CityBuilders A Program From Auburn's MRED Program

Symposium Information

2020 Symposium

The Future of Urban Trails and Real Estate Development.

Auburn University’s Master of Real Estate Development Program will host its second annual CityBuilders Symposium Event the afternoon and evening of May 7th at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta. At this regional event, hear leading Urban Trails experts analyze the future of Urban Trails and their impact on real estate development and communities. Prominent real estate developers will discuss both their current and future developments along urban trails. Key panelists will be from Alpharetta, Asheville, Atlanta, Birmingham, Charlotte, Columbia, Columbus, Greenville, and Washington D.C. The conversation will focus on the growth and opportunities for major urban trails, new developments, and emerging trends around the country which will be adjacent to these urban trails. This talented and experienced team will share some of the unique challenges and opportunities of these cutting edge developments along with the long term transformational impact they have on their local communities.


Following the All-Star panels from 4:00 till 7:15pm, join us for an exclusive private industry Networking event only for registrants. Network with other industry leaders and have the chance to learn more about leading urban trails in the Southeast and future development opportunities. If you are a commercial real estate professional in the Southeast area, this promises to be an exceptional evening for you and your business.


An optional Urban Trials Leadership Luncheon and Hike featuring National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Jennifer Pharr Davis, will be held from 12:30 to 3:00pm. Jennifer’s keynote address, “On Trail Leadership” will feature transformative stories that point to the significance of trails and highlight lessons in organizational leadership.


Register for this event here.



Photo credit: John Becker, Atlanta BeltLine Partnership


Philanthropic Underwriter: The J.W. & Ethel I. Woodruff Foundation


Last modified: January 17, 2020