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.
CALANOG BECOMES U.S. CITIZEN
Victor Calanog, CRE, vice
president of research and head
of economics, Reis, Inc., New
York City, became a U.S. citizen
in July during a swearing in ceremony
in New York. Calanog is a native of
the Philippines. - Victor Calanog, CRE
CREs SPEAK AT NAR CONFERENCE
York university Schack Institute of Real
Estate and 2013 CRE Chair of the Board,
and Lawrence A. Souza, real estate
advisor and professor, Golden Gate
University, San Francisco, were panelists
at the 2013 National Association of REALTORS
® Conference and Expo in a session
entitled “Learn. Live. Lead. Life-Long
Learning and Real Estate Success,”
which focused on the importance of education
in developing a successful career
in real estate. Richard F. Muhlebach,
president, Richard Muhlebach, LLC,
Woodinville, Wash., spoke about the
impact of recent legislative developments
on real estate businesses in the
“Property Management Forum” session.
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.”
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
GNIAZDOWSKI ADDRESSES GROUP AND WINS AWARDS
Stanley A. Gniazdowski,
CRE, CCIM, FRICS, president,
Inc., guilford, Conn.,
recently gave a three-hour
seminar at the Northeast Retail Live
Conference in Teaneck, N.J. on
“Analyzing your market.” The seminar
addressed the tools necessary to
develop a retail gap analysis and identify
specific retail demand in a defined market.
gniazdowski also recently won two
awards: the 2012 “CI 102 Instructor of
the year” award from CCIM, which is
given to instructors based on student ratings;
and the “Award for Teaching
Excellence” from New york university,
where he is an adjunct assistant professor
in the Schack Institute of Real Estate. - Stanley Gniazdowski, CRE
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