Join us for the 2021 Indiana Commercial Real Estate Conference On-Demand to Earn 12 Hours of Online CE to Complete Your Annual Requirements

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On-Demand Course Descriptions

Economic Update & Best Practices and Legal Considerations in Financing (2 Regular Broker/Managing Broker CE)

  • John Randall | Live Oak Bank
  • Kiamesha Colom | Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • Steig Seaward | Colliers International

This three-part session will provide an update on the commercial real estate economic condition and outlook, an in-depth review of financial options to help your clients expand their business, and finally a nuts-and-bolts review to help you navigate SBA lending. You will leave this session with the knowledge you need to expertly advise your clients to make smart decisions in an uncertain economy.

Two-Part Session: Commercial Leasing Review/ The Future of Workspaces (2 Regular Broker CE)

  • Andy Buroker | Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP
  • Melissa St. John, RID, NCIDQ | Relocation Strategies
  • Tim O’Brien, CCIM, SIOR, LEED AP | Cresa

In the first hour of this session, Tim O’Brien and Andy Buroker will provide an in-depth lease review with need-to-know changes to help you navigate leasing. In the second hour, Melissa St. John of Relocation Strategies will help us reimagine the workplace in our new normal with research and data on the current and future trends in the office environment.

Two-Part Session: Due Diligence for CRE/Shift Share Analysis (2 Regular Broker CE)

  • Carl Baxmeyer, AICP, REFP | Wightman
  • Eric Hillenbrand, CCIM, CLS | Marcus & Millichap
  • Greg Monberg | Wightman
  • Greg Vaughn | Wightman
  • Steve Carlisle | Wightman

In the first hour of the session, Carl Baxmeyer from Wightman, an environmental, surveying, civil engineering and architecture consulting firm, will share what you should know before acquiring land or buildings with helpful checklists of environmental and building issues to consider. For the second hour, Eric Hillenbrand will share the theory, benefits and practice of shift share analysis. Shift share analysis, a model that distinguishes how much of a region’s growth is because of national GDP or economic growth versus the dynamics of the region when considering investment in commercial real estate.

Basics of Property Management for CRE Brokers presented by IREM Indy (2 Regular Broker CE)

  • Charlie Yeo | Cornerstone Companies, Inc.
  • Erin Jones | Zeller
  • Kristin Weldele Tolliver | Watermark Residential
  • Megan Drummond, CPM | Cornerstone Companies, Inc.
  • Nick Trimpe | Zeller
  • Tyler Sauerteig | Watermark Residential


This panel of property management experts will provide the need-to-know aspects of property management that brokers need to know to advise their clients, both building owners and tenants, and improve tenant retention and acquisition.

Best Practices in Commercial Real Estate: Industry Experts Share Their Secrets (2 Regular Broker/Managing Broker CE)

Two panels of industry experts will share their secrets for success in the commercial real estate industry.

Panel 1: Surviving Business in the First Two Years

  • Brittany Shuler | JLL
  • Connor Scott | CBRE
  • Creighton Shook | Shook Realty
  • Evan Butz | Niessink
  • Joshua Abrams | Bradley Company
  • Ryan Baker | Cushman & Wakefield


Panel 2: Insights from Industry Partners

  • Brad King | Charles C. Brandt Construction Co.
  • Jeffrey Abrams | Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • Randie Dial | CLA Connect
  • Scott Jared| Invst

Federal Tax Update for Commercial Real Estate (2 Regular Broker/Managing Broker CE)

  • Mike Fritton, CPA | Somerset CPAs and Advisors

A lot has happened over the last twelve months. Mike Fritton is back to provide a comprehensive update of recent and potential changes to federal tax laws impacting commercial real estate. This session will cover how tax law changes are impacting investment, management and real estate ownership. Specific topics to be covered include like-kind exchanges, estate taxes, income taxes, and planning for property acquisitions and dispositions. You’ll walk away better equipped to advise your clients and navigate the ever-change real estate tax environment.

Note: FOR REALTORS – NAR Code of Ethics for CRE Brokers

If you are a REALTOR, you are required to take the NAR Code of Ethics course every three years. The deadline to take the Code of Ethics course for this three-year cycle is December 31, 2021. The course, specific to commercial real estate, will be available for registration separately online later in 2021 fulfilling both the NAR requirement and providing 3 hours of CE credit. This is not included in the 12 hour on-demand.