Real Property. Real Talk.

2020 Chair Michel Couillard, CRE, was quoted in on the impact of infrastructure repair and modernization on real estate and economic growth. Read it here. Paul Chiles, CRE, addressed Seattle University students, faculty, alumni, and staff on Dr. Martin Luther King’s timeless impact on society and students of color in particular. Mr. Chiles also […]

In Memoriam

We remember those we’ve lost in the past year. James Curtis, CRE San Francisco, CA Invited to Membership in 1985 Jean Felts, CRE New Orleans, LA Invited to Membership in 1973; President in 1993 Joseph Gombas, CRE Vancouver, British Columbia Invited to Membership in 2016 Thomas Justin, CRE New York, NY Invited to Membership in […]

CRE Newsmakers

Immediate Past Chair Julie Melander, CRE, joined the management team of PEG Companies, bringing her extensive asset management experience to the award-winning real estate development company based in Provo, Utah.  PEG Companies has developed, owns and manages more than $3 billion in multi-family and hospitality properties. Alex Ruggieri, CRE, represented the National Association of REALTORS® […]

News From The Counselors

2020-2024 CRE Strategic Plan The Counselors of Real Estate has commenced development of its sixth five-year strategic plan with the guidance of an experienced outside facilitator.  With strategic planning fundamental to the organization’s relevance to its membership and the real estate industry in general, the focus is on targeted objectives that are meaningful, attainable, and […]

New Members

Membership invitations were extended to 27 real estate advisory professionals after The Counselors of Real Estate’s 2019 Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee in November. While we are excited by the number of new and reinstated members the organization has invited, we particularly celebrate the breadth of experience, new skill sets, and diversity in its many forms represented […]

CRE News

Meet Your 2020 Leadership Team Michel Couillard, CRE, FRICS, president and CEO of Busac Real Estate in Montreal, is the 2020 Chair of The Counselors of Real Estate.  He is the second Canadian to lead the organization in its 66-year history. Mr. Couillard directs Busac’s business interests in Canada and abroad, and oversees the firm’s […]

CRE Newsmakers

Hugh F. Kelly, Ph.D., CRE, was honored in Nashville as the 2019 recipient of The Counselors of Real Estate’s prestigious James D. Landauer/John R. White Award, presented annually to those who have furthered the ideals of the organization and demonstrated both outstanding professionalism in real estate and a notable influence civically.   Also honored was […]

Real Property. Real Talk.

Julie Melander, CRE, moderated an International Council of Shopping Centers’ panel on the “Workforce of the Future – Diversity Inclusion and Equity” at its Southeast Conference & Deal Making event in Atlanta. Joshua Harris, Ph.D., CRE, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal for the article “E-Commerce Made Warehouses Hot. Trade War Could Cool Them […]

CRE Collaboration

CRE Consulting Corps Travels to Memphis and Tucson A team of six Counselors recently provided expertise and recommendations to the leadership of Agricenter International, an 1,100-acre urban farm in Memphis, Tennessee. The non-profit is dedicated to advancing knowledge and understanding of agriculture through education and research. While it had a high-level strategic business and conceptual […]

CRE News

The Counselors released its 2019-2020 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate, once again presenting the keynote address at the National Association of Real Estate Editors’ annual conference June 26 in Austin, Texas.  Media coverage to date consists of nearly 150 placements, including Forbes, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Globe St. (with 124,000 unique monthly visitors), and Commercial Property […]

The Counselors of Real Estate®, established in 1953, is an international group of high profile professionals including members of prominent real estate, financial, legal and accounting firms as well as leaders of government and academia who provide expert, objective advice on complex real property situations and land-related matters. Membership is selective, extended by invitation only. The organization’s CRE® (Counselor of Real Estate) credential is granted to all members in recognition of superior problem solving ability in various areas of real estate counseling. For more information, contact The Counselors of Real Estate