CommercialForum Power Lunch: Biggest Chicago Stories of 2020 & What's Ahead in 2021 | Chicago Association of REALTORS®


CommercialForum Power Lunch: Biggest Chicago Stories of 2020 & What's Ahead in 2021

Friday, January 15, 2021
10:45am - 12:00pm
Complimentary for CAR Members | $10 for Non-Members

Registration will close on Thursday, January 14, 2020 at 8:00 PM.

This month, a panel of top journalists will tackle the biggest commercial real estate stories from 2020 and share their predictions for what’s ahead in 2021.

Then, you’ll dive into small discussion groups with the panelists and CommercialForum leadership. These discussions will feed into a closing table talk about deal flow and where the action is and isn’t. Share your experiences and ask questions!


  • Jim Costello | SVP, Real Capital Analytics
  • Albert Gallun | Senior Reporter and Team Leader, Crain’s Chicago Business
  • Alex Sparhawk | Esq., Director of Acquisitions & Development, DL3 Alex Sparhawk


  • Anthony Hardy | Executive Director of the Multifamily Division, Keller Williams Commercial, 2021 CommercialForum Chair – Moderator
  • Jimena Sayavedra | Associate, Newmark, 2021 CommercialForum Vice Chair – Moderator

About the CommercialForum Power Lunch Series
Add “CommercialForum Power Lunch” to your calendar for a blend of 21st accessibility and old-fashioned “inside baseball” on Chicago’s commercial real estate market. Log on monthly for a commercial real estate power hour with nationally-renowned and locally-celebrated thought leaders, investors, developers, tech disruptors, elected officials, brokers and more.

CommercialForum Power Lunch is free to members of CAR, CommercialForum, and select affiliates. Non-members are encouraged to join CommercialForum for member pricing on future Power Lunches and other CAR and CommercialForum events, CE courses through RRES, and access to CAR’s lobbying efforts, among other perks.

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  • CommercialForum Power Lunch

  • Space for this virtual event is limited.

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