Commercial Real Estate: From Recovery to Expansion

April 28, 2011

Real Estate Luminary David Simon to Headline Panel for May 3 Event

 
WHAT:        
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) will present “Commercial Real Estate: Moving from Recovery to Expansion” on May 3 as part of the school’s Real Estate Luminaries Series.
 
4 p.m.: Panel with Martin Cohen, co-chairman and co-CEO of Cohen and Steers Inc; Wesley Edens, co-founder, principal, and member of the management committee, Fortress Investment Group; and Thomas Carr, managing partner, Federal Capital Partners.
 
5 p.m.: David Simon, chairman and CEO of Simon Property Group, the largest publicly traded real estate company in the world, will be interviewed by Martin Cicco, senior managing director for Evercore Partners, and Steven Wechsler, president and CEO of NAREIT.
 
Robert Steers, co-chairman and co-CEO of Cohen and Steers Inc. and chairman of the board of Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, will emcee the event.
 
WHEN:        
Tuesday, May 3, 2011, 4 to 7:30 p.m., including post-event reception
                         
WHERE:      
Georgetown University
McDonough School of Business
37th & O Streets, NW
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Lohrfink Auditorium
Washington, D.C.
 
RSVP:          
Open to the public. RSVP online at http://realestateluminaries.eventbrite.com.
 
Media who are interested in covering the event should contact Teresa Mannix, director of media relations, at (202) 687-4080 or tmm53@georgetown.edu.
 
About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 500 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.