Message from CEO

Please take a moment to watch the following video which reviews NAIOP SoCal’s work over the past nine months and looks ahead to 2021. NAIOP SoCal is the premier association…

Legislative Update – No on the Property Tax Hike

NAIOP SoCal Members: We are reaching out to ask that you take action to oppose Proposition 15, an $11.5 billion commercial property tax hike on the November ballot. In addition…

President’s Message

As we work through this pandemic and its impact to our professional and personal lives, I am continually reinvigorated by the leadership, innovation and resilience of our chapter’s members. It’s…

CEO Update

It’s hard to imagine two months have passed since I started as your CEO. I am bullish on NAIOP SoCal as the most important resource and voice for Southern California’s…

YPG Update

As we all continue to adapt to our new coronavirus-driven professional and personal lives, programs such as YPG must adapt as well. While we remain passionate about our mission, the…

Legislative Update

In this report … No on Prop 15!, NAIOP SoCal Grass Roots Action Plan. Contact Legislative Affairs Director Vickie Talley for help with your government affairs issues. Vote No on Split Roll…

Diversity Task Force Seeks to Make Change

Earlier this year NAIOP SoCal launched its Diversity Task Force to develop programs to better diversify the chapter and industry. The timing was fortuitous considering the events that enveloped our…

Cynthia Fusco: Looking Back with an Eye to the Future

Cynthia Fusco recently retired from her role as executive director for NAIOP SoCal, a position she held for 30 years. Over that time she has seen the chapter evolve, making…

NAIOP CRE.Converge 2020 Goes Virtual

Join your industry peers as NAIOP brings you CRE.Converge Virtual on Wednesday, October 7 and Thursday, October 8. The dynamic virtual experience will stay true to CRE.Converge’s motto of deals, connections…

Welcome New Members

NAIOP SoCal Welcomes New Members! NAIOP SoCal would like to welcome 28 new members to the chapter between June 9th and August 24th. We look forward to seeing each of…

Remembering Mark Buchanan

American Realty Advisors is saddened to announce the passing of our colleague and friend Mark Buchanan. Mark’s passing was unexpected and his contributions to our firm and his community were…

NAIOP and Prologis Announce 2020 CRE Scholarship Recipients

“Washington, D.C. – Twenty individuals have been selected as the recipients of the third annual NAIOP and Prologis Inclusion in CRE Scholarship for Women and Underrepresented Professionals. The program is designed…

President’s Message

These last few months have been surreal for all of us.  There has been so much change, it’s impossible to keep up.  On March 17 when the stay-at-home orders began…

Legislative Update

In this report … No on SB 939!, Split Roll is On Our Doorstep, Calculate How Much Your Property Tax Bill Will Increase. Contact Legislative Affairs Director Vickie Talley for help…

YPG Update

While I would normally update our members on what YPG is doing, that is not the case right now. In- person events are uncertain, and plans for how we move…

Meet NAIOP SoCal’s New CEO Tim Jemal

The chapter is taking an important step forward, for its members, sponsors, industry and for its future by bringing Timothy “Tim” Jemal on board in the newly created role of…

Making A Difference

Making A Difference Across our industry individuals and corporations have stepped up to donate and volunteer to help alleviate the impacts from the COVID-19 shut-down and job losses. Here are…

Members on the Business Impact of COVID-19

There is no doubt that as we move forward through reopening, the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic will be longstanding. We talked to a few industry leaders to gain…

Members in the News

CBRE Reports on Pandemic Disruption on Supply Chain Travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic have severely impacted the supply chain for the foreseeable future. With some estimates showing that…

NAIOP SoCal Welcomes New Members!

NAIOP SoCal would like to welcome 44 new members to the chapter between March 3rd and June 8th. We look forward to seeing each of you at our upcoming events!…

SB 939 Set for Hearing on 6/18 – Call to Action!

LEGISLATIVE ALERT – ACTION NEEDEDSB 939 Set for Hearing on June 18th Grassroots Effort Needed to Defeat SB 939 An important message to our NAIOP SoCal members… We’ve been keeping…

NAIOP SoCal’s Young Professionals Group 15 Year Anniversary

Today, the NAIOP SoCal Young Professionals Group, known as YPG, has more than 500 commercial real estate alumni. It is a diverse group from all sectors of the industry. NAIOP SoCal…

NAIOP SoCal Member Bixby Land Company Donates $50,000 in Critical Time

Bixby Land Company has donated $50,000 across eleven food banks throughout the United States. The donations will assist communities where Bixby currently acquires, redevelops and operates industrial, logistic, office and…

Ronald E. Birtcher, an Industry Icon, 1931-2020

Longtime NAIOP SoCal member Ronald E. Birtcher passed away peacefully at his Napa home, surrounded by his wife and children, on April 21, 2020. Ron Birtcher is well known for…

NAIOP SoCal’s Member, Taylor Arnett Promoted To CapRock Partners First Vice President, Acquisitions

A seasoned real estate veteran, Arnett has held several positions in the sector, including as appraiser and acquisitions analyst. Prior to joining CapRock, he was acquisitions manager for Asset Management…

NAIOP’s 15th annual Developing Leaders Award

NAIOP is proud to announce the 15th annual Developing Leaders Award, honoring rising commercial real estate professionals, 35 years of age and under, for their valued contribution and commitment to the…

Industrial Deals are Still Closing article features YPG alum Jon Pharris

“Across our portfolio since March 1, we have either leases signed or out for signature of approximately 600,000 square feet,” Jon Pharris, co-founder and president of CapRock Partners, tells GlobeSt.com. “Those…

