Third annual symposium brings together 700 industry professionals on May 2.

Atlanta, April 10, 2024 – Emory University’s Goizueta Business School today announces its third annual Real Estate Conference is set for May 2nd, 2024 at the St. Regis in Atlanta. The half-day conference brings together developers, investors, and other commercial real estate professionals to hear experts discuss the industry’s most relevant and pressing topics. Tickets are available now.

Emory alumnus Chris Lee 00C, Partner and Co-President of KKR Real Estate, will give the keynote address. Following Lee, other leaders of national and global firms will speak through panel discussions and fireside chats. Speakers include: Andrea Drasites, Senior Managing Director at Blackstone; Aaron Rosdal, Senior Vice President at Prologis; Ashish Karamchandani, Executive Vice President at Heitman; Kennedy Hicks, Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director at Cousins Properties; Greg Friedman, Managing Principal and Chief Executive Officer at Peachtree Group; Ryan Shear, Managing Partner at PMG; Porter McDonald, Managing Director at Landmark Properties; and more. Networking opportunities will also be available throughout the day.

“The Emory Goizueta Real Estate Conference has quickly become a cornerstone event for professionals and academics passionate about the future of commercial real estate,” said John Schellhase 23EvMBA (Co-Chair, Emory Goizueta Real Estate Conference Steering Committee). “This year, we continue our tradition of bringing in speakers who are unmatched in their knowledge of where the industry is today and, more importantly, can share their thoughts on where we are headed.”

Registration for the third Annual Emory Goizueta Real Estate Conference is now open. All industry professionals, academics, students, and anyone interested in the future of real estate are invited to join us for this dynamic and informative event.

“At Goizueta, we see community engagement as a cornerstone of driving industries forward,” said Gareth James, John H. Harland Dean of Goizueta Business School. “Through the Emory Goizueta Real Estate Conference, we are able to engage thought leaders, exchange ideas, and gain valuable perspectives on navigating the complexities of the real estate market. This not only helps our students but also the industry as a whole to be better prepared to address key challenges and capitalize on opportunities for sustained success in the dynamic Atlanta market.”

Sponsorship opportunities are also available, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000. Current gold sponsors include Cousins and Rockefeller Group. Silver sponsors include Brasfield & Gorrie; The Graham Group; Fides Development; GreenCapRE; Juneau Construction Company; Madison Realty Capital; Morris Manning & Martin, LLP; Nelson Mullins; Peachtree Group; Thematic Capital Group; and The Wilbert Group.

For more information and to register, please visit the website.