to maximize the financial return to the owner. During this module, optimizing and maximizing industrial real estate value will be highlighted.

    Real estate managers are tasked with the responsibility to optimize the performance of the real estate asset in order to maximize the financial return to the owner.

    During this module, optimizing and maximizing industrial real estate value will be highlighted.

    Learning objectives:

    • Discuss the most common methods of creating value through real estate
    • Identify the methods by which common area maintenance (CAM) expenses are calculated and passed through to industrial tenants

    Laura Nelson

    Property Manager, Cushman & Wakefield

    Laura Nelson currently coordinates property management functions at Cushman & Wakefield relating to industrial assets throughout the Central Florida area. 

    Ms. Nelson was previously a property manager with Colony Industrial where she managed along with her team over six million square feet of industrial assets throughout Florida. Prior to joining Colony, she worked as a property manager with Cushman & Wakefield managing a mixed portfolio of office, industrial and medical assets throughout the Central Florida. Her responsibilities included physical property management, vendor selection, contract administration and tenant relations. She was also responsible for training and managing support staff, assisting in the creation of annual budgets, maintaining accounts payable and receivable, and performing operating expense reconciliations utilizing multiple accounting systems.

    Ms. Nelson has over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate with a proven track record of improving assets curb appeal, reducing delinquencies, contract negotiation and accurate budget preparation. 

  • Overview of Maintenance Programs - Module 4

    Contains 4 Component(s)

    Maintenance is intended to keep machinery and equipment operating properly and to minimize breakdowns and other system failures. Repairs are the result of machinery that needs to be repaired or replaced because it has broken down. During this module, the difference between repairs and maintenance will be discussed.

    Maintenance is intended to keep machinery and equipment operating properly and to minimize breakdowns and other system failures. Repairs are the result of machinery that needs to be repaired or replaced because it has broken down.

    During this module, the difference between repairs and maintenance will be discussed.

    Learning objectives:

    • Identify the major types of reactive and proactive maintenance
    • Discuss the appropriate level of maintenance required of the landlord and tenant in a typical industrial property

    Heather B. Johnson, RPA, FMA

    Former Director, Property Management

    Heather Johnson is the former Director of Property Management for Liberty Property Trust.  Ms. Johnson was responsible for overseeing the daily operations of 9.2 million SF of industrial space.  In 2008, Ms. Johnson was integral in opening Liberty’s Charlotte office, and began the disposition of 2.2 million SF of office properties in Greensboro and Greenville, while overseeing the acquisition of industrial property in Raleigh and Charlotte to achieve the company’s overall strategy to become an industrial REIT leader.  

    Ms. Johnson is a graduate of Salem College and has earned her Real Property Administrator (RPA) and Facilities Management Administrator (FMA) designations from the Building Owners and Managers Institute.  Ms. Johnson maintains her LEED Green Associate Accreditation from the US Green Building Council.

    Lynn L. Berger, RPA, LEED Green Associate

    Senior Vice President of Property Management

    Lynn Berger is the Senior Vice President of Property Management at JLL. As the Market Sector Leader for JLL’s Baltimore market, Lynn Berger is responsible for overseeing a team of property management professionals and over 4.5 million square feet of office/flex assets ensuring the expectations of our customers are exceeded. Berger assists in business development and is a thoughtful and results-driven relationship manager to her teams and our clients.  Berger began her real estate career in New Jersey at the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and has over 20 years’ experience in the Baltimore-Washington-Virginia markets in Property Management. 

    Berger holds a MD Real Estate License, earned the Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation from the Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI), served as President of Building Owners and Managers Association Great Baltimore Chapter and maintains the LEED Green Associate Accreditation from USGBC.

  • Major Industrial Building Systems - Module 5 - Part I

    Contains 4 Component(s)

    All major building systems have a life cycle which is the period of time between installation and replacement. Over the life of the system, the real estate manager performs proactive maintenance and, to a certain extent, reactive maintenance. During this module, the various building components and systems will be discussed.

    All major building systems have a life cycle which is the period of time between installation and replacement.  Over the life of the system, the real estate manager performs proactive maintenance and, to a certain extent, reactive maintenance.

    During this module, the various building components and systems will be discussed.

