Urban Redevelopment in Ukraine Examined

Chicago, IL, February 9, 2023 – Haphazard regional development and unbalanced growth in post-Soviet Ukraine were already significant challenges before the war. Post-war realities will only exacerbate social and economic developments that were lacking clear, coherent solutions. As a direct response, Fordham’s Real Estate Institute and the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE) will launch a series of virtual symposia […]

NAR Presents Cindy Chandler, CRE®, with Distinguished Service Award

Chicago, IL, December 15, 2022 – Cindy Chandler, CRE®, a Realtor® from Charlotte, North Carolina, received the National Association of Realtors®’ 2022 Distinguished Service Award. NAR presents this honor annually to a maximum of two of its more than 1.5 million members. This year, two winners were honored and recognized during the 2022 NAR NXT, […]

Steven Leader, CRE Emeritus, Serves as Judge & Mediator for 2022 Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon

Steven D. Leader, CRE Emeritus, was selected to serve as a Judge and Mediator representing the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in the Thirteenth Annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon. The Triathlon, co-sponsored by FINRA and St. John’s University School of Law, is a joint initiative of the law school’s Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute […]

The Counselors of Real Estate Announces 2023 Leadership

Chicago, IL, September 14, 2022—The Counselors of Real Estate, an international consortium of commercial property advisors, has announced its 2023 leadership team.  William McCarthy, CRE, will lead the 1,000-member organization as Global Chair. Mr. McCarthy is president of W.P.J. McCarthy and Company Ltd. in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.  Invited to Counselor membership in 1995, he […]

Ethan Blevins Accepts the First-Ever Jared Shlaes Prize

Pacific Legal Foundation’s Ethan Blevins accepts the first-ever Jared Shlaes Prize, a $10,000 award given annually to a Real Estate Issues author whose writing personifies clarity of thought. Noah Shlaes, CRE, (left) presented the award along with his sisters Jane and Amity in honor of their father, Jared Shlaes, CRE (1930 – 2020), creator and […]

The Counselors of Real Estate® Reveals Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate for 2022-2023

Inflation, interest rates and geopolitical risk among key issues shaping real estate’s near future CHICAGO (July 14, 2022) — The Counselors of Real Estate®, a global organization of commercial property advisors, today released its annual report on the Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate for the upcoming year. Since 2011, the report has identified the current and emerging issues the […]

The Counselors of Real Estate®, established in 1953, is an international group of high profile professionals including members of prominent real estate, financial, legal and accounting firms as well as leaders of government and academia who provide expert, objective advice on complex real property situations and land-related matters. Membership is selective, extended by invitation only. The organization’s CRE® (Counselor of Real Estate) credential is granted to all members in recognition of superior problem solving ability in various areas of real estate counseling. For more information, contact The Counselors of Real Estate