Webinar Insight: Navigating Unchartered Waters

CRE Experts Share Insights on Managing Impact of COVID-19, the NAIOP SoCal discussion took place on April 8th with five commercial real estate leaders, a webinar that was conducted via…

AirTalk (NPR) How Commercial Landlords And Tenants Are Feeling The Effects Of COVID-19

NAIOP SoCal President, Pamela Westhoff speaks on the challenges that are presented to the Commercial Real Estate industry because of COVID-19. Click here to read more Read More

Legislative Update – SBA Loans under CARES Act

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: SBA Loans under CARES Act Below is an important update from Aquiles Suarez, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, NAIOP Corporate … Yesterday the White House sent an…

NAIOP Commends House, Senate on CARES Act

NAIOP commends the U.S. House for today’s passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), following the U.S. Senate’s passage on Thursday. We expect President Donald…

BREAKING: NAIOP Advocacy Efforts Protect Your Business

This morning, Senate and House leaders and the White House reached agreement on a $2 trillion economic stimulus bill designed to provide relief to individuals, businesses, and state and local…

President’s Message

We place the health and well-being of our members, the industry and the communities where we live and work at the forefront of all we do. I remain optimistic that…

YPG Update

As I wrap up the year as Chair, I reflect on the incredible group of young professionals that willingly volunteered their time and actively participated in the Alumni Committee throughout…

Legislative Update

In this report … COVID-19 and CRE, Defeat of Split Roll a Priority for 2020, NAIOP Corporate DC Leadership Conference, Dual Agency Ban Proposal is Back, Legislative Affairs Committee Welcomes…

COVID-19 Resources – Gain Insight from Some of our Platinum Sponsors:

We are honored to have some of the industry’s most respected leaders as NAIOP SoCal Corporate Sponsors. Many of our Platinum Sponsors have already started to share relevant insight and…

YPG Featured in Spring 2020 Development Magazine

The success of the NAIOP SoCal Young Professionals Group is featured in the Spring 2020 edition of Development magazine. The article traces the beginning of this influential organization. Here’s a…

Cyber Security: What it Means for Commercial Real Estate

UCI Center for Real Estate Breakfast Series Provides Unique Insight for CRE Pros On January 28, NAIOP SoCal coordinated the UCI Center for Real Estate Breakfast Series which featured experts…

Members in the News

Unire Real Estate Group Celebrates 20 Years in Business; Griffin Cogorno Named President  Unire Real Estate Group, one of the top asset service providers in Southern California, appointed Griffin Cogorno…

NAIOP SoCal Welcomes New Members!

NAIOP SoCal would like to welcome 71 new members to the chapter between December 7th and March 2nd. We look forward to seeing each of you at our upcoming events!…

Gantry Secures $48.75M in Financing for 5th & PCH in Huntington Beach, CA

Andy Bratt and his team at Gantry, Inc, show off their latest project. A new cool local place to visit if you’re in the area. All the details about this…

A Message from NAIOP SoCal

Dear NAIOP SoCal Members: I am sure that you have received today, as I have, a number of messages from organizations, stores, businesses and colleagues advising you of the steps…

NAIOP SoCal Announces Inaugural University Challenge

YPG Alumni – Griffin Cogorno appointed President of Unire Real Estate Group

NAIOP SoCal Announces Recipient of 2019-2020 NAIOP-CRE Fellowship

Costa Mesa, CA (January 21, 2020) — NAIOP SoCal, the Southern California chapter of NAIOP, the leading organization for developers, owners and investors of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real…

NAIOP SoCal Announces 2019 Executive Committee Leadership and Board of Directors

Costa Mesa, CA (January 7, 2019) – The Southern California chapter of NAIOP, the leading organization for developers, owners and investors of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate, is…

Pamela L. Westhoff 2020 President of the Executive Committee at NAIOP SoCal!

Pamela L. Westhoff is hitting the ground running this new year as she is announced to serve as this year’s president of the executive committee at NAIOP Southern California. Westhoff…

Incoming 2020 President Elect: Rob Antrobius, Prologis Inc.

Los Angeles, CA – Rob Antrobius is currently president-elect for NAIOP’s Southern California Chapter and currently oversees the Los Angeles/Orange County portfolio for real estate logistics firm Prologis as Senior…

President’s Message

As the year comes to an end, I want to thank everyone for all their contributions to NAIOP SoCal in 2019 and honored that I had the opportunity to serve…

YPG Update

Applications are now due for the next YPG SoCal class of 2020-21. We now count 474 alumni. It is so rewarding to be part of this organization and to witness…

Legislative Report

In this report … New Property Tax Proposal, NAIOP SoCal Issues PAC Contributes $45,000 to Stop Split Roll. Contact Legislative Affairs Director Vickie Talley for help with your government affairs issues.…

USC Takes the Silver Shovel at 2019 UCLA vs. USC Real Estate Challenge

On November 21, 2019 NAIOP SoCal held its iconic UCLA vs USC Real Estate Challenge at the Omni Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The annual competition features five-member graduate student…

Calling All Wanna-Be Boxers: Night at the Fights 2020 Wants You!

