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ULI MEMBERS-ONLY WEBINAR: What Will 2019 Late-Cycle Investing Look Like? What to Expect for CRE and the Economy

January 22
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
San Antonio, TX United States

During this ULI member-only webinar on January 22, hear the latest economic and market insights and forecasts for 2019 from two real estate experts, Ken Rosen and Roy March, keynote speakers at the 25th ULI/McCoy Symposium in New York City. If you are not already a member, join today and save 10 percent using promo code SAVE10HQ.


We’ll cover the following:

  • Where are we at the start of 2019, and what’s ahead for individual markets and sectors?
  • Has the view of ‘rates are going up’ peaked? Has the view that ‘we are late in the cycle’ become group think?
  • What is the impact on real estate prospects of market volatility and a divided government?
  • Where do the experts agree and disagree?

Questions from listeners are encouraged and will be addressed during the webinar with time permitting.



TBD (moderator)


Roy March, Chief Executive Officer, Eastdil Secured
ULI Member Since: 1982

Roy March is the chief executive officer of Eastdil Secured, L.L.C., the leading real estate investment banking company in the United States.

He has more than 40 years of real estate experience at Eastdil Secured across financing, sales, acquisition, and capital markets activities in the United States, Europe, and East Asia.

Founded in 1967, Eastdil was the first real estate investment banking firm in the United States.  Eastdil Secured is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wells Fargo Bank, one of the largest financial service companies in the world and the largest commercial real estate lender in the U.S.  In 2009, as a result of the Wells Wachovia merger, the real estate investment banking division of Wachovia was moved to Eastdil Secured forming the first comprehensive end to end real estate banking investment platform in the industry.  The New York based firm was involved in over $1.9 trillion in transactions from 2007.

Roy serves on various industry, corporate and community boards, is a Trustee of the Urban Land Institute, is past Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center at The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania, the Board of Directors of Real Estate Roundtable and was on the Board of Directors for Pension Real Estate Association (PREA).  He is also a member of NAREIT – the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, and the International Council of Shopping Centers.  He was past president of the Friends of Malibu Urgent Care, serves on the board of The Painted Turtle, a summer camp for children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses.  He is on the Executive Campaign Committee for Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles, an organization to end homelessness and serves the homeless population in Los Angeles, and is co-founder of March to the Top-Africa.


Ken Rosen, Chairman, Rosen Consulting Group
Chairman, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, UC Berkeley
ULI Member Since: 1983

Ken Rosen is Chairman of Rosen Consulting Group, a real estate market research firm, Chairman of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics and Professor Emeritus at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Rosen has been a trustee of the Urban Land Institute and is a member of the board of directors of several non-profit and for-profit entities that deal with real estate finance and development. He has authored over 100 articles and four books on real estate and real estate finance.

He was formerly the Chairman and founder of Rosen Real Estate Securities LLC (RRES), and Chairman, founder and portfolio manager of Lend Lease Rosen Securities, both REIT money management firms. Also, Ken served as the special real estate advisor to The Davos World Economic Forum, and from 1985-1990 he was Consultant/Managing Director of Salomon Brothers’ Real Estate Research Department.

Mr. Rosen received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.A. with highest honors from the University of Connecticut in 1970. He was a Professor of Economics at Princeton University.


This webinar is available to ULI members only. Become a ULI member here. 


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