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April Event

On Tuesday, April 22, Mary K. Ludgin, Managing Director and Director of Global Investment Research, Heitman, will be CREC's feature speaker. Her topic is "In a Pretty Sweet Spot: U.S. Real Estate Property Market Conditions Five Years After the Great Recession."

Please click here for more information.

CREC Annual Golf, Dinner & Raffle

One of CREC's most anticipated events every year, is the July golf outing and dinner at Ruffled Feathers. This year the event will be held on Thursday, July 10th. For more information and a registration form, please click here.

This event can't happen without the help of our wonderful sponsors. If your company is interested in sponsorship, click here for a sponsorship form.

If you have questions, please contact Ben Bartel ( or 847-421-6120) or Marianne Rivera ( or 312-840-8466).

March Event Update

CREC's Healthcare Capital Markets and M&A Update panel featuring Ben Firestone of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors, Josh Rosen of Beech Street Capital and Curt Schaller of Focus Healthcare Partners with James Berklan of McKnight's Long Term Care News & Assisted Living moderating  was held at Maggiano's on Friday, March 14th. The attendees enjoyed the discussion of capital markets trends, healthcare reform impacts. valuation and M&A activity within the senior housing and long term care industry.

Thank you to Jeffrey Gardner, Senior Vice President, BMO Harris Bank for putting this panel together. 
Remember, events such as this are always included in your annual dues with no extra fees due. If you haven't renewed your dues for 2014, now is the time. If you have been thinking about joining CREC, no time like the present! You can download a membership application or go directly to our store to join. If you have any questions, please contact Carol Schultz at 877-898-2732 or at

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