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Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - Thursday, June 6, 2013
Where: Omni Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif.
The industrial real estate industry is changing. A steady increase in e-commerce, manufacturing on the rise, and a new focus on the future of industrial infill development will drive the discussions and presentations at the only national conference for the industrial real estate sector - I.con: The Industrial Conference.
I.con offers the most up-to-date trends and information available presented by some of the most notable names in industrial real estate. Network and share strategies with top industrial leaders from across North America, and see some of southern California's premier industrial facilities as part of the popular Project Tours.
NAIOP will apply for CES/Learning Units with the American Institute of Architects. All other attendees can request an attendance transcript for continuing education self report.
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6:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
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7:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
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This tour will provide attendees with an up-close view of the twin ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles from the tour boat. The port complex is the largest and busiest port in the United States accounting for approximately 45 percent of all containers coming into the nation. The combined volume of containers at the Port of Long Beach and Los Angeles put it in the top five ports globally. Valuable insight and information will be provided throughout the tour from narrators.
noon - 1:40 p.m.
After a welcome by NAIOP and SIOR, hear an overview of the industrial market by Gene Reilly, NAIOP 2013 Chairman and CEO of the Americas, Prologis. Immediately following lunch, the NAIOP Research Foundation will introduce a valuable new report: The Stabilization of U.S. Manufacturing and Its Impact on Industrial Space. Project director L. Nicolas Ronderas of the Regional Plan Association will summarize the findings of the report, including the types of manufacturing jobs to re-shore and relocate; geographic locations in the United States that will be impacted; and how much demand these manufacturing jobs are projected to generate. This session will also feature Pamela Westhoff, partner of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, who will provide you with the tools needed to conduct a fact-based, objective industrial market analysis across industrial product types and regions.
1:40 p.m. - 2 p.m.
2 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
The rapidly expanding e-commerce sector has resulted in a shift in site selection and building requirements to meet the unique and specific needs of this industry. Traditional, brick-and-mortar retailers are expanding into the e-commerce market to meet consumer demands that are running at 17 percent growth year over year. This transition by the traditional retailers to support both storefront and e-commerce consumers has resulted in a few different models that will be discussed during this session.
Our panel includes a developer who has completed a large e-commerce fulfillment center and an expansion, an industry leader in fulfillment center equipment who will address some of the new building specs that are required, and a COO from a burgeoning e-fulfillment operation with an inside look at his facility. The session will also cover the current and future impact of e-commerce on geographical site requirements, along with the opportunities and challenges that the traditional retailers are facing as they modify their supply chains, stores and distribution network to support their customers in store and online purchases.
2:50 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m. - 4:05 p.m.
The “Power Broker” session will comprise a panel of brokers from around the country that focuses primarily on tenant representation. The session will provide insight into the mindset of the users today and what changes are taking place in the market today, including trends in building characteristics (what the tenants are looking for), where the next wave of demand is going to come from (specifically size ranges and markets), what are the “hot buttons” for users (flexibility, shorter lease terms, etc.) and which markets are getting the most attention.
4:05 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
This panel will discuss views on current state of the economy and how this is translated into their investment strategies, and pricing in the current environment. Some of the questions that will be answered during this session include: Who are the most active buyers and sellers? Operating fundamentals versus pricing – how well aligned are the two and where can rental growth be expected? Buy versus build – what produces the best risk adjusted returns?
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
7:15 a.m. - noon
7:30 a.m. - 8 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - noon
8 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.
It is estimated there are 20 million imported shipping containers that will be consumed in the Midwest. How to efficiently and effectively get the goods to the Midwest is big business. In this session you will learn from industry experts as they discuss ports, rail and intermodals and the impact of getting imports to the center of the country.
8:50 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.
9:05 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
Industrial development is back in a big way. What's different from the last development cycle? Our speakers will discuss the economics of this cycle, including the cost of construction and return expectations. Internet retailers are a big driver of demand in this cycle and this session will touch on their differences and how the industry is adapting to their needs.
9:55 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
10:10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
Industry icons Stu Lichter of Industrial Real Estate Group, LLC, and Brad Cox of Trammell Crow Company will share some details of their recent infill redevelopment industrial projects and provide their insights regarding the factors and market fundamentals that drive the success of these challenging projects.
