Internationally Known Real Estate Expert to Speak at College

A founding member of the European Real Estate Society will speak at the College of Charleston School of Business about “Real Estate Valuation: An International Perspective.” The event, featuring Nick French, will be held on March 20, 2013 at 7 p.m., with a reception prior at 6 p.m. The event will be held in Wells Fargo Auditorium of the Beatty Center (5 Liberty Street) and is free and open to the public.

Nick French is a professor of real estate and the program director of the MSc Real Estate programs at Oxford Brookes University in the UK. He is a recognized expert in the area of property appraisal and valuation, and a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and has recently been appointed to the Professional Board of the International Valuation Standards Council (IVCS). He is also a member of the Appraisal Institute, CoreNet, ERES, AREUEA and ARES. French serves as the editor of the Journal of Property Investment & Finance, and writes regularly for The Estates Gazette, The European Journal of Real Estate Research, The Journal of Corporate Real Estate and other professional and academic journals.

This event is part of the Carter Real Estate Center Speaker Series and is in conjunction with the fifth annual Adam Smith Week from March 18-22, 2013, presented by the Initiative for Public Choice and Market Process in the School of Business.

For more information, contact Sandy Krezmien-Funk at 843.953.2035 or