Who Should Attend
Commercial and residential real estate investors, real estate brokers, real estate appraisers, attorneys, architects, builders, developers and other real estate industry-related professionals will benefit from the education and networking opportunities during the Bergstrom Center Real Estate Trends & Strategies Conference.
If you have questions about your registration, please contact the UF Department of Conferences at (352) 392-1701 or email (registrations at dce.ufl.edu).
Registration & Hotel
- arly Advisory Board/Bergstrom Council Member Registration $275
Advisory Board and Bergstrom Council members receive a $50 discount off of the registration fee. Join the Bergstrom Council.
- Early Public Registration: $325
The registration fee includes a cocktail reception on Thursday, plus breakfast and lunch on Friday.
The 2014 Conference will be held at The Peabody Orlando, which is conveniently located on International Drive in the heart of Orlando, Florida.
You may call 1-800-PEABODY (732-2639) to make your reservations or reserve your room online. Mention "Bergstrom" to receive our discounted rate of $209 per night plus tax. Please note that parking is not included in the room charges.
The conference will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 27th and conclude at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 28th.
Thursday, February 27
2:45 - 3:30 pm
The State of the U.S. and Florida Economy
Founding Principal, Linneman Associates
CEO, American Land Fund
CEO, KL Realty
Emeritus Professor of Real Estate, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
3:45 – 4:30 pm - Breakout Sessions
- 4:40 – 5:30 pm - Equity/Debt Panel
Friday, February 28
8:30 – 9:15 am - The State of the Housing Market
Chief Executive Officer, The Kolter Group
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ICI Homes
Chief Economist and Director of Consulting, Metrostudy
9:15 – 10:00 am - Real Estate Analyst Panel
John W. Guinee, III
Managing Director, Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc.
Additional panelists TBA
10:30 – 11:30 am - Keynote Address
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Lunch / Bergstrom Center Real Estate Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
1:15 – 2:00 pm - REIT CEO Panel
Michael A. Carroll
Chief Executive Officer, Brixmor Property Group
James R. Heistand
President and Chief Executive Officer, Parkway Properties
Dennis (Denny) D. Oklak
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Duke Realty Corporation
John A. Williams
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc.
John W. Guinee, III
Managing Director, Stifel, Nicoluas & Co., Inc.
The Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies makes every effort to accommodate all members of the media.
To request complimentary media pass to the conference, please email Angela Betancourt (angela.betancourt at warrington.ufl.edu) with the following information:
- Full Name
- Job Title
- Company/Organization Name
- Mailing Address
- Email Address
- Phone Number
- Company Website
- Company Social Media Sites (if any)