10:40 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
10:50 a.m. - noon
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the development water…..Shark Tank is back! Top developers compete for equity capital from institutional investors searching for the best industrial development deals from around the country. Developers who dare to enter the “Shark Tank” will pitch real deals and a panel of three “Sharks” will consider project economics, site and building design and market fundamentals to determine the best of the best. This interactive session will provide and in-depth look and exactly how and why development decisions are made in today’s environment.
Executive Managing Director, Portfolio Management
USAA Real Estate Company
Stanley Alterman has been with USAA Real Estate Company since 1989 and is currently executive managing director of the Industrial Portfolio Management division. Mr. Alterman is responsible for the development and implementation of USAA Real Estate Company's industrial fund strategy. In addition, he is responsible for the risk management of the company's entire real estate portfolio. Most recently, Mr. Alterman served as head of USAA Real Estate Company's Asset Management department, overseeing the real estate portfolio, including the industrial, office, retail and hotel portfolios.
David Bercu, SIOR
Concentrating on the suburban Chicago industrial market, David represents major developers, institutions and corporations in the acquisition, leasing, construction and disposition of industrial real estate.
Serving as President of Hillwood Properties, Mike Berry leads development efforts for one of the most unique master-planned communities in the nation.
Thomas J. Bisacquino
President and CEO
Since 1991, Thomas J. Bisacquino, NAIOP's president and CEO, has served as the association's chief executive officer. He is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of the association which is headquartered in Northern Virginia. Mr. Bisacquino directs NAIOP’s legislative activities on behalf of its membership in the federal, state and local arenas. Under his guidance and leadership, the headquarters staff is responsible for serving over 15,000 members who are involved with the development, ownership, and investment of industrial, office, retail and mixed-use properties throughout North America.
Senior Vice President
Bryan Blasingame oversees the disposition of assets in IDI’s ownership portfolio, as well as regional asset management, underwriting, portfolio asset management, and capital market equity activities. Bryan oversees the Investment department, an umbrella unit responsible for all investment sales, acquisitions, asset management, and capital market equity activities – including joint-venture and fund formation.
Portfolio Manager, Value Add Investments
Exeter Property Group
Matthew Brodnik is responsible for managing acquisition activity, sourcing investments through the capital markets and for procuring debt for Exeter’s value add funds. Prior to joining Exeter, Mr. Brodnik was director of acquisitions and finance at Preferred Real Estate Investments, where he consummated transactions on over $1 billion of industrial, office and land investments between 2004 and 2008. He also oversaw all acquisition, lease and disposition underwriting as well as debt and equity placement on such transactions.
Executive Managing Director
David currently serves as Executive Managing Director for USAA Real Estate Company. David joined USAA in 1996 as in-house legal counsel and for the past 10+ years has led USAA's national industrial development capital program.
James N. Clewlow
Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Clewlow became Chief investment officer in January of 2005, after serving as senior vice president of investments. He joined CenterPoint in 1997 and oversees investment activity for the company. Mr. Clewlow has been involved in industrial real estate since graduating from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1985. He worked for CBRE as an industrial real estate broker for 11 years serving the Chicago area and joined CenterPoint in an acquisitions capacity. Mr. Clewlow received his Masters in Business Administration in 2004 from Kellogg's Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Clewlow is a member of NAIOP Chicago and currently serves as the organization's President-Elect.
Senior Vice President of Transactions
Dayton Conklin is Senior Vice President of Transactions for Clarion Partner’s Lion Industrial Trust (“LIT”), the firm’s $4 billion privately held industrial REIT. Mr. Conklin is responsible for acquisition, disposition and development transactions for LIT. He joined Clarion Partners in June 2007 and has more than 18 years of industrial real estate experience. Mr. Conklin has executed more than $1 billion in real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, development and leasing.
Senior Managing Director
Trammell Crow Company
Brad Cox is responsible for the overall performance and profitability of the Greater Los Angeles Development & Investment Group, including capital partner relationship management, setting investment strategy, creating deal flow, asset management and overseeing the day-to-day activities of the business unit. Mr. Cox leads the team for the JP Morgan West Los Angeles 4.2 million square foot portfolio including managing the leasing, property and project management teams on behalf of CBRE.
