Brownfield Listings is proud to present a robust and diverse Opportunity Zone event at the University of Illinois at Chicago, featuring:
Robust day builds from basics of real estate redevelopment up to advanced topics including public programs, best practices, pitfalls & possibilities.
Live competition will put real people with real projects in front of leading experts to judge who has the most compelling OZ investment opportunity.
Pitch Competition contestants, applicants, attendees and non-attendee landowners can add their sites to the event marketplace.
Attendees can apply to receive limited 1-on-1 help in Q&A sessions with public and private sector experts, including many event speakers.
The Chicago Brownfield & Opportunity Zone Bootcamp (BOZ Bootcamp) is a must-attend event for:
Real estate investors and developers
Communities, corporations and landowners
Professionals working in real estate redevelopment, economic development and community development
Public sector staff working in local, state or federal government positions relevant to redevelopment and reinvestment in OZs
Anyone motivated to learn more about real estate redevelopment and leveraging greyfield, brownfield, landfill and Superfund redevelopment to maximize the once-in-a-generation land use opportunities afforded by the new OZ regime.
Check back for more featured speakers soon!
Joseph P. Galvan
U.S.Department of Housing and Urban Development Midwest Regional Administrator
Final schedule subject to change. Additional details coming soon!
Final program subject to change. All presentations & materials used in the program will be shared with attendees, in addition to handouts and takeaways distributed during the event.
The entire BOZ Bootcamp is taking place in the beautiful facilities of the University of Illinois at Chicago in the Student Center East building on the 3rd floor. Parking is available across Halsted St.
No cost to apply or participate! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to tune up your pitch with leading OZ professionals and perhaps win a share of publicity, prizes and actionable project interest!
Add your potential OZ projects to the Site Marketplace and apply to participate in the Pitch Competition here >>
Brownfield Listings has a long history of organizing ground breaking events that produce tremendous value for participants through our uniquely blended, action-oriented programming and power of the vast, diverse global BL ecosystem made up of 25,000+ of the most innovative and capable real estate professionals in the world.
``The event was a great opportunity to inform our procurement process and meet relevant developers eager to respond to our procurement offering.``
``Thank you for the exposure at the conference. We had an excellent response. (Our) RFP achieved the highest amount of interest in Amesbury history. And I've had a lot a positive feedback from the event``
``Our experience at the conference was invaluable; especially helping Fulton County better understanding (real estate) development``