San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
For most companies, occupancy costs are usually the highest cost line item after payroll. Issues for consideration as you plan for your facilities may differ for start-ups and more mature companies. This panel of experts from the commercial real estate community will have an open dialogue which will provide valuable insight as to what is happening in the market, how real estate and facilities costs should be considered when budgeting for your operations and what landlords would view as imperative when entering into lease agreements.
Steve Case - Vice President, Irvine Company Office Properties
Steve Case is Executive Vice President of Irvine Company Office Properties. Mr. Case is responsible for the leasing and marketing strategies and results for the Company’s 42 million square feet of office properties in Orange County, San Diego, Silicon Valley, West Los Angeles, and Chicago. During his tenure, Irvine Company Office Properties has leased over 50 million square feet to leading companies such as Apple, 20th Century Fox, PIMCO, Goldman Sachs and KPMG. Prior to joining Irvine Company, Steve Case was the Senior Managing Director of CBRE, responsible for the Orange County region. During his 21 years with CBRE, Steve was a top broker in Orange County and held various leadership positions with the company. As an active participant in the community, Mr. Case is on the Advisory Board of Kidworks, a founding board member of Building Block Foundation, on the Executive Council of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate and is on the Advisory Committee for the Orange County United Way.
Jeff Manley - Principal, Cresa Orange County
Jeff Manley began his career in commercial real estate in 1993 with a diverse and successful management background in engineering and construction. Jeff’s clients benefit from his leadership and extraordinary service ethic. Jeff’s international experience includes managing and negotiating large office and industrial leases, building sales/purchases, build-to-suit projects, land sales/purchases, government negotiations and construction management. Jeff has been a team member on several corporate headquarters’ relocation projects - the principal on eleven of those projects.
Stephen Terni - Preconstruction Manager, DPR Construction
Terni has worked in the Life Sciences industry for more than 13 years on both the east and west coast for DPR Construction. He has been involved in construction of Life Sciences projects ranging from small lab retrofits to ground-up corporate research campuses. He has built lab spaces, office, specialty suites such as NMR rooms, ABSL suites, and cGMP Manufacturing Space. Stephen graduated from Brown University with majors in Mechanical Engineering and Business Economics and has recently transferred from DPR’s San Diego office to the LA office and is a part of their Preconstruction Group after spending much of his career in Operations. Life Science client’s include; Novartis, Biogen IDEC, The Scripps Research Institute, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Genentech and City of Hope.
Continental breakfast will be served.
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OCTANe drives technology industry growth and innovation in Orange County by connecting ideas and people with resources and capital. Its members represent Orange County technology executive leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, venture capitalists, academicians, and strategic advisors, all working together to fuel innovation in the OC. OCTANe annually welcomes more than 7,000 people to its programs and events. More than 2,000 business leaders throughout the Orange County region are OCTANe members. For more information, visit www.octaneoc.org.