Please join us for an interactive panel on the future of real estate in Boston, with a focus on the "city vs. suburbs" debate that is consuming the greater Boston area (and the United States). The panel, moderated by Brian R. Iammartino, CFA, recipient of the 2017 Young Alumni Leader Award from the Wharton Club of Boston, will feature discussion topics including:
- How will the housing, work and commuting preferences of millennials change as they age?
- How much higher can urban rents and prices climb?
- Do any suburbs or secondary cities outside of Boston offer value opportunities for housing or commercial space?
- What are companies and developers doing to attract younger workers to suburban locations?
- Do companies need an urban location to survive?
- What is happening in “in-between” markets like Watertown and Medford?
Moderator: Brian R. Iammartino, CFA
- Recipient of the 2017 Young Alumni Leader Award from the Wharton Club of Boston.
- Co-Founder & Managing Partner of btcRE LLC, a boutique commercial real estate investment and development firm
- Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy and Associate Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School.
- Merit McIntyre, President, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, New England - Providing expertise in residential real estate.
- Liz Berthelette, Director of Research, NAI Hunneman - Providing expertise in commercial real estate.
- Bobby Murphy , Head of Business Development, Workbar - Providing expertise in real estate end user behavior.
- Martin Mullins, Chief Financial Officer, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger - Providing expertise in real estate end user behavior
Networking: 6:30 to 7:00
Panel: 7:00 to 8:00
Light refreshments will be served