Commercial Real Estate Symposium

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Event Details:

March 5, 2024 11:30 am - 1:15 pm

Hotel at Kirkwood
7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Cost: Registration is CLOSED

Event Contact:

Lucas Hayes
(319) 665-6397

Interested in sponsoring this event?

Contact Lauren Grask
(319) 665-6397

The CBJ’s annual look into the commercial real estate market. Local real estate experts and business leaders discuss notable Corridor real estate deals, development and building updates, and market forecasts.

New ticket option for 2024: Experience visibility like never before with our Premium Event Tables!

These exclusive premium event tables ensure event attendees are seated front and center, prominently featuring your company's name. Your company will be listed on the table chart sent to attendees before the event and printed at the check-in table.

This is a great opportunity to showcase your company, bring and impress clients, or even donate table space to a nonprofit on behalf of your organization.

Limited quantities available.

Get Your Tickets to the Commercial Real Estate Symposium event

Cost: Registration is CLOSED

Keynote Speaker

Keynote speaker

Adam Bruns

Editor in Chief

Site Selection Magazine

Adam Bruns is editor in chief and head of publications for Site Selection magazine, where he served as managing editor from early 2002 until fall 2023. In reporting thousands of stories and newsletters for Site Selection across all industry sectors and world regions, Adam has visited companies and communities around the globe.


Site Selection’s editorial mission is to publish information for expansion planning decision-makers — CEOs, corporate real estate executives and facility planners, human resource managers and consultants to corporations. Our goal is to help the expansion planner do a better job.

Panel Discussion

Keynote speaker

Panel Moderator: James Klein


Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust

Keynote speaker

Joe Ahmann


Ahmann Companies

Keynote speaker

Tiffany Earl Williams

Real Estate Broker

Skogman Realty

Keynote speaker

Kelly Hayworth

City Administrator

City of Coralville

Keynote speaker

Matt Mulligan

President & COO

Conlon Construction

Keynote speaker

Jon Westercamp

State Certified General Appraiser

Appraisal Associates



What does the Commercial Real Estate Symposium include?

Lunch, program, and networking before and after the event.


When is the last day to register?

Ticket sales close exactly one week prior to the event on Feb. 27, 2024.
*All dietary restrictions must be submitted a week prior to the event. If you have any questions, please email


What is your refund & cancellation policy?

If you are unable to attend the event you have purchased a ticket for, refunds can be processed, less the transaction fee, up to one week before the event on Feb. 27. Event attendees are locked in on Feb. 27, and refunds cannot be given after that date. Please reach out to Jean Suckow to request a refund at or by calling the CBJ Office at 319-665-6397.

In cases of inclement weather, the Corridor Business Journal will assess the situation and will alert all attendees if the event will be postponed or canceled. Refunds will not be offered if the postponed event is held. In the unlikely event of a cancellation, they may be exchanged for a different event of the same value, free of charge, subject to availability.


I’ve purchased a ticket(s), do I receive a physical one?

No, there are no physical tickets. Attendees are asked to check-in at the registration table prior to the event.


How can I get my business in front of attendees through sponsorships?

For sponsorship information, contact Lauren Grask at