Dallas, Texas, May 2014 – Dr. Mark G. Dotzour, Chief Economist of the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, presented his annual economic update in front of more than 200 attendees on May 6, 2014. It was the 11th annual event, hosted by Howard, LLP, in which Dotzour presented “The Economic Outlook for Investors and Business Decision Makers”. He gave his take on the economic outlook of the United States and specifically how it relates to Texas.
Dr. Mark G. Dotzour (pronounced Dot sir) earned his Ph.D. in the Department of Finance at the University of Texas at Austin in 1987 and served as Associate Professor of Real Estate and Finance at Wichita State University for 10 years. As Chief Economist at Texas A&M University, he is currently doing market research to monitor how global and national trends are likely to impact residential and commercial real estate markets.
Prior to his academic career, he was president of Gleneagles Development, Inc., developing residential subdivisions in Wichita, Kansas. He also served as president of Dotzour Inc., Realtors, which was a residential brokerage firm in Wichita.
He has been at the Real Estate Center since August, 1997. Since then, he has published 91 articles in magazines and given over 1,194 presentations to more than 195,000 people. His research findings and comments have been published in the Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, USA Today and Business Week and was a guest on the Jim Lehrer Newshour on PBS.
Dotzour regularly makes presentations at national and state conventions. His audiences include residential and commercial real estate brokers, bankers, Chambers of Commerce, economic development organizations, homebuilders, construction and engineering firms, CPAs, wealth managers and foundations.