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Ann Arbor Spark

Commercial Real Estate Trends Symposium

Wednesday, January 08 2020 at 9:30am - 11:30am

Join Swisher Commercial and Ann Arbor SPARK as we present the first ever Ann Arbor Commercial Real Estate Trends Symposium. The program features a keynote presentation by Don Grimes, regional economic specialist for the University of Michigan’s Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics.

Donald R. Grimes received his master’s degree in economics from the University of Michigan. His primary research interests are in labor economics and economic forecasting. For more than 30 years, he has been engaged in economic forecasting for state and local governments and is frequently called upon for policy advice. He has worked for many years with the Michigan departments of Transportation and Treasury and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation on policy analysis and evaluating economic strategies. He is co-director of a project to generate long-term economic and demographic projections for all of the counties of Michigan.

Swisher Commercial, author of the annual Ann Arbor Vacancy Report since 1992, will also discuss commercial real estate trends in the Ann Arbor region.

Admission includes a complimentary copy of the 2019 Year-End Vacancy Report that will be released at the event.

  • 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – Registration and networking
  • 10:00 a.m. – Program begins
  • 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Q&A, more networking

About Swisher

Swisher Commercial is a full-service, independent commercial real estate brokerage firm located in downtown Ann Arbor. We specialize in the sale, leasing, valuation, consultation and property management of office, industrial, retail, multi-family, commercial/residential vacant land, development opportunities and investment properties. We have also authored the Ann Arbor Area Vacancy Report since 1992. Swisher Commercial has served Washtenaw County and the surrounding areas for over 51 years.

About the Ann Arbor Vacancy Report

The Swisher Commercial Ann Arbor Area Vacancy report has been issued since 1992 and 2020 marks the 28th annual survey of vacancy rates for office and flex space in the Ann Arbor area. Swisher brokers personally surveyed over 300 buildings of 5,000 square feet (sf) or larger, totaling over 12,000,000 sf. The report includes a breakdown of vacancy rates by sub-market and charts the vacancy trends over the last 28 years. We hope this report will help you better understand the current market and assist in planning your commercial real estate decisions.

About Ann Arbor SPARK and the Ann Arbor SPARK Business Development team

For more than 10 years, Ann Arbor SPARK has served the greater Ann Arbor region as a catalyst for economic development. We accomplish this by building awareness of the region as a destination for business and manufacturing development and growth. Our team of knowledge experts attracts, develops, strengthens, and invests in driving industries to help our communities prosper.

Please contact the Ann Arbor SPARK Business Development team if you are a business looking to locate or expand in Ann Arbor or if you are a broker or service provider working with a company and looking for free assistance to help your client expand and grow in Washtenaw and Livingston counties.

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500 E Stadium Blvd
Ann Arbor, MI 48104