In what has become an industry tradition, the 2020 Night at the Fights will once again feature members of the commercial real estate industry in a Real Estate Rumble. Set…

YPG Entrepreneurs Share Secrets to Success

The Young Professionals Group (YPG) has influenced hundreds of women and men who are building their CRE careers. We talked with a few alumni who have taken the leap to…

Fierce Competition at “Video” Y Games

The theme of this year’s fun-filled YPG Y Games event was, “Video Games.” Oltman’s Construction’s Karen Okerlund, who served as Y Games Chair, led the way in the competition that…

Members in the News

NKF Completes $97.15 Million Sale of 101 PCH, Creative Office Building in El Segundo NKF has completed the $97.15 million sale ($483 per square foot) of 101 PCH, a 200,967-square-foot,…

New Members

NAIOP SoCal Welcomes New Members! NAIOP SoCal would like to welcome 69 new members to the chapter between August 23rd and December 6th. We look forward to seeing each of…

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2019 REAL ESTATE CHALLENGE WINNERS TEAM: USC

Congratulations to this year’s Real Estate Challenge winners: TEAM USC! Each year, USC and UCLA students compete in NAIOP SoCal’s Real Estate Challenge. Competing teams from the Lusk Center for…

2020-21 YPG Class Applications Are Now OPEN!

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS GROUP – CLASS OF 2020-21Applications Now Being Accepted – Deadline January 17, 2020 Each YPG Candidate: Must be a professional in the commercial real estate industry and a…

2019 Fall Forum | Capital Markets

With 115 in attendance this year’s Fall Forum was nothing short of a spectacular and very informative turn out. On October 2nd, 2019, we held our Annual Fall Forum at…

2019 Y GAMES – Video Games

CONGRATULATIONS TO TEAM STRIKE FORCE, OUR 2019 Y-GAMES CHAMPIONS! YPGers, Alumni and Developing Leaders made our “Video Game” world into a reality at our 7th Annual Y-Games! Here are the…

NAIOP SoCal President, Jeff Moore featured in GlobalSt.com

NAIOP SoCal’s President, Jeff Moore, senior managing director for Southern California at CBRE is featured in the GlobalSt.com latest article. According to a new report from CBRE; retail leasing activity is…

President’s Message

While I watch the days on the calendar speed by I can’t help but appreciate how much our chapter has accomplished already as well as recognize how much we still…

Legislative Update

In this report … LAUSD Sq. Ft Parcel Tax Ballot Measure DEFEATED, SCAQUMD Pushes New Rules, LA County Approves Private Arts Fee/Tax. Contact Legislative Affairs Director Vickie Talley for help with your…

Headed for the 2020 Ballot: An $11 Billion Property Tax Hike

Authors: Jeff Moore, President, NAIOP SoCAL Chapter & Justin McCusker, Legislative Chair, NAIOP SoCAL Chapter Living in California is no easy task. From the sky-high taxes to the unbearable cost…

YPG Update

2019 continues to be a great year for the YPG Alumni and current class. Since the class kick-off in April, the Curriculum Committee, led by Jamie Kline, has pulled together…

Leadership Summit Talks Leadership in a Digital Economy

The third annual Leadership Summit held March 28 proved to be another dynamic event for everyone in attendance. The Summit opened with a keynote by Kevin Harrington, a successful entrepreneur…

Night at the Fights 2019 Thrills Sold-Out Crowd

Night at the Fights 2020 set for May 14 Night at the Fights 2019 proved to once again be the premier Southern California commercial real estate event as almost 1,000…

Building Block Foundation Fund White Party Fundraiser and Fashion Show Coming Sept. 12!

Why should you be at the Building Block Foundation Fund (BBFF) White Party? Sponsorship and ticket sales support BBFF’s donations to worthwhile charities that help at-risk youth in Orange County.…

Fall Forum 2019 Focused on Capital Markets

Join NAIOP SoCal on October 2, when industry leaders share insights on capital markets. One of the more popular events of the year, this year’s Fall Forum will feature Lew…

CRE Converge 2019 Comes to Southern California!

NAIOP’s annual conference, CRE.Converge 2019, will be held at the JW Marriott at LA Live in Los Angeles from October 14 to 16. This is the largest conference hosted by…

USC vs UCLA Real Estate Challenge Set for November 21

The Real Estate Challenge committee is hard at work planning for this year’s event to be held on November 21. Each year, USC and UCLA students compete in NAIOP SoCal’s…

Members in the News

Prologis, Inc. and Stirling Capital Investments Donate Building for High Desert Training Center Prologis, Inc. and Stirling Capital Investments announced a 10-year agreement with the Victor Valley Community College (VVCC)…

NAIOP SoCal Welcomes New Members!

NAIOP SoCal would like to welcome 126 new members to the chapter between March 1st and August 22nd. We look forward to seeing each of you at our upcoming events!…

NAIOP SoCal Member featured in Orange County Business Journal

We’re excited to announce that one of our NAIOP SoCal members were mentioned in this month’s OCBJ. Congratulations to NAIOP SoCal member Doug Holte on his promotion as Lead Division…

Serving Up Island Vibes at the Annual NAIOP SoCal LA Aloha BBQ!

Island vibes all around at the beautiful California Yacht Club! What a luau we had, indeed! All of our guests at our annual LA Aloha BBQ enjoyed great BBQ style…

LA Golf Tournament 2019!

Thank you to all of our amazing guests, friends and sponsors that attended our 2019 LA Golf Tournament at the beautiful Virginia Country Club. Our players absoluately loved the weather…

Summer Kick-Off At Our Annual NAIOP SoCal OC BBQ Bash!