Stephen A. Crosby
CSX Real Property Inc.
Crosby has served as president, CSX Real Property since 2000, responsible for sales, leasing and development of surplus CSX properties. He also oversees acquisition of property for industrial development, licensing of rail corridor use for utilities, pipelines or telecommunication transmission lines, and numerous other property related responsibilities. Since joining CSX in 1985, Crosby has held several positions in real estate development and operations. He is past national chairman of NAIOP and currently serves as a trustee of its Research Foundation.
Jones Lang LaSalle
Rodney Davidson is Vice President with Jones Lang LaSalle’s Logistics and Industrial Services Group specializing in Landlord Representation.
Lee & Associates
Earnhart specializes in industrial development, sales, leasing, and investment brokerage in the Inland Empire marketplace. His extensive knowledge over 26 years of the Inland Empire market is complemented by thorough analysis and marketing skills involving industrial development , land acquisition, tenant relocation, tenant expansion, lease negotiations, market analysis and property marketing. These qualities, along with a strong work ethic, have enabled him to become a respected presence within the market. He is a 25 year plus member of SIOR and a member of the California State Bar.
Chief Operating Officer, The Americas
Larry Harmsen has overall responsibility for all aspects of business performance for ProLogis' operations in North and South America. He has been responsible for capital deployment in North America since July 2005. Previous to this and since 2003, Mr. Harmsen had been responsible for capital deployment in North America's Pacific Region. Prior to this and since 1995, Mr. Harmsen oversaw ProLogis' Southern California market.
President and Chairman of the Board
Industrial Realty Group, LLC
Stuart Lichter is a nationally recognized leading force behind the adaptive reuse of commercial and industrial real estate throughout the country. Primarily through Mr. Lichter’s efforts, IRG and its affiliated companies have acquired and developed over 100 industrial and commercial properties and has made the IRG portfolio one of the largest private holders of industrial and commercial real estate in the nation.
Darla Longo, a top producing and successful real estate professional for over thirty-four years, specializes in investment sales, sale lease-backs, leasing, user and land sales, and recapitalizations of institutional investment properties.
Senior Managing Director of Capital Markets Group and U.S. Western Region Leader
Cushman & Wakefield
Curt Magleby is Senior Managing Director of Capital Markets Group and U.S. Western Region Leader, who oversees all of the firm’s Investment Sales, Debt & Equity Finance and Investment Banking activities in the Western United States, including Texas.
John Magness serves as senior vice president of Hillwood and Director of Hillwood Investment Properties’ West Coast office.
Tom McNearney leads Transwestern’s capital market efforts for development and investment nationwide. He also serves on the firm’s investment committee and board of directors and directs the execution and expansion of the firm’s principal investment activities across the country. Prior to joining Transwestern, Mr. McNearney served as senior managing director of the investment management group of the Trammell Crow Company. These responsibilities included investment approval, risk management, asset management, securing, structuring and negotiating capital, both debt and equity, for acquisitions, developments and sales nationally for more than $7 billion in assets.
Mr. Mele, principal in the company’s Northeast Metro Division, is responsible for industrial development and investment activity in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New York and Ohio. In his capacity, Mr. Mele is responsible for all aspects related to development including: deal sourcing, feasibility analysis, due diligence, financing, leasing and disposition of both speculative and build-to-suit projects.
DCT Industrial Trust
As DCT Industrial Trust’s President, Jeffrey F. Phelan is responsible for growing DCT’s value-add, build-to-suit and development business across the United States.
Senior Vice President / Managing Director
Marcus & Millichap Investment Services
Al Pontius is a senior vice president and managing director at Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, based in the San Francisco office. In this role, he is responsible for all of the leased investment divisions within the company. This includes oversight of the firm’s National Office and Industrial Properties Group (NOIPG), Net Leased Properties Group (NLPG) and its Healthcare Real Estate Group (HREG). In addition, he is the national director of the Special Assets Services (SAS) division.
CEO, The Americas
Gene Reilly, as Prologis' chief executive officer for the Americas, oversees all aspects of business performance in Prologis' operations in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Reilly joined NAIOP in 2000, and previously served on the Board of Directors of NAIOP Massachusetts and the Corporate Industrial Education Committee.
