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7th Annual Economic & Real Estate Forecast

Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Instructors - Speakers: Panel
Credits: 4 (real estate and appraiser)
Format: Live Presentation
Deadline: 10:00 am Friday, October 6
Member Price: see table
Non-Member Price: see table

Out of an abundance of caution due to Tropical Storm Nate, we have moved up the deadline to register for Tuesday's Economic & Real Estate Forecast to today, Friday, Oct. 6 at 10:00 a.m.



7th Annual Economic & Real Estate Forecast Symposium

 Sponsored by Gulf Coast Bank


   October 10, 2017 

Roussel Hall, Loyola University

(Free parking in the West Road Parking Garage on the Loyola campus. Click here for the map.)




12:30 - 12:40 p.m.     Welcome & Introductions

12:40 – 1:30              The Economy of Real Estate: Forecast for America

                                 Dr. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist and Senior VP of Research

                                 National Association of REALTORS®

 1:30 -  2:10               Real Estate Roundtable: Cycles and Commentary

                                  The Cap Rate Dance? 

                                Jessica Dill, Analyst, Center for Real Estate Analytics, Federal Reserve Atlanta

                                  The Developing Trend Line for Sales and Rentals     

                                Rick Haase, President, Latter & Blum Companies

                                 Taking the Development Pulse: The Rhythm of the Metro Market

                              Wade Ragas, Ph.D., MAI - Real Property Associates                                  

2:10  - 2:40             Break  - Sponsored by the Louisiana REALTORS® 

2:40  - 3:30             New Orleans Today: Who Lives Here – the Dance of Demographics Since Katrina

                                Robert Edgecombe, AICP

3:30 – 4:20              Economic Development: Drivers for the New Economy

                              Jeff Anding, CMP, Vice President of External Affairs, N. O. CVB

                             Chris Bonura, Director of Real Estate, Port of New Orleans

4:20 - 5:00              Banking & Finance: Lending within the Dodd Frank Eco-System

                                Guy Williams, President & CEO, Gulf Coast Bank

                              Alton McRee, CEO and President, Fidelity Bank

5:00                        End of Program                                

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.       Social in the Courtyard 

                                 Sponsored by Fidelity Bank/NOLA Lending Group/Homestead Title



Individual Ticket Prices*:   By:  Oct. 6*    Oct. 10(on site)

                         REALTORs:              $45            $45

                                Public:              $50            $50


Non-REALTORS® may purchase tickets via Eventbrite here.

This event has been approved by LREC and LREAB for 4 hours CE credit for real estate licensees and 4 hours CE credit for appraiser licensees. Certified by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission.  Vendor #8970/136. You must sign in and card out for CE credit.

Free parking in the West Road Parking Garage on the Loyola University campus. Click here for the map.


Event questions? Please contact Nell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (504) 885-3200.


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