ULI Los Angeles: PwC Emerging Trends Conference


2021-12-15T07:00:00 - 2021-12-15T10:00:00

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    Standard Pricing Until December 15 Members Non-Members
    Private $75.00 $100.00
    Public/Academic/Nonprofit $50.00 $75.00
    Retired $75.00 N/A
    Student $25.00 $40.00
    Under Age 35 $50.00 $75.00
    Register to attend virtually here.

    Join ULI-LA at The Peak at Halo in DTLA for our first in-person event in two years!
    What a year 2021 has been, and now it’s time to hear the results from the Emerging Trends in Real Estate® United States and Canada 2022 report, produced jointly by ULI and PwC and presented by Byron Carlock, Jr., PwC’s National Real Estate Leader.
    Following the presentation, we will have a panel of experts to provide an overview of the current office landscape in greater Los Angeles, moderated by Jonathan Brinsden, president of Irvine Company's Office Properties and ULI Americas Chairman.

     Trends highlighted in the 2022 report include: 

    1. A brief and muted real estate downturn.  
    2. The housing affordability crisis.  
    3. Working from home may mean less need for office space.  
    4. The great relocation?  
    5. Investment in alternative sectors. 
    6. The maturation of proptech. 
    This event will be both in-person and via Zoom. To attend virtually and receive a Zoom link, please register here.




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    Byron Carlock

    Real Estate Leader, PCW

    Byron Carlock leads PwC’s U.S. Real Estate Practice. With 33 years of experience serving the industry, he brings extensive knowledge of the full real estate life cycle including matters ranging from strategic planning and property transaction advisory to capital formation, and business plan execution. In addition, he has expertise in governance, board matters, mergers and acquisitions and corporate conflict matters. Byron has experience advising major clients including corporate owners and users, developers, hospitality organizations, investors and REITs.  Prior to assuming his current role, Byron served as the CEO and President of CNL Lifestyle Properties, Inc for seven years and served CNL as President of two other REITs over his 11-year tenure there.  His resume also includes three years as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Post Properties and nine years as Managing Director for Trammell Crow and Crow Holdings related entities.  Byron is a CPA, currently a governor of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), a member of Real Estate Roundtable, and NAREIT.  He is also a board member of AFIRE, Harding University College of Business Administration, Harvard Club of Dallas and a board member emeritus of Harvard Business School.       Byron earned his BBA at Harding University and also participated in the International Asian Studies Program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he was a Rotary Scholar.  Byron also earned his MBA at Harvard Business School.       Byron has been extensively featured in media such as Fox Business News, and The New York Times, and writes a regular monthly column for National Real Estate Investor.  Byron was also named by D Magazine as one of the D500 most influential businessmen in Dallas.  Byron has a passion for the revitalization in his hometown of Blytheville, AR, and is working with a group of patriots to restore the decommissioned air base there as The National Cold War Center to serve as a reminder of the importance of the Cold War and to educate future generations of the importance of preserving democracy and free enterprise. 


    Jonathan Brinsden

    CEO, Irvine Company Office Properties

    Jonathan Brinsden is President of Irvine Company's Office Properties.  He is responsible for the leadership and overall performance of the division, including a fully-integrated customer-centric platform of development, design, construction, leasing, operations, and marketing.  He oversees portfolio growth strategies through acquisitions and development, and performance of the division’s nearly 53-million-square-foot operating portfolio.  The portfolio includes properties inOrange County, San Diego, West Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, Chicago and New York City.  He joined the company in 2021. Previously, Mr. Brinsden served as Chief Executive Officer of Midway and guided the company’s strategy, growth, and creation of a $2 billion portfolio of mixed-use assets over a 20-year period. Prior to joining Midway, Mr. Brinsden served as President and Chief Operating Officer at Hamm Corporation, a Houston-based development company. Mr. Brinsden is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) as Chairman of ULI Americas; and a Global Board Director, Governing Trustee, ULI Foundational Governor, and past Chair of ULI Houston. Mr. Brinsden has been active in a number of civic leadership and charitable organizations focused on parks and greenspace, homelessness, and education.  He is also a former adjunct professor at the University of Houston Bauer Graduate Real Estate Program and a frequent guest lecturer at Texas A&M University and Rice University. Mr. Brinsden holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Construction Science, a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Design, and a Master of Science in Land and Real Estate Development from Texas A&M University. 


    Daisy Gauck

    Senior Vice President, Hospitality at Work, a Lowe Company

    Daisy Gauck, Senior Vice President at Hospitality at Work, a Lowe Company. Daisy leads Lowe’s growing hospitality-inspired commercial management company, Hospitality at Work. She created the high-touch tenant engagement platform that has seen tenant satisfaction and NOI increase year over year, benefiting both tenants and institutional clients. Previously, Daisy was responsible for commercial development management in Northern California, with a focus on entitlements. Seeing the development cycle from acquisition, to master planning, entitlements, design, leasing and disposition has benefited Daisy as she pivoted to operations, where she can understand both the possibilities and limitations in properties, in order to increase their value. Daisy values her work with talented teams who create unique places and experiences. A resident of San Francisco, she spends her free time hiking, skiing and traveling with her husband and children.


    Kevin Crummy

    CIO, Douglas Emmett, Inc.

    Mr. Crummy is the Chief Investment Officer at Douglas Emmett and oversees the company’s capital markets transactions including acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures. Since joining Douglas Emmett in August 2014, Kevin and the capital markets team have closed over $3.0 billion of acquisitions, growing the office portfolio from 15.1 million to 18.2 million square feet and the multi-family portfolio to over 4,000 units.  Prior to joining Douglas Emmett in 2014, Kevin spent 20 years at Eastdil Secured, a real estate investment banking company. Mr. Crummy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Science in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics from the University of Wisconsin-School of Business. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors of the James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate at the Wisconsin School of Business and is a Trustee of Westmark School, a college preparatory school for children with learning differences, in Encino. Kevin is also Chairman of the Westwood Village Improvement Association. He lives in Westwood with his wife and their three children.


    Collin Komae

    Co-Founder | Partner, Artisan Realty Advisors

    Collin Komae is Co-Founder and Partner at Artisan Ventures & Artisan Studios. Mr. Komae is responsible for the execution of all acquisition, development, redevelopment and asset management projects for the firm. Prior to co-founding Artisan Ventures, Collin was Director of Acquisitions and Development for Tishman Speyer in Southern California. He was involved in all aspects of the firm's Southern California business including the development of over 630,000 square feet in Playa Vista known as the Collective and Brickyard projects. During his 4-year tenure at Tishman Speyer, Collin acquired and developed over 2.5 million square feet of office properties totaling over $1.5 billion of transaction value. Prior to Tishman Speyer, Collin was a Consultant at CBRE in the Financial Consulting Group and focused on office, retail and industrial investment sales underwriting and marketing. Mr. Komae has also worked for BioMed Realty Trust, UBS and Morgan Stanley. Mr. Komae graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance. Collin is an active member of LACRA and ULI, and is a co-founder of Accelerating Access to Commercial Real Estate (“AACRE”), a non-profit group that supports causes that promote diversity and inclusion in commercial real estate.


    Brian Holland

    Vice President of Real Estate, Convene

    Brian is Vice President of Real Estate for Convene, where he is responsible for the company's strategic growth. Prior to Convene, he was real estate counsel for the mixed-use development division of Brookfield Properties, and also for OliverMcMillan. Brian lives in Santa Barbara with his wife and 4-year old son.