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Urban Marketplace

Learn, network, and be inspired at the 14th Annual Urban Marketplace – a conference and expo designed to promote real estate investment opportunities and development strategies for LA's lower income and higher poverty neighborhoods. In a half-day, you will hear from an exclusive keynote panel, then participate in 20+ interactive roundtable discussions led by industry leaders who have made meaningful and innovative contributions to the urban environment.

Urban Marketplace

Learn, network, and be inspired at the 14th Annual Urban Marketplace – a conference and expo designed to promote real estate investment opportunities and development strategies for LA’s lower income and higher poverty neighborhoods. In a half-day, you will hear from an exclusive keynote panel, then participate in 20+ interactive roundtable discussions led by industry leaders who have made meaningful and innovative contributions to the urban environment. This year’s event will spotlight:

  • Major investments to be made on the LA River Revitalization Plan, healthcare facilities and surrounding neighborhoods, and new development around USC and UCLA
  • Tools proven to make infill deals a reality
  • Senior staff from cities promoting development opportunities and incentive programs

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR

April 23, 2014
7:30AM-12:00PM
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Downtown LA
135 N Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

SCHEDULE DESIGNED FOR IDEA SHARING AND DEAL MAKING

7:15-8:00 Registration, Breakfast, and Networking

8:00-9:30 Welcome and Keynote Panel

9:30-Noon Interactive Roundtable Discussion and Urban Marketplace Expo

GET THE DETAILS ON LA’S MAJOR CRE INVESTMENTS THIS YEAR

Hear from an exclusive keynote panel leading the change –where investment is being made, how the deals are coming together, and what creative solutions are being used to overcome common urban infill challenges. This esteemed panel includes:

Mitch O'Farrell Tony Salazar Tom Sayles
Hon. Mitch O’Farrell, Tony Salazar, and Tom Sayles

Stuart Gabriel Aja Brown
Stuart Gabriel and Aja Brown

Mitch O’Farrell City Council, District 13
Speaking on: LA River Revitalization Plan and Promise Zones

Tom Sayles Senior Vice President, University Relations for USC
Speaking on: USC CRE Investments

Tony Salazar President, West Coast Operations, McCormack Baron Salazar
Speaking on: MacArthur Park TOD

Stuart Gabriel Director, Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA
Speaking on: Trends and UCLA CRE Investments

Aja Brown Mayor, City of Compton
Speaking on: Infill Opportunities, Innovative Solutions

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SIT DOWN WITH TOP LEADERS AT INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLES

Get the leading edge ideas, strategies and case studies related to urban infill development, shared at more than 20 intimate and interactive roundtables led by industry leaders. Confirmed roundtable topics (of the 20+ that will be featured) include:

The City is Your Backyard – Multifamily Trends for Los Angeles

Manny Gonzales, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, CAASH
Principal
KTGY Group, Inc.
ktgy.com

Tyson Sayles
Managing Director, Southwest Multi-Family Fund
CityView
cityview.com

The Other Public Funds – Crowdfunding for Real Estate

Austin Fan
VP – Investments
Realty Mogul
realtymogul.com

Building Blocks – Modular Construction for High-Rise Development

Roger Fricke, LEED AP
SVP Preconstruction
MATT Construction
mattconstruction.com

Dan Juliano
Sales Manager West
Eggrock Modular Solutions
KHS&S Contractors
khss.com

Green is the New Grey – From Concrete to Communities on the LA River

Omar Brownson
Executive Director
Los Angeles River Revitalization Corporation
LARiverCorp.com

Ben Stapleton
VP & Lead
CleanTech Practice Group, Jones Lang LaSalle
jll.com

Planting an Iconic Park – The Cornfield Development

Sean Woods
Superintendent
Los Angeles Sector, California State Parks
parks.ca.gov

Claire Bowin
Senior City Planner, Policy Planning and Historic Resources Division
Los Angeles Department of City Planning
lacity.org

Density finds a Middle Ground – The LA Small-Lot Townhouse Ordinance

Simon Pastucha
Studio Director, Urban Design Studio
Los Angeles Department of City Planning
urbandesignla.com

Alan Scales, AIA
Studio Director
KTGY Group, Inc.
ktgy.com

Thinking Outside the Cube – Flex Parking, Non-Traditional Outdoor Uses & New Amenities for Offices

Joel Blank
Media and Technology Studio Design Director
Gensler
gensler.com

Joseph Donaldson
Director of Facilities
Riot Games
riotgames.com

Brett Park
Principal
ValleyCrest Design Group
valleycrest.com/designgroup

From Funding to Finished Projects – Revitalization with Community Development Block Grants

Gwynne Pugh, FAIA ASCE LEED AP
Principal
Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio
gwynnepugh-us.com

Experts Giving Back – ULI Technical Assistance Panels (TAPs)

Robert J. Gardner
Managing Director
RCLCO
rclco.com

Jessica Lall
Executive Director
South Park BID
southpark.la

Elizabeth Wendell, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Senior Designer & Architect
Gensler
gensler.com