We didn’t let a little June gloom keep us from having the best time at this year’s OC BBQ Bash, which was a great all around turnout at the beautiful…

NAIOP SoCal’s 2019 Night at the Fights Recap

What a night! This year’s Night at the Fights was one for the books! In case you missed it, check out a video recap of our Night at the Fights…

I.CON WEST, NAIOP Workshop: Industrial Urban Solutions

NAIOP Workshop: Industrial Urban Solutions June 5 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Hyatt Regency Long Beach  200 South Pine Avenue Long Beach, California 90802 In an era of same-day…

Night At The Fights; The Greatest Show On Earth!

This year’s Night at the Fights took place on May 9th, 2019 which turned out to be quite a spectacular event. It was held at Orange County’s Hotel Irvine once…

NAIOP SoCal YPG Alumni, Chris Drzyzga (Voit Real Estate) recognized by NAIOP Corporate

Currently pursuing the Certificate of Advanced Study in Real Estate Finance through the NAIOP Center for Education and a constant role model to his peers, young professional and mentor Chris…

NAIOP SoCal Member, Sean Sherlock (Snell & Wilmer) Honored by PLC!

Snell & Wilmer has released an article as they are pleased to announce that one of their very own has been honored by Public Law Center Honors who has named…

Members in the News – Tom Wulf, Executive VP of Lowe

In the latest Member in the News; Past-President Tom Wulf, Executive Vice President of Lowe was featured in the latest BusinessWire.com article as HBO selects the Ivy Station as their…

CBRE’s Jeff Moore Talks About NAIOP SoCal’s Value In CRE

Connect Media sat down with NAIOP SoCal President, Jeff Moore (CBRE) and asked him to share a few thoughts and insights about the value NAIOP SoCal plays in today’s commercial…

NIGHT at the FIGHTS REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Exciting news, Night At The Fights Registration is now live! Click below to RSVP!

YPG Graduates Commencement Ceremony 2018-19

Tuesday, March 26th, in Orange County, it was the highlight of the year for the NAIOP SoCAL YPG program as it provided us with an opportunity to acknowledge our graduating…

Meet the Real Estate Rumble CRE Fighters for 2019 Night at the Fights

This year’s Night at the Fights on May 9 at Hotel Irvine will celebrate the Greatest Show on Earth – both in the ring and throughout the event. While the…

EQ’s President & CEO, Lisa Picard, Identifying New Pathways For Success | Q&A

An insightful Q&A with Lisa Picard. If you’re attending this year’s third annual Leadership Summit on March 28th at Hotel Irvine, then you won’t want to miss a snaek peak…

Fighters announced for Night at the Fights!

In case you missed it, fighters have been announced for this year’s Night at the Fights! Thanks to Connect California Commercial Real Estate news for sharing such a great announcement…

Congratulations this year’s CapRock Cup Champions!

As our 2018-2019 YPG class is wrapping up their year, we are happy to announce our 2019 CapRock Cup Champions! Congratulations to this year’s winning team, “Waterside Park,” includes: Matt…

NAIOP SoCal Night at the Fights Returns on May 9, 2019 at the Hotel Irvine

The Real Estate Rumble Returns! Four Brave CRE Pros to Enter the Ring… Anticipation is building! On May 9, join close to 1,000 Southern California commercial real estate professionals at the NAIOP SoCal…

Getting The Jump on March Madness at our NAIOP SoCal – OC Mixer at Bosscat, Newport Beach!

50 young commercial real estate professionals participate in a fun game of “speed networking”. Winner, Jill Burns from Ware Malcomb, made 21 new contacts.  Check out NAIOP SoCal for our…

President’s Message

I’m honored to take the helm this year as NAIOP SoCal President. These are interesting times. We have enjoyed an extended strong economic cycle. And according to the latest Economic…

YPG Update

It has been an exciting start to 2019 for the NAIOP SoCal Young Professionals Group (YPG).  After a very strong recruitment effort that yielded the most applications we have ever…

Legislative Update

In this report … Important Issues Discussed in DC, Another Parcel Tax, Chapter’s PAC Activity in LA County City-Elections, Prop.13 and Split Roll. Contact Legislative Affairs Director Vickie Talley for help with…

Real Estate Rumble Returns to Night at the Fights

Anticipation is building! On May 9, join close to 1,000 attendees at the NAIOP SoCal Night at the Fights, to be held once again at the beautiful Hotel Irvine. This…

Leadership Summit to Welcome One of the Original “Sharks” from Shark Tank

On March 28, be prepared to learn what you need to succeed in the digital economy. Now in its third year, the NAIOP SoCal Young Professionals Group (YPG) Leadership Summit…

Chapter Members Receive Two Prestigious Merit Awards

During the NAIOP Chapter Leadership & Legislative Retreat held in Washington, D.C. NAIOP SoCal was honored with two coveted Chapter Merit Awards. Each year NAIOP recognizes the best in education,…

Chapter Kicks off 2019 with Havana Nights

Hundreds of real estate pros ventured to the Yost Theater in downtown Santa Ana to experience Havana Nights. It was a fantastic evening for all who attended. Special thanks to…

The UCI Center for Real Estate Honors NAIOP SoCal as Educational Partner

NAIOP SoCal started the year with an amazing honor from The Center for Real Estate at the UCI Paul Merage School of Business. The Chapter was presented with the Center’s…

Members in the News

Alere Acquires OC Industrial Alere Property Group has acquired North Orange Industrial Park, an industrial business park located in Orange from an undisclosed seller for $21.9 million in an off-market…

NAIOP SoCAL Welcomes New Members!

