Colorado State Alumni Luncheon Features Graduate, Real Estate Expert Speaker Ted Jones

Internationally recognized real estate expert and Colorado State University graduate Ted Jones will share insight into how real estate markets, interest rates and oil prices effect the economy at the Colorado State Alumni luncheon at noon March 7 at the Westin Westminster Hotel, 10600 Westminster Boulevard, Westminster, Colo.

Jones’ recognized specialty is applied real estate research, including former service as chief economist for Texas A & M University’s Real Estate Center, the nation’s largest publicly funded real estate research group. In the past year, he’s given more than 100 presentations about how real estate affects the national economic outlook.

He also consults for Boeing Company on property valuation issues relating to property taxes at Boeing’s diverse aerospace and aircraft manufacturing plants in Washington. Jones has also given expert witness testimony about the feasibility of energy-related projects such as a rocket missile plant; hydro, gas and coal-fired electric utilities and co-generation plants; and an internal pipe-coating plant in Scotland servicing the North Sea oil and gas production.

Jones has worked in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States. He serves on the board of directors and as vice chairman of the Houston Association of Realtors, the largest individual realtor organization in the country.

To purchase a ticket to the alumni luncheon contact Jennifer Parsons at 1-800-286-ALUM by March 1. Ticket prices vary by meal choice. The event, hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations, College of Agricultural Sciences and College of Business, is open to the public and not limited to Colorado State University alumni.