The University of New Orleans Institute for Economic Development and Real Estate Research will hold its annual seminar on the business outlook and real estate forecast for the greater New Orleans metro area this week May 9, 2014.
The conference includes four panel presentations moderated by Ivan Miestchovich, director of the UNO Institute for Economic Development and Real Estate Research. We’ve been to this presentation in the past..its not to be missed for real estate professionals!
The first panel will focus on the intersection of economic development and real estate, with remarks from Quentin Messer, assistant secretary, Louisiana Economic Development; Michael Hecht of Greater New Orleans Inc.; Roderick Miller of the New Orleans Business Alliance; Kurt Weigle with Downtown Development District; and JEDCO executive director Jerry Bologna.
The second panel will discuss overall real estate trends and the outlook for the year, with comments from Miestchovich. A residential real estate panel will include Richard Haase of Latter & Blum, Inc.; Larry Schedler of Larry G. Schedler & Associates; and local appraiser Geoff Lutz.
Finally, a panel focusing on commercial real estate closes out the seminar, which will be led by Bruce Sossaman of Corporate Realty and Marty Mayer of Stirling Properties.
The seminar runs from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and includes a networking period followed by opening remarks from UNO President Peter J. Fos as well as College of Business Administration Dean John Williams.