Knowledge@Wharton Presents the Second Real Estate Forum on December 11 at the New York Stock Exchange.Real Estate Executives and Business School Professors Tackle the Challenges of Economic Recovery in the Global Real Estate Market
PHILADELPHIA -- Knowledge@Wharton, the online research and business analysis journal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania The Wharton School is the business school of University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton, making it the world’s oldest business school. , will present the second Knowledge@Wharton Real Estate Forum, The Road to Recovery: Investing in the Global Real Estate Rebound, which will be held at the New York Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
World's largest marketplace for securities. The exchange began as an informal meeting of 24 men in 1792 on what is now Wall Street in New York City. on December 11, 2009. The Forum will bring together investors, academics, developers and financial experts to tackle the challenges of economic recovery in global property markets and to discuss investment strategies that are shaping the global real estate rebound.
Participants will discuss and debate investing in distressed property, emerging sources of funding, and niche opportunities in housing and commercial markets, among other topics. Keynoting will be chairman and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , Starwood Capital Group, Barry Sternlicht with a candid address on why he is betting on distressed real estate. Peter Linneman, Professor of Real Estate, Finance and Public Policy, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (body, education) University of Pennsylvania - The home of ENIAC and Machiavelli.
Address: Philadelphia, PA, USA. will interview Sam Zell, chairman, Equity Group Investments on what the future of real estate will look like. Lair Krahenbuhl, state housing secretary and president of the State Urban Development Agency (CDHU), in Sao Paulo, Brazil will discuss best practices in affordable housing and other lessons that can be learned from the real estate market in Brazil.
Panels and one-on-one interviews will be moderated by Wharton faculty, Knowledge@Wharton editors and analysts, Dennis Kneale, Anchor, Power Lunch, CNBC CNBC Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (artificial intelligence)
CNBC Consumer News and Business Channel
CNBC Congress of National Black Churches, Inc. and Bruce Upbin, Managing Editor, Forbes.
"After more than two years of turmoil, property markets around the globe are staging a gradual recovery even though they remain far below the heights reached during the boom years," said Mukul Pandya, Editor-in-Chief and Executive Director, Knowledge@Wharton. "Our Second Real Estate Forum concentrates on this rebound -- U.S. government funding has started to move through banks into the real estate sector and tax incentives such as deductions for home buyers and sellers are encouraging more market activity. Meanwhile, in emerging markets such as China and India, overall economic growth has helped to spur increased investment activity."
Experts from around the globe who will participate in the Forum include: Frederick Cooper, SVP SVP S'il Vous Plaît (French: Please)
SVP Senior Vice President
SVP Schweizerische Volkspartei (Swiss People~s Party)
SVP Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
SVP Social Venture Partners
SVP St Vincent de Paul , finance, international development and investor relations, Toll Brothers, Inc., USA; Gerardo de Nicolas, CEO, Homex, Mexico; Pietro Doran, chairman and principal partner, Doran Capital Partners, Korea; Barden Gale, CEO, J.E. Robert Companies, USA; Bruce Gardner, managing director, MLP (Meridian Lossless Packing) The compression technique used in DVD-Audio that provides the highest audio quality. It delivers two channels at 192 kHz with 24-bit samples or six channels at 96 kHz. - Multinational Logistics Partnership, Russia; Gary Garrabrant, CEO, Equity International, USA; Jackson Hsieh, vice chairman, global head - Real Estate, Lodging & Leisure, UBS, USA; Grant Kelley, founder and CEO, Holdfast Capital, Hong Kong; James B. Lockhart III, vice chairman, Wilbur Ross & Co LLC, USA; Laila Macharia, CEO, Scion Real, Kenya and Jeffrey H. Schwartz Jeffrey Hugh Schwartz, PhD, (b. March 6, 1948) is an American physical anthropologist and professor of biological anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. , chairman, Global Logistic Properties, China and Japan.
A complete program, additional speakers and registration information can be found at http://www.knowledge-events.com.
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