Meeting/Event Information

CoreNet Michigan 2018 Economic Forecast

Please join the Michigan Chapters of SMPS and CoreNet Global for a presentation and discussion on global, national and local real-estate trends and the impact on the real-estate industry in the year ahead.


Richard Barkham, Global Chief Economist, CBRE

Guests will hear from and have the opportunity to engage with CBRE’s macro and real estate economics specialist, Richard Barkham, PhD. Richard plays an integral role in the development and implementation of the global research strategy and business plan.

He joined CBRE in 2014 as Executive Director and Global Chief Economist. Prior to taking up his position with CBRE, Richard was a Director of Research for the Grosvenor Group an international business with circa $10bn of capital under management in real estate. He was also a non-Executive Director of Grosvenor Fund Management where he was involved in fund strategy, risk analysis, and capital raising. Richard is the author of two books and numerous academic and industry papers. In 2012, he published ‘Real Estate and Globalisation’ (Wiley Blackwell, Oxford), which explains the impact on real estate markets of the rise of emerging markets such as China and Brazil. He has extensive consulting experience and is a Visiting Professor in the Department of Construction and Project Management at the Bartlett School, University College London. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Reading where he taught, in the Departments of Economics and Land Management, between the years of 1987 and 1998.???


11:00am - Registration and Networking (There will be a separate area for networking. Room located at the end of registration hallway – coffee & water will be available) 
11:45am - Lunch Served 
12:30pm - Program Begins


Self-parking available at the Dearborn Inn. 


SMPS Member: $55.00
Non-Member: $70.00

Registration closes January 12, 2018, 12:00pm

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