Register Now for the 14th Annual Southwest Florida Real Estate Outlook Conference

Registration is now open for the 14th Annual Southwest Florida Real Estate Outlook Conference. The event takes place on Thursday, January 29, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Harborside Event Center, located at 1375 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901. Presented annually by the Southwest Florida CCIM District, this conference provides ideal networking and educational opportunities for any individual or company that deals with, or wants to learn more about, commercial real estate transactions. The event is open to the public, with an early registration fee of $50 for non-members and $40 for current Southwest Florida CCIM District members. Tickets will also be available at the door on the day of the event for $60.

The SWFL Real Estate Outlook Conference will feature business leaders from the community who will discuss where the economy is today, what the expectation is for 2014, and what business leaders need to prepare for in the future. All commercial real estate categories will be addressed such as Retail, Industrial, Land, and Office. Some of the panel speakers include Matt Stephen, CCIM, Premier Commercial Office; Jim Boback, CCIM, Boback Commercial Group; and Dr. Wilson Bradsaw, Florida Gulf Coast University. In addition, Dr. Randy Anderson, of the University of Central Florida’s Economics Department will discuss the economic outlook for 2014 as it pertains to real estate.

The conference will be of interest to any individual, or company that deals with real estate transactions including brokers, investors, buyers, sellers, bankers, lawyers, insurance agencies, and title insurance companies. The conference offers an occasion for attendees to network and discuss the upcoming year, while also offering an opportunity to gain an enriched understanding of the economy, especially in Southwest Florida. Those who attend the conference will also receive a booklet that contains valuable data about real estate transactions, as well as a current membership listing for the Southwest Florida CCIM District which includes Charlotte, Lee and Collier Counties.

This conference is made possible by the following generous sponsors: Wells Fargo Private Bank; First Citizens Bank; LandQwest Commercial; CBC National Bank SBA Lending Group; University Place; CRE Consultants; Premier Commercial, Inc.; City of Cape Coral Economic Development Office; Naples Area Board of Realtors; Achieva Credit Union; Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the Appraisal Institute; Velocity Engineering Services; Re/Max Realty Group; Maxwell, Hendry & Simmons, LLC; The Law Office of Kevin F. Jurinski & Associates; Coldwell Banker Commercial; 1031 Tax Free Strategies; Suite Life Magazine; Southwest Florida Business Today; and Business Observer. Sponsorships are still available, so contact the link below to take advantage of this opportunity.

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About the Southwest Florida CCIM District

The Southwest Florida CCIM District is part of the Florida Chapter of the CCIM Institute, Commercial Real Estate’s Global Standard for Professional Development. The CCIM Institute was established in 1954 to give practitioners of commercial real estate the valuable opportunity to further their business practices through focused education and networking opportunities. Today, with the addition of advanced technology resources, CCIM is the global leader in commercial and investment real estate education and services. The Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation is recognized as the hallmark of professional competency. Belonging to CCIM means being part of an ethical and knowledgeable network that fosters lasting relationships based on mutual respect.
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