SJREI Association - South Bay Meeting: April 5th at the Domain Hotel in Sunnyvale
Thursday, April 5, 2012 from 6:15 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
Sunnyvale, United States
Mr. Joshua Howard, Executive Director of the California Apartment Association, Mr. Drew Arvay, Partner of Cassidy Turley & Mr. Jim Beeger, Senior Vice President of Colliers International, both dominate their space in the Research and Development (R&D ) and Office Space arena in the Silicon Valley. CAP rates are increasing in San Jose as the Peninsula commercial real estate is becoming less available. Commercial space is hot right now and occupancy rates are trending strong. Both of these speakers will share the trends that are driving the markets now, and what they see on the horizon. What are the economic drivers? What are investors focused on? Drew frequently speaks on emerging trends and how the expansion of Google, Facebook , Microsoft, Apple, and more impact the Valley real estate market. They have some surprising insights to share so please mark your calendars for this insightful and timely presentation by two of the Valley's best!
More about Jim Beeger, Senior Vice President of Colliers International:
A fourth generation Bay Area resident, Jim Beeger brings extensive knowledge of the local marketplace to his acquisition and disposition assignments. Active in the Silicon Valley (R&D) marketplace for more than 30 years, Jim has closed some of Silicon Valley's largest real estate transactions including work with hundreds of thousands of square feet with eBay, Micro Devices, Shoreline Park, Aetna Life Insurance, TMG Partners, and more. Since 1997, Jim has sold and leased well in excess of 25 million square feet of Silicon Valley commercial real estate. More than 80% of his transactions involve repeat business.
More about Drew Arvay, Partner for Cassidy Turley:
Drew Arvay is considered one of the pre-eminent authorities and strategic thinkers in the real estate industry, both locally and nationally. As the Managing Partner for Cassidy Turley in San Jose, CA., Drew has handled some of the most complex transactions over his thirty-six years as an Office/Research and Development (R&D) leasing and sales specialist. His insights have been said to shape Wall Streets view of Silicon Valley. Drew received the highest honor in the Silicon Valley Real Estate Community; "The Michael Murphy -Lifetime Achievement Award". During Drew's career he has completed transactions totaling over $2 Billion in consideration, over 17 Million in square footage and over 1,000 acres sold. Early in his career he was named the "Outstanding Young man of America" in recognition of outstanding professional achievement, superior leadership ability and exceptional service to the community. The San Jose Mercury News named Drew one of"The Twelve Rising Stars in Silicon Valley" (and the only realtor) in an elite group of twelve, that the paper proclaimed, "would shape the future of Silicon Valley". He is a multiple winner of "Broker of the Year", selected by the San Jose Chamber of Commerce and the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers. Drew was elected to the Broker Hall of Fame by his peers, the Association of Silicon Valley.
More about Mr. Joshua Howard, Executive Director of CAA:
Joshua Howard serves as Executive Director for California Apartment Association, Tri-County. He is charged with overall management of the Division and plays an active role in local public affairs serving as the Association’s primary lobbyist with the City of San Jose. Previously he served as Vice President, Public Policy & Communications for the San Jose/Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, Public Affairs Director for CAA Tri-County, and as a senior aide to former San Jose Vice-Mayor Pat Dando. He holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of San Francisco.
Please note that online registration for this event will be open until 12:00 (NOON) on April 5th. After this time registration will only be available at the door and the price will increase to $30 - payable only by cash or check.
- 6:15 – 6:45 Get Informed/Educated/Motivated during Geraldine's Presentation, "Tiugim, Ger"
- 6:45 – 7:00 Facilitated Networking Exercise
- 7:00 – Intro with Geraldine
- 7:30 – Keynote Speaker(s)
**ALL MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - HOWEVER, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED**
Meeting Location Address: Domain Hotel 1085 East El Camino Real Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Event Organizer: Geraldine Barry, President SJREI Association
SJREI Association Website: www.sjrei.org
Contact: Meghan - Meghan@sjrei.net or 408-264-3198