The Housing Chronicles Blog: San Francisco East Bay Economic Conference: October 8, 2008

Thursday, September 25, 2008

San Francisco East Bay Economic Conference: October 8, 2008

With the economic news getting worse by the day, what's the future hold for various parts of the California economy? On October 8th, Beacon Economics will host the first of four regional economic conferences, with this one focusing on San Francisco's East Bay region, which has been hard hit by the housing bust. MetroIntelligence Real Estate Advisors is participating in this event as a sponsor, including writing the real estate section for the conference books.

Want to learn more and attend? Read on:

Where do some of California's most renowned and straight-talking economists think local, state, and national economies are headed in 2009?

The East Bay: Emerged as a Bay Area growth leader following the 2001 downturn - can the region regain its leadership role...

  • How bad will East Bay housing get? Any sign of a bottom? When will builders see new demand?
  • Are woes in the residential housing market spilling over into the retail and office sectors?.
  • How will local government handle revenue shortages?

The State: California hit harder than the nation as a whole...

Do the harder hits imply a quicker recovery? Will the Federal housing bill do anything to stabilize California's residential markets?

The Nation: Recovery, continued doldrums, or worse yet to come...

Can consumer spending keep up once the Rebate afterglow wears off?

  • Is the inflation boogie man really about to jump out of the closet?
  • Has the Fed avoided a major banking sector collapse?
    Featured Speakers
    Jon Haveman
    Founding Principal
    Beacon Economics

    Christopher Thornberg
    Founding Principal
    Beacon Economics

    Sean Randolph
    Bay Area Council Economic Institute

    Beacon Economics is pleased to announce that it has joined forces with the Bay Area Council Economic Institute (BACEI) in hosting its 2nd annual East Bay Economic Forecast Conference. Beacon’s track-record of truth-seeking economic analysis and the Bay Area Council’s reputation as the voice for Bay Area business promise a candid, thought-provoking, and revealing discussion. The event is already generating a buzz, and seating is limited. So reserve today!

    Attendees also receive Beacon's new 2008 East Bay Economic Forecast Book. This original, in-depth look at the region’s labor markets, income, real estate markets, demographic trends, and other indicators, is a valuable and enduring resource for anyone facing important economic and financial decisions over the next year.

    Want to register for this event? I'll be there! Click here.
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