NAIOP SoCal would like to welcome 116 new members to the chapter between November 1st and February 28th. We look forward to seeing each of you at our upcoming events!…

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION CLOSES SOON! The NAIOP YPG Leadership Summit is the must-attend event of the year for the up-and-coming real estate professional. This event was…

NAIOP SoCal’s 2019 Havana Nights

Havana Nights, Bright Lights on a fantastic night at the Yost Theater in Downtown Santa Ana! Thanks to all of our guests and sponsors on making it a memorable night.…

Zach Niles Shares His Views On The Tightening Industrial Market With GlobeSt.com

“Orange County industrial leasing activity has seen a slow down in velocity, especially for larger boxes above 100,000 square feet, thanks to the extreme lack of space. It has become…

Board Member Lillian Kuo featured on Bisnow!

We are so proud of our Board Member and Programs Chair, Lillian Kuo, who will be honored at the upcoming BisNow’s SoCal Power Women Event! Click below to check out…

YPG Alumni and Mentee Kurt Kaufman, now COO!

Congratulations to YPG Alumni and Mentee Kurt Kaufman on becoming Brixton Capital’s new Chief Operating Officer! We’re so very proud of you! Click the link below to read the article!…

2019-20 YPG Class Applications Are Now OPEN!

The application period for the 2018-19 YPG class is now OPEN. Each YPG Candidate: Must be a professional in the commercial real estate industry and a member in good standing…

President’s Message

At the California Business Properties Association (CBPA) Awards Dinner, I spoke with two people who had no idea what CBPA did. That’s troubling. No matter what happens on November 6th,…

Legislative Update

In this report … November 6, Election Day! Your NAIOP PAC Actively involved, CBPA Honors NAIOP SoCal President James Camp, It’s Budget time, Happy Holidays. Contact Legislative Affairs Director Vickie Talley for…

YPG Update

It has been a busy few months for the NAIOP SoCal YPG Program. The current class is now past the halfway point of their journey and has been making excellent…

Star-Studded Collection of Industry Pros Heat Up Real Estate Challenge: Be There November 15

On November 15, a star-studded collection of industry leaders will be on site to help award our Silver Shovel at the annual NAIOP SoCal USC vs. UCLA Real Estate Challenge.…

James Camp Recognized by CBPA as Champion of the Industry

On October 25 the California Business Properties Association (CBPA) celebrated leaders from the commercial real estate industry. James Camp, senior vice president and regional development officer of Rockefeller Group, West…

Q&A with NAIOP Chairman Jim Neyer

Recently Jim Neyer, executive vice president of capital and investment with AI and NAIOP chairman, visited the Southern California NAIOP chapter to speak to our membership. Connect Media’s Sarah Quinn…

Calling All CRE Boxers – We Want You in the Real Estate Rumble Ring!

If you have dreamed of stepping foot inside a boxing ring in front of your commercial real estate industry peers to take on your competition – make 2019 the year!…

Members in the News

Newmark Knight Frank Completes $44.75 Million Sale of Palm Valley Pavilions West in Goodyear, AZ NKF has announced the $44.8 million sale of Palm Valley Pavilions West, a 98.5 percent…

Welcome New Members!

NAIOP SoCal would like to welcome 50 new members to the chapter between September 1st and October 31st. We look forward to seeing each of you at our upcoming events!…

IT’S OFFICIAL. REAL ESTATE RUMBLE FIGHTERS WANTED!

We’re ready, are you? We’re looking for the next Real Estate Rumble CHAMPION. Contact us now!! Thank you Connect Media for always having the BEST videos!

NAIOP SoCal UCLA vs USC Real Estate Challenge Site Revealed; Event to be Held on UCLA Campus on Nov 15

Costa Mesa, CA (October 15, 2018) – The site for the NAIOP SoCal UCLA vs. USC Real Estate Challenge has been announced. On November 15 graduate student teams from the…

2018 Y GAMES: The Best of Hollywood

CONGRATULATIONS TO TEAM KARATE KID, OUR 2018 Y-GAMES CHAMPIONS! 2018 | TEAM KARATE KID John Carter, Captain (’17) Yemi Alade (’18) Parker Hutchison (’17) Stephanie McGregor Thanh Nguyen Karen Okerlund…

2018 Fall Forum with Spencer Levy (Americas Head of Research for CBRE)

On October 4th 2018, we held our Annual Fall Forum at the beautiful Omni Hotel in Down Town Los Angeles. We were so lucky to have Spencer Levy (America’s Head…

2018 OC Golf Tournament in the Books!

We had a “par-tee” at the 2018 OC Golf Tournament at both Strawberry Farms and Oak Creek Golf Course in Irvine, CA. With over 300 golfers attending we enjoyed a…

Presidents Message

It’s great to live and work in Southern California. I’ve been doing it my whole life.  However, each year I grow more and more concerned by the onslaught of new…

Legislative Update

In this report … CBPA Honors NAIOP SoCal President James Camp, Split Roll Proponents Submits Signatures for 2020 Ballot, November 2018 Election Activity, NAIOP Opposed to “Rain Tax”, LA County…

YPG Update

The 2018-2019 NAIOP SoCal YPG Program is well underway. We are full speed ahead on planning more exciting events to educate, develop, connect and elevate the future leaders of our…

NAIOP SoCal Tackles Gender Diversity

Earlier this year, NAIOP-U focused on the issue of gender diversity. NAIOP-U Chair Taylor Arnett commented on why the issue needed to be covered, citing the huge imbalance between men…

