Colorado State University’s College of Business Offers ‘Housing Colorado’s Future’

Colorado State University’s College of Business and Everitt Real Estate Center will offer “Housing Colorado’s Future” from 9-10:45 a.m. Thursday, March 24, at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 4705 Clydesdale Parkway in Loveland.

Designed to offer insights into the market of building, selling and financing residential real estate in Colorado, real estate experts will offer key information setting the stage for the state’s housing future. Highlights of the session:

• Residential Survey Results will provide a detailed look at the market in Colorado based on statewide surveys. Led by Steve Laposa of the Everitt Real Estate Center. The survey is supported by the Colorado Association of Realtors, the Colorado Home Builder Association and the Colorado Mortgage Lender’s Association.

• 2010 Year-End Market Update by John Gerhard of the Everitt Center will take a closer look at market trends in Larimer, Weld and Boulder counties for last year.

• Housing Colorado’s Future will provide an updated forecast and glimpse into the expected 2010 Census results for Colorado. Led by Elizabeth Garner, state demographer from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs.

The conference, worth 1.5 hours of Continuing Education Credit, is sponsored by The Group, Inc., Realtors. Attendance is free for CSU students and members of the Everitt Real Estate Center, and $40 for non-members. For more information or to register, contact Anne Spry at (970) 491-5522 or e-mail

More About the Everitt Real Estate Center

The Everitt Real Estate Center is located at the Colorado State University School of Business and seeks to integrate real estate students with the Northern Colorado and Front Range real estate community and disseminate applied research that responds to critical current and future real estate issues, whether regionally or globally. Through conferences and research, the Everitt Center has addressed smart growth, green buildings, real estate and the alternate energy industry, and neighborhood home prices for Boulder, Larimer and Weld counties. Research in progress includes corporate real estate and corporate sustainability strategies, urban real estate and urban climatology, comparative analysis of Northern Colorado and a peer group of 40+ similar size cities, and real estate public policy tax issues.