Speaker Profile

Bernard
Bernard Markstein
Economic Consultant, Reed Construction Data (CMD)

Bernard Marksteinis an economic consultant who provides analysis and forecasts of the national economy and construction activity as well as tracking developments in building materials prices. Dr. Markstein is an accomplished speaker who is frequently quoted in the national press and in trade publications and also has been interviewed for both radio and TV, including Bloomberg TV and Nightly Business Report on PBS.

Prior to being an economic consultant, Dr. Markstein was U.S. Chief Economist for Reed Construction Data (now CMD) where he followed and forecasted commercial construction activity. Before that, Dr. Markstein was Senior Economist and Vice President, Economic Forecasting and Analysis, for the National Association of Home Builders, providing analysis on national and regional housing issues, developments and trends in the multifamily housing market, and the forces affecting building materials prices. Dr. Markstein received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Brown University and a Doctorate in Economics from Yale University.

Upcoming Webinars Recorded Webinars
Bernard Markstein

Outlook for Multifamily Housing

This webinar will cover the major issues facing the multifamily housing market with an emphasis on the outlook for new construction. Coverage will include discussion regarding the preference for owning vs. renting, availability of credit for residential purchases by the consumer and for developers, the direction and speed of change in interest rates, the outlook for multifamily condominium units, and availability of labor for construction.

Speaker: Bernard Markstein | View Anytime | Price: $127.00 | View Details
Bernard Markstein

Outlook for Single-Family Housing

This webinar will cover the major issues facing housing with an emphasis on single-family new residential construction. Coverage will include discussion regarding the preference for owning vs. renting, availability of credit for residential purchases by the consumer and for developers, and availability of labor for residential construction.

Speaker: Bernard Markstein | View Anytime | Price: $139.00 | View Details
Bernard Markstein

Outlook for Multifamily Housing

This webinar will cover the major issues facing the multifamily housing market with an emphasis on the outlook for new construction. Coverage will include discussion regarding the preference for owning vs. renting, availability of credit for residential purchases by the consumer and for developers, the direction and speed of change in interest rates, the outlook for multifamily condominium units, and availability of labor for construction.

Speaker: Bernard Markstein | View Anytime | Price: $190.00 | View Details