Home Builders Chief Economist to Headline Burnham-Moores Center’s 13th Annual Residential Real Estate Conference

On Dec. 12, the University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate will host its 13th Annual Residential Real Estate Conference: Outlook 2013 on the USD campus from 7:30 to 11 a.m. The conference will feature keynote speaker David Crowe, PhD, chief economist and vice president at the National Association of Home Builders, whose presentation is “The Housing Recovery: Here to Stay?”

The program also will include a panel of residential real estate industry professionals who will address the topic, “What’s in Store for Residential Real Estate in 2013?” Panelists include: Paul Barnes, president of the San Diego Division of Shea Homes; Marty Conrad, Regional Vice President of the San Diego Region of Coldwell Banker Southern California and Vince Kasperick, founder and president,

Registration for the event, which includes breakfast, is $60 for an individual or $500 for 10 reserved seats. To register, go to For questions, contact Diane Gustafson at or (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 major and 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 go to

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