An Economic Outlook on What Changes, What Stays the Same and What’s to Come
The world never stops changing, but some things just keep humming along. Come hear an acclaimed chief economist’s perspective on why that is and on what changes to watch for in the coming year.
Please join us as Stewart Title Guaranty Company’s Chief Economist, Dr. Ted C. Jones, presents “And the Beat Goes On,” a talk on what’s next in real estate and the economy, and how it can impact your business.
Speaker: Dr. Ted C. Jones, Stewart Title Guaranty Company’s Chief Economist
Ted C. Jones is the Chief Economist – Senior Vice President for Stewart Title Guaranty Company. Previously, he served as the first director of investor relations for Stewart Information Services Corporation NYSE-STC for 17 years, ending March 2014. Currently, Ted addresses the information needs of internal and external customers, conducts on-going research and supports economic and financial analysis for the company and its customers. Jones earned a PhD in finance with a minor in statistics and a master’s degree in land economics and real estate from Texas A&M University. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University.
Prior to joining Stewart he served as chief economist at Texas A&M University’s Real Estate Center, the nation’s largest publicly funded real estate research group. Before that, he authored and taught the valuation and appraisal section of the Bachelor of Commerce in Valuation and Property Management at Lincoln College, University of Canterbury near Christchurch, New Zealand. An internationally recognized real estate expert, Ted has completed appraisals and property analysis in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Ted C. Jones’ recognized specialty is applied real estate research. Ted has completed numerous mass-appraisal assignments, including more than $3 billion of income producing property owned by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, retail properties, hotels, motels, offices, commercial land, multifamily housing, residences and numerous other special use properties. He completed a study on the impact of the Resolution Trust Corporation on real estate values and testified before the Oversight Board. Expert witness testimony has included analysis and evaluation of a solid rocket missile and carbon fiber plant, hydro, gas and coal-fired electric utilities and co-generation plants, an internal pipe coating plant in Scotland servicing the North Sea oil and gas production, and arguments on the treatment of deferred income taxes in the valuation of regulated public utilities. He has consulted The Boeing Company on property valuation issues relating to ad valorem property taxes at Boeing’s diverse aerospace and aircraft manufacturing plants in Washington.
Schedule of events for the SWFL REIA General Meeting
5:30 Doors Open/Networking
6:30 Program Begins with a Mastermind Session about the current market and deal engineering.
6:45 Featured Speaker begins.
SWFL REIA Members are free, all others pay $25.00 at the door!