UNO and Latter & Blum, Inc. to co-host the 28th Annual Economic Outlook & Real Estate Forecast Seminar for the New Orleans Region
To register and for a detailed agenda, please visit www.realestate.uno.edu.
On Friday, May 5, 2017, the University of New Orleans Institute for Economic Development & Real Estate Research, along with its Executive Partner, Latter & Blum, Inc. will present the 28th Dr. Ivan Miestchovich Economic Outlook & Real Estate Forecast Seminar for the New Orleans Region at the UNO Lakefront Campus in the University Center Senator Ted Hickey Grand Ballroom from 8:00AM – 12:30PM. This annual seminar brings together people from a wide cross-section of the region’s business, professional and civic communities.
Registration and networking begins at 8:00AM, followed by opening remarks from UNO President Dr. John Nicklow and Dr. John Williams, Dean of the UNO College of Business Administration. The seminar will be moderated by Dr. Robert Penick, Interim Director of the Institute for Economic Development and Real Estate Research.
The opening panel will discuss redevelopment and revitalization projects in the CBD, Mid-City and Tulane Avenue Corridor, as well as the adaptive reuse of office buildings and other properties into hotels and how these projects are affecting the City now and into the future. Cullen Maumas of the New Orleans Redevelopment Fund, Chris Ross of NAI Latter & Blum and Kurt Weigle of the Downtown Development District of New Orleans are the featured panelists.
The next two panels will address the trends and outlooks for the real estate market. The Commercial Real Estate panel includes Stephanie Hilferty of SRSA Commercial Real Estate and Cres Gardner of Beau Box of New Orleans, while the Residential Real Estate panel is comprised of Larry Schedler of Larry G. Schedler & Associates and Richard Haase of Latter & Blum, Inc.
The cost to attend the seminar is $50 in advance (registering by Monday, May 1, 2017) and $65 at the door. The event is free to UNO faculty, staff and students, but they must register as well. To register and for a detailed agenda, please visit www.realestate.uno.edu. Louisiana Real Estate Commission Continuing Education Credits (4 hours) applied for.