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Annual Meeting & CRE Outlook: The Amazon Effect & Other Disruptors

  • 24 Jan 2019
  • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Short Hills Hilton, 41 JFK Parkway, 07078


  • Colleagues employed with a NAIOP NJ Member's firm, subject to verification.
  • Members of NAIOP NJ Chapter, and employees of Corporate Member firms (firms with four or more members).
  • A limited number of registrations are available to student members at no charge via the NAIOP Scholars Program. To register, contact Barbara Morford at 732-729-9900.
  • Registrants who are not members of NAIOP NJ must pay in advance.


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  • Corporate Members  contact Trish Giaquinto for corporate concierge registration. Please be sure to register at the rate for which you are eligible.
  • This program is applying for one education credit for multiple professions.

The "Amazon Effect" and other major disruptors are informing and shaping redevelopment and investment decisions. From local economic development groups to individual developers, our panel will discuss how different entities and sectors are positioning themselves to take on the challenges and opportunities of WeWork, labor shortages and trade tariffs, among others. We will also examine the evolving relationships between economic development organizations and developers in the wake of the Amazon HQ2 RFP process, and hear the CRE outlook for the region from Dr. Alexander Heil, Chief Economist for the Port Authority of NY & NJ. Confirmed speakers:

  • Michael DeMarco, Mack-Cali Realty Corporation
  • Aisha Glover, Newark Alliance
  • Mark Shearer, Rockefeller Group
  • Tim Lizura, NJ PAC (discussion leader)
  • Dr. Alexander Heil, Port Authority of NY & NJ
  • Additional speakers are being finalized.

Additional speakers are being finalized. Connect over Cocktails beginning at 5PM, followed by the election of the 2019 Officers & Trustees, dinner and the program. Directions.

Cancellation policy: By registering for this event, you agree to our payment and cancellation policy. Non-members must pay in advance. Refunds will not be given on registrations canceled within three business days of the event. If you must cancel, please submit your cancellation in writing to Only cancellations submitted in this fashion and at least 3 business days prior to the event will be honored.

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