Director, New York
Regional Plan Association
L. Nicolas Ronderos is Regional Plan Association's New York Director. He is the primary representative of RPA in New York City, Lower Hudson Valley and New York State. He staffs the RPA New York State Committee and coordinates RPA's participation in significant regional projects and initiatives in New York. Mr. Ronderos also manages RPA's global portfolio of planning projects and leads national research on real estate and parks finance. He is Adjunct Professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology's College of Architecture and Design.
Southwest Regional President
Kim Snyder is Southwest Regional President of Prologis and responsible for all regional activities including development, acquisitions and operations. Key markets included in this region are Southern California, Las Vegas and Phoenix. He has more than 28 years of experience in real estate, development and construction, acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, and finance. Mr. Snyder has a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University, summa cum laude, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Mr. Snyder is also President of the NAIOP-Inland Empire Chapter.
Curtis D. Spencer
IMS Worldwide, Inc.
Mr. Curtis D. Spencer is the President of IMS Worldwide, Inc. (IMSW), headquartered in Houston, Texas. Mr. Spencer is a nationally regarded expert on matters related to: Logistics and intermodal shipping trends, ports, inland ports and rail-served logistics centers; the development and utilization of Foreign-Trade Zones for importers and exporters; all aspects of Custom's issues and compliance, specifically those related to Homeland Security.
Overton Moore Properties
Mr. Tecimer joined Overton Moore Properties in July 2000 as president and COO. Mr. Tecimer brings a wide experience in commercial and industrial development, asset management, property management, and leasing services to the Company. He is responsible for overseeing all of the firms operations including acquisitions/investments, development and management. In addition, Mr. Tecimer directs all joint venture and capital structures and long range planning of the firm.
Senior Vice President and Regional Director
Liberty Property Trust
Joseph A. Trinkle is senior vice president and regional director responsible for the Central Region supervising Liberty's growing operations in Phoenix, Houston, Minneapolis, Chicago and Milwaukee. Before this promotion in 2011, Mr. Trinkle served as vice president and city manager for Liberty's Houston office for five years and prior also served as vice president and city manager for Liberty's Michigan portfolio.
Western Region Sales Manager
Mr. Carlos Vega is the Western Region Sales Manager for Intelligrated. He is regarded as an industry expert of automated supply chain solutions and provides his clients with a unique perspective due to his 25+ years of experience as an "Asset Based User" and "Solutions Provider" of material handling systems.
Executive Vice President
Throughout his career, William Waxman has consistently been in the top echelon of industrial advisors and brokers domestically and internationally specializing in sale and lease transactions. Bill’s real estate expertise brings a level of strategic planning, collaboration and efficiency to transactions rarely seen in today’s business climate. As an innovator in the industry, the programs he has developed are used on a global basis by top real estate professionals. As an Executive Vice President at CBRE Bill has worked with companies both large and small, including Macy*s, Maersk, Kuehne + Nagel, RREEF, Volkswagen and Mary Kay. During the past two years, Bill and his partner, Mindy Lissner, have finalized almost $1 billion worth of transactions totaling about 9 million square feet.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
Pam is a Partner in the Real Estate Land Use and Natural Resources Practice Group at the international law firm of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, based in the firm's Los Angeles office. The focus of Pam's practice is transactional real estate, including acquisitions, leasing, asset management and financing matters in a full range of project types, including office, industrial, retail and technology space. Pam is a member of the Executive Committee of NAIOP Southern California's Board of Directors.
Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company comprises 1,500 real estate professionals in 54 offices, providing value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services.
CBRE Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm (by 2011 revenue). The Company has approximately 34,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide.
CenterPoint Properties is focused on the development, acquisition and management of industrial property and transportation infrastructure that enhances business and government supply chain efficiency. The company invests in major coastal and inland port logistics markets anchoring North America’s principal freight lanes.
A global leader in commercial real estate services, with over 15,800 professionals operating out of more than 485 offices in 63 countries, Colliers International delivers a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors, including global corporate solutions, brokerage, property and asset management, hotel investment sales and consulting, valuation, consulting and appraisal services, mortgage banking and research.
