Message from the Director

CREED will commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Hampton Roads Real Estate Market Review and Forecast on Thursday, March 12, 2015.  Please make plans to join real estate and economic development's top industry professionals to the campus of Old Dominion University for this premier annual event that will celebrate two decades of transformative development across Hampton Roads. Joining together more than 600 of our industry's top performers, the Market Review and Forecast is an excellent venue for professionals to network, while gaining valuable performance data and insight into the opportunities and challenges that lay ahead for our industry. I look forward to welcoming you to Old Dominion University on March 12th.

-John R. Lombard, Ph.D.
CREED Director

2015 Market Review and Forecast Sponsors
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For Sponsorship and Registration Inquiries
Dr. John Lombard
CREED Director
Strome College of Business
Old Dominion University
Ph. 757.683.3961


20th Anniversary
Hampton Roads Real Estate Market Review and Forecast

Thursday, March 12, 2015
3:00 p.m
Ted C. Constant Convocation Center
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

Presented by the E.V. Williams Center for Real Estate and Economic Development (CREED) Strome College of Business Old Dominion University




Please contact CREED for sponsorship and registration information, 757.683.5352.


Click Here for Online Event Registration at EventBrite

Dwight DuntonModerated by
Jeff Ainslie
President of Sales, Operation & Finance
Ainslie Group, Inc.


Deborah StearnsDeborah Stearns, CPM, SIOR
Senior Vice President
Jones Lang LaSalle
Real Estate
Office Market Report
Craig CopeBill Throne, CCIM, SIOR, ALC
First Vice President
Industrial Market Report
Deborah StearnsVictor Pickett
Senior Vice President
Grandbridge Real Estate Capital
Real Estate
Office Market Report

Exclusive Market Review Sponsorship and Event Registration Opportunities

Table seating
Reserve a premium table for your company and enjoy priority seating on the TED arena floor

Sponsor and Make Your Mark at the
19th Annual Market Review

2014 Sponsorship Levels

Monarch Sponsorship Level
Premium Event Sponsorship Including Exhibitor Booth & Reserved Table Packages

Blue & Silver Sponsorship
Exhibitor Booth & Reserved Table Packages

Reception Exhibitor Booth Sponsorship

Program Sponsorship

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2014 Market Review Advanced Registration Optionss

Advanced Registration for Reserved Tables  
$750 per table
Reserve a table (seats eight guests) for your company/organization and enjoy priority seating on the arena floor and table signage.
*Additional tables may be reserved for $650 after initial table reservation

Would your company like to host an Old Dominion University student at your table? Please be sure to check the box on the table registration form. Thank you!

Click Here to Download Table Reservation Form

Click Here to View Location of Reserved Table Sections
Red Section – Reserved Premium Tables for Monarch Sponsors and Blue & Silver Sponsors
Blue Section - Reserved Tables
Green Section - Open seating for general individual registration

Advance Individual Registration
Advance Registration: $75.00 per attendee
On-site Registration: $100 per attendee
Click Here to Register Online or
Download a registration form and follow directions to submit registrations

All CREED members receive a complimentary registration for the event. CREED members must submit a completed registration form and check the member box to confirm advance complimentary registration.

PARKING – Complimentary special event parking will be available. From Hampton Boulevard, please enter Parking Garage C or D located adjacent to the Ted Constant Convocation Center on 43rd Street and 45th Streets.


Meet the Speakers....

Office Market Review Speaker

Deborah Stearns, CPM, SIOR
Senior Vice President,
Jones Lang LaSalle

Deborah's experience includes office property sales and leasing, commercial development, mergers and acquisitions, and operational management.
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Industrial Market Review Speaker

William C. Throne, SIOR, CCIM, ALC
First Vice President, Thalhimer/Cushman & Wakefield

Bill began work in commercial real estate with Cushman and Wakefield in 1985 after leaving the U.S. Navy, where he served as an officer and a fighter pilot.
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The E.V. Williams Center for Real Estate and Economic Development (CREED) at Old Dominion University (ODU) is a member-based organization whose mission is to connect the multi-disciplinary analyses, innovative curriculum and research underway at ODU with students, industry and the public sector interested and engaged in the real estate and economic development communities. Through the application of technical resources, modeling and simulation, event programming, and publications, CREED partners with its members, alumni and business leaders to facilitate the advancement of land planning and development initiatives. As a center of study in the College of Business and Public Administration at ODU, CREED is committed to providing students enrichment experiences and to facilitate their professional development.