DATE: March 27, 2013
LOCATION: The Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Los Angeles, California
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
7:55AM - 8:00AM
8:00AM - 8:45AM
The election is over and the new year has begun. What challenges are likely to arise in the coming year? How will the ongoing fiscal cliff debate affect CRE? In the post-recession world, where are the opportunities in local markets and how does Southern California fare? Local and national economic experts will gather to talk 2013 and beyond.
Scott Farb,Partner, CohnReznick
Michael Cohen,Director of Advisory Services, PPR Global Research
KC Conway,Executive Managing Director, Real Estate Analytics, Colliers International
Eric Paulsen President, Commercial Division, Auction.com
Christopher Thornberg,Founder, Beacon Economics
8:45AM - 9:35AM
Everyone wants to be in Los Angeles, one of the hottest investment markets across the country. Senior leadership will delve into investment opportunities and let you know where to put your money and what deals are getting done.
Marc Renard, Vice Chairman & Executive Managing Director, Global Capital Markets Group, Cushman & Wakefield
Confirmed Panelists: Bob Gray, Jr. Partner, Rockwood Capital
Stanley Iezman, President & CEO, American Realty Advisors
Trevor Michael, Managing Director, Global Real Estate, TIAA-CREF
John Miller, Senior Managing Director, Regional Director-West Coast, Tishman Speyer
9:35AM - 9:50AM
9:50AM - 10:35am
The local supermarket, the big developments, Target in downtown LA... the SoCal retail market is red hot. Hear from the developers and property managers on sources of debt and equity, development opportunities and the areas to watch. How is internet retailing impacting other sectors such as industrial?
Ed Hanley,Hanley Investment
Vanessa Delgado, Director of Development, Primestor Development
Jackie Levy, Caruso Affiliated
Sandy Sigal, President & CEO, NewMark Merrill Companies
9:50am - 10:35am
CoreNet's Southern California chapter brings together the leaders in the office market will talk about design and demand for space as companies move toward hoteling and telecommuting becomes more prevalent. What neighborhoods are hot? How do the Silicon Beach, Century City and Playa Vista community trends affect the office market in the coming years? Hear from Los Angeles office leadership on what's next.
David Wensley, Partner, Cox Castle Nicholson
John Barganski, Vice President, Leasing, Brookfield Office Properties
Chari Jalali, Vice President, Director of Interiors, HOK
Jonathan Larsen,Managing Director, Cassidy Turley
Gerald Porter, Founding Principal, Cresa
Nadine Watt, President, Watt Companies
10:45AM - 11:35AM
Senior brokerage leadership from the greater L.A. area will give their view from the top and thoughts on the market in 2013.
Tony Natsis, Partner, Allen Matkins
Peter Belisle, Market Director, Southwest Region, Jones Lang Lasalle
Chris Cooper, Principal, Managing Director- Southern California, Avison Young
Lew Horne, Executive Managing Director, CBRE
Chuck Hunt, Executive Vice President, Regional Managing Manager, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Martin Pupil, Regional Managing Director, Colliers International
Joseph Vargas, Executive Managing Director, Regional Manager, Cushman & Wakefield
11:35AM - 12:25PM
Are the signs of life in capital markets an optical illusion? What are the sources of debt and equity that investors are using in today's market? Finance's most active players talk about life post-election and if we're in for four more years of "the new business as usual."
Moderator: Bill Hughes,Senior Vice President, Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation
Greg Garrabrants, CEO, B of I Federal Bank
Stephan Kachani, Vice President, Lone Oak Fund
Kyle Jeffers,Starwood Property Trust
Brad Wilmot, Managing Director, Real Estate Capital Markets, Wells Fargo
12:25PM - 1:00PM
Sponsored by Promontory Interfinancial Network
1:00PM - 2:00PM
Local and national leaders and icons give their view from 10,000 feet: where we've been, where we're going, and what major obstacles lay ahead.
Lewis Feldman, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP
Emile Haddad,President & CEO, FivePoint Communities
Larry Heard, CEO, Transwestern
Paul Kurzawa,COO, Caruso Affiliated
Frank Scavone, President & COO, CBRE Capital Partners
2:00pm - 2:50pm
Industrial players from the western region and port executives will gather to talk about the state of the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Inland Empire and discuss industrial opportunities in Southern California.
Jeffrey Morgan, Executive Vice President, DTZ
Marc Brutten,Founder and Chairman, Westcore Realty
Fran Inman, Executive Vice President, Majestic Realty Co.
Rick Putnam, Managing Director, Colliers International
Kelly Reenders,Economic Development Manager, County of San Bernardino
2:00pm - 2:50pm
The multifamily market is keeping commercial real estate afloat in the United States, offering opportunities to new investors and high returns to veterans. Hear from the brokers, investors and developers on multifamily opportunities in the Los Angeles area and the greater western market.
Dean Zander,Senior Partner, Hendricks-Berkadia
Jay Blasberg,EVP, National Production Manager, Alliant Capital
Jerry LaPointe,Vice President, Western National Bank
Michael Rovner,President, Rovner Construction
Jeff Rowerdink, First Vice President, Acquisitions, Essex Property Trust
John SebreeNational Director, National Multi Housing GroupMarcus & Millichap
3:10PM - 4:00PM
Development and redevelopment opportunities remain strong in Los Angeles for a variety of project types. Find out equity sources and hear from the developers themselves to get the secrets of their success in a difficult financial cycle.
Andrew Kirsh,Founding Partner, Sklar Kirsh
Steve AmesManaging Director, Western Region, USAA Real Estate
Marc Berg,Director of Development, Golden Springs Development (Thrifty Oil Co.)
Brad Cox, Senior Managing Director, Trammell Crow Company John Hagestead, Managing Director, Sares-Regis Group Tom Warren, COO and Partner, Holland Development
4:00PM - 5:30PM
Sponsored by Newmark Grubb Knight Frank