The Roundup for January 2011: ACI, BOMA, CREW, NAIOP, SMPS, UC Real Estate Roundtable and ULI Cincy

The Roundup - January 2011

Happy New Year! And welcome to the January 2011 edition of The Roundup!

Here’s your one-stop shop for meetings regarding the commercial real estate industry in Greater Cincinnati.

These seven organizations represented are only the start; if you have a relevant professional association, please forward your meeting information, top officialsspeakerscontact information and whatnot to

The Roundup for January 2011 covers upcoming meetings and events for:

– ACI (Allied Construction Industries);

– BOMA (Greater Cincinnati Building Owners and Managers Association);

– CREW GC (Commercial Real Estate Women of Greater Cincinnati);

– NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties);

– SMPS (Society of Marketing Professional Services);

– UC Real Estate Roundtable; and

– ULI (Urban Land Institute).

Allied Construction Industries, Loveland

ACI (Allied Construction Industries):

ACI –  your primary resource for commercial construction in Greater Cincinnati – is hosting a series of workshops throughout the month at its Lockland headquarters, 3 Kovach Drive, Cincinnati 45215.

Jan. 5: Industrial Forklift

Jan. 6: Aerial Work Platform

Jan. 7: Succession Planning for the Construction Owner

Jan. 11: Review of the New Crane Standard

Jan 12: Signaling and/or Rigging for Crane Operations

Jan. 12: OSHA 10-Hour

Jan. 12: Skid Steer

Jan. 13: Rough Terrain Forklift

Jan. 13: First Aid/CPR/BBP/AED

Jan. 18: LEED: Green Associate Exam Prep Class

Jan. 18: Safety Council Meeting

Jan. 19: Aerial Work Platform

Jan. 20: Industrial Forklift

Jan. 26: Rough Terrain Forklift

Jan. 27: Skid Steer

Jan. 28: OSHA Update on the Crane Standard


Top OfficialPresident Ken FenderBaker Concrete Construction Co. – (513) 539-4000.

ContactTammy Kerr – (513) 221-8020 –

The mission of ACI is to advance member contractors of the construction industry in the Greater Cincinnati region through advocacyservice and networking.

ACI was formed in 1929 when 450 reps of the Greater Cincinnati construction industry dissolved their trade group, Associated Building Industries, and formed ACI. Members are subcontractorsarchitectsengineersdevelopers,material suppliers and service providers to the construction industry.

ACI is a non-profit trade association comprised of about 700 member companies who employ more than 30,000 throughout the Tri-State.

Members may be either union or open-shop companies engaged in commercialindustrial and public constructionACI serves as an umbrella organization for 12 partnership associations, including the Cincinnati Division of the Associated General Contractors (ACG) of Ohio.

Cincinnati Hilton Netherland Plaza - 1.21.11 BOMA luncheon

BOMA (Greater Cincinnati Building Owners and Managers Association):

Editor’s Note: BOMA is a private organization with a selective membership policy. Before attending a BOMA event, or seeking to attend, please contact Stephanie Geiser at or (513) 621-8382.

BOMA will be holding its January Networking Luncheon on Friday, Jan. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel in Downtown Cincinnati.

The luncheon will be held in the Netherland Plaza’s Continental Room. Reservations must be made by Monday, Jan. 17.

Cost of event: free with annual BOMA membership, $40 for guests.

Online registration: N/A – contact Executive Director Stephanie Geiser at by Jan. 17.


Top Official: President Daniel M. Krueger, CPM, RPA, DCT Industrial – (513) 577-7162 –

Contact: Executive Director Stephanie Geiser – (513) 621-8382 –

The mission of Greater Cincinnati BOMA is to be recognized as a principal voice through leadership advocacy and education for the commercial real estate industry.

BOMA International is an international federation of more than 100 local associations and affiliated organizations. BOMA’s 17,000+ members own or manage more than nine billion square feet of commercial properties in North America, and throughout the world.

The mission of BOMA International is to enhance the humanintellectual and physical assets of the commercial real estate industry through advocacyeducationresearchstandards and information.

Founded in 1907BOMA International celebrated 100 years of commercial real estate in 2007. Learn more at

Crowne Plaza - Cincinnati North in Sharonville, CREW GC luncheon on 1.11.11.

CREW GC (Commercial Real Estate Women of Greater Cincinnati):

CREW Greater Cincinnati will be holding its College and University Real Estate Panel at the January luncheon event on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at Crowne Plaza – Cincinnati North in Sharonville.

CREW Greater Cincinnati will be welcoming higher-education representatives from Dayton, Cincinnati, and Northern Kentucky colleges and universities to discuss the challenges and opportunities of these dynamic markets.

Panelists include:

Vicky Davidson, Associate Vice President of Facilities, Planning and Development at Wright State University;

Leslie Groesbeck, Director of Facilities Planning and Construction Management at the University of Dayton;

Larry Blake, Assistant Vice President in the Facilities Management Office at Northern Kentucky University;

Robert (Woody) Woodruff, Director of Facilities at Sinclair Community College.

Attendees will learn about each school’s approach to facilities, and its future plans for maintaining, upgrading, and expanding campus facilities.

