May 8, 2015
Seminar focused on impacts of incoming VA Hospital/University Medical Center and Residential & Commercial markets
(New Orleans, LA) - For the 26th consecutive year, Latter & Blum Inc. joined with the University of New Orleans (UNO) to present the UNO/Latter & Blum Inc. Economic Outlook & Real Estate Forecast Seminar today at UNO’s Lakefront Campus. The annual event focuses on educating the public as well as Real Estate industry professionals about new developments and their impacts on our economy and Real Estate markets. Over 400 attended the event.
"Latter & Blum has a long history of being at the forefront of market knowledge. Prepared, knowledgeable Agents equates to client service excellence – our hallmark after nearly 100 years of serving Greater New Orleans,” stated Latter & Blum Inc. President, Richard Haase. “It has been our pleasure and honor to be a longtime supporter of the University, one of the driving forces of our economy and excellence in higher education in our state."
“Real Estate professionals in metro New Orleans rely on the expert information and professional analysis supplied at the annual Economic Outlook and Real Estate Forecast Seminar at the University of New Orleans,” said UNO President, Peter J. Fos. “The University is grateful for the central role that Latter & Blum has played in presenting this important event for the past 26 years.”
Ten expert panelists presented topics including the new University Medical Center & VA Medical Center’s timeline and impact on housing and demand for commercial space, and residential and commercial Real Estate forecasts. Richard Haase presented the single-family residential housing report and Latter & Blum Inc. CFO, Bob Penick, served as the Real Estate panel moderator.
LATTER & BLUM Inc., established in 1916, is the largest full-service Real Estate brokerage in the Gulf South with 1,400 Agents in 30 offices located in the markets of Greater New Orleans, Greater Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Alexandria, Houma, Lake Charles, and Southern Mississippi. Latter & Blum Inc. operates LATTER & BLUM Inc./REALTORS, C.J. Brown REALTORS Inc., Van Eaton & Romero REALTORS, and Noles-Frye Realty (all four owned by Latter & Blum Inc.). Latter & Blum Classic Homes & Properties, Latter & Blum Shaw Properties, and Latter & Blum Hometown operate under franchise agreements. All are networked nationally and globally as ERA Powered Companies. Additionally, LATTER & BLUM Inc. operates NAI Latter & Blum Commercial Real Estate, Latter & Blum Property Management, Latter & Blum Insurance Services, Platinum Title, and Essential Mortgage Corporation.