HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global real estate developer Gerald Hines, Hugh Kelly, chair of the Counselors of Real Estate, and ULI healthy communities expert Rachel MacCleery will join leading economists and top talent from the world of online real estate sales to offer remarks and take questions from reporters attending the National Association of Real Estate Editors’ 48th Annual Real Estate Journalism Conference in Houston.
NAREE’s “Uptown Energy” conference will bring journalists from around the country to the Westin Oaks hotel June 11-14 to focus on housing, commercial real estate, sustainability, economics and design.
“NAREE conferences generate more news than any other and attendance will be soaring in Houston, the strongest real estate market in the nation. Attendees are encouraged to register as soon as possible,” said NAREE Conference Chair Ralph Bivins, RealtyNewsReport.com.
According to NAREE president Daniel Taub, Bloomberg News real estate editor, “NAREE's June conference is the one place where commercial and residential real estate experts meet under one roof.”
Six chief economists will address the conference: Lawrence Yun, National Association of Realtors; Mark Obrinsky, National Multifamily Housing Council; Stan Humphries, Zillow; Mark Fleming, CoreLogic; Jed Kolko, Trulia and Brad Hunter, Metrostudy.
The speaker lineup also includes Anthony Hsieh, chief executive, LoanDepot; Christopher Volk, chief executive, Store Capital; multifamily developer Martin Fein; Joseph Greenblatt, president of Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and luxury realty broker Martha Turner.
Washington Post real estate editor Dion Haynes will co-moderate a key session: “The State of Real Estate Coverage” with Commercial Property Executive Editor Suzann Silverman.
“NAREE 14 will bring together staff and freelance journalists from the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and MarketWatch to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Houston Chronicle, Dallas Morning News and Arizona Republic, among many others, to report about real estate,” said Mary Doyle-Kimball, NAREE executive director.
NAREE University sessions on the new species of media covering real estate, how to cover luxury realty and radio tips, among others, will provide invaluable peer-to-peer skill building workshops.
Winners of NAREE's annual real estate journalism competition will also be recognized at the conference.
Register now at www.naree.org for NAREE's 2014 Houston Conference to hone new skills, meet news sources and connect with peers.
Hotel information and schedule updates: www.naree.org.