Eric Brown, LBA Realty, leads ULI on a tour of the new Park Place, Irvine. The thought and execution of reuse on the old Flour Corp. site resulted in a “campus-like” setting that attracted companies like LA Fitness, now headquartered there. This event was organized by the Places of Commerce Council.
ULI hosts a meeting with local leaders from the public and private sectors to discuss firming a “2030 District” with Challenge 2030 Founder Ed Mazria.
At the 2013 State of the Region conference in Redlands, John Magness, SVP, Hillwood – A Perot Company, states industrial sector leads economic recovery in the IE. An industrial land rush is seen in places like Rialto, Chino, similar to back in 2005. Spec development is back. The dot com fulfillment centers are growing in San Bernardino County. As E-commerce, M-commerce and S-commerce expands, physical sales sites close.
The Inland Empire is greatly underserved in the Healthcare sector. With a large young population 0-19 and old population 55+, job growth is expected in the ambulatory, i.e. doctor and dental visits, subset of healthcare. Coupled with other current and impending governmental changes, how will this growth impact land use and real estate in the Inland Empire? John Goodman, Beaver Medical Group and Dr. John Husing, economist, presented at the 2013 State of the Region at University of Redlands.
A panel of speakers at the Capital Markets Initiative council, including Mahsa Aliaskari and John Tishler of Sheppard Mullin; Steve Hopkins of Hopkins Development and Janet Wang, EB5 Direct Investments, LLC, presented the details of the federal EB-5 program that was designed to stimulate economic development with international investment (seen today as a substitute for mezzanine financing in the development sector.)
The Capital Markets Initiative Council discussed deals closed or near closing, including the rebranded “Triangle” retail /entertainment center in Costa Mesa at their quarterly meeting.
Young Leaders Group meets with John Hagestad, Managing Director, SARES-REGIS Group, in “The Boardroom…After Hours.” Hagestad tells YLG members that they don’t build buildings today that are not LEED-certified; that’s what the tenants want.
Who will be the recipient of these beautiful hand blown awards? Seen here, Christopher Jeffries of Jeffries Glass creating two of the 2013 Best of the Best Awards. Come to the event April 18th and see who gets to take them back to the office!
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Young Leader Group meeting March 8, 2013, presenting Pro Bono TAP of The Orange County Rescue Mission.
David Anderson, Green Street Advisors Aaron Beck, The Irvine Company Bryant Brislin, The Hoffman Company Gino Canori, Related California Robert Caputo, McCarthy Building Companies Jennifer Chirco-Coker, Planet Home Living Joon Choi, BlackRock Josh Cox, Stirling Development Javier Gutierrez, Stradling Yocca Carlson Rauth Eric Higuchi, Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. Tyler Holst, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. Michael Hutaff, RRM Design Group Ma’Ayn Johnson, Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Sarah Klaustermeier Adam Lunzer, City Ventures Patrick Luther, Faris Lee Investments Julia Malisos, Core Development Services Sean Matsler, Manatt Phelps … Read More