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SMC Economic Forecast Breakfast

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Venue: Meydenbauer Center Bellevue, WA     Get Directions
Your Price: $65.00
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$45 for SMC members
$55 for MBAKS members
$65 for nonmembers

Economic Forecast Breakfast

Wake up, eat well, and be better prepared. Understanding employment, growth, GDP, and other major contributors to our region’s economic health is vital for both our residents and the prosperity of the Puget Sound homebuilding industry.

Featuring Speakers

Robert Dietz, Ph.D., chief economist for NAHB

Robert Dietz, Ph.D.

Chief Economist, NAHB

As Chief Economist for NAHB, Robert's responsibilities include housing market analysis, forecasting and industry surveys, and housing policy research. Prior to joining NAHB in 2005, he worked as an economist for the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation. He has testified before Congress on housing, economic, and tax issues. He is a leading expert on home construction analysis and trends and has been cited and appeared in media including CNBC and the Wall Street Journal.

Todd Britsch, Regional Director, Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood Company

Todd Britsch

Regional Director, Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood Company

Todd started his real estate career gathering data for Real Vision Information Services in 1986, which went on to become New Home Trends Inc. Under Todd’s leadership, New Home Trends' reporting and consulting services became the go-to source for industry professionals in the Pacific Northwest, expanding into Portland, Boise, and Spokane. In 2005, Todd became a principal owner and president of New Home Trends. In 2014, New Home Trends was acquired by Metrostudy. Todd has remained with the company as the Regional Director overseeing Seattle and Portland services.

A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor


HomeStreet Bank

Breakfast Sponsors

Ascent Capital

Puget Sound Energy