Aerotropolis Author Greg Lindsay to Share Insights at CCIM Live!

CCIM Institute’s fall conference boasts lineup of today’s most critical topics in real estate.

Commercial real estate professionals will convene at the historic Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix Oct. 12-14 for , the CCIM Institute’s 2011 fall conference experience. Acclaimed author will speak to members about the concepts introduced in his new book .

"Airports have become more than just a nuisance to be banished to the edges of cities; they are the engines of the global economy and are rapidly evolving into cities in their own right – what I call an ‘aerotropolis,’” says Lindsay, who co-authored the book with John D. Kasarda, director of the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and Kenan Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the University of North Carolina.

“There’s a huge opportunity for retrofitting the areas around American airports,” Lindsay says, citing the example of a 15 million square foot office and retail mixed-use development near Atlanta’s airport that replaced a former auto manufacturing plant. “There are plenty of opportunities to do the same in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and other cities.” The evolution of just-in-time delivery is a key driver of the Aerotropolis movement.

Read to learn more abouthow this trend is reshaping the dynamics of global trade. In addition to Lindsay, keynote speakers National Football League all-time rushing leader Emmitt Smith and sports mogul Jerry Colangelo headline CCIM Live!, which includes educational sessions from leading minds in commercial real estate, including CCIM Chief Economist Kenneth P. Riggs, CCIM, president of Real Estate Research Corp. and Dr. Mark G. Dotzour, chief economist and director of research at the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University.

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