Mark your calendar for April 5 for the premier event for commercial real estate in the Omaha, Council Bluffs and Lincoln areas. Reports from the committee is this year they anticipate being sold out at the Convention Center Omaha. Sign up will be begin soon at the CRE Summit website. Congratulations to Jerry Slusky, Dan Smith, and Tom McLeay for all their efforts on the CRE Summit Board. #CommercialRealEstate #jerryslusky #omahaattorney
(Morning Sky Omaha, January 22, 2019) Hundreds of local commercial real estate professionals came together at Hilton Omaha in downtown Omaha Saturday evening to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the CREW Omaha Metro. As promised, the group hosted a party to celebrate women in CRE as well as the men and companies who encourage them. CREW board members honored past CREW presidents and long-time supporters like Jerry Slusky. After receiving CREW's first ever "I'm With Her" Award
Twenty nine years after its inception, the CRE Summit has become the premier industry event of its kind, bringing together the city’s most influential leaders to discuss impactful topics and bring together industry participants from across the region. The year is 1990, and Jerry Slusky is teaching a real estate development course to two dozen law students. The real estate attorney and professor is only a month deep into teaching these courses when the economy -- and particula
In order to perpetuate the success of our Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Community, it is important to pass on our experience. It is imperative that we identify college students and young professionals that have an interest in pursuing a career in any aspect of CRE and groom them for careers in our industry. There are a number of baby boomers who are phasing out of their work lives and millennials will need to be prepared to make major contributions to our industry. Throughout,
Omaha's premier CRE Summit will be held Friday, March 24 in an all day event at Omaha's CenturyLink Center. Smith Slusky's own Jerry Slusky has been the driving force behind the CRE Summit for over 25 years. He has promoted the CRE Summit from a small, Creighton University classroom event to almost 700 attendees in 2016. The 2017 program is underway with the assistance of a 30 member board including Jerry Slusky, Dan Smith and Tom McLeay. Early event registration is on now th
From left: Larry Jobeun of Fullenkamp, Doyle and Jobeun; Jerry Slusky of Smith Slusky Law; and Omaha Assistant City Attorney Jennifer Taylor, presented a one-of-a-kind class – Is Commercial Real Estate (“CRE”) Law for Me? – at the Creighton University School of Law last week at the invitation of Assistant Dean David Weber (right). – Photo by Lorraine Boyd (The Omaha Daily Record) Creighton Business Law students study contracts, corporate finance, mortgages and insurance am
Annual Commercial Real Estate Event to ‘Break Down Barriers’ and ‘Adapt’ on Friday, April 8
By Julien R. Fielding More than 35 commercial real estate industry leaders sit on the Planning Committee for the CRE Summit. “Their objective is to keep on making the annual commercial real estate event as dynamic, relevant and fresh as possible,” said Jerry Slusky, event founder and partner at Smith Slusky Law. “This year is no different." “For 27 years now, the CRE Summit has provi
Watching the Super Bowl is a blast. But beyond the game and the ads, it is refreshing to see someone of Clete Blakeman's stature reach his goal of reffing the big game. And then to give up the ultimate prize of the coin toss to anyone, including the legendary Joe Montana, is true class. Congrats, Clete. The New York Times article today, The Super Bowl Ad That Set Off Economic Alarm Bells is a very interesting conversation about the economics of driving consumers to use convie
What to Expect Going into Spring Construction Season
At a recent board meeting of the CRE Summit, the general conversation was focused on one key issue: labor. Existing Labor Force No surprise with an 3% unemployment that getting skilled labor on the job remains a difficult issue. But this year it is going beyond that. • Highly skilled trades are not showing up to job sites.
• The bidder list has gone regional to national without many responders.
• Many bid re