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Real Estate & Development Summit

Join this year’s summit as we look beyond COVID and explore how the industry is adapting to changes in work patterns, demand for retail space and housing solutions. Local industry experts will highlight their current projects and share why they continue to be bullish in the Lehigh Valley’s commercial, multifamily and industrial markets.

Event Date: October 6, 2021 | 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location: DeSales University

Tickets: Early Bird Pricing: $50

$60 after September 25

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8:00 AM               Continental Breakfast and Networking in Exhibit Area

8:30 AM               Keynote Presentation (TBD)

9:00 AM               The hot Issues:  An overview of the key issues in the Lehigh Valley — transportation, funding, development, housing trends and post-COVID strategies.

9:45 AM               Networking break in Exhibit Area

10:00 AM             Development: The demands, the money and opportunityHear from industry leaders in the Lehigh Valley, who will talk about the state of local development, including residential real estate and financing, but also look at what opportunities to expect in the future.

10:45 AM             Networking in the Exhibit Area

11:00 AM             Adjourn

Lehigh Valley Business is committed to bringing business professionals together to recognize leaders and build business relationships, but we are also committed to achieving this in a safe environment. We will continue to follow CDC regulations for all in-person events.

8:00 AM Continental Breakfast and Networking in Exhibit Area
8:30 AM Keynote Presentation Speaker to be announced soon
9:00 AM State of the Lehigh Valley: An overview of the region’s key trends, including infrastructure, development, housing and post-COVID office space
Moderator – Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., Founder & Shareholder, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C.
Panelists:
Becky A. Bradley, Executive Director, Lehigh Valley Planning
Commission
Zack Sienicki, VP of Residential, City Center Allentown
Jarrett Laubach, Director of Leasing, City Center Allentown
9:45 AM Networking break in Exhibit Area
10:00 AM Development: The demands, the money and opportunity. Hear from industry leaders in
the Lehigh Valley, who will talk about the state of local development, including residential real
estate and financing, but also look at what opportunities to expect in the future.

Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., Founder & Shareholder, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. 

Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr. is a founding member and shareholder of the Firm and is recognized as one of Eastern Pennsylvania’s premier land use and development attorneys. In addition to land use and development, Mr. Fitzpatrick’s practice includes real estate, zoning and subdivision, commercial transactions, and general business representation. He has led clients’ development teams in advancing major commercial, industrial and residential projects including large regional corporate centers, office parks, retail and lifestyle centers, delivery and fulfillment operations, quarry and materials facilities, manufacturing communications installations and warehousing and distribution centers. Mr. Fitzpatrick handles the permitting and development of single family home subdivisions, condominiums, and multifamily housing. He represents private interests regarding claims, negotiations and entitlements matters with governmental agencies at the federal, state and local levels, and actively represents land owners in eminent domain situations.

Mr. Fitzpatrick serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for Team Pennsylvania Foundation, a bipartisan, public-private sector organization, co-chaired by the Governor, which endeavors to enhance economic development, technology and manufacturing opportunities, and job creation in Pennsylvania. He served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Sacred Heart Healthcare Systems in Allentown for over a decade, and is a Trustee of the philanthropic Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation, based in Harrisburg. His professional experience and leadership on major project teams has created a strong network of relationships, enhancing the ability of Mr. Fitzpatrick and the Firm to deal successfully with governmental and municipal bodies, elected and appointed officials, business leaders and real estate and development professionals.

 

 Zack Sienicki, VP of Residential, City Center Allentown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jarrett Laubach, Director of Leasing, City Center Allentown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Becky A. Bradley, Executive Director, Lehigh Valley Planning Commission 

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