This includes sessions from the conference: 2021 AICPA & CIMA Construction & Real Estate Conference
There is light at the end of the tunnel. Is it coming from an oncoming train? This presentation supplies economic data and analysis juxtaposing the pre-pandemic and pandemic world, and then supplies a forecast for the post-pandemic one. Among the areas of focus are labor markets, financial markets, real estate, construction, consumer spending, business investment, international trade and government finances.Speaker(s):
Mitch Roschelle, the founding partner of MacroTrends Advisors LLC, will provide a historical look at the ups and downs of real estate investment cycles, and what real estate investors today can learn from the past, as they look to the future. The discussion will explore the economic, and policy climate today, and walk though the headlines that impact the market. The session is interactive and allows plenty of time for the audience ask questions.Speaker - Virtual(s):
Our focus is on the past two years, the present and the future of construction.
Join us as we discuss leadership and adaptability in times of uncertainty, strategies on a successful future and the importance of technology.Speaker(s):
Construction is booming, and so are the number and types of technology applications available to contractors. But where are they truly getting value versus just chasing the latest shiny object from Silicon Valley?
Dodge Data & Analytics has been studying the business value of technology in the AEC industry for many years. Steve Jones, Senior Director of Industry Insights Research for Dodge will share:
This session will focus on the following:
State of the CRE Industry from the CFO Perspective:
How has the post-COVID environment has changed the way you think about the following:
ESG – how do we measure value / progress and how / does it make a difference for your company? How is it changing?
Standardizing Transparency & Efficiency in Investor Reporting
An accurate and timely Work-in-Progress (WIP) report is one of the most essential tools a contractor can use to optimize cash flow. WIP reporting provides construction companies and their CPAs with the insight needed to determine if active jobs are underbilled or overbilled allowing them to stay on top of every project and maximize profitability.Speaker - Virtual(s):
This session will provide an inside look at Washington, D.C. and its continued dysfunction, and what the spending decisions, tax debate, and infrastructure proposals mean to companies competing to be profitable in the construction industry. Matt Turkstra of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) looks at the construction policy agenda in Congress and the Biden Administration and how actions in Washington will impact the industry in 2021 and beyond.Speaker(s):
This session will outline how the real estate markets are currently performing and the future expectations of the core (office, retail, multifamily and industrial) property sectors. Additionally, this session will highlight "niche" sectors that are exciting institutional investors. The public REIT sectors sends signals that informs market participants on where values are heading, and the discussion will illustrate why these signals are so important.Speaker(s):
Considering COVID's effect on the Commercial Surety Market, Material Price Escalations, Infrastructure Bills, and Economic Indicators the Surety Industry is dealing with many uncertainties now and in the future. Industry leaders from both the Surety Company and Surety Agent side will provide insight into what is expected in the coming years in this dynamic panel discussion.Speaker(s):
In this 50 minute seminar, Tony Nitti will take you through the current state of tax reform, looking at where we stand, how we got here, and what's next.Speaker(s):