Join the Greater Newark Economic Development Partnership on Thursday, January 23rd from 8:00 am-12 noon to hear from renowned keynote speaker, Steven Pedigo, of the Creative Class Group.
Steven will discuss Real Estate & the Creative Economy: Building Your Community for the Future. The increasing concentration of the creative class, millennial workforce, is changing the way communities implement economic development strategies and the way employers seek to attract employees and operate their companies. This powerful trend goes beyond location. The work style and lifestyle of the creative class are forcing developers, property managers, and corporations alike to reassess how real estate is designed and used.
This seminar will examine how the needs of the creative class is changing the thought process for land use, employee recruitment and real estate development. After the keynote, there will be a panel discussion from regional subject matter experts in R&D, BioMed, site selection and university economic development trends.
After the seminar, there will be tours offered of STAR Campus. There will also be lunch specials offered by Main Street restaurants.