Rochester DMC Real Estate Development and Investment Summit

12:00:00 - 16:00:00
Mayo Civic Center Suites 102-105

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Please join DMC and the Minnesota Real Estate Journal for its 2nd annual Real Estate Development and Investment Summit. Click Here to view a list of speakers and register for the event. Agenda can be found below.


11:00-11:45 AM Optional Trolley Tour:
Gain a better understanding of real estate development opportunities while on a guided tour through the DMC development district. Please RSVP Here, separate from the conference registration.

11:45 AM Registration and Lunch

12:00 PM Rochester Attributes
• Community Characteristics that developers and investors need to know
• Community Profile
• Economic Profile
• Education/Transportation Profile

12:20 PM Rochester State of the Market & Market Studies
• Rochester continues to be the economic engine for growth in Southeast Minnesota
• Why Rochester continues to attract business and real estate investment from around the world
• Trends shaping the Future of Rochester and the impact this means to the State
• Overview and history of market studies
• Trends in each category (Retail, Hotel, Residential, Office)
• What opportunities can we equate from these market studies

1:20 PM Future of the Mayo Clinic
• Why Mayo Clinic will continue to grow as a world healthcare destination and what will the future real estate needs be to support this
• Mayo Clinic’s major infrastructure update
• Regional effects of Mayo Clinic’s growth

1:45 PM Break

2:00 PM Expectations when Developing in Rochester
• City permitting process
• City reviewing process
• Construction insight
• Working with the community

2:45 PM Transportation & Public Realm Update
• Overview of implementation phasing metrics
• How development is affected
• What future investment is planned

3:30 PM Discovery Square Updates
• Public realm
• Sustainability
• Private Development

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Networking and Happy Hour