The conference offers perspectives on aerospace, real estate



Aerospace and real estate, two cornerstones of the economy in the high desert and mountainous region of North Los Angeles and Southeast Kern Counties, will be among the focus of the Fall Forum. of October 6 from the Antelope Valley Economic Development & Growth Enterprise (AV / Edge.)

The biannual 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. economic outlook event, presented this year in virtual format, will bring together a variety of speakers, including elected officials, on topics ranging from education to healthcare, transportation and public services.

But a roundtable of three regional leaders will address two important economic sectors each year: the outlook for the aerospace industry and real estate for housing and industry.

Dr David Jester Smith, director of Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale since July 2020, will discuss the state of the aerospace industry in the region. Prior to being appointed Plant 42 Manager, Smith served as Installation Support Manager at Edwards AFB. He had a long career with the 412th Test Wing at Edwards.

Harvey Holloway, owner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Valley Realty, specializes in commercial and industrial properties. A private pilot since 1981, Holloway was appointed by Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich in 2009 to serve on the 10-member commission overseeing the operations of the county’s five general aviation airports, including Gen. William J. Fox Field. in Lancaster.

Kenneth Terracciano, RE / MAX All Pro Broker / Owner, and Greater Antelope Valley Broker of the Year, will take on the residential real estate front in the region. Terracciano is a graduate of the University of San Diego and a member of national and state associations of real estate agents.

Tickets to access the virtual session will be available until close of business on October 5 at $ 29.99. for more information, contact



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