The cost is $30 for CREW GC members, $50 for non-members and $20 for Students and Unemployed Members.

Online registration is open until January 6 at:

The festivities start with a networking/registration period from 11:15-11:45 a.m., followed by the program from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

While we’re on the subject of CREW, here’s a CREW video thanking the group’s sponsors for their involvement in 2010:

CREW GC welcomed a new President for 2011, Arli Eiseman of Corporex, profiled here in The Cincinnati Enquirer on Jan. 2 … online link first, then the actual question-and-answer article:

CREW Prez Eiseman in The Cincinnati Enquirer, Sunday edition - 1.2.11

Sponsors for the Jan. 11 CREW GC luncheon are Champlin Architecture and Woolpert Inc.

For more information about CREW GC, please visit the website at

For media inquiries regarding CREW GC, please contact Mr. Andy Hemmer, President of PR/Writing Services at (513) 604-5428 or

NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties):

The Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Chapter of NAIOP – The Commercial Real Estate Development Association – has not yet scheduled any events for January.

For February, NAIOP Greater Cincinnati will be holding “Distressed Properties II,” a Continuing Education Event, on Thursday, Feb. 17.

The event will be held at the Graydon Head & Ritchey offices, 511 Walnut Street, 19th floor, in Downtown Cincinnati.

Online registration: N/A – Contact Executive Director Deidre Forrester at (513) 235-4883 or


Top Official: President Kevin Smith, First Highland Management and Development Corp., (513) 829-8900 –

Kevin Smith, local chief of NAIOP Greater Cincinnati

ContactDeidre Forrester – Chapter Executive Director – (513) 235-4883 –

Annual Membership: $150-820

The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Chapter of NAIOP recently held its annual Night of the Stars awards gala presentation and dinner. Details and winners can be found at:

NAIOP is the leading organization for developersowners and related professionals in officeindustrial and mixed-use real estate, with 18,000 members in North America.

NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy.

The Montgomery Inn, Montgomery - SMPS luncheon on 1.20.11

SMPS (Society for Marketing Professional Services):

SMPS will be holding its January luncheon program on Thursday, Jan. 20, at the original Montgomery Inn restaurant in Montgomery.

The Topic:  “Understanding the Challenges of the K-12 Construction Process.”

The Speakers:

Steve Berezansky, Chief of Projects for the Ohio School Facilities Commission (OSFC);

Randy Fischer, Owner’s Representative at Keppler Consulting and a former OSFC Director;

Local school representatives, to be announced.

Registration for the SMPS January luncheon on Jan. 20th starts at 11:15 a.m., followed by lunch at 11:30 a.m., the program kick-off at 12:00 noon and networking at 1 p.m.


Top Official: President Diana Bauknecht, Burgess & Niple – (513) 579-0042 –

Contact: Sarah Polo, Process Plus – (513) 618-4786 –

The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) is the premiere resource for educationinformation and support in marketing professional services for the built and natural environment.

The 7,000+ national members of SMPS are marketing and business development professionals in architectural,engineeringplanninginterior designconstruction and specialty consulting firms located throughout the U.S.

UC Real Estate Roundtable breakfast at Kenwood CC - 1.14.11

UC Real Estate Roundtable

The January breakfast soiree for the UC Real Estate Roundtable will be held on Friday, Jan. 14, from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Kenwood Country Club.

The Topic is CCIM Presents: Frank Simpson, President-Elect of CCIM” (Certified Commercial Investment Members).

Online registration: Members RSVP to

For $55, on-members may register online at:


Top Official: Director of UC Real Estate Center John L. Glascock, PhD – (513) 556-7082 –

ContactAssistant Director Kate Bridgman – (513) 556-7082 –

Annual Membership: $245 includes admission and breakfast to all eight Roundtable programs plus all marquee events.

The Department of Finance in UC’s College of Business established a four-year real estate program in 1981 under the guidance of the program’s founder and former director, Dr. Norman G. Miller. Since 1983, the UC Real Estate Roundtable has provided a forum to establish and maintain linkages between the University and the business and real estate communities.

The monthly Roundtable Series features guest speakers who provide their perspectives on issues of broad interest tobusiness and the real estate industry. Roundtable members are made up of more than 200 professionals from virtually every sector of the real estate industry.

The UC Real Estate Center and Program at the University of Cincinnati is constantly evolving to keep pace with a changing world. A Real Estate Major, or Minor, at UC is flexible and broad-based, while emphasizing an entrepreneurial spirit.

The program combines a core curriculum coving the functional areas of business (accountingeconomicsfinanceinformation systemsmarketing and operations management) with specialized coursework in real estate.

ULI (Urban Land Institute):

ULI Cincinnati has not yet scheduled any meetings for January 2011.

ULI Cincinnati is the only place in Cincinnati to get Real Deal, Emerging Trends and Insider Tours, alongside the area’s best building industry professionals.


Top Local Official: President Dave Neyer, President of Al. Neyer Inc. – (513) 271-6400 –

Contact: District Council Coordinator Jill Benavides – (513) 313-0261 –

Annual Membership: $250-$410.

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