Volunteer Real Estate Advisors Help Ohio City Map New Economic Development

(Chicago) September 20, 2017–-Like many U.S. communities, Fairborn, Ohio saw population numbers flatten, then stall after decades of post-World War II growth. Nearby communities seemed to grow exponentially. The challenge was how to reinvigorate the city of 33,000 on a limited economic development budget. City officials tried an increasingly sought-after approach –assistance from The Counselors […]

Immigration Restrictions–The Impact on Real Estate: The Future’s Not Pretty

(Chicago)–August 4, 2017 – Immigration has been front and center in the news since well before the U.S. political elections last November. Now it is making headlines again with new political proposals to reduce the number of legal entrants to the U.S. from today’s one million per year to half that number, over the coming […]

Michel Couillard, CRE® Nominated for 2020 Chair of The Counselors of Real Estate®

(Chicago)–July 27, 2017–The Counselors of Real Estate® (CRE®), the global invitational professional association for prominent real property advisors, has nominated Michel Couillard, CRE, to serve as chair of the CRE organization in 2020. Mr. Couillard is president and CEO of BUSAC Real Estate in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, where he is responsible for overall investments; development […]

Marilyn Hett, CRE®, Wins 2017 James Felt Creative Counseling Award From The Counselors of Real Estate®

(Chicago)—July 26, 2017—Marilyn P. Hett, CRE, manager, Hillsborough County Economic Development Department. Tampa, Florida, is the 2017 recipient of the James Felt Creative Counseling Award from The Counselors of Real Estate® (CRE®) professional association.  The award celebrates outstanding achievement and ingenuity in real estate counseling by a member of the CRE organization. Ms. Hett advised […]

Insights from The Counselors of Real Estate® Midyear Meetings Program

(Chicago)–June 8, 2017– Attendees at The Counselors of Real Estate® organization’s recent Midyear Meetings in Los Angeles heard dozens of speakers offer insights about the economy and the real estate market –with an underlying theme of recognizing untapped opportunities and taking creative approaches to overcome obstacles and fill voids. The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE), […]

Real Estate Issues –The Counselors of Real Estate’s Professional Journal––Publishes Largest Issue in Its History

(Chicago) April 21, 2017–The new edition of Real Estate Issues—journal of The Counselors of Real Estate® global professional association—is available now; it is the largest issue in the publication’s history, with 30 articles and 164 pages. Content focuses on “Global Cities in an Era of Change,” the theme of The Counselors’ 2016 international symposium of the […]

2017 Chair of The Counselors of Real Estate Speaks at MIPIM Conference

(Chicago)–March 14, 2017–Scott R. Muldavin, CRE®, noted authority on real estate sustainability, spoke today at MIPIM–the world’s largest conference for real estate–in Cannes, France. He is the 2017 chair of The Counselors of Real Estate professional association and president of The Muldavin Company, a real estate advisory firm in San Rafael, Calif. Mr. Muldavin led […]

John Leary, CRE Chairs International Ethics Standards Development as Part of Global Coalition

(Chicago—December 20, 2016)—The first set of global property ethics principles has been released by the International Ethics Standards (IES) Coalition, a group of more than 100 professional organizations worldwide. The Standards are intended to guide professionals working in land, property, construction, infrastructure and related professions. John J. Leary, CRE®, Senior Valuation Consultant, Advisra Consulting, LLC, […]

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