Marcus & Millichap / IPA’s Multifamily Bay Area Forum Attracts over 450 of Real Estate Professionals
Multifamily Bay Area Forum featured over 40 local speakers
REDWOOD CITY (November 22, 2013) – Marcus & Millichap and IPA’s Multifamily Bay Area Forum: San Francisco and Beyond, took place on November 14th at Hotel Sofitel Redwood City. The event, organized by GreenPearl Events, was an overwhelming success.
The event, which had over 450 attendees, focused on similarities and differences between various Bay Area markets, with a special emphasis on the East Bay, the Peninsula, and San Francisco. Speakers addressed the development pipeline in the year ahead, local issues specific to each respective market, opportunistic markets and trends in fundamentals and their impact on operation.
In addition, the multifamily forum featured over 40 local speakers who are currently doing deals in San Francisco Bay Area markets. Keynote speakers included Stephen Levy, Director and Senior Economist of CCSCE, and Mark Luce, President of the Association of Bay Area Governments. This event provided a unique opportunity for real estate professionals to network with over 450 multifamily investors, owners, developers, financiers and other industry principals focused on the San Francisco Bay Area.
Headquartered in New York City’s “Silicon Alley,” GreenPearl Events produces thought-leadership conferences in Commercial Real Estate, Retail and Finance across the United States. GreenPearl works closely with partners to create “private label” events that put partners first and provide massive business development opportunities and public relations. The company was co-founded by Ryan Slack, Mark Schacknies and Nima Negahban. Slack, a successful entrepreneur and marketer who co-founded PropertyShark and led it for its first four years of business as the CEO before its eventual sale to Yardi, leads GreenPearl Events as its CEO. For more information on GreenPearl, please visit www.greenpearl.com.
About Marcus & Millichap
With more than 1,000 investment professionals in offices nationwide, Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services is the largest firm specializing in commercial real estate investment services in the nation. Marcus & Millichap closed 6,149 transactions in 2012, the highest of any commercial real estate brokerage firm. Founded in 1971, the firm has perfected a powerful system for marketing properties that combines product specialization, local market expertise, the industry’s most comprehensive research, state-of-the-art technology and relationships with the largest pool of qualified investors nationally.
With a network of senior-level investment advisors located throughout the United States, Institutional Property Advisors (IPA) is qualified to meet the needs of institutional and major private investors. IPA’s combination of real estate investment expertise, industry-leading technology, superior support services and acclaimed research will offer customized solutions for the acquisition and disposition.