Fall Forum to Feature CBRE Americas Head of Research Spencer Levy

CBRE Americas Head of Research Spencer Levy will provide a macro overview of the economy and micro overview of the local markets as well as discuss trends and their impacts…

Chris Drzyga and Matt Milich Receive Prestigious 2018 NAIOP Developing Leader Award

NAIOP selected seven young professionals to receive its prestigious 2018 Developing Leaders Award. NAIOP SoCal is honored that two of the 2018 recipients are from Southern California: Chris Drzyzga, a…

USC to Face UCLA at the Annual Real Estate Challenge on November 15

Each year graduate student teams from USC and UCLA compete in one of the most unique events in Southern California, the NAIOP SoCal Real Estate Challenge. This year’s event will…

Center for Real Estate Annual Spring Members Meeting Highlights

On June 20, the UCI Center for Real Estate at Paul Merage School of Business held its annual Spring Members Meeting. The event featured a special presentation by Benjamin Conwell,…

Members in the News

UCI Paul Merage School of Business Center for Real Estate Receives Gift to Support Creation of Bill Halford Family and Bixby Land Company Student Award Endowed Fund The University of…

New Members

NAIOP SoCal would like to welcome 92 new members to the chapter between March 8th and August 31st. We look forward to seeing each of you at our upcoming events!…

Flex Alert Issued by the ISO! July 24th and 25th!

Due to high temperatures in California and most of the western U.S., the California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO) has issued a statewide Flex Alert that calls for voluntary electricity…

Aloha Vibes at the Annual NAIOP SoCal LA Aloha BBQ!

Aloha vibes all around at the beautiful California Yacht Club! We had an outstanding number of guests at our annual Aloha BBQ and we enjoyed great BBQ, networking and a…

LA Golf Tournament; A Hole in One!

Thank you to all our amazing guests and friends that attended our 2018 LA Golf Tournament at the beautiful Virginia Country Club. We had such a fun filled day with…

YPG Alumni, Paul Jones (NKF) Talks About Possibly the Largest Office Deal of the Year!

YPG Alumni, Paul Jones, Executive Manager Director at NKF, sits down with GlobeSt.com and shares his thoughts on what could possibly be, the largest office sale of the year! Paul…

NAIOP-U: Let’s Talk About It! Gender Diversity in CRE

Thank you to our awesome facilitators for taking the time to discuss Gender Diversity in Commercial Real Estate with our attendees! The incite was invaluable to furthering the conversation! Thank…

Wine, Appetizers and Great People at our LA Mixer

We mixed and mingled with some wonderful new people at our LA Mixer last night at EMC in Koreatown. We enjoyed that lovely California weather on the outdoor patio. Thank…

Connect Media Recaps Night at the Fights Real Estate Rumble!

We commend all our Real Estate Rumble Gladiators who brought their A-game to compete at the largest networking event of the year: Night at the Fights! Check out this amazing…

NAIOP-U: Shining the Light on Title 24

Thank you to our wonderful speakers today: Becky Clift (Principal, TK1SC), Dickson Oi (Architect Project Manager, SAA) and Ashley Proctor (Vice president of Operations EMMES Realty Services) and our moderator:…

Mentorship Program Now Open!

Click Here to Download the Mentee Application Download PDF

NAIOP SoCal Member Company, WeWork, featured in LABJ!

LABJ has just released an article stating that WeWork is donating space to CESMII, Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, here in SoCal! Click the button below to read the…

Night at the Fights; the Competition Heats Up! – Connect Media Video

IT’S. ABOUT. TO. GO. DOWN. We’re only 16 days away from the big night and Connect Media’s got the update on what the Fighters have been up to! Check this…

Congratulations YPG Class of 2017-2018!

Congratulations to our YPG class of 2017-18! We are so proud of you all, your hard work ethic and persistence shines through and we’re so excited to see what amazing…

NIGHT at the FIGHTS – SOLD OUT!

With only 29 days left until the big event, we are completely sold out! We do have a limited wait-list available, to be placed on the wait-list please contact Becky…

Featured in NAIOP Development Magazine: Industrial Real Estate 2018: Disruptions and Structural Shifts – Aaron Ahlburn, JLL

Check out this amazing article by Aaron Ahlburn (Managing Director, Industrial & Logistics Research) at JLL, one of our Silver Sponsors, featured in NAIOP Corporate’s Development magazine! Supply chain advances…

Leadership Summit Photos!

Thank you everyone for attending our 2nd Annual Leadership Summit, we are proud to announce that it was a massive success! Did you attend the event? Take a photo with…

Connect Media Video: Highlights from Leadership Summit with Jocko Willink!

Thank you Connect Media for putting this awesome video capturing all the highlights of our 2nd Annual Leadership Summit with Jocko Willink! If you missed out, check out this video…

Congratulations CapRock Cup Champions!

As our 2017-2018 YPG class is wrapping up their year, we are happy to announce our 2018 CapRock Cup Champions! Congratulations to “The Deck”. Mike Adams, Lindsey Barr, Bill Delaney,…

President’s Message

In February, a group of our members went to Washington, D.C. for the NAIOP Chapter Leadership and Legislative Retreat. What’s my takeaway for our members and the industry?  Answer:  We…

Legislative Update

In this report … Washington, D.C. Leadership Retreat, Split Roll Initiative Filed, Carried Interest Bill Introduced in California, Dual Agency Bill Stopped.  Contact Legislative Affairs Director Vickie Talley for help…

Q&A with Edward Coulson, Director, Center for Real Estate, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine

The Paul Merage School of Business is promoting “leadership for a digitally driven world” How do you see that relating to the real estate industry? The digitally driven world is…

YPG Update – Farewell

There has never been a more exciting time to be a part of the NAIOP SoCal YPG Program! As I look back on the last year, I am extremely proud…

Introducing the 2018 NAIOP SoCal-CRE Fellowship

Each year NAIOP SoCal and the Center for Real Estate at UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business award the prestigious NAIOP SoCal-CRE Fellowship. The fellowship provides a combined learning…

Night at the Fights – Clash of the Gladiators – April 26, 2018!

