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We are pleased to announce the Kornblau Real Estate Industry Talks! 

These sessions will be held virtually, but our goal remains to bring together real estate professionals from various industry sectors such as law, finance, construction, development, brokerage and appraisal, to share and learn about trends, issues, and current events impacting our industry.

Upcoming Industry Talk:

Thursday, October 14, 10:00 - 11:00am
Real Estate Titans Talk: A Conversation with Sam Zell and Andy Florance  
Andrew Florance                 Sam Zell
The Kornblau Real Estate Program and sponsor CoStar are bringing two real estate titans to our virtual stage. On Thursday, October 14 from 10:00 - 11:00am, Sam Zell, Founder and Chairman of Equity Group Investments and Andy Florance, Founder and CEO of Costar, will engage in a conversation about current real estate trends and issues.
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Previous Industry Talks: 

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Revathi Greenwood                    Jane DuFrane
Cushman and Wakefield            Highwoods Properties

Commercial Real Estate & the Future of the Office Market

Recording of this Industry Talk will be posted in mid-August.


Jim Napier - Napier Realtors [View Image]

Jim Napier 
Napier Realty

Ricky Core - MarkellEagle Partners [View Image]

Ricky Core 
Markel|Eagle Partners

Susan Dewey - Virginia Housing [View Image]

Susan Dewey 
Virginia Housing

Laura Lafayette - Richmond Association of Realtors [View Image]

Laura Lafayette 
Richmond Association
of Realtors

Lisa Sturtevant - Virginia Realtors [View Image]

Lisa Sturtevant 
Virginia Realtors

Spring Housing Forum, April 1, 2021, 9 - 10:30 a.m. Join us for a housing panel moderated by Jim Napier.

Click here for a recording of this event.


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Dave Auman,                      Tim Davey,                         Kim Kacani
Hourigan Group                     Timmons                             HHHunt


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Eric Miller                            Rene Shepperson              Alan Davis                          Jim Theobald
Greater Richmond                  Atlantic Union Bank              Baskervill                             Hirschler Fleischer

Market Forecast Panel, January 14, 2021, 9 - 10:30 a.m.

Join us in the new year to hear from a panel of experienced "front end" development professionals. Moderated by Jim Theobald from Hirschler, the panel will look ahead to real estate trends and issues over the next few years. We look forward to an informative and lively conversation. 

Click here for a recording of this event.


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Dr. Elliot Eisenberg Industry Talk October 2020
Sponsored by Virginia Housing

Elliot Eisenberg, PhD. is one of our highest-rated conference speakers-- a nationally acclaimed economist and public speaker, with expertise in real estate. Elliot is an internationally acclaimed economist and public speaker specializing in making the arcana and minutia of economics fun, relevant and educational.

Dr. Eisenberg is the Chief Economist for GraphsandLaughs, LLC, a Miami-based economic consulting firm that serves a variety of clients across the United States. He writes a syndicated column and authors a daily 70 word commentary on the economy.


Sponsored by:

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Clinton Savings Bank

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