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!

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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