Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Location: University of South Alabama Student Center, 350 Campus Drive, Mobile, AL 36688


The 2018 Gulf Coast Real Estate & Economic Education Conference will offer interesting perspectives from world-renowned experts on national and regional economy, residential and commercial real estate, and technology impacts on industry. The content is intended for all practitioners of commercial and residential real estate brokerage, development, appraisal and property management, title insurance, commercial banking, mortgage lending, accountancy, and law. 

For the first time in its short history, the Conference will be hosted on the University of South Alabama campus and the event will offer continuing education credits in the fields of real estate, accountancy, and law.

 

We look forward to welcoming you to our campus.

Center for Real Estate and Economic Development Team   

Registration


Conference Fee - $149

 

Conference fee includes entrance to all the sessions, CE credit certificate issuance, lunch and refreshments throughout the day, and parking. 

Conference Agenda

Presented By: Stirling Properties


August 8, 2018
7:30-8:00

Registration and Networking Breakfast

Presented By: Baldwin County Association of REALTORS©

8:00-8:15

Welcoming Remarks 

Dr. Tony Waldrop, President - University of South Alabama

8:15-8:30

Partner & Associate Recognitions, Scholarship Presentations, CE Guidelines

Dr. Bob Wood, Dean - Mitchell College of Business, University of South Alabama

Dr. Reid Cummings, Director - Center for Real Estate and Economic Development, University of South Alabama

8:30-9:30

U.S. Economy: Growth, jobs, interest rates, taxes, and other drivers affecting the national economy

Ms. Adrienne C. Slack, Vice President and Regional Executive - New Orleans Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Presented By: The Cummings Company, LLC

9:30-10:00

Morning Networking Break

Presented By: State Bank & Trust Company

10:00-11:00

Gulf South Economy: Trade, tariffs, taxes, deficits, politics, and other factors affecting the regional economy

Dr. Elliot Eisenberg, President, Chief Economist, and Founder - Graphs and Laughs, LLC

Presented By: Magnolia Mortgage Company, LLC

11:00-12:00

Legal Ethics and Business Strategies: Impacts of information technology shifts, changing capital market dynamics, future workforce dynamics, and pressures mounting on real estate and related industries

Dr. Stephen E. Roulac, Consultant, Economist, Scholar, Writer and Futurist, Founder and President - Roulac Global, LLC and Roulac Global Funds, LLC; Professor of Global Property Strategy - University of Ulster, College of Art, Architecture, and Environment

Presented By: Burr & Forman, LLP

12:00-12:15

Pre-Lunch Break

12:15-1:15

Real Estate Practice: Pressures due to emerging property information technologies and trade association consolidations

Ms. Julie Minto, CRB, SRS, 2018 Realtor Party Member Involvement Liaison - National Association of Realtors®

Presented by the Mobile Area Association of Realtors®

1:15-2:15

Major Influencers Disrupting the Real Estate Industry

Mr. Marty Mayer, President and Chief Executive Officer - Stirling Properties

Presented By: The Mitchell Company, LLC

2:15-2:30

Afternoon Networking Break

Presented By: Mr. Jim Andrews of Capital One Multifamily Finance

2:30-3:00

Residential Real Estate: Trends in residential real estate development and construction

Mr. Nathan Cox, CCIM, Founder, and Chief Executive Officer - Bellator Real Estate & Development

Presented By: LLB&B Real Estate, Inc.

3:00-3:30

Commercial Real Estate: Trends in commercial real estate development and construction

Mr. Bill Steed, Vice President/Division Manager, Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

Presented By: Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Generations

3:30-4:30

Market Dynamics: Panel discussion on trends and future expectations in residential and commercial real estate markets

Mr. Will Barrois, Vice President and Regional Manager for Alabama and Florida - Stirling Properties

Mr. Nathan Cox, CCIM, Founder and Chief Executive Officer - Bellator Real Estate & Development

Mr. Randy McKinney, CCIM, JD, MRED, President - Realty Executives Gulf Coast

Ms. Melissa Morrissette, Co-Owner - LLB&B Real Estate

Mr. Joshua Tanner, SRA, President and Chief Executive Officer - Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Generations

Mr. Bill Steed, Vice President/Division Manager, Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

Moderated by Dr. Stephen E. Roulac and Mr. Marty Mayer

Presented By: The First Bank

CE Credits


The Conference will offer opportunities for earning continuing education (CE) credits in multiple professions. Attendees must attend the entire day to earn education credit.

Commission / Bar / Board Status
Alabama Real Estate Commission 7 hours CE, approved
Alabama State Board of Accountancy 8 hours CPE, approved
Alabama Bar 7 hours CLE, approved (incl. 1 hour ethics)
Florida Real Estate Commission  7 hours CE, pending
Florida State Board of Accountancy 7 hours CPE, approved
Florida Bar 8.5 hours CLE, approved (incl. 1 hour ethics)
Mississippi Real Estate Commission 7 hours CE, approved
Mississippi State Board of Accountancy 8.4 hours CPE, approved
Mississippi Bar 7 hours CLE, approved (incl. 1 hour ethics)
Louisiana Real Estate Commission 6 hours CE, approved

Speaker Bios (in order of appearance) 


Tony Waldrop - 8:00-8:15 Welcoming Remarks

Bob Wood - 8:15-8:30 Partner & Associate Recognitions, Scholarship Presentations, CE Guidelines

J. Reid Cummings - 8:15-8:30 Partner & Associate Recognitions, Scholarship Presentations, CE Guidelines

Adrienne C. Slack - 8:30-9:30 U.S. Economy

Elliot Eisenberg - 10:00-11:00 Gulf South Economy 

Stephen Roulac - 11:00-12:00 Legal Ethics and Business Strategies; 3:30-4:30 Market Dynamics (Panel discussion)

Julie Minto - 12:15-1:15 Real Estate Practice

Marty Mayer - 1:15-2:15 Real Estate Brokerage and Investment; 3:30-4:30 Market Dynamics (Panel discussion)

Nathan Cox - 2:30-3:00 Residential Real Estate; 3:30-4:30 Market Dynamics (Panel discussion)

Bill Steed - 3:00:3:30 Commercial Real Estate; 3:30-4:30 Market Dynamics (Panel discussion)

Will Barrois - 3:30-4:30 Market Dynamics (Panel discussion)

Randy McKinney - 3:30-4:30 Market Dynamics (Panel discussion)

Melissa Morrissette - 3:30-4:30 Market Dynamics (Panel discussion)

Joshua Tanner - 3:30-4:30 Market Dynamics (Panel discussion)

Directions to Conference Location

For additional information:

Center for Real Estate and Economic Development
5811 USA Drive South, Room 126
Mitchell College of Business
Mobile, Alabama 36688
Ph: (251) 460-6735
creed@southalabama.edu

Partner Logo Partner Level
Wind creek logo Regent Partner
Mobile Area Assocaition of Realtors logo  Center Partners
Gulf Coast MLS logo  
 Cummings and Associates logo  Professional Partner
 Magnoilia mortgage logo  Corporate Partners
LLB&B logo  
JMG realty logo  
first bank logo  
trust mark bank logo  
better homes and gardens logo  
baldwin county association of realtors logo  
mitchell cmpany logo Scholar Associates
roberts brothers logo  
burr forman logo  
stirling properties logo  
 cummings company logo  Research Associates
state bank and trust logo  
bb and t logo  
pelican group logo Academic Associates
russell thompson logo  
saad development logo  
weavil company logo  
wilkins miller logo  

CREED Logo

 

Conference Agenda PDF