2020 Market Outlook | Chicago Association of REALTORS®


2020 Market Outlook

Thursday, January 9, 2020
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
CAR members = Free / Non-members = $60.00

Registration will close January 8 at noon.

Parking: Valet parking is available at the hotel for $32.00.

IMPORTANT: Event guests who choose to valet will need to obtain a parking voucher from the CAR Registration Desk (located in the Zurich Ballroom Foyer) prior to picking up their car at valet to obtain this special event rate.

Self-park is available at the hotel for the following rates (no special voucher required): 0-2 Hours = $27.00 | 2-6 Hours = $39.00 | 6-24 Hours = $57.00.


Kick off 2020 with a look at the year ahead and what it means for the Chicago real estate market. We will welcome several top economists to dive into our industry’s emerging trends and opportunities, including:
  • The state of the housing market in Chicago and nationwide
  • Market trends to watch
  • Key economic drivers
  • Demographic shifts
  • And other trends to watch

We are thrilled to welcome Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research for the National Association of REALTORS®, plus George Ratiu, senior economist at realtor.com®, to present the residential perspective. We welcome back keynote Brandon Svec, Market Economist with CoStar Group, to present the commercial outlook.

  • George Ratiu | realtor.com®
  • Brandon Svec | CoStar Group
  • Lawrence Yun | National Association of REALTORS®

Our keynote will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Rebecca Thomson, Regional Vice President of Coldwell Banker Residential, where you can text in your questions for the economists.

  • Moderator: Rebecca Thomson | Coldwell Banker Residential

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