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The CRE 2014 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate
Energy, jobs and the effect of the Millennial generation lead the list of The Counselors of Real Estate’s 2014 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate. CRE Chair Hugh F. Kelly, CRE, Ph.D., presented the list as the opening speaker at The National Association of Real Estate Editors annual conference in Houston. Click here for more about the issues.
 
APGAR ADDRESSES GROUPS
Mahlon “Sandy” Apgar IV, CRE, FRICS, Baltimore, Md., has addressed various groups throughout the year including: the Dartmouth College Army ROTC Class of 2013 on “Transforming the Military through Public-Private Partnerships;” the Maryland Economic Development Association 2013 Conference as keynote speaker on “The Infrastructure Dilemma;” the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Conference on Policy, Process, Practice as keynote speaker on “P3s On The move;” and The p3 Conference as keynote speaker on “Public-Private Partnerships: What Works, What Doesn’t, What’s Next.” - Mahlon Apgar, CRE
 
NAVARRO PARTICIPATES IN ULI SPRING MEETING OPENING SESSION
Stephen P. Navarro, CRE, CCIM, FRICS, president and CEO, The Furman Company, Inc., Greenville, S.C., and urban Land Institute (ULI) Trustee, helped kick off the ULI Spring meeting held in May in San Diego. Navarro moderated the Opening general Session panel discussion about harnessing innovation for short- and long-term gain. - Stephen Navarro, CRE
 
WHITE, CIRZ QUOTED IN GLOBEST.COM ARTICLE
New York City-based CREs Robert M. White, Jr., founder and president, Real Capital Analytics, and Raymond T. Cirz, chairman, Integra Realty Resources, were quoted in an August GlobeSt.Com article on “positive [commercial real estate] surprises in 2013,” based on a report issued by the two companies. According to the article, commercial real estate in the u.S. fared well in the first half of 2013. white said a “sea change” has occurred in that investors are now embracing risk. Cirz predicted Treasury rates would be likely to increase, and that office absorption will remain “tepid.”
 
MASON MOVES TO AVISON YOUNG
Todd A. Mason, CRE, recently joined Avison young’s Houston office as principal, following the acquisition of his firm, mason partners, a Houston-based commercial real estate brokerage company. Avison young is the largest independently owned Canadian-based, principal-managed commercial real estate brokerage firm in North America. It offers investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial and multi-residential - Todd Mason, CRE
 
BREWSTER JOINS NEW FIRM
George B. Brewster, CRE, has joined Long-Term Solutions in San Francisco as a managing director and chief compliance officer. Long- Term Solutions is a San Francisco-based multi-family office and wealth management company. Previously, Brewster provided wealth management services at Merrill Lynch. - George Brewster, CRE
 

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September 11-13, 2014
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