Cushman & Wakefield is the world's largest privately-held commercial real estate services firm. Founded in 1917, it has approximately 250 offices in 60 countries, employing more than 16,000 professionals. The firm represents a diverse customer base ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. It offers a complete range of services within five primary disciplines: Transaction Services, Capital Markets, Corporate Occupier & Investor Services, Consulting Services, and Valuation & Advisory.
Duke Realty is a publicly traded commercial real estate company with a 149 million-square-foot portfolio. Our expertise, financial strength and commitment to quality have helped position us as one of the nation’s leading owners, managers and developers of industrial, office and healthcare properties.
Forsgate Industrial Partners is a private real estate developer and investor that owns and manages 10 million square feet of industrial buildings. We are committed to building and administering a portfolio of the highest quality and to retaining it. We believe that design excellence and quality construction add value at a faster rate than they add cost. It is this approach that allows us to continue to attract the highest caliber tenants and employees who appreciate the investments we have made. As a large private company, we have no shortage of capital or organizational capacity. It is our discerning standards that monitor our growth.
Jones Lang LaSalle is a professional real estate services and investment management firm with annual revenue of $4.0 billion, operating in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide. JLL provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 3.0 billion square feet.
Investment professionals in Marcus & Millichap's National Office and Industrial Properties Group combine in-depth local market knowledge and unrivaled transaction expertise to devise optimal positioning, pricing and marketing strategies for each property. By leveraging the industry's largest investment sales force and relationships with the broadest pool of qualified investors, we generate an expanded marketplace and maximum value for properties nationwide.
Prologis is the leading global provider of industrial real estate, offering approximately 569 million square feet of distribution space in markets across the Americas, Europe, and Asia, and is recognized for high-quality developments. The company’s extensive land bank, construction expertise, and commitment to sustainable design are key reasons customers choose Prologis.
Trammell Crow Company, founded in 1948, is one of the nation’s leading developers and investors in commercial real estate. The Company has developed or acquired nearly 2,600 buildings valued at nearly $60 billion and over 540 million square feet. TCC has professionals in 15 major cities throughout the United States and serves the users of and investors in, office, industrial, retail, healthcare, multi-family and mixed use projects.
USAA Real Estate Company, with approximately $12 billion in assets under management, provides co-investment, acquisition, build-to-suit and development services for corporate and institutional investors. The USAA portfolio consists of office, industrial, retail and hotel properties as well as investments in real estate operating companies. USAA Real Estate is a subsidiary of USAA, a leading financial services company, serving military families since 1922. For more information, visit www.usrealco.com.
Walton's expertise is in the research, acquisition, management and development of strategically located land in major growth corridors throughout Canada and the U.S. Walton currently manages over 73,000 acres, including 106 master-planning areas and 14 development communities. We design complete communities where people can live, work and play.
Fullmer Construction is a privately held business providing expertise in the following areas of construction: Commercial, Pre-Cast Tilt-Up Industrial, Tenant Improvement, Office and Private Campus, Medical Office, and Reconstruction. Since its founding in 1946, Fullmer has been building relationships in the Construction community by prioritizing quality work, excellent service and competitive pricing.
KTR Capital Partners is a real estate investment, development and operating company focused exclusively on the industrial property sector. KTR manages a series of discretionary value-add investment funds that target opportunities throughout major markets in North America. KTR funds currently own a portfolio of approximately 53 million square feet and provide nearly $7.0 billion of investment capacity.
Liberty Property Trust is one of the nation’s leading owners, managers, and developers of superior industrial and office properties. Liberty has provided cutting-edge real estate solutions, expert property management, and high-performance space for more than 40 years, and currently owns and manages a portfolio of 81.3 million square feet.
The Anaheim Enterprise Zone is a state tax incentive program that generates lucrative tax credits for your company when you locate in Anaheim, purchase “qualified property” or hire “qualified employees.” Please call 714-758-0222 or visit www.Anaheimchamber.org/anaheimEZ to find out more.
The City of Dallas Office of Economic Development stimulates economic development and leads Dallas business and real estate development efforts. Our staff facilitates access to programs and services that assist in business expansion and/or relocation.
Clarion Partners is a leading real estate investment manager with 11 offices in major markets throughout the United States, S͠ão Paulo, Brazil and London, England, and a presence in Mexico. With $28.6 billion in total assets under management, Clarion Partners offers real estate strategies across the risk/return spectrum to its institutional investors. Clarion Partners industrial platform consists of $6.3 billion in assets under management in the United States, Mexico, and Brazil.
