Monthly Archives: March 2014

Touring Second Harvest Food Bank at the OC Great Park.


Second Harvest feeds over 200,000 people (that’s equivalent to pop. of Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Irvine combined) in OC. ULI OC/IE has donated proceeds from Holiday Networking Event for past three years to 2nd Harvest.

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YLG Board Room AfterHours with Marty O’Hea


Great turnout at our SOLD OUT Board Room AfterHours event this week! Thank you to Marty O’Hea and Aaron Hill from Bixby Land Co. for both hosting and sharing your insight into creative office redevelopments. In case you missed it, here is out Take 5 from YLG from this BRAH event: 1. Great Location, Good Bones. For creative redevelopment projects, you have to have both. Creative buildings need to have large floor plates and you need a building with existing infrastructure, since it is too expensive to try and retrofit … Read More

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YLG Emergent Leadership Awards 2014


YLG Emergent Leadership 2014 Award Recipients from, Left to Right, Manny Trujillo, Jr., Jennifer Chirco-Coker (Property Development), Charles Halladay (Capital Markets), Brian Moncrief (Innovation), Suzanne Schwab (Planning), Tyler Holst (Engineering), Mike Hutaff (Leadership), Jenna Figueroa (Professional Services), Andrew Watkins (Architecture) and Jessica Candaele.  To see images from the event, click here.

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Multi-Family Housing Trends

MHIC Mar 5 2014a

Aram Chahbazian, TCA, Inc., is a member of the ULI OC/IE Multi-housing Initiative Council. He shared insights into trends influenced by the market today and in the future with the Council members at their quarterly meeting. He presented the question about what Gen Z is going to want. MFH design continues to undergo practical and esthetic changes in urban markets that are working in some suburban markets.

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