Athena Real Estate presents

The State of Commercial Real Estate in the New Orleans Area

Presented by City Business

Please join us for this webcast, hosted by City Business, featuring the former Director of the UNO Real Estate Market Data Center, Dr. Wade Ragas, and real estate broker and business law attorney, Everett Fineran, for a discussion of the state of the commercial real estate industry in New Orleans.

July 8, 2020 at 12:00 PM

The State of Commercial Real Estate in the New Orleans Area

Presented by City Business

Please join us for this webcast, hosted by City Business, featuring the former Director of the UNO Real Estate Market Data Center, Dr. Wade Ragas, and real estate broker and business law attorney, Everett Fineran, for a discussion of the state of the commercial real estate industry in New Orleans.

July 8, 2020 at 12:00 PM

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About the Speakers

Wade R. Ragas, PhD, MAI, SRA

Wade R. Ragas holds a doctorate from the Ohio State University in Real Estate and Urban Analysis (Finance) and professional credentials as a MAI, and SRA. For 30 years he directed a wide range of applied real estate research projects at the University of New Orleans through the Real Estate Market Data Center. As a research and full professor, he taught all aspects of real estate to thousands of students and to more than 30,000 real estate professionals.  His research included a textbook for residential appraisers and over 30 peer reviewed articles. He has provided expert opinions in over 30 court cases at the State and Federal District Court levels as well as the Federal Circuit Court of Claims. His fields of expertise include complex property valuations (including class actions), real estate market/feasibility studies, Going Concern Business Net Income, and Valuation of Environmental Externalities/Damages. Real Property Associates for the past 40 years has provided a wide range of services for large scale property owners, lenders, law firms and corporate clients. The firm is domiciled in Metairie, Louisiana.

Everett R. Fineran, JD

Mr. Fineran is a real estate and business law attorney and partner of New Orleans law firm Frilot LLC and broker for Athena Real Estate, a local real estate brokerage focusing on high-end services for clients.  Mr. Fineran is also an Adjunct Law Professor at the Loyola University College of Law.
As an attorney, Mr. Fineran regularly represents local, regional, and national companies in transactional matters, including operational contracts, stock and asset sales, equity and debt financing, and commercial real estate sales and leases. In his role as general counsel for medical practices, physicians, real estate developers, and other businesses, Mr. Fineran advises clients on issues involving risk management, corporate governance, and the legal implications of strategic business plans. He is a co-founder of Frilot Forward, a program that provides customized legal services to entrepreneurs and early stage business. He also routinely works with The Idea Village and other non-profit organizations at the forefront of identifying, supporting, and retaining entrepreneurial talent in New Orleans.

About the Speakers

Wade R. Ragas, PhD, MAI, SRA

Wade R. Ragas holds a doctorate from the Ohio State University in Real Estate and Urban Analysis (Finance) and professional credentials as a MAI, and SRA. For 30 years he directed a wide range of applied real estate research projects at the University of New Orleans through the Real Estate Market Data Center.
As a research and full professor, he taught all aspects of real estate to thousands of students and to more than 30,000 real estate professionals.  His research included a textbook for residential appraisers and over 30 peer reviewed articles. He has provided expert opinions in over 30 court cases at the State and Federal District Court levels as well as the Federal Circuit Court of Claims. His fields of expertise include complex property valuations (including class actions), real estate market/feasibility studies, Going Concern Business Net Income, and Valuation of Environmental Externalities/Damages. Real Property Associates for the past 40 years has provided a wide range of services for large scale property owners, lenders, law firms and corporate clients. The firm is domiciled in Metairie, Louisiana.
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Everett R. Fineran, JD

Mr. Fineran is a real estate and business law attorney and partner of New Orleans law firm Frilot LLC and broker for Athena Real Estate, a local real estate brokerage focusing on high-end services for clients. Mr. Fineran is also an Adjunct Law Professor at the Loyola University College of Law.
As an attorney, Mr. Fineran regularly represents local, regional, and national companies in transactional matters, including operational contracts, stock and asset sales, equity and debt financing, and commercial real estate sales and leases. In his role as general counsel for medical practices, physicians, real estate developers, and other businesses, Mr. Fineran advises clients on issues involving risk management, corporate governance, and the legal implications of strategic business plans. He is a co-founder of Frilot Forward, a program that provides customized legal services to entrepreneurs and early stage business. He also routinely works with The Idea Village and other non-profit organizations at the forefront of identifying, supporting, and retaining entrepreneurial talent in New Orleans.
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