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2019 Annual Conference

July 18-20 | The Marriott Marquis Houston

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Regular Pricing Ends Friday, July 12th (see pricing below)

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The board is busy finalizing plans to make this year’s conference a fun & valuable experience for all attendees! If you have any questions or suggestions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at


Thanks & Gig ’em!

David Holland
President-Elect/Conference Chair, Aggie Real Estate Network
Vice President, Q10 KDH


Thursday, July 18th

Welcome Reception – Biggio’s Sports Bar (6pm)


Friday, July 19th

Breakfast Buffet & Check-in (7-8am)

Day Seminar including Lunch (8am – 4pm)


Mid Year Economic Update

Will McIntosh, Ph.D.
Global Head of Research
USAA Real Estate Company

Come to learn which potential recession catalyst is most concerning to him, and why not all yield curve inversions are created equal.



Texas Property Tax Reform

Senator Paul Bettencourt
District 7 – West Harris County
The Texas Senate

In late May, Senate Bill 2, the Texas Property Tax Reform and Transparency Act of 2019, was passed out of the Texas senate with bipartisan support in a 21-9 vote. The legislation was authored by Senator Bettencourt, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Property Tax.

Come & learn how this Property Tax Reform will impact you in the years to come!



“Third Generation” Transportation

David Ellis, Ph.D.
Texas A&M Transportation Institute

What will the next generation transportation system look like in Texas? How will it change the way we live and work? How will it change the way we use and develop land? Dr. Ellis’ presentation will focus on the “Third Generation” Transportation System that is already emerging and the changes it will produce in the coming years.


Texas Development & Investment Panel

  • Wally Reid, Senior Managing Director, JLL (formerly HFF) – moderator
  • Peter Barnhart, EVP/Partner, Caldwell Companies
  • Jonathan Brinsden, CEO, Midway Companies
  • Jacob Milligan, VP/Market Officer, Prologis
  • Aaron Sherman, Principal, Stillwater Capital


National & Texas Pricing Trends Panel

  • Justin Boyar, Director of Market Analytics, CoStar Group – moderator
  • Justin Bierschwale, Owner/Appraiser, Bierschwale Land Company
  • Brandon Davis, Managing Director, CBRE
  • Richard Furr, Senior Managing Director, Newmark Knight Frank
  • Michael Scheurich, CEO, Arch Con Corporation


Debt & Structured Finance Panel

  • Chad Owens, Vice President, Northmarq Capital – moderator
  • Jimmy Caple, Director, Argentic
  • Lynn Carr, EVP/ Group Senior Credit Officer, Wells Fargo Bank
  • Catherine Justice, Director, Freddie Mac Multifamily
  • Chris Suttle, Senior Director, USAA Real Estate


Dinner/Golf Calcutta Sponsored by The Signorelli Company (6pm start)


Experience a fun-filled evening as our favorite auctioneer, Bret Richards, has eveyone bid on the golf teams for the tournament!



Saturday, July 20th

Annual Golf Tournament (7am – noon)

The 2019 Annual Conference Golf Tournament will be played at the Golf Club of Houston.  This course has been home to the PGA Tour’s Houston Open since 2003.  Only a short drive north from the conference hotel, enjoy hitting the links among oaks, pines, and cypress trees.

  • 7 am – Breakfast & Check in
  • 8 am – Shotgun Start (best ball scramble, no handicaps)
  • Followed by Lunch at the Club House

Golf hole sponsorships are still available for $100.  Please sign up with a team in place during registration, or we can place you on a team!

Blake Virgilio
Golf Tournament Chair, Aggie Real Estate Network
Vice President, Colliers International


Pre-game Cocktail Reception (4 – 5 pm)


Rangers vs. Astros Baseball (Game starts at 6:10pm)

AREN has reserved  seats and a VIP networking area (Champions Pavilion) near Torchy’s Tacos where we will have our own bar & food to enjoy some friendly Texas baseball.  Located a short two block walk to Minute Maid Park from the Marriott Marquis. Bring your family for this fun event!




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Interested in becoming a conference sponsor?  Email Miranda Hadamik for more information.



Full Conference

  • Thursday evening’s welcome reception at Biggio’s Sport Bar (6pm – 8pm)
  • Friday conference with buffet breakfast & networking lunch (7am – 4pm)
  • Friday Dinner/Golf Calcutta (6pm)
  • Saturday afternoon pre-game cocktail hour

Regular:     $385
Late:           $410
(Non-members: +$110 each period)

Student:     $165


Friday Only

  • Thursday evening’s welcome reception at Biggio’s Sports Bar (6pm – 8pm)
  • Friday conference with buffet breakfast & networking lunch (7am – 4pm)

Regular:     $275
Late:           $300
(Non-members: +$110 each period)

Student:     $125

Dinner/Golf Calcutta (A La Carte)

Regular:     $110
Late:           $125
(Non-members: +$15 each period)

Student:     $60

Golf Tournament 

  • Includes breakfast, lunch & drinks on the course at the Golf Club of Houston

Regular:     $145
Late:           $160
(Non-members: +$25 each period)

Student:     $60

Rangers/Astros Game

  • Includes VIP networking area near Torchy’s Tacos where we will have our own bar & food

Regular:     $60
Late:           $70
(Non-members: +$10 each period)

Student:     $40

Conference Refund Policy: Receive a full refund if you cancel up to 30 days before the conference, and a 50% refund up to 15 days before the conference.