Dental Bus Tour
The Lodge Sports Grille
Saturday, June 3, 2023
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 107 Lake Street Kirkland, WA 98033
This event is popular and expected to sell out quickly – Secure your spot today!
Build it, Expand it, Relocate it! Tour 3 phases of a dental build on a bus tour with experts in the dental construction, real estate and finance. Tour three locations in different phases of a dental practice build for your start-up, second location, or new office. Join us in Kirkland at The Lodge Sports Grille for breakfast and a mini symposium before we board the bus and take a tour of three different dental practice startups in various stages of completion. Industry leaders in construction, lease negotiation and finance will lead you through the process of finding a location, lease negotiation, financing options, design, and building, as well as a comprehensive examination of obstacles to look for that could cost you thousands of dollars. Includes Breakfast at The Lodge Sports Grille, workbook, instructional materials, and fun! Space is limited – reserve your spot TODAY! Agenda: Breakfast symposium at The Lodge Grille – Breakfast, Bloody Mary’s and presentations from Matthew Muller, Bank of America, Steve Kikikis, Omni Healthcare Real Estate and Dustin Long, Big Sky Construction. Board the bus for Stop 1: Gray Shell – What makes a great location? Stop 2: Under Construction – Planning a remodel or your build. Stop 3: Turn-Key – Ready, set, go! See a location that is move-in ready. Return to Kirkland no later than 12noon. Cost: $99 – Includes transportation, and Interactive Learning Activities along the way!
- 8:15 AM – 8:30 AM: Check-in at The Lodge Grille in Kirkland.
- 8:30 AM Breakfast and presentations begin.
- 9:30 AM Board bus and begin tour. We’ll make 3 stops throughout the morning.
- 12:00 PM Return to starting location, tour ends.
DENTAL INDUSTRY EXPERT TOUR GUIDES
Steve Kikikis, Vice President, Healthcare Real Estate – As a Commercial Real Estate Broker, Steve specializes in helping medical professionals and has been licensed since 2006. Steve works with doctors every day that are looking to buy a building or lease a space for their new startup, relocate an existing, or opening an additional practice. This gives him a unique opportunity to understand and negotiate the terms that will best meet medical professionals’ goals – now and in the future. Steve also represents landlords and building owners to help secure tenants and/or sell their properties with an emphasis on maximum market exposure. His background and experience allow him to provide the highest degree of service possible to our clients.
Dustin Long, Principal Contractor, Big Sky Northwest – Dustin Long is the founder of Big Sky Northwest, the preferred dental/veterinary builder in the pacific northwest. Located in Lake Forest Park, we have a team of craftsmen ready to support your vision and goals of building your dream practice!
Matthew Muller, Regional Vice President, Bank of America – Matt is a Regional Vice President specializing in financing of practice start-ups, commercial real estate, debt consolidation and equipment financing. Matt begin his career with Bank of America at the beginning of 2019 following a successful tenure focusing on dental core equipment for new and expanding offices. Matt covers the Pacific Northwest (AK, WA, OR, MT, ID) and is committed to providing his clients the service and resources necessary to get their projects done on time and within budget.