Past Events

Past Events

 


 

  10/05/16 Going Green in the City of Black & Gold

Featured Speaker: John Beggy, Director of Realty Services Transactions - PNC Bank

An exclusive, members-only tour of The Tower at PNC Plaza, recently named a finalist for the CoreNet Global Innovator's Award Competition. Followed by cocktails & jazz at Andy's Wine Bar. 

 


 

   07/28/16 Why Pittsburgh? A Case Study on JLL's Decision to Continue Investing in Pittsburgh

  Featured Speaker: JC Pelusi, International Director - JLL

Discussion of why corporate end users are choosing the Pittsburgh market to grow their businesses, and how these factors influenced JLL's
decision to expand its footprint here. 

 

 

04/21/16 Sharing the Future City: A Joint Breakfast Program with NAIOP Pittsburgh

  Featured Speaker: Gunnar Branson, President & CEO - National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers

In the second decade of the 21st century, we face changing demographics, financial uncertainty and profound innovations in technology.
How does this impact our cities and real estate?

 

 

 

 

  04/20/16 Meet Gunnar Branson: Members Only Reception

An opportunity to connect one-on-one with our featured speaker for an informal cocktail reception.

 

 

    04/06/16 Day of CEUs: The Past, Present, and Future of Pittsburgh's Development and the Business Case for Green Buildings

Session 1 - History of Downtown Pittsburgh: Downtown Pittsburgh's past, current, and future development projects.
Presented by Josette Fitzgibbons and Kyra Straussman (Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh)

Session 2 - The Business Case for Green Buildings, and a Look at the Pittsburgh 2030 District.
Presented by Adam Sledd (Institute for Market Transformation) and Anna Siefken (Green Building Alliance).

 

   3/24/16 Craft Masters:  Private Tour + Tasting at Wigle Whiskey

A guided tour highlighting the distillation process and history of the Whiskey Rebellion.

 

 

 

   

 3/18/14  "ENERGY"   Why and How Westinghouse selected the Cranberry location.

Presented by:
Russ Bussard, Director of Global Real Estate and Facilities, Westinghouse

     11/19/13  3rd Annual Real Estate Challenge

Speakers:
Margaret Bell, UPMC
Steve Pons, Direct Energy
Jim Chickini, Giant Eagle


 10/15/13  Economic and Capital Markets Update

Panel of Speakers:
Brooks Robinson, Director, Southwest Governor's Action Team
Mark Popovich, Senior Marketing Director, HFF
Jeffrey Ackerman, Managing Director, CBRE

MODERATOR:  Anthony Ventura, Schneider Downs
     7/16/13  Developer Impacts on Pittsburgh - Evening Networking Program

Speaker:  Lucas Piatt, Millcraft Investments
     5/14/13  Staying Sustainable - High Performance Building Codes, Energy Benchmarking and Green Leasing

Panel of Distinguished Speakers:
Chad Il. Michaelson, Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP
Billy Grayson, WESCO Distribution, Inc.
MODERATOR:  Kevin F. McKeegan, Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP
     2/19/13  Disasters:  Preparation, Mitigation and Response

Panel of Distinquished Speakers:
Brian Ruane, Executive Vice President, Willis of Pennsylvania, Inc.
Kevin Wilkes, Midwest Regional Director, Willis of Pennsylvania, Inc.
    11/13/2012: 2nd Annual Corporate Real Estate Challenges: How the Pros Do it

A Panel of Distinguished Speakers Featured:
Pat Esquino - Sneior Manager REal Estate, FedEx Ground
Gary Habsburg - REal Estate Manager, WESCO Distribution
Shelly Sponholz - SVP REal Estate and Asset Management, Giant Eagle



 
  10/3/2012: Trends in Distribution Corridors and the Impact on the Mega-Region

Distinguished Speakers Featured:
M. John Vickerman, P.E., AIA, Vickerman & Associates LLC
DeWitt Peart, President, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance

Moderated by Gregory Quatchak, Civil & Environmental Consultants

This was a joint event with CoreNet, NAIOP and SIOR Members


9/10/2012: Landlords v. Tenants: Building Sustainable, Collaborative Relationships

