Concurrent Session- Reinventing the Suburban White Elephant

April 17, 2018 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Ballroom B Concurrent Sessions

Transformative change is underway in the American suburb.  Owners, developers and investors of retail strip centers, office parks, and malls, which were once the anchor of suburban development, are faced with high vacancy rates and the need to reposition themselves in order to meet the demand of the next-generation of consumer.


An array of distinguished panelists will discuss the opportunities and challenges involved in positioning these properties for long-term growth, financial viability and future competitiveness.  Learn how these innovative and creative commercial real estate professionals are shaping the future of suburbia.


Moderator:   Adam Ducker, RCLCO


Panelists:       Ellen Dunham-Jones, Georgia Tech School of Architecture

Mike Majestic, Partner, Willard Retail

Larry Hentz, Business Development Specialist, Prince George’s County Economic  Development Corporation