Connecticut/Western MA SIOR Chapter remaining connected this summer

July 17, 2020 - Connecticut

Hartford, CT The Connecticut/Western Massachusetts SIOR Chapter has continued its Chapter Zoom industry Weekly CRE Chat Series, with an every other week summer schedule.

On July 15th, Tim Lescalleet from Griffin Industrial Realty talked about the state of the industrial real estate market in central Connecticut with remarks about other markets Griffin has holdings, including Lehigh Valley, PA; Charlotte, NC; and Orlando, FL.

On July 29th Tom Pajolek will be moderating a discussion about the office and multifamily markets in Connecticut.

Pat Wellspeak will be presenting on August 12th, leading a discussion on commercial real estate valuations in Connecticut, in our post COVID world and economy.

Video and audio copies of past and future Zoom industry sessions are posted, and will continue to be available on the Chapter’s website -

The chapter is planning to hold face-to-face get-togethers again in the fall with our golf outing scheduled for September 1st at The Farms Country Club in Wallingford. Our Fall (Annual) meeting will be held at the Essex Yacht Club on September 23rd. A specific itinerary focused on the safety of all those planning to attend will be forthcoming soon.

The Connecticut/Western Massachusetts Chapter is one of forty-eight chapters of the prestigious international organization, the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. Commercial real estate professionals must meet rigorous requirements to earn the SIOR designation. SIOR, founded in 1941, has over 3,200 members in 685 markets located in 36 countries. SIOR represents today’s most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists. The SIOR designation stands unchallenged for excellence in the performance of real estate services and is universally recognized as the prerequisite in the selection of a commercial real estate broker, agent, or consultant.

Please visit the chapter’s website ( to find additional information on the Connecticut/Western Massachusetts Chapter, chapter members, and upcoming events. Should you have questions or interest in the requirements and benefits of becoming an SIOR and joining the Connecticut/Western Massachusetts Chapter, please contact John Reed, SIOR at 860.987.4788.



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