A Panel of Distinguished Speakers Featured:
Barry Ford - President of Development, Continental Real Estate
Aaron Stauber - Principal and President, Rugby Realty
Christopher Wild - Manager, Corporate Real Estate, Kennametal
Sandra Wise - Vice President, Construction, Dollar Bank

Moderated by Kevin McKeegan, Partner, Meyer, Unkovic & Scott
     7/17/2012: Summer Social and Networking Event

Special Guest Speaker:
Bill Bates, Vice President of Real Estate, Eat'nPark

Bill gave and overview of the Eat'nPark Hospitality portfolio.
    5/15/12:  Navigating the Process:  Local, State and Federal Approvals for New Construction Projects
                   

A Panel of Distinguished Speakers Featured:
Kevin F. McKeegan, Managing Partner, Meyer, Unkovic & Scott
J
effrey M. DePaolis, Principal, Trans Associates
Gregory Quatchak, Founding Principal, Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

An engaging dialogue on the ins and outs of the approvals process for new construction projects. This session was attended by Commercial Real Estate Executives, Facilities and Project Managers, Landowners/Developers, Real Estate Professionals, and Attorneys, Architects & Engineers who are involved with or dependent on new construction projects that will start in the coming year.

 

 

3/13/12: The Mobile Workforce Has Arrived. Has Your Portfolio Kept Up?

A panel discussion on mobility covering how organizations can realize the benefits of mobility, including increased productivity, talent attraction and retention, greater flexibility and agility, cost reduction, risk reduction and carbon footprint reduction.  Items discussed:  potential roadblocks, implementation and lessons learned with seasoned professionals, Kathleen D’Appolonia, Senior Vice President, Wellness and Work-Life Initiatives, PNC; Michael Gamble, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Realty Services, PNC; Eric Johnson, Senior Manager, Workplace Strategy, Deloitte Consulting.

   
           

 

 


2/01/12:  Making Sense of the Allegheny County Tax Assessment Process and Impacts

CoreNet Pittsburgh held a luncheon at the Dusquesne Club on the timely topic of Allegheny County Tax Assessment Process and its Impact for the business sector in Pittsburgh, PA.  The event, featuring speaker Dusty Elias Kirk, Attorney at Reed Smith LLP, was well attended and well received. Members and non-members alike have a better understanding of the reassassment process to date.


11/15/11:  Facilitating Wins "Pittsburgh State and Regional Incentives"

CoreNet Global hosted Panel Speakers - Dennis Yablonsky, Chief Executive Officer, Allegheny Conference on Community Development; F. Brooks Robinson, Jr., Southwest Regional Director, Governor’s Action Team and Joe Kuklis, Principal, President and CEO, GSP Consulting.
     

9/20/11:  Corporate Real Estate "How the Pros Handle it"

CoreNet Global Pittsburgh hosted Panel Speakers - James Winter, Global Manager of Corporate Real Estate at Alcoa, Inc.;  Russell Bussard, Director Real Estate and Facilities at Westinghouse Electric Company and Kevin Wade, Director of Leasing at PNC Bank.               



 

 

 


7/21/11:  Shining the Light Profits "Solar Solutions and Your Bottom Line"
                                     

CoreNet Global featured the most unique and diverse solar and sustainability project in the Mid-Atlantic.

Scalo Solar Solutions shared their experience with the most advanced sustainable technologies for generating alternative energy and methods of improving the building envelope. The group toured the Sunscape Demonstration Project, a one-of-a-kind sustainable venue that features a 105kW photovoltaic installation, vegetative green roofing, advanced daylighting equipment and more.
          5/11/11: Meet the Candidates - Real Estate In Allegheny County

A Panel of Distinguished Speakers Featured:

Rich Fitzgerald, Democrat
Mark Patrict Flaherty, Democrat
Chuck McCullough, Republican
D. Raja, Republican



    3/1/11:  Kick Off Event "What is Your Energy Plan for 2011"
                                               

CoreNet Gloal Pittsburgh hosted a practical workshop for corporate/commercial real estate executives.  Panel speakers included Stephen Moritz, President , Lee Levitt, Dir. of Operations and Anita Brattina, CEO - All Facilities Energy Group.  Bill Burdwood, Dir. Strategic Sourcing - Giant Eagle.   Lawrence N. Bazrod, Senior VP - CoreNet Global HQ.