Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate to Host Ninth Annual Residential Real Estate Conference

On Dec. 9, the University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate will host the Ninth Annual Residential Real Estate Conference: Outlook 2009 on the USD campus from 7:30 to 11:15 a.m. The conference will feature lenders, developers, Realtors and other real estate professionals who will address the opportunities and challenges in the local and regional residential real estate markets for the upcoming year.

LaVaughn Henry, senior economist at The PMI Group Inc., will serve as the keynote speaker. The conference will also include presentations from other noted economists including Alan Gin, associate professor of economics at USD and Ryan Ratcliff, assistant professor of economics at USD and former economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast.

The event will conclude with a panel discussion titled: “Oh My Gosh, What Next? How You Can Take Advantage of the Opportunities Ahead” and feature: Joseph Anfuso, president, Florsheim Homes; Anthony Botte, senior vice president, Western U.S., Hearthstone Advisors; Daniel Golovato, first vice president, Equity Residential; Jason Hall, co-owner, president, CFO and COO, RE/MAX Associates and; Michael Schuerman, director of research, San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation.

To register for the event, go to www.sandiego.edu/outlook. For questions and fax or mail-in registrations, contact Meghan Bokath, at mbokath@sandiego.edu or at 619-260-2379.

Founded in 1993, the University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate is committed to delivering outstanding education, industry outreach, career and research services to advance socially responsible leadership in the real estate profession. As part of the University’s School of Business Administration, the Center offers a Master of Science in Real Estate degree, an undergraduate minor in real estate, a Certificate in Real Estate Finance, Investments and Development, a Certificate in Land Use and Sustainable Community Development and several major industry conferences throughout the year. For more information, visit www.usdrealestate.com


About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 9,000 students from 69 countries and 50 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. The university's eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. USD's Envisioning 2024 strategic plan capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.