CT Realty Investors ("CTRI") is a fully integrated real estate investment, development and management company that has acquired, developed and repositioned in excess of 13 million square feet of office, industrial, multi-family, self-storage, and retail properties across Northern and Southern California. Founded in 1994 by Robert Campbell and U.T. Thompson, the company is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California.
DCT Industrial Trust Inc. is a leading real estate company specializing in the acquisition, development, leasing and management of bulk distribution and light industrial properties located in the United States. We target properties for acquisition or development based on their convenient access to major transportation arteries, proximity to densely populated markets and quality design standards that allow our customers' efficient use and operation.
Eastdil Secured is The Real Estate Investment Banking Company that uniquely combines capital markets expertise with an in-depth understanding of real estate fundamentals to execute a wide range of real estate transactions to meet the needs of our clients.
Essel Environmental Engineering is a full service environmental engineering & consulting firm specializing in services for owners & developers. From environmental due diligence services to complex subsurface investigations, Essel Environmental has the experience and knowledge to manage your risks effectively.
With nearly 7 million square feet currently under development, IDI is one of the largest privately-held real estate companies in North America focused exclusively on industrial property. The company, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, provides development, investments, property management and leasing services to corporations, property owners, investors, financial institutions and real estate service providers. IDI has ownership or interests in 36 million square feet of investment grade assets, with $1.8 billion in company-owned and joint venture assets.
First American Title Insurance Company's National Commercial Services division provides commercial title insurance and settlement services from dedicated service centers across the nation. From the simplest commercial transactions to the most complicated multi-property / multi-state transactions, First American provides personalized and individualized service regardless of size, complexity, or geographic diversity of the properties in a transaction.
KSS Architects is a full-service architecture, planning, and interior design firm with offices in Philadelphia and Princeton, New Jersey. Since our founding in 1983, we have built an impressive portfolio of work for clients who are leaders in education, land development, commercial real estate, and corporate environments.
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe, as well as to occupiers, owners and developers of real estate on a local, regional and national level.
Panattoni Development Company has been one of the most active real estate development companies internationally in the last decade. Since inception, the firm has developed 175 million SF of commercial space. Panattoni’s experience includes industrial, office and flex facilities located in 278 cities, 29 states and 9 countries.
As one of the nation’s busiest ports, the Port of Houston is the area’s center for international business and trade. Located on the 52-mile-long Houston Ship Channel that links the port to the Gulf of Mexico, the port is a 25-mile-long diverse complex of public and private facilities covering 10,597 acres including eight cargo terminals, 150-plus private industrial companies, oil refineries, chemical plants and grain elevators.
The Port of Long Beach is the premier U.S. gateway for trans-Pacific trade and a trailblazer in innovative goods movement, safety and environmental stewardship. To learn more, visit www.polb.com.
The Port of Los Angeles is America’s premier port and has a strong commitment to developing innovative strategic and sustainable operations that benefit the economy as well as the quality of life for the region and the nation it serves. To learn more, visit www.portoflosangeles.org.
The Port of Virginia is the nation's sixth largest port and is composed of four marine cargo terminals in Hampton Roads, the Port of Richmond and an intermodal facility, the Virginia Inland Port in Front Royal, Va. The Port of Virginia is the only East Coast port that has the necessary water depth, rail, road and cargo handling infrastructure necessary to accommodate the big ships of the future.
Powers Brown Architecture is a professional services firm practicing architecture, interior design and urban design. The firm, with offices across the country, has built a reputation for specialized design and technical superiority, producing award-winning work and gaining recognition from local, regional and national organizations.
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect tax and property tax practices in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides a comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international tax advisory and consulting services on a multi-jurisdictional basis. Ryan’s multi-disciplinary team of more than 1,600 professionals and associates serves over 9,000 clients in 40 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies.
A specialty contractor for 30+ years, Saunders Construction, Inc. performs seismic/earthquake retrofits and structural repairs for all building types. We help clients with every stage of the construction process, including conceptualization of the retrofit scope and budgetary pricing, to execution of the work and a final close-out package.
