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 […]

Announcing The Jared Shlaes Prize

The Counselors of Real Estate is proud to announce creation of The Jared Shlaes Prize, a $10,000 award, presented annually, recognizing an article, published in Real Estate Issues, which “makes a real estate subject clear to the broadest possible audience.” The Prize, envisioned and endowed by the family of the late Jared Shlaes, CRE (1930 […]

The Counselors of Real Estate Establishes The Michel Couillard Award For Leadership

Honor Recognizes 2020-21 Global Chair of 1,000-Member Organization Chicago, IL – May 2, 2022 – The Counselors of Real Estate, a global organization of commercial property advisors, has established The Michel Couillard Award For Leadership to honor its 2020-21 Global Chair for his vision, commitment, generosity of spirit, and stewardship of the organization through the […]

The Counselors of Real Estate® Launches New Economic Advisory Council

Esteemed group of American and European economic advisers available to share expert insights and solutions to complex real estate issues  CHICAGO (April 12, 2022) — The Counselors of Real Estate® (“CRE®”) global organization today announced the formation of its inaugural Economic Advisory Council, which currently includes a team of economists based in the U.S. and Europe. […]

Counselors attend MIPIM in Cannes, France

Representing 10 countries, a cadre of Counselors gathered for lunch and camaraderie March 16 at MIPIM in Cannes, France. Clockwise second from left: Ralf-Peter Koschny, CRE, Hans-Ulrich Berendes, CRE, Thierry Ledieu, CRE, Anton Bondi de Antoni, CRE, Guniz Celen CRE, Hans Vrensen, CRE, Antonio Campagnoli, CRE, Leopold Kuehmayer, CRE, Kevin Turpin, CRE, and Tina Paillet, […]

The Counselors of Real Estate Announces 2022 Leadership Team

Chicago, IL, January 3, 2022—The Counselors of Real Estate®, an international consortium of prominent commercial property advisors, has announced its 2022 leadership team.  Marilee A. Utter, CRE, 2022 Global Chair, will lead the 1,000-member organization.  She is president of Citiventure Associates, LLC, in Denver, Colorado. Invited to Counselor membership in 1996, Ms. Utter has developed […]

Remembering Anthony Downs, Ph.D., CRE® Emeritus

We are saddened at the recent loss of economist, author, and Counselor Anthony “Tony” Downs. Tony Downs was invited to membership in The Counselors of Real Estate® in Spring 1990. He served CRE in several positions, including on the Board of Directors, the CRE Foundation, and he served three years on the Real Estate Issues […]

Michel Couillard Honored at CRE® Board of Directors Meeting

During the CRE® Board of Directors Meeting on November 4, 2021, Michel Couillard was honored for serving as Chair of the Board for 2020 and 2021, an unprecedented two-year term as the world navigated a historic pandemic. An “Extraordinary Leader for Extraordinary Times,” Michel was presented with a First Nations Talking Stick, hand-carved with four symbols of wisdom […]

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