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Marcus & Millichap/IPA Multifamily Bay Area Forum: San Francisco & Beyond


Redwood City, Calif. (October 9, 2014) – Marcus & Millichap announced today that registration is still open for its Multifamily Bay Area Forum: San Francisco & Beyond which will take place at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay on November 6. The conference is being organized by GreenPearl Events.

The conference will focus on the building boom in the area, along with the increased costs of land and labor, and the overwhelming entitlement process. Expert panelists from a variety of different industry disciplines will convene to discuss, among other topics:

-       Capital flow in the Bay Area

-       The region’s rebounding condo market

-       The best practices for property management efficiency

-       Specific Bay Area submarkets to watch

George M. Marcus, co-founder and chairman of Marcus & Millichap, and Michael Ghielmetti, founder and president of Signature Development Group, will serve as keynote speakers at the event. Other speakers will include John Eudy, EVP of Development at Essex Property Trust, Oz Erickson, Chairman of Emerald Fund, Drew Hudacek, CIO of Development Properties with Sares Regis and Alex Waterbury, president – Northern California, Lennar Multifamily Communities.

The forum pairs an in-depth learning experience with substantial networking opportunities. Attendees will have the opportunity to develop connections with more than 500 of the top investors, owners, developers, financiers and other deal makers in the field during the course of four separate networking sessions.

To register and view the full list of speakers and event agenda, please visit

The News Funnel is a proud marketing partner for GreenPearl Events.

About GreenPearl:

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


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. 


10/09/2014 - 09:48


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