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NAREE's Denver Real Estate Journalism Conference is Fast Approaching
Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017

MAKE PLANS NOW TO ATTEND #NAREE17 – the 51st Annual Real Estate Journalism Conference of the National Association of Real Estate Editors

DENVER - “Sky High Perspectives” - NAREE’s 51st Annual Real Estate Journalism Conference in Denver, June 14-17, 2017


The #NAREE17 Denver Conference will include insights from these outstanding speakers:  

  • Douglas Yearley, CEO of Toll Brothers, one of the nation’s largest publicly traded home builders.
  • Stephen Lebovitz, CEO of CBL & Associates REIT.
  • Paul Weech, CEO of Neighborworks.
  • Dr. Chris Herbert, Managing Director of the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
  • Frank Nothaft, Chief Economist, CoreLogic.
  • Nela Richardson, Chief Economist, Redfin.
  • Joel Murphy, CEO, New Market Properties. 
  • Nolan Hecht, Managing Director, Square Mile Capital Management.
  • Mark Falcone, CEO, Continuum Partners.
  • Marcel Arsenault, founder, Real Capital Solutions
  • Marilyn Wilson, founder, The WAV Group

Other prominent speakers include: Rick Sharga, Ten-x; Eric Eckardt, Purplebricks; Rohit Anand of KTGY Architecture; Scott Muldavin, chair of the Counselors of Real Estate; Dominick Marchetti, loanDepot; Jim Schmid, Chelsea Investment; Tom O’Grady, Pro Teck; Kris Harman, Woodbine Corp.; Marcel Arsenault, Real Capital Solutions; and Aaron Terrazas, Zillow, William Fay, Alliance to Save Energy; Christa Huffstickler, Engel & Völkers; Javier Vivas,; Rick Haughey, National Multifamily Housing Council; Paul Kluck, CBRE; Jason M. Thomas, Avalon Realty Advisors; David Kitchens, Cooper Carry; Jeffrey Bayer, Bayer Properties; Daren Blomquist, Attom; Dennis Cistnera, Investability, Greg Rand, OwnAmerica; Mike Barnett, Property Panorama; Melina Cordero, CBRE; Josh Dorkin, CEO, Bigger Pockets; and John Keeling, Valencia Group.

Chief economists at the Denver conference will include: Kevin Thorpe, Cushman & Wakefield; Lawrence Yun, National Association of Realtors; Brad Hunter, HomeAdvisor and Ralph McLaughlin, Trulia. 

The latest real estate trends, economic forecasts and real estate market analysis sessions are delivered on timely topics. The conference content typically generates hundreds of news articles, blog posts and social media mentions from some of the nation’s most prominent publications.

PLUS – Tours of cutting-edge Denver projects including Union Station/LoDo and the hip RiNo district.

Highlights of the conference include NAREE’s Meet the Press, the awards program for NAREE’s 67th Annual Journalism Competition and the Bruss Real Estate Book Awards luncheon. These three major events will be held on Friday, June 16.

Plus, NAREE University peer-to-peer professional development sessions for journalists will be offered twice daily throughout the conference. 

The conference will cover commercial and residential real estate topics, green building, architecture, hotels, mortgage lending, mixed-use development, single-family investing and vacation properties.

NAREE's Denver conference will attract scores of journalists from major newspapers and prestigious publications from around the nation and Europe.  

The conference begins Wednesday morning at 8:30, so plan to arrive Tuesday if you are coming from out of town. This year’s speaker lineup of Wednesday is exceptionally strong. 

Address: Brown Palace Hotel & Spa 321 17th Street, Denver, Colorado, 80202.

The Historic Brown Palace Hotel & Spa has been open continuously since 1892. Afternoon High Tea is served in the Brown Palace lobby. Holiday Inn Express, part of the IHG rewards program, was recently renovated. A gym is located in the Holiday Inn Express. Many restaurants, Larimer Square, the 16th Street Mall and other points of interest are within walking distance. 

Founded in 1929, NAREE is a non-profit professional association of journalists, writers, columnists, editors and authors covering residential, commercial and financial real estate, urban planning and home design.

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Mary Doyle-Kimball 

Executive Director 

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