Monthly Archives: April 2014

“Take 5 from the YLG” Boardroom Afterhours with Paul Johnson

  ·Real Estate 101: Research, research, research. Study economic indicators. ·If you want to grow in your career, you must take on responsibilities above you. ·Share information with others who can share helpful information with you. ·Keep 2018 in mind…the market will slow down again. ·Love what you do!

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Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC)

On April 17 Mentor Group 7 toured Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) under construction. The group met with the Construction Project Manager Michael McAlpine and Testing and Inspecting Manager Bill Davis for an on-site tour. The group learned about LEED Platinum construction, unique structural design challenges, and balancing schedules for infrastructure construction. 

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National Bike Challenge

The National Bike Challenge is a nationwide event, May 1 until September 30, 2014, uniting road-bending and newbie bicyclists.. The goal is to unite 50,000 riders to pedal 30 million miles over the challenge period. The event is free and provides a logging center for users to record miles and to participate in the national community of bicyclists. Click here:

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SCAG General Assembly, May 1-2

The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Regional Conference & General Assembly is one of the SoCal region’s best events! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to network with hundreds of major leaders and influencers in business, transportation, the environment, government, politics and regional planning. REGISTER NOW SCAG Regional Conference Flyer

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ABC House at the Great Park, Irvine

YLG Mentorship Group tour the ABC House at the Great Park and discuss green building practices and technology that can be integrated into a home’s design.  

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ULI/OC 2014 Mentorship Group led by Kurt Strasmann

Meeting took place at Rance’s Chicago Pizza in Costa Mesa on April 22 to discuss personal business plans. Kurt suggested the importance of everyone having a personal business plan and has helped the protégés learn what goes into creating such a plan. Group protégé Aaron Tofani, who is the co-owner of Rance’s Pizza and a retail developer said, “The process of creating a personal business plan really helped me focus on the important issues in my business and my personal life as well. I feel more confident than ever about … Read More

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Infrastructure Initiative Council discusses SB 743 Traffic Study and CEQA changes

Presentation and discussion led by JoAnn Hadfield, PlaceWorks; Tim Paone, Cox Castle & Nicholson; Tony Petros, LSA; Mark Krebs, PACE  

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Capital Markets Initiative Council

Greg Galusha, The Picerne Group, presents a case study to Capital Markets Initiative Council on April 16, 2014.

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OC Housing Summit – May 8

This event, in its 8th year, will focus on connect healthy living with the planning and development of communities.  Key ULI members are confirmed to speak and will surely presents best practices and lessons learned from ULI’s own Building Healthy Places Initiative.  To sponsor and/or register for this event, click here:

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ULI Spring Meeting

It’s Wed April 9th and the ULI Spring Meeting in Vancouver, BC opens today. ULI is truly a global Institute!

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