Anthony (Tony) Souza, CRE, Initiated into California Homebuilders Hall of Fame

Honoring his more than four decades of involvement in real estate development and land use, Anthony (Tony) Souza, CRE, president, Souza Realty and Development, Inc., Tracy, Calif., was inducted into the California Homebuilding Foundation’s Hall of Fame at a banquet which took place on June 26, 2018. A Counselor since 1994, Mr. Souza has been… Read more

Jeffrey Beaver, CRE, Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Jeffrey Beaver, CRE, partner, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP, Seattle, Wash., was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Loren Miller Bar Association in May. The award honors attorneys who have contributed significantly to the legal profession over a lifetime of service. Read more here. Earlier this year, Mr. Beaver was elected as a… Read more

Andrew Nelson, CRE, quoted in Real Estate Business

Andrew Nelson, CRE, chief economist-USA, Colliers International, San Francisco, was one of the top real estate economists quoted July 10 in Real Estate Business, in the story “June Jobs Report is Strong, Despite Rise in Unemployment Rate.” Read the story.

J. Casey Pipes, CRE, quoted on

J. Casey Pipes, Esq., CRE, president, Helmsing, Leach, Herlong, Newman & Rouse, P.C., Mobile, Ala., explained how eminent domain works, and how it could change in the future (possibly good news for homeowners) in an article on “What Supreme Court Appointee Brett Kavanaugh Could Mean for Real Estate.” Read the full article here. Casey was… Read more

Jeffrey Havsy, CRE, quoted in Real Estate Weekly

Real estate economist Jeff Havsy, CRE, was interviewed for a story in Real Estate Weekly titled “Report: Immigration Restrictions Hurting Construction Sector.” The story evolved from the reporter’s interest in The Counselors’ Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate™ 2018-19 lists—where Construction Costs were listed on The Watch List and Immigration was noted as one of… Read more

K.C. Conway, CRE, interviewed on The Commercial Real Estate Show

CRE K.C. Conway, director of research & corporate engagement, Culverhouse College of Commerce – Alabama Center for Real Estate, University of Alabama, is a popular guest on The Commercial Real Estate Show, which appears online, on selected radio stations, and is available in podcast form on iTunes. This year, K.C. appeared in a one-on-one video… Read more

Counselors Noted in Bisnow Series on Skylines

In the first article in a national series in Bisnow, Andrew Nelson, CRE, chief economist-USA, Colliers International, San Francisco, was extensively quoted on the subject of skylines. In “Why Are We So Obsessed with Skylines?” Andrew  addressed why viewing the skyline from the vantage point of a high-rise building in the central business district is so… Read more

Jonathan Miller, CRE, quoted in The New York Times

Jonathan Miller, CRE, CEO/president, Miller Samuel Inc., New York, NY, is quoted often in national and New York media. Commentary from recent interviews have appeared in The New York Times, particularly on topics related to affordable housing, and economic development in North Fork, an area of the New York City metropolitan area near Long Island.

Hugh Kelly, Ph.D., CRE, interviewed by GlobeSt. and Real Estate Weekly

Hugh Kelly, Ph.D., CRE, principal, Hugh Kelly Real Estate Economics, Brooklyn, NY and special advisor to Fordham University Real Estate Institute, New York, NY, was interviewed by GlobeSt. on “What Makes a 24-Hour City?”  See it here. Hugh was also featured in a video interview on Real Estate Weekly online –“Which 24/7 City Has the Best Commercial Real Estate Market.”… Read more

Todd Jones, CRE, Represents Disney Hotels and Resorts in High-Impact Court Case

Todd Jones, CRE, principal, RealAdvice, Tampa, Fla., served as appraiser and expert witness for Disney hotels and resorts in a recent court case which challenged the 2015 property tax assessment of The Disney Yacht and Beach Club Resort, Orlando, one of 11 Disney properties affected by reassessment.  According to Todd, “That assessment had virtually doubled… Read more

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