Breaking Good out of Bad – Finding the Right Buyer for RDA Properties

Chris Jicha
Senior Consultant
Kosmont Companies
kosmont.com

Eric Paulson
Executive Vice President & GM, Commercial Division
auction.com

Final Destination is California Real Estate – Job & Wealth Creation from Overseas with the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Programs

Elsie Arias
Partner
Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP
sggimmigration.com

Jonathon Curtis
Principal
California Golden Fund
californiagoldenfund.com

Serving the Underserved: Bringing Retail to Urban Neighborhoods

Chris Maffris
Vice President
Meta Housing Corp.
metahousing.com

John T. Mehigan
Vice President of Investments
Regency Centers
regencycenters.com

Growing “azalea” in South Gate – Creative Project Financing for Retail

Vanessa Delgado
Director of Development
Primestor
primestor.com

Steve LeFever
Community Development Director
City of South Gate
sogate.org

Climate Change in Sacramento – CEQA Reform

Andrew Fogg
Partner
Cox Castle Nicholson, LLP
coxcastle.com

Elisa L. Paster
Partner
Gilchrist & Rutter, PC
gilchristrutter.com

Integrating Existing Communities into Development – The New Wyvernwood

Steven G. Fink
Executive Vice President & Principal
Fifteen Group
fifteengroup.com

Neal I. Payton, FAIA, LEED-AP
Principal
Torti Gallas and Partners, Inc.
tortigallas.com

From Parking to People – Parkletts and Great Streets

Michael Bohn, AIA
Principal
Studio One Eleven
studio-111.com

Valerie Watson
Assistant Pedestrian Coordinator
LADOT
peoplest.lacity.org

An Urban Master Plan – Hollywood Park Tomorrow

Gerard McCallum
Project Manager
Hollywood Park Land Company/Wilson Meany
wilsonmeany.com

Mia Lehrer, FASLA
President
Mia Lehrer + Associates
wilsonmeany.com

Health Care Driven Community Development – USC Health Science Campus

Brian C. League, AICP
Executive Director, Real Estate Development
University of Southern California
usc.edu

Scott Baker
Principal, Director of Landscape Architecture
Melendrez
melendrez.com

Reach Out. Get In Front.  Get it Built – Community Outreach for Better Projects

Alicia Bartley
Associate
Gaines & Stacey LLP
Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council Land Use Committee
gaineslaw.com

Andrea Campbell
Vice President
Consensus, Inc.
consensusinc.com
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The Wizards of Broadway – Restaurants, Hotels, Creative Offices, Oh My!

Jessica Wethington-McLean
Executive Director, Bringing Back Broadway
Office of Los Angeles City Councilmember Jose Huizar
Director, Downtown Economic Development
bringingbackbroadway.com

Eric Metz
Project Director, LA Streetcar
Partner, Urban | One
urbanone.com

Smart Entitlement for Complex Green Projects – The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation HQ Project

Frans Bigelow
President
Bigelow Development Associates
bigelowdev.com

Travis Cullen, LEED AP, COO
President
Envicom Corporation
envicomcorporation.com

Land Use to Dollars: Adding Value Before You Build with Entitlements

Kate Bartolo
President
Kate Bartolo & Associates

Amy Freilich
Partner
Armbruster Goldsmith & Delvac
agd-landuse.com

Urban Mixed-Use – Putting the Pieces Together

Simon Perkowitz, AIA, PE
Principal
KTGY Group, Inc.
ktgy.com

Marty Shelton
Vice President
NAI Capital – Urban Development Group
naicapital.com

Get Involved with ULI – Make the Most of Your Membership

Gail Goldberg, AICP
Executive Director
ULI Los Angeles
la.uli.org

Jonathan Nettler
Director
ULI Los Angeles
la.uli.org

MEET WITH SENIOR STAFF AT CITIES INCENTIVIZING URBAN REVITALIZATION

Senior staff from 8 cities will share their Compass Blueprint plans showcasing where urban infill opportunities are available. Learn the most effective means for moving projects forward in these neighborhoods primed for revitalization investment.

City of Los Angeles

Billy Chun, Associate Director of Business Team

County of Los Angeles

Doug Cohen, Administrator of LACDC Business Technology Center
Nick Greif, City of Los Angeles Office of Economic Development Business Team

City of Compton

Michael Antwine, Deputy Redevelopment Director of Planning Department

City of Long Beach

Victor Grgas, Asset Management Bureau Manager of Business Development
Tyler Kim, Economic Development Coordinator at Long Beach Downtown Associates
Julie Korinke, Communications Manager at Long Beach Downtown Associates

City of Inglewood

Linda Tatum, Planning Director
Margarita Cruz, Economic Development Manager of RDA Successor Agency

City of Carson

Barry Waite, Business and Development Manager/Acting Community Development Director
Lauren Grabowski, Project Manager at Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL Initiative)

El Monte

Raul Godinez, Acting City Manager

City of San Fernarndo

Fred Ramirez, Community Development Director
Brian Saeki, City Manager

CONNECT WITH COMPANIES INVESTED IN URBAN REVITALIZATION

Visit 20+ booths at the Urban Marketplace Expo offering a variety of services related to urban infill development including architects, planners, investors, developers, engineers, contractors, and many more.

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