    Learning objectives:

    • Discuss the major building systems at a typical industrial property
    • Identify the factors that are evaluated when allocating a real estate manager’s time to an industrial property portfolio

    Dan Coffman

    Daniel Coffman is the Senior Director of Engineering Operations at Cushman & Wakefield and is responsible for all aspects of onsite property management including troubleshooting repairs, operations and preventive maintenance of a wide range of equipment in high-rise and campus-style office buildings.  He also supervises timesheet and payroll submission, training, reviews and development for a team of maintenance engineers.  In addition, Dan is committed to providing a “no-interruption” atmosphere to the client and maintaining regular communication via email, conference calls and personal conference meetings.

    Prior to joining the company in 2006, Dan was a lead service and installation technician for McKinney’s Heating and Cooling.  His primary responsibilities included managing installation and service repair for residential and light commercial heating and air conditioning equipment, overseeing a team of installers and service technicians, and handling equipment sales and service contracts.

    Rich McCorkle

    Rich McCorkle is the Senior Chief Engineer at Cushman & Wakefield and is responsible for the engineering management of the OneAmerica Tower, a 1.2 million square-foot Class A building and associated garages and parking facilities.  Rich’s responsibilities include establishing and implementing operating and capital budgets, project and construction management, and overseeing all the operations of OneAmerica’s assets. Additionally, Rich supports the Indianapolis senior leaders on multiple endeavors. Rich has also been involved at the national level and has contributed to several Cushman & Wakefield engineering best practices and initiatives.

  • Major Industrial Building Systems - Module 5 - Part II

    Contains 4 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 06/04/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    All major building systems have a life cycle which is the period of time between installation and replacement. Over the life of the system, the real estate manager performs proactive maintenance and, to a certain extent, reactive maintenance. During this module, the various building components and systems will be discussed.

    All major building systems have a life cycle which is the period of time between installation and replacement.  Over the life of the system, the real estate manager performs proactive maintenance and, to a certain extent, reactive maintenance.

    During this module, the various building components and systems will be discussed.

    Learning objectives:

    • Discuss the major building systems at a typical industrial property
    • Identify the factors that are evaluated when allocating a real estate manager’s time to an industrial property portfolio

    Dan Coffman

    Daniel Coffman is the Senior Director of Engineering Operations at Cushman & Wakefield and is responsible for all aspects of onsite property management including troubleshooting repairs, operations and preventive maintenance of a wide range of equipment in high-rise and campus-style office buildings.  He also supervises timesheet and payroll submission, training, reviews and development for a team of maintenance engineers.  In addition, Dan is committed to providing a “no-interruption” atmosphere to the client and maintaining regular communication via email, conference calls and personal conference meetings.

    Prior to joining the company in 2006, Dan was a lead service and installation technician for McKinney’s Heating and Cooling.  His primary responsibilities included managing installation and service repair for residential and light commercial heating and air conditioning equipment, overseeing a team of installers and service technicians, and handling equipment sales and service contracts.

    Rich McCorkle

    Rich McCorkle is the Senior Chief Engineer at Cushman & Wakefield and is responsible for the engineering management of the OneAmerica Tower, a 1.2 million square-foot Class A building and associated garages and parking facilities.  Rich’s responsibilities include establishing and implementing operating and capital budgets, project and construction management, and overseeing all the operations of OneAmerica’s assets. Additionally, Rich supports the Indianapolis senior leaders on multiple endeavors. Rich has also been involved at the national level and has contributed to several Cushman & Wakefield engineering best practices and initiatives.

  • The Future of Industrial Real Estate - Module 6

    Contains 4 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 06/16/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    Real estate has become ever more dynamic as it adapts to an increasingly networked world. The industrial real estate sector is in the midst of unprecedented changes as a result of E-commerce, socioeconomics, technological innovation and globalization. During this module, emerging trends and best practices related to industrial real estate will be discussed.

    Real estate has become ever more dynamic as it adapts to an increasingly networked world. The industrial real estate sector is in the midst of unprecedented changes as a result of E-commerce, socioeconomics, technological innovation and globalization.

    During this module, emerging trends and best practices related to industrial real estate will be discussed.

    Learning objectives:

    • Identify trends that are shaping the future of industrial real estate
    • Discuss how different age groups impact the industrial real estate sector

    Megan Tucciarelli