ICREA provides its members with numerous activities throughout the year to advance their careers in the real estate industry. The calendar below contains all scheduled activities throughout the year for education, networking and marketing. We are always adding new items for continuing education and networking opportunities, so check back frequently.
ICREA’s signature event is the annual Iowa Commercial Real Estate Expo held in the Fall.
Monthly Breakfast Meeting
The Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association members and their guests are invited every month to attend the ICREA Monthly Breakfast Meeting. Attendees enjoy coffee and networking and a hearty breakfast. Most events feature an informative presentation by a guest speaker.
The event is typically held at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club from 7:15 a.m to 8:30 a.m. on the first Thursday of each month. Member fee for breakfast is $10.00. Breakfast is complimentary for first-time guests of ICREA members.
For more information on the breakfast meeting, please e-mail Association Manager Sue Clark, CCIM (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call Ms. Clark at (515) 222-3191
Thursday, January 3, 2019
The featured speaker was Brandon Pratt ,CPA, & Tax Manager with LWBJ Accounting Firm. Brandon will presented the details on the new Economic Opportunity Zones that were approved as part of the recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The zones have been established to spur economic activity and incentivize investors in areas most in need.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The featured speaker was Doug Struyk, partner in the Carney & Appleby Law Firm and ICREA lobbyist. Doug reviewed the results of the 2018 session of the Iowa Legislature, the impact of the 2018 election and a preview of issues that may be considered for the 2019 legislative session.
Thursday, November 1, 2018
The featured speaker was Dan Dutcher, Community & Economic Developmet Director for the City of Waukee. Dan will talk about the Apple land acquisition, the development agreement and construction plans for the new data center campus.