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E-Commerce, Autonomous Vehicles, and Real Estate: How These Factors Will Shape the Future [WEBINAR]

March 29, 2021 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


During this free webinar, real estate experts Bill Condon and Matt McGregor of Colliers International will join SCRC Executive Director Rob Handfield for a “fireside chat” about the impact of autonomous vehicles, smart edge technologies, and e-commerce on the industrial real estate market, and develop some predictions on what we can expect ahead. They will also outline the five most dynamic things and one geopolitical factor that is affecting the supply chain today. They will also touch on the impact that COVID-19 has had on Industrial Real Estate.

Who should attend?

Professionals in the supply chain industry who want to hear a discussion on the most innovative things affecting the supply chain world today

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand how autonomous trucking and drones are closer to reality than most think
  • Learn about the innovations inside the warehouse
  • Gain a new perspective on how supply chain and industrial real estate are closely intertwined
  • Discover what the industrial real estate market looks like now, in a COVID world, and what it will look like in a post-COVID world

Our Experts

Bill Condon, Executive Vice President, Colliers International

Bill Condon is an industrial specialist focused on representing institutional Landlords and owners in the leasing and dispositions of their assets in the Puget Sound region. In addition, Bill represents tenants across the United States and abroad.

Bill has experience negotiating a variety of complex real estate transactions including warehousing, corporate headquarters, manufacturing plants, and national distribution and logistics facilities. His passion for his clients, along with his attention to detail and unique approach, have been key in his ability to lead the market in large transactions. Bill’s extensive market knowledge and commitment to achieve and exceed objectives make him invaluable to his clients and his ability to routinely “over-service” them is one of the reasons he continually outperforms his competition.

Matt McGregor, Executive Vice President, Colliers International

Matt oversees and manages corporate accounts, customer relationship development, deal negotiations, and team management. Matt maintains and manages account activities throughout the United States and abroad, provides logistics and transportation consulting, corporate branding in real estate, and is an expert in site selection, construction/development, and negotiations.

Matt’s primary expertise has been focused on transaction management, and he is highly instrumental in formulating and implementing real estate strategies that focus on not only cost initiatives, but also effective portfolio management strategies and corporate branding. In addition, Matt has negotiated state and local incentives negotiations, detailed best-in-class financial analyses and Foreign Trade Zone initiatives. Matt is certified in logistics and holds his SIOR designation.

Robert Handfield, Ph.D.

Dr. Handfield is the Executive Director of Supply Chain Resource Cooperative and Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Poole College of Management at NC State University. He has been working with the US Air Force, GovBuy, the Helena Covid19 Network, and other groups on how to mobilize a response to the chronic shortage of supplies in hospitals, and will provide insights into some of the current efforts that are on-going in the healthcare supply chain, including the likelihood of testing kits, anti-body treatments, and vaccine development, and share timelines for these activities.


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March 29, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Supply Chain Resource Cooperative