The UCF College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) will be hosting its third-annual real estate conference this Wednesday, May 6, from 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at The Ballroom at Church Street in Downtown Orlando.

“Developing Opportunities: The Future of the Central Florida Real Estate Market” will feature keynote speeches from UCF President John C. Hitt, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and noted journalist and urbanist Greg Lindsay, the co-author of Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next.

The conference is being presented by the college’s Dr. P. Phillips Institute for Research and Education in Real Estate and Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate. Topics to be covered include UCF Downtown, Creative Village and the expansion of Orlando International Airport. Panel discussions will cover commercial real estate development and investment trends and the state of the economy.

About the UCF College of Business Administration:

Established in 1968, the UCF College of Business Administration offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and executive levels. All programs, as well as the Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting are accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

The college provides high-quality academic programs designed to give students a competitive advantage in the world of business now and in the future. As such, the college establishes partnerships with some of the nation’s most innovative leaders to model new and best practices that harness evolving technology. In addition, the college promotes a unique culture of engagement, risk-taking, cross-disciplinary collaboration and data-driven decision making in an effort to ensure students are well prepared to enter a dynamic marketplace.

America’s Partnership University:

The University of Central Florida, the nation’s second-largest university with nearly 60,000 students, has grown in size, quality, diversity and reputation in its first 50 years. Today, the university offers more than 200 degree programs at its main campus in Orlando and more than a dozen other locations. UCF is an economic engine attracting and supporting industries vital to the region’s future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation.