2018 Economic Forecast Luncheon, New Members Installation and Past President Recognition

January 25, 2018
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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Granite Links Golf Club Function Ball Room
100 Quarry Hills Drive
Quincy, MA 02169
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Economic Forecast Luncheon | Panel Speakers

Guest Speakers:

Elliot Eisenber, Ph.D. Economist

Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. is a nationally acclaimed economist and public speaker specializing in making the arcana and minutia of economics fun, relevant and educational. He earned a B.A. in economics with first class honors from McGill University in Montreal, as well as a Masters and Ph.D. in public administration from Syracuse University. Eisenberg, a former Senior Economist with the National Association of Home Builders in Washington, D.C., is the creator of the multifamily stock index (the first nationally recognized index to track the total return of public firms principally involved in the ownership and management of apartments), the author of more than eighty-five articles, serves on the Expert Advisory Board of Mortgage Market Guide and is a regular consultant to several large real estate professional associations, hedge funds and investment advisory groups. He has spoken to hundreds of business groups and associations, often as keynote speaker. Dr. Eisenberg has been invited to testify before lawmakers and is often asked to comment on proposed legislation. His research and opinions have been featured in Bloomberg, Business Week, Bureau of National Affairs, Forbes, Fortune, and many other publications. He is a regularly featured guest on cable news programs, talk and public radio.


  Guest Speaker:

Mark Hickey,  Real Estate Economist with the CoStar Group

Mark Hickey is a Real Estate Economist with the CoStar Group, the leading provider of data and analytics to the commercial real estate industry.  He has been with the firm for over 10 years and focuses his time on the analysis of market trends in Boston and greater New England.  Mark has been quoted about commercial real estate markets in major metropolitan newspapers and national media, including the Boston Business Journal, the Boston Globe, and the Wall Street Journal.  Prior to joining CoStar, he spent 10 years working in financial services for some of the nation’s leading investment banks. Mark received his B.S. in Finance and Economics from the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from the Carroll Graduate School of Management at Boston College.


What Mark will speak about|

Markets in New England; covering current conditions including rents, vacancies, and supply growth. 

All the impact that new supply is having on the Boston and Stamford markets, in particular which submarkets have been most adversely impacted. 

Submarkets across New England that have some opportunities left and what the risks associated with those submarkets are


$55.00 Member Price:

$65.00 Non Member

$1,000.00 Table Sponsor: (8) attendees and Reserved Table Signage

$1,100.00 Non Member: Table Sponsor: (8) attendees and Reserved Table Signage

$650.00 Lunch Sponsor Sign with name and logo at the luncheon (2) admission Tickets

$700.00 Non Member: Lunch Sponsor Sign with name and logo at the luncheon (2) admission Tickets

$500.00 Podium Sponsor (1) ticket Signage

$550.00 Non Member Podium Sponsor (1) ticket Signage

$700.00 Guest Speaker Sponsor: Introduce Guest Speaker (2) tickets Signage

$750.00 Non Member: Guest Speaker Sponsor: Introduce Guest Speaker (2) tickets Signage

$55.00 AMO price ( if you belong to an AMO company)

$55.00 Friend of IREM Fee(1) Ticket. Service fee for 2018 must be paid to get the discount rate