CRE 2016 Chair Jim Lee, CRE Speaks at MIPIM 2016

(CHICAGO)–March 10, 2016–James S. (Jim) Lee, CRE®, real estate investment advisor and authority on multi-family housing, will address an audience of international real estate professionals at MIPIM, the world’s largest real estate conference, held annually in Cannes, France.

Mr. Lee, co-founder and senior principal of Kensington Realty Advisors, Chicago, Illinois, USA, is the 2016 chair of The Counselors of Real Estate®, the invitation-only international association of top-level real estate advisors. He was selected to participate in the MIPIM panel session “Student Housing: A Niche with Growth Potential.” The session will take place on Tuesday, March 15 at 2:30 pm in the Orange Room, Level 3, Palais 1.

Mr. Lee will address the growing interest in luxury Student Housing as a sound investment in the United States. He will specifically discuss the rise in the newest kinds of student housing development, the customer market for these properties, and the types of buildings – and their amenities – which are attractive to students and parents.

In addition to Mr. Lee, speakers on the panel include Nathan Goddard, vice president – real estate,; Horst Lieder, CEO, International Campus AG; Victor Lor, head of Asia Pacific, GSA Investment Management; and moderator Alexandra Notay, independent strategy advisor, Alex Notay Ltd.

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. Only 1,100 people in the world hold the CRE credential. For more information, contact The Counselors of Real Estate, 430 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; 312/329.8427;