The Directors Education Series: Commercial Real Estate Cycles: Where are We Today?

The downturn of 2008-2009 is at risk of being forgotten, as the economy has made a record-long expansion, with CRE improving and surpassing previous peaks prior to the recession. This program reviews the current CRE cycle from the perspective of the major property categories for both existing projects and also projects under construction. Along the way, we provide some strategies for directors to consider as your bankers deal with today’s CRE environment, even if the next recession and/or CRE downturn is not imminent. Individual topics for discussion include

  • General Property Values
  • Rents
  • Renting Households
  • Retail
  • Apartments
  • Construction
  • Office Space
  • Industrial/Warehouse
  • Hotels
  • Self-Storage
  • Senior Housing
  • Strategies to Consider

Subscribe to The Directors Education Series and provide your leaders with the guidance and tools needed to navigate the complexities of today's banking environment.

training features:

  • Includes Audio, Video and Powerpoint.
  • PDF Handouts
  • Discussion Questions
  • 20-25 minutes in length (Perfect to show at your monthly board meeting!)
This program is a breakout session from the Directors Education Series, which is a subscription based Library containing over 50 trainings specifically for your Board of Directors. For more information on the Directors Education Series click on or go to You can email questions to or talk with a representative by calling 1-800-831-0678.

Who Should Attend?

This program is recommended for your Executive staff including every member on your Board of Directors.

We are loving the program for our Directors. Training has now become a more regular event and the format and timing of the training is just right for the BOD. They have found the information very helpful in understanding their roles as directors.” — Maureen Daehn, CFO, Maple Bank

After 42 years in Banking and now a Director, the series enables me to continue my knowledge in this ever changing industry! You're never too old to learn, and being a Director it's our responsibility to continue to learn for the good of our organizations.” — Gerald Schmidt, Board Member, Stephenson National Bank and Trust