NEW! Business Tips

This new section will focus on tips related to running a business.  In this issue, CREs John Culbertson and Jay Marling discuss how they successfully use social media to market their businesses.  We find strategies that differ in complexity but work well for these diverse firms. Growing Your Business Through Social Media – A CRE […]

NEW! Project in Focus

A new feature of the Newsline is a glimpse into some of the interesting or unusual projects that Counselors undertake. This issue focuses on a current project described by CRE Steve Norris: Norris Realty Advisors Principal Steven Norris, CRE. Pasadena, Calif., is conducting a valuation of the Microsoft Theater at LA Live in Downtown Los […]

NEW! The CRE Network Connection

When traveling, the global network of Counselors presents a rare opportunity for camaraderie and local insight from a fellow CRE member. When CRE Al Benton and his wife, Barbara, traveled to Tokyo, they connected with Hiro Isobe, CRE, (shown seated between the Bentons), 7,000 miles from the Benton’s home in Georgia. Whether outside your own […]

Chair’s Message

By Joseph G. Nahas, Jr., CRE Greetings! I hope this newsletter finds you well. I am grateful for the opportunity to write you to apprise you of activities, events and other general information of the Counselors. But first, I want to express my appreciation to the membership for their support and words of encouragement received […]

2018 CRE Leadership

Joseph Nahas, CRE, 2018 Chair of the Counselors of Real Estate® Joseph G. Nahas, Jr., CRE, FRICS, senior vice president, institutional marketing and investor relations, Equus Capital Partners, Ltd., Philadelphia, was elected 2018 Chair of The Counselors of Real Estate® Board of Directors at the organization’s 2017 Annual Convention in Montréal, Canada. Since being invited to […]

News from CRE Headquarters

CRE Foundation The following projects were approved for Foundation funding this year: May 2017 $20,000 to the CRE Consulting Corps to develop a plan to facilitate renovation of existing residential buildings in Myanmar, contingent on the Consulting Corps’ review and acceptance of the project. September 2017 $20,000 to St. Michael’s Episcopal Church to engage the […]

Highlights from the 2017 Annual Convention

The 2017 CRE Annual Convention was held September 24 – 27 in Montréal, Canada, around the theme of “Cities In Motion: Innovation & Adaptation”.  About the Event Schedule of Events Featured Programs Education Credits Speakers Meeting Presentations (Members Only) Facebook Photo Gallery Session Recap: Retail Industry – In Crisis? Is the retail slump in the U.S. worse […]

Member News

Awards & Honors Alex Ruggieri, CRE, and John Royer, CRE, honored with National Association of REALTORS® Commercial Awards celebrating their local achievement in commercial real estate Will McIntosh, Ph.D., CRE, is PREA’s 2017 Graaskamp Award Recipient for extraordinary research contributions Marilyn Hett, CRE, receives Regional Impact Excellence Award from Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Tampa […]

2017 CRE Awards

Guniz Celen, CRE®, Receives 2017 Landauer/White Award Guniz Celen, CRE, chief executive officer and chairperson, Celen Corporate Property Valuation & Counseling Inc., Istanbul, Turkey, is the 2017 recipient of The Counselors of Real Estate® James D. Landauer/John R. White Award–the highest honor conferred by the organization. The award honors a real estate practitioner who has […]

New Members: Fall 2017

Membership invitations were extended to 24 real estate advisory professionals after The Counselors of Real Estate Annual Convention in Montréal. While we are excited by the number of new members the organization has invited, we particularly celebrate the breadth of experience and new skill sets they bring to the Counselor organization. New Members David W. Baird Managing Director, […]

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