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Levin Morning Briefing

Commercial Real Estate: 2018 Review / 2019 Outlook

Monday, February 25, 2019
9:00am - 11:00am
Bonda Room, UR 254
Levin College of Urban Affairs
Cleveland State University
1717 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
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About this Event

Special guest speaker David Browning discusses national trends and the impact on conditions in Northeast Ohio, including office, retail, industrial, and investment.

David BrowningDavid Browning, Managing Director and Northeast Ohio Market Leader of CBRE, Inc., discusses trends in real estate in the Greater Cleveland region. Browning has been actively involved in the commercial real estate industry for over 40 years. During his career, he has had involvement in all aspects of brokerage, property management, investments, development, and receivership work. Browning has an extensive track record of assignments on behalf of corporate, institutional, and government clients in markets throughout the country.

As Managing Director of CBRE, Inc. in Cleveland, Browning is responsible for overseeing and managing the Northeast Ohio offices. His primary focus includes business development, community and industry relations, and court-ordered receiverships. Prior to joining CBRE, Inc., he was a successful office building specialist in Chicago. During the past 30 years he has helped to create one of the largest and most diverse commercial real estate organizations in Northeast Ohio.

Browning is an industry leader. He was the 1996 President of the Cleveland Area Board of Realtors and 1998 Chairman of the Commercial Council of the Ohio Association of Realtors. In 1999, he was the President of the Northern Ohio Chapter of NAIOP. He is a member of the Real Estate Advisory Group for the Downtown Cleveland Alliance and the Realtors Professional Standards Committee. Browning is active in the community. In 2005-2006, he became President of the Rotary Club of Cleveland, where he focuses on numerous civic projects. He was re-elected to a second term in 2010-2011 when the organization brought the Tall Ships Festival to Cleveland.