Our chapter is honored to once again present Southern California’s premier commercial real estate industry event. There is no other experience that brings together more than 1,000 senior level professionals…

Real Estate Industry Icon, Bixby Land CEO Bill Halford Dies

The industry was saddened to hear that Bill Halford, CEO of Bixby Land Company, died February 26. He had served a number of years on the NAIOP SoCal Board of…

Highlights from the First UCI CRE Breakfast on E-Commerce

The first UCI CRE Breakfast for 2018 held this year was “From Warehouse & Distribution to Logistics & E-commerce: Are You Ready for the Evolution?” It featured Moderator John Condas,…

NAIOP and Prologis Announce CRE Immersion Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the inaugural class of the joint NAIOP and Prologis Inclusion in CRE Scholarship program that will engage up to 10 women or underrepresented professionals…

Members in the News

Mark IV Capital Headquarters Achieves LEED Platinum Certification Underscoring its commitment to developing a sustainable high-performance, energy-efficient building, Mark IV Capital, Inc., has announced the successful designation of LEED Platinum…

New Members

NAIOP SoCAL WELCOMES OUR NEW MEMBERS! NAIOP SoCal would like to welcome 85 new members to the chapter between November 7th and March 7th. We look forward to seeing each…

Mixing it up in LA at the New and Improved 915 Wilshire

Thank you to everyone that attended our Los Angeles Mixer, held at the beautiful 915 Wilshire. We had an amazing turnout and a great time! Check out some of our…

2018 Real Estate Rumble. Meet the Fighters with Connect Media

Four CRE fighters are stepping into the ring. Watch the Video below by Connect Media to see who they are! https://vimeo.com/258459294 Learn more about Night at the Fights Click here

Benefits of the NAIOP SoCAL-CRE fellowship with GlobeSt.com

“The opportunity to get to know influential real estate professionals has already opened the door to conversations I might not otherwise have been able to initiate,” winner Camielle Compton Chou…

2018 YPG Leadership Summit Registration NOW OPEN!

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14TH – HYATT REGENCY, HUNTINGTON BEACH 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM THE 2ND ANNUAL NAIOP SOCAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT IS THE MUST-ATTEND EVENT OF 2018. COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS…

Taylor Arnett (YPG class of 09′) Shares His Experiences as a Big Bro

Taylor Arnett, Vice President, Acquisitions with CapRock Partners, 2018 NAIOP SoCAL Board of Directors, NAIOP-U Chair, YPG Alumni class of 09′, shares his experience as a big brother. Watch the…

NAIOP SoCal and the Center for Real Estate at the UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business Name Camielle Compton Chou as CRE-NAIOP SoCal Fellow

COSTA MESA, CA. (January 26, 2018) – NAIOP SoCal, the leading organization for developers, owners and investors of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate, and the Center for Real…

Which Issues Will NAIOP SoCal Tackle This Year?

Rising costs—including land prices, construction and multi-level fees—and legislation from the Split Roll Tax Ballot Initiative to a potential ban on dual agency are some of the region’s most pressing…

NAIOP SoCal Appoints 2018 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

NAIOP SoCal, the leading organization for developers, owners and investors of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate, has announced its 2018 Executive Committee and Board of Directors, encompassing a…

Pendulum Property Partners Acquires Anaheim Mixed-Use Property via Auction

Pendulum Property Partners Acquires Anaheim Mixed-Use Property via Auction Coveted Site Marks Firm’s Fourth Acquisition in 2017 Irvine, CA (December 12, 2017) – Pendulum Property Partners (Pendulum), a fully integrated…

NIGHT at the FIGHTS! READY TO GET IN THE RING?

Ready to get in the ring? NAIOP SoCAL is looking for CRE boxers for the 2018 Night at the Fights! Save the date: April 26th, 2018

NAIOP Corporate: CRE On-Demand Courses: Anytime. Anywhere.

Maximum flexibility means you can take courses on your own time. Starting at just $95 for students. Advance your career in commercial real estate with NAIOP’s courses and certificate programs!…

2018-19 YPG Class Application Period NOW OPEN!

The application period for the 2018-19 YPG class is NOW OPEN. Applications and all supporting documentation must be submitted by January 12th,  2018. Those accepted into the program will be…

IE For Industrial: Like NYC For Office. GlobeSt.com and Incoming 2018 President: James Camp, Rockefeller Group

IRVINE, CA—James Camp joined Rockefeller Group in March 2015 to head the company’s West region as SVP and regional development officer. Along with overseeing the company’s existing portfolio of industrial,…

New Real Estate Challenge Video from Connect Media

This year, NAIOP SoCal celebrated the 20th year of the USC vs. UCLA Real Estate Challenge, and Connect Media was there to capture the annual battle. Watch the video below to…

RENTV.com Talks About USC Real Estate Challenge Win!

Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, the NAIOP SoCal USC vs. UCLA Real Estate Challenge is a commercial real estate industry tradition bringing together graduate student teams from the Ziman Center…

NAIOP SoCAL Receives Kudos for Real Estate Challenge from Bisnow

USC’s Marshall School of Business and Price School of Public Policy took home the Silver Shovel in this year’s NAIOP SoCal USC vs. UCLA Real Estate Challenge. The annual real…

Presidents Message

In October, more than 1,500 of commercial real estate’s top leaders gathered to connect, learn and make deals at CRE’s hottest event, NAIOP’s Converge. For anyone that missed this outstanding…

UCLA vs USC Real Estate Challenge Celebrates 20 Years

Be there November 16 at the Omni Hotel in downtown LA for the 20th anniversary celebration of the UCLA vs USC Real Estate Challenge, an exciting competition between two of…

Legislative Update

In this report … See Legislative Affairs Priority Issues and Focus, the City of Irvine Ballot Planning Initiative, SCAQMD and CARB Indirect Source Rule (ISRs) Update, Information regarding the City…

YPG Update

Y Games 2017 On September 27th, after hours of fierce competition in events that tested the mental, physical and emotional limits of 190 competitors within 19 teams, Y Games 2017…

Fall Forum Highlights Capital Markets

NAIOP SoCal’s Annual Fall Forum featured a leading panel of industry experts including Brad Cox, senior managing director for Los Angeles, Trammell Crow Company; Glenn A. Sonnenberg, president, Latitude Real…

Kelsey Stuart Schultes, Named NAIOP Developing Leader, Featured in Globest.com

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, selected seven young professionals to receive its prestigious 2017 Developing Leaders Award. NAIOP SoCal is honored to announce that chapter member Kelsey Stuart…

NAIOP SoCal Launches New Site

We are thrilled to share our new NAIOP SoCal website. The new site is designed to provide a more efficient user experience while highlighting the best that our chapter has…

Members in the News

NKF Brings Three Tenants to Newly Revitalized 3000 South Robertson Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has completed three new leases totaling 22,724 square feet of space at 3000 South Robertson, a…

NAIOP SoCal Welcomes New Members!

NAIOP SoCal would like to welcome 26 new members to the chapter between August 30th and November 6th. We look forward to seeing each of them at our upcoming events!…

A Message From Thomas Bisacquino, President and CEO, NAIOP Corporate

  Tax Reform’s Effect on Commercial Real Estate House leaders took a significant step forward with tax reform efforts on Thursday with the release of the Tax Cuts and Jobs…

Brandon Birtcher Relaunches Family Development Firm with Daughter

Connect Media gets the scoop with our very own 2009 YPG Alumni: Brooke Bircher and her father Brandon Bircher on relaunching the family development firm. Click here to read the…

New 2017 CRE Compensation Reports Now Available

NAIOP Corporate now has new 2017 CRE Compensation Reports! Recruiting and retaining top talent has become essential in today’s highly competitive marketplace. Is your 2018 salary and bonus package competitive?…

NAIOP SoCAL FALL FORUM

We had an amazing time at the tallest skyscraper in DTLA at the Intercontinental Hotel, located in the spectacular new Wilshire Grand complex. We were able to listen to expert…

NAIOP SoCal USC vs UCLA Real Estate Challenge to be held on November 16, 2017

  Iconic Challenge to Focus on Former Northrop Grumman Site in El Segundo Tustin, CA (October 19, 2017) – Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, the NAIOP SoCal USC vs. UCLA…

Swift Real Estate Partners’ Kelsey Stuart Schultes Receives Prestigious 2017 NAIOP Developing Leader Award

Swift Real Estate Partners’ Kelsey Stuart Schultes Receives Prestigious 2017 NAIOP Developing Leader Award Tustin, CA (September 18, 2017) — NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, selected seven young…

NAIOP SoCal AND the Center for Real Estate at the UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business

NAIOP SoCal AND the Center for Real Estate at the UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business  AWARD NAIOP-CRE FELLOWSHIP TO RANDALL MAPLES   COSTA MESA, Calif. (March, 2016) – NAIOP…

Newmark® Names Andy Bratt as Partner and Principal with Newport Beach Office

Congratulations to YPG Alumni, Andy Bratt, on becoming partners with Newmark, a privately-held Commercial Mortage Bank. He has gained the title of Principal at his office in Newport Beach and…

Leading The Way: Walker & Dunlop Stands Out as Magnet for Millennials

Leading The Way: Walker & Dunlop Stands Out as Magnet for Millennials Whether at a local or global level, NAIOP SoCal companies are leading the way, providing benefits that extend…

Leading The Way CBRE

CBRE’s Women’s Network Benefits the Company and Community Natalie Bazarevitsch, senior vice president at CBRE, remembers the beginning of the firm’s Women’s Network.  It was in 2000 at a CBRE…

Sheppard Mullin Encourages Diversity and Leadership

Sheppard Mullin Encourages Diversity and Leadership The 2015 National Association of Women Lawyers survey report states that the typical law firm has two women and eight men or 22% women…

Leading the Way: Nossaman LLP Goes Above and Beyond to Support the Local Community

Leading the Way: Nossaman LLP Goes Above and Beyond to Support the Local Community Whether at a local or global level, NAIOP SoCal companies are leading the way, providing benefits…

New Report: Demand for Industrial Space Will Remain Robust

The current forecast suggests net absorption of industrial space could increase slightly over the forecast released six months ago to 66 million square feet per quarter for the second half of 2017 and to roughly 60 million square feet per quarter in 2018