Real estate leaders to forecast 2019 development trends at Auburn University’s CityBuilders panel Jan. 24

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Leading executives in real estate development will share their perspectives at the CityBuilders 2019 Outlook panel Jan. 24 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. The panel, sponsored by the Master of Real Estate Development, or MRED, program at Auburn, is from 5:30-7 p.m.

This program is open to Auburn MRED students and alumni, Auburn alumni in the real estate industry and friends of the MRED program.

Panelists include: Lyle Darnall, managing director, Edens, Columbia, South Carolina; Kurt O'Brien, CEO, Simply Self Storage, Orlando, Florida; Mark Wolf, principal, JHP Architecture/Urban Design, Dallas; Wesley Lee, senior vice president, BB&T, Birmingham; and Pat Henry, president, Daniel Corp., Birmingham.

These professionals will discuss the opportunities and challenges in real estate development across various property types and marketplaces. A networking reception will follow.

Visit the event page to register for this event. Admission is complimentary.

MRED is an executive master's program operated jointly by the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business and the College of Architecture, Design and Construction.

About Auburn Master of Real Estate Development

Training a new generation of real estate professionals to create places that matter. That is the goal of Auburn University’s Master of Real Estate Development program. Auburn’s Harbert College of Business and its College of Architecture, Design and Construction have combined to create a program that provides students an understanding of multiple disciplines—including architecture, construction, law, market analysis and planning—that put them at an advantage in their real estate development careers.

For more information, visit or contact Assistant Director Joe Collazo at (877) AUB-EMBA or

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