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Extra Credit: YREP - Today's Development Environment

The Real Estate Center at DePaul University

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (CDT)

Extra Credit: YREP - Today's Development Environment

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Winter 2014 Extra Credit
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Cost: $30.00 (nonmember)
Location: DePaul Club, 1 Jackson Blvd, Chicago, I

The Young Real Estate Professionals extremely excited to have Mr. John Bucksbaum, founder and CEO of Bucksbaum Retail Properties and former Chairman and CEO of General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP) to speak at our next speaker luncheon on Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

Come and hear about some of the most interesting mixed use developments happening today.

Bucksbaum Retail Properties is a fully integrated owner and developer of retail real estate. In addition to suburban malls and urban oriented retail developments the company is incorporating office, residential and hospitality uses into its projects. They are actively involved in understanding the relationship between a high-quality of life and the built environment. Bucksbaum Retail Properties is also adapting and reusing existing real estate and understand the demand for physical space and are adept at bridging short term market needs with long term user goals.

Mr. Bucksbaum received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado in 1978. Professional affiliations include the following:

  • past Chairman and current member of the Executive Committee of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • past Chairman of the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at The Wharton School
  • Trustee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • a member of the National Realty Roundtable
  • the University of California Berkeley’s Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics Policy Advisory Board.

In addition Bucksbaum serves on the boards of the University of Chicago Hospitals, The Field Museum, U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team, USA Cycling Team, World T.E.A.M. Sports and is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and the Advisory Board of the Chicago Chapter of the American Jewish Committee.

As always, there will be a question and answer period during/following the presentation.

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When & Where

DePaul Club
1 E Jackson
Chicago, IL 6060

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (CDT)

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The Real Estate Center at DePaul University

With the most comprehensive array of real estate courses available in Chicago, The Real Estate Center at DePaul University is the premier place for professional real estate education in the Midwest. The Real Estate Center serves as the productive home for Chicago's real estate community and an active network of students and alumni, public institutions, private real estate firms, scholars and executives-in residence. The Real Estate Center provides not only traditional academic programs but high-profile continuing education and conferences of specific interest to the real estate community.

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