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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.
 
Curry Wins Swango Award
Brian J. Curry, CRE, executive managing director, National Practice Leader,Cushman & Wakefield - Valuation & Advisory, San Diego, recently was awarded the 2013 Swango Award for his article entitled “The Trouble with Rates in the Subdivision Development Method to Land Valuation,” published in the Spring 2013 issue of The Appraisal Journal. The award is given to an appraiser practitioner who “writes the best article published during the previous year on residential, general, or technology-related topics, or for original research of benefit to real estate analysts and valuers.” In the article, Curry demonstrates the relationship between profit and yield and their application in land valuation. The award’s creator is CRE Daniel L. Swango, Ph.D., president, Swango International, Tuscon, Ariz. - Brian Curry, CRE
 
Captain Completes Historic Land Conservation Easement Study
W. Nicholas Captain, CRE, president, Captain & Associates, Inc., Hagatna, Guam, recently completed an appraisal for the first conservation easement in the Asia Pacific Region which protects the last Ka (tree) Forest in the world. Captain worked with other groups to complete aland protection deal that will safeguard 78 acres of forested wetland in the Yela Valley on Kosrae, Micronesia, the first deal of what is hoped to be others aimed at preserving the 1,400-acre valley, which encompasses the largest stand of Terminaliacarolinensis(“ka”) trees in the world, several other endemic plant species and an endangered bird. - W. Captain, CRE
 
Worzala Wins Graaskamp Award
Elaine M. Worzala, , Ph.D., CRE, director of the Carter Real Estate Centerand professor of real estate at the College of Charleston School of Business, Charleston, S.C., recently was named the recipient of the 2014 Graaskamp Award. The award, given by the American Real Estate Society, recognizes “extraordinary iconoclastic thought and/or action throughout a person’s career in the development of a multi-disciplinary philosophy of real estate.” - Elaine Worzala, CRE
 
Riggs Interviewed by GlobeSt.com
Kenneth P. Riggs, Jr., CRE, CEO and president, Real Estate Research Corporation, West Des Moines, Iowa, recently was interviewed by GlobeST.com, in a discussion of the continuing favorability of risk-reward for commercial real estate. In the article, Riggs said his company’s view, despite “extreme” activity in commercial real estate on both U.S. coasts, that commercial real estate is still reasonably priced and valuations are very rational. Riggs added that he expected returns to perform slightly higher in the coming year. - Kenneth Riggs, CRE
 
Kelly, Dunkin and Worzala Take Part in ARES Annual Meeting
Hugh F. Kelly, Ph.D., 2014 CRE Board Chair, and clinical professor of Real Estate, New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate, Brooklyn, N.Y.; and CRE Elaine M. Worzala, Ph.D., director of the Carter Real Estate Center, College of Charleston, School of Business, Charleston, S.C., recently participated in ARES annual meeting, speaking about incorporating real estate practice into the university classroom. Kelly joined CRE Terry R. Dunkin, principal, Dunkin Real Estate Advisors, LLC, Lutherville, Md., to speak about real estate professional journals. Kelly also addressed best practices and innovative tools, using examples from the CRE organization.
 

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