Mark Zandi and Other Experts Address Brexit at Counselors of Real Estate® Convention

(Chicago) – October 11, 2016 — Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, told attendees at The Counselors of Real Estate® professional association’s annual convention in Washington, D.C. that despite many bank and analyst predictions of a world recession if the U.K. voted to leave the European Union, the global economy is actually “OK for […]

Counselors of Real Estate Speak at MIPIM Japan Conference

(CHICAGO)–September 9, 2016–James S. Lee., CRE, co-founder and senior principal, Kensington Realty Advisors, Chicago, spoke today at MIPIM Japan 2016 in Osaka.  MIPIM Japan is Asia’s largest international real estate conference.  He represented The Counselors of Real Estate professional association where he is the 2016 Chair of the Board.  Two other Counselors of Real Estate, […]

Carter Wins George L. Schmutz Award

Bradley R. Carter, CRE, received the George L. Schmutz award for his book A Guide to Appraising Automobile Dealerships. The award recognizes an outstanding technical manuscript or publication on real estate valuation. In addition to authoring this book, Brad has also published in a variety of journals, including Real Estate Issues. His book can be found in the CRE […]

Ralston Featured in Lakeland Ledger

Gary Ralston, CRE, President, Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty, Lakeland, Fla., was recently featured in the July 16, 2016, edition of the Lakeland Ledger where he discussed CREs 2016-2017 Annual Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate. In the article, titled Housing headwinds, Gary discussed the effects millennials, urbanization, the political environment, and tech […]

Leader Serves as Panel Member for NYC Bar Assoc. Mediation Program

Steven D. Leader, CRE EMERITUS, New York, N.Y., served as a Panel Member Role-Play Coach in the New York City Bar Association’s Advanced Commercial Mediation Program. During this program, attorneys were provided the skills needed to mediate in the New York Supreme Court Commercial Division through a combination of lectures, interactive exercises, and role-plays. Topics […]

Bach Interviewed by Bisnow

Robert Bach, CRE, Director of Research – Americas, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, Chicago, Ill., has recently been interviewed by Bisnow on his views on how the June Jobs Report will affect real estate. According to Bob, “Even moderate job growth, combined with low levels of new construction, should be enough to push office vacancies lower […]

Burley Interviewed on 2016-2017 Top Ten

Peter Burley, CRE, Oak Park, Ill., has recently participated in several interviews focusing on the 2016-2017 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate. Peter appeared on the Commercial Real Estate Show with Michael Bull in June. A link to this interview can be found on our website. Peter was also interviewed by Gil Gross on The […]

Ibbetson Inducted to Three-Year Term as Treasurer

Gregory Ibbetson, CRE, Owner/Broker, Ibbetson Commercial Real Estate Services, Huntington Beach, Calif., was recently inducted to a three-year term as Treasurer of The Arc of Los Angeles and Orange counties—a non-profit organization committed to serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Greg’s duties as treasurer will include oversight of the annual budgeting, reserve investments, managing […]

CREs Serve as Judges for NREI/IMN Awards

Victor Calanog, CRE, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Reis, Inc., New York, N.Y.  David Lynn, CRE, CEO and Co-Founder, Everest High Income Property, Montara, Calif., Ken Riggs, CRE, President, RERC, LLC, Waverly, Iowa,  and Ray Torto, CRE, Guest Lecturer, Harvard University – Graduate School of Design, Marblehead, Mass., served among the judges for the […]

Brownfield Receives 2015 Top Producer Award

Bill Brownfield, CRE, Principal, Brownfield & Associates, LLC, Houston, Texas, was recently awarded the prestigious ‘Top Producer Award’ for 2015 by the Argus Self Storage Sales Network, an affiliation of 40 brokers nationwide who specialize in self storage consulting and brokerage. Bill, the Argus affiliate for Central & South Texas, won the same award in […]

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