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UCR Real Estate conference to examine future trends

UCR Real Estate conference to examine future trends

(February 27, 2001)

Get the lowdown on the region's real estate trends, learn which technologies will yield the best returns, and network with other professionals at the 11th Annual Inland Empire Real Estate Conference, scheduled Wednesday, March 7.

The A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management (AGSM) at the University of California, Riverside hosts the half-day event at the Riverside Convention Center, 3443 Orange St., Riverside.

The speakers include Kevin Assef, vice president and regional manager with Marcus and Millichap; Brad Inman, founder and CEO of HomeGain; Steve Johnson, managing partner with The Meyers Group; Tom Mullen, 5th District Supervisor for Riverside County; and Mary Sullivan, client services manager with Grubb & Ellis. AGSM Assistant Dean of External Affairs Alan Lewis will give opening and closing remarks.

Keynote talks by Inman and Mullen, titled respectively 'How Technology is Streamlining the Real Estate Transaction' and 'Riverside County's Integrated Plan,' kick off the program. The Riverside County Integrated Plan is a three-year effort to develop environmental, transportation, and development guidelines in anticipation of a doubling of the county's population by 2020.

Sullivan's talk is titled 'The Commercial Real Estate Market - A Regional Perspective,' Johnson's is titled 'The Residential Real Estate Market - A Regional Perspective,' and Assef's is titled 'A Closer Look at the Residential Apartment Sector.'

Registration, breakfast, and a networking period begins at 7:30 a.m. when exhibitors will staff booths and tables at the convention center. The event is scheduled to close by noon. Cost is $95 per person to attend.

Program sponsors are The Business Press and The Press-Enterprise. Co-sponsors include Tiger Wall Systems, Inland Empire Magazine and Wells Fargo-Home Mortgage.

For more information, call Michelle Skilljan, assistant director at the Center for Entrepreneurial Management at (909) 787-3732. Or go to the AGSM web page at To register, call UCR Extension at (909) 787-4105 or (800) 442-7273.

The University of California, Riverside ( is a doctoral research university, a living laboratory for groundbreaking exploration of issues critical to Inland Southern California, the state and communities around the world. Reflecting California's diverse culture, UCR's enrollment has exceeded 21,000 students. The campus opened a medical school in 2013 and has reached the heart of the Coachella Valley by way of the UCR Palm Desert Center. The campus has an annual statewide economic impact of more than $1 billion.

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