To Plan, You Must First Understand – Changes and Accelerations in Real Estate Sectors

Balch & Bingham’s Patrick Krechowski recently had the opportunity to moderate and speak at Florida State University’s 27th Annual Real Estate TRENDS Conference on Oct. 21 and 22 in Tallahassee.  The event was hosted by the FSU Real Estate Center and College of Business. 

Patrick, along with other industry professionals presented on “To Plan, You Must First Understand – Changes and Accelerations in Real Estate Sectors.” The panel’s discussion illuminated the data behind trends, including interstate migration and work from home that have either accelerated or disrupted the industrial, office, and residential sectors and what the occupiers and investors are seeking.

The FSU Real Estate TRENDS Conference is a world-class business forum organized to highlight the emerging trends and conditions facing the real estate industry and to discuss conditions affecting national, regional and local markets. The conference consistently brings together experts from across the country with the goal of informing, challenging and inspiring its attendees. 

The FSU Real Estate Center enhances the teaching, research and service mission of the Real Estate Program at Florida State University. The Real Estate Program at FSU is one of the largest and oldest programs in the nation and is consistently ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report. The program includes majors or specializations in real estate at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. More than 1,200 students enroll in real estate courses each year.

Patrick, member of the Real Estate Practice and partner in the firm’s Jacksonville, FL office, has over 20 years of experience in real estate, land use, environmental, governmental, administrative litigation, appeals and title insurance law. Patrick has represented various state agency boards and local governments, including serving as the City Attorney for Neptune Beach, Florida. This experience gives Patrick a unique insight into how best to navigate challenges that his private clients often encounter in seeking local and state approvals for their real estate projects.