Learning in Real Time: Experts Share Their Forecasts for Real Estate in ’17, ’18, and ’19

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 09:00 AM – 10:15 AM Convention Center, Concourse Hall E Open to All Attendees
Concurrent Session

The semiannual ULI Real Estate Economic Forecast released in October, is a survey of leading industry experts.  Based on their forecasts of a broad spectrum of metrics, what do the next the next 3 years look like for the economy and real estate? How have the forecasts changed from six months ago? Where do the experts agree or disagree? Why? Will 2017 turn out to be the pivot point for the industry—or will it be ‘18? Or ‘19? What’s the current thinking regarding the impact on real estate of the shifting interest-rate environment, global capital, maturing and growing sectors, and growth outside the major markets? Hear a lively debate between participating survey experts as they explain or defend their views. Ask questions or challenge the consensus about what lies ahead for the real estate industry in 2017 and beyond.