Orange County Economic Outlook for 2020

Due to recent events surrounding the spread of COVID-19 and in consideration of the health and well-being of our community the 2020 Orange County Economic Outlook Conference has been canceled. We are actively looking to reschedule the event for the second half of 2020 until further notice.

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UCLA Anderson Forecast and UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate present

Orange County Economic Outlook for 2020

The current epidemic of COVID-19 is affecting the world economy. How does that impact California and Orange County? The UCLA Anderson Forecast team provides some analysis.

In our Annual Regional Outlook Series, we bring to you our latest U.S. and California Forecasts along with a focused view of the regional economy. We will also discuss what is happening in Orange County residential and commercial real estate development. Join us in Orange County on April 7th.

1:00 - 1:45p Registration + Light Refreshments
1:45 - 1:55p Welcome + Introductions
Jerry Nickelsburg, Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast
1:55 - 2:20p Economic Outlook for the Nation and State
Jerry Nickelsburg, Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast
2:20 - 2:40p Orange County Forecast
Mark Schniepp, Principal, California Economic Forecast
2:40 - 2:50p Estimating the Economic Impact of the Coronavirus  on the Global and Local Economy
William Yu, Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast
2:50 - 3:05p Allen Matkins Commercial Real Estate Survey Results
Matt Fogt, Partner, Allen Matkins
3:05 - 3:15p Break
3:15 - 3:35p Constraints to Growth in Orange County
Edward Coulson, Director, Center for Real Estate, UCI Merage School of Business
3:35 - 4:10p Keynote Address - California Legislation Update 
Rex Hime, President and CEO, California Business Properties Association
Eric Hinkelman, CEO, Voit Realty Services
4:10 - 5:05p Orange County Real Estate Panel
Moderator: Eric Paulson, Managing Principal, Cushman & Wakefield
Lang Cottrell, Regional Director (Southwest, North America), Goodman
Wil Smith, Founder and Principal, Greenlaw Partners
Alex Wong, Partner, Red Oak Investments
More Speakers to Be Announced
5:05 - 5:30p Audience Engagement
5:30 - 6:30p Networking Reception
Moderator: Eric Paulson, Managing Principal, Cushman & Wakefield
Some Key Topics
How Does COVID-19 affect the U.S. economy? The California Economy?
What about inflation and the Fed's 2% target?
Will unemployment rates jump in 2020?
Will rising geopolitical tensions derail the economy?
What do these trends mean for the respective segments in Orange County Real Estate and around the nation?

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