Lauree Sahba Sahba: “We’re an impact-driven region, and the world needs to know about it.”

SAN DIEGO—San Diego has the third-lowest commute time among its peer metros, but commitment to transportation infrastructure would help accommodate job growth, San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp.’s chief operating officer Lauree Sahba tells Sahba will be presenting a keynote address on the state of San Diego to kick off RealShare San Diego on Nov. 15; the address will explore the current state of the San Diego market from an economic and infrastructural perspective and consider the factors that are driving San Diego’s CRE market, as well as outlining the opportunities to help San Diego grow as a city economically, talent wise and as a global identity.

We spoke with Sahba about San Diego’s economy, the market disruptors she sees affecting this market the most and how San Diego could improve its infrastructure to grow economically.

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Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on and a contributor to Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.

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