LATEST NEWS FROM THE COUNSELORS OF REAL ESTATE
The Counselors’ Leadership to Speak at MIPIM
The Counselors’ 2014 chair, Hugh F. Kelly, CRE spoke at MIPIM, the international real estate conference this month in Cannes, France. As an expert on the 24-hour city, urban development and ethics in real estate, he was a panelist in the program’s session on Real Estate in 2030. Kelly is clinical professor of real estate at New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate. Mary Walker Fleischmann, CRE’s president and CEO will also speak about The Counselors’ Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate.
CRE Chapters Feature Economic Updates and Local Awards
CRE chapters in Utah, New England and the Carolinas recently presented real estate events featuring high-level economic speakers and awards programs. Read more.
HENTSCHEL AND UTTER FEATURED IN THE OREGONIAN
CREs John J. Hentschel, president, Hentschel Real Estate Services, Abingdon, Md.; and Marilee A. Utter, executive vice president, District Councils, Urban Land Institute, Denver, recently were quoted in Portland’s The Oregonian in an article on what to do with vacant properties in urban areas, particularly schools. In the article, Hentschel advised that [school] districts and public agencies should be prepared to show the analysis that leads to decisions about holding buildings rather than leasing or selling them. Utter said that [school] “districts should always know how much they may be losing on the market, in order to properly gauge opportunity costs.”
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
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
NORRIS CONSULTS ON MAJOR PORT FACILITIES AND HISTORIC WAREHOUSE
Steven R. Norris, CRE, principal, Norris Realty Advisors, Pasadena, Calif., is providing consulting services for the Port of San Diego on a major naval shipyard that consists of 82 waterfront acres; and the Port of Los Angeles on the Pier 400 cargo container facility, which is the largest publicly owned container facility in the U.S. Both projects involve ongoing lease renewal negotiations. Norris also recently completed valuation and consulting work on the largest warehouse facility in Los Angeles County—the former Sears warehouse facility in East Los Angeles that consists of more than 1.8 million square feet and is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. Advisory services provided included appraisal and consulting for potential mortgage underwriting purposes.
- Steven Norris, CRE
PASQUARELLA ELECTED COMMITTEE CHAIR OF NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION
Arthur P. Pasquarella,
CRE, executive vice president,
COO, Equus Capital
Partners, Ltd., Philadelphia,
recently was elected to
serve as the 2013–2015 Development
Committee Chair of the National Kidney
Foundation. In this new role, Pasquarella
will identify ways to increase revenue for
the charity nationwide. - Arthur Pasquarella, CRE
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May 4-7, 2014
The Four Seasons
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September 11-13, 2014
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October 26-29, 2014
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