Emory University’s Second Annual Real Estate Conference is set for April 14th

Staff Report

Friday, March 31st, 2023

Emory University is pleased to announce its second annual Real Estate Conference is set for April 14 at The Whitley Hotel in Buckhead. Hosted by Goizueta Real Estate Group (GREG) and Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, the full-day conference will feature high-profile developers, investors and other commercial real estate professionals providing insight into the world of real estate on both a national and local level. Tickets for the highly anticipated event are now available. 
“It’s an honor to be a part of an educational and networking event that is pushing the boundaries of the real estate industry,” said Gareth James, John H. Harland Dean of Goizueta Business School. “We are proud to work alongside our sponsors as we bring together nearly 700 professionals, students and alumni to discuss current trends and connect on a deeper and more meaningful level.”
The event will begin with registration and networking at 8 a.m., followed by remarks from keynote speakers and panelists, and conclude with a cocktail and networking reception at 3:30 p.m. This year, keynote speakers include Dean Adler, CEO & Chairman of Lubert-Adler Partners and Roy March, Chief Executive Officer of Eastdil Secured. Guests will also have the opportunity to hear from Jodie McLean, Chief Executive Officer of EDENS in a one-on-one interview format. 
Additional panelists include Don Peebles, Chairman & CEO of Peebles Corporation; W. Jeffrey Beckham, Executive Vice President of GID; Matt Shulman, CEO of Ardent Companies; Colin Connolly, CEO of Cousins Properties; Alex Vouvalides, CEO of EQ Office; Jay Curran, President of Multifamily at Crescent Communities; Michael Regan, Head of Real Estate Equity at CIM and Kelly Kuykendall, Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Bridge Investment Group. Moderating the panels will be Hussain “Moos” Moosajee, Principal at Blue Horseshoe Real Estate, Adam Sklar, Co-Head of Real Estate at Monarch Alternative Capital and Todd Rollins, Head of Retail, Northeast, Midwest, Urban U.S., Real Estate at Nuveen.
“Our annual Real Estate Conference is a unique opportunity to bring industry professionals, the city of Atlanta and the larger real estate community together in one room to connect and discuss the ins and outs of an industry that is constantly evolving,” said John Schellhase, President of Goizueta Real Estate Group (GREG). “Last year’s conference was a tremendous success and we’re thrilled to bring it back again this year. Our hope is that it will become a top-tier networking event in the industry and we’re confident that we will see just as much success, if not more, this year.”
GREG continues to support the mission of Emory’s Real Estate Program by offering students hands-on, practical experiential opportunities to learn more about commercial and residential real estate en route to each student’s ideal career path post-grad. The organization offers a robust lineup of annual events and provides students opportunities to craft events that speak to the ever-changing dynamic of the real  estate market. Serving as a meeting point for students, professionals and alumni, Emory’s annual Real Estate Conference provides a pathway to success for those looking to break into or expand their role in the industry. 
The Whitley Hotel in Buckhead is a Luxury Collection Hotel that has historically served as the premier meeting spot for Atlanta real estate conferences and professionals. Its proximity to the financial and real estate hub of the city provides optimal visibility and offers out of town guests a comfortable place to stay for the weekend, with discounted room rates available for all attendees. 
Sponsorship opportunities are also available, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000. Current platinum
sponsors include Lubert Adler Real Estate Funds. Gold sponsors include Cousins Properties; Eastdil Secured; Metzler Real Estate; Peachtree Group; Portman and GreenbergTraurig. Silver sponsors include Ardent Companies; Arnall Golden Gregory LLP; Brasfield & Gorrie; CohnReznick; Crescent Communities; The Graham Group; GreenCapRE; Jamestown; Juneau Construction Company; LoanCore Capital; MDH Partners; Nuveen Real Estate; PWC; Rockefeller Group; Toccoa Capital and Troutman Pepper.
To learn more about the conference, potential sponsorship opportunities and to purchase tickets, please visit https://www.voiceofgoizueta.com/goizueta-real-estate-group/conference/.