By Joshua Burd
An upcoming seminar co-hosted by the Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School will highlight the issue of housing affordability — both at home and abroad.
Slated for Feb. 2, the virtual event will feature experts from both New Jersey and Israel who will discuss challenges and opportunities for residents in their respective markets. The Center for Real Estate is hosting the program in partnership with the Alrov Institute for Real Estate Research at Tel Aviv University’s Coller School of Management and the New Jersey-Israel Commission.
“Housing affordability and the demand for diverse rental housing is an issue that both New Jersey and Israel contend with daily,” said Debra Tantleff, founding principal of Tantum Real Estate and a member of the Center for Real Estate’s executive committee. “With the support of the New Jersey-Israel Commission, the Center for Real Estate is excited to join our colleagues at Tel Aviv University as we collaborate on finding solutions. We look forward to this discussion and the insights it will bring to the respective policies and practices.”
Speakers will include:
- Mark S. Levenson, chair of the New Jersey-Israel Commission and chair of the real estate department at Sills Cummis & Gross PC
- Morris A. Davis, academic director and Paul V. Profeta Chair of Real Estate at the Rutgers Center for Real Estate
- Danny Ben-Shahar, director of the Alrov Institute for Real Estate Research at Tel Aviv University’s Coller School of Management
- Ella Weber of the Municipality of Tel Aviv-Jaffa’s Strategy Planning Unit
- Ron Avidan, CEO of Azorim Construction (1965) Ltd. and board member of Azorim H.F. Living Ltd.
- Ron Ladell, senior vice president with AvalonBay Communities Inc.
- Jenny Schuetz, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program
The Feb. 2 conference is slated to begin at 9 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.
To register, visit: https://alrov.activetrail.biz/Housing-Affordability