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP attorneys represent public and private corporate owners, investors, retailers, developers, builders, major landowners, and lenders on every aspect of real estate, land use and environmental law across 16 offices in U.S., Asia and Europe.
Space Technology Inc. LIFTS THE EXISTING ROOF of an industrial building, intact, to two or three times its original height. Converts obsolete, low-clearance buildings into valuable, high-cube assets. Free estimates, nationwide.
Watson Land Company was founded in 1912 on a simple promise: To be good stewards of the land. Nearly a century later, Watson has seen this promise fulfilled through a steadfast commitment to its customers, communities, and environment. The company’s legacy is built upon its dedication to delivering flexible, high quality industrial buildings within master-planned centers.
Cole Real Estate Investments is one of the nation’s leading acquirers and managers of high-quality, income-producing retail, office and industrial real estate assets, primarily targeting single-tenant net-leased properties under long-term leases with creditworthy tenants.
Conor Commercial Real Estate is a national real estate development firm focused on delivering state-of the-art facilities for its clients With over a 25 year track record, we specialize in the development of industrial, office, healthcare and multi-family product.
First Industrial Realty Trust, an industrial REIT, is a leading owner, operator, and developer of 66.3 million square feet of industrial real estate across the top North American markets. With a track record of providing industry leading customer service to customers ranging from regional to multinational, First Industrial offers high-quality bulk and regional distribution centers and other industrial facility types.
HFF and HFFS are owned by HFF, Inc. (NYSE: HF). HFF operates out of 22 offices nationwide and is a leading provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services to the U.S. commercial real estate industry.
Lee & Associates is the nation’s largest broker-owned commercial real estate company. With nearly 800 brokers in 49 offices coast-to-coast, each office is locally owned and combined with a powerful platform from the national Lee & Associates network.
The Rockefeller Group is a global property owner, developer and investment manager focused on office and industrial assets in major cities, port markets and inland distribution hubs. The company and its subsidiaries operate from nine offices in the U.S. and London.
TMC is an SBA Certified Development Company (CDC) which provides owner-user commercial real estate financing via the SBA 504 loan program. TMC has been ranked in the top five CDC nationwide for over a decade.
As the premier website of ALM’s Real Estate Media Group, GlobeSt.com offers original and timely real estate-related content for more than 134,000 key decision makers. GlobeSt.com is the first web portal designed to deliver original commercial real estate content, revolutionizing the way real estate professionals conduct business.
JOC Group, Inc. is the leading provider of proprietary data, news, business intelligence and analytical content supporting commercial maritime, rail, trucking, warehousing and logistics industries worldwide. The company's portfolio of more than 100 online, print, and interactive workflow business solutions includes The Journal of Commerce, Breakbulk, Rail Resource, PIERS and an array of international trade and transportation databases and directories. JOC Group, Inc. is headquartered in Newark, NJ, with offices throughout the United States. For more information, explore JOC.com or call 800-223-0243 (+1-973-776-8660 outside the U.S. or Canada).
Since 1827, The JOC has been the leading information and marketing services provider for the domestic and international containerized cargo community. The JOC delivers high-quality intelligence and expertise to help customers make better business decisions - in print, online and face-to-face at leading industry events. In addition, the JOC provides best in breed marketing channels to help companies reach their target audience.
Focused on industral real estate trends and more, the JOC Inland Distribution Conference will take place on September 18-19, 2013, at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, in Kansas City, Missouri. To learn more, please visit: www.joc.com/events/IDC2013.
Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
251 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, Calif. 90012
The Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza is offering a special rate of $215 single/double, exclusive of taxes. The discounted rate will be offered until Wednesday, May 8, 2013, or until the room block has been filled, whichever occurs first. To book a room at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza, call the toll-free number 800-THE-OMNI or call the hotel directly at 213-617-3300. Be sure to ask for the NAIOP rate.
Taxi from Los Angeles International Airport
• Taxi Service: Approximately $46 one way
• Shuttle Service: Approximately $16 per person (one way)
Taxi from Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena Airport
• Taxi Service: Approximately $50 one way
• Shuttle Service: Approximately $23 per person (one way)
From Los Angeles International Airport – 18 miles/30 minutes
Exit Sepulveda Boulevard South; Stay to the right when out of tunnel; Take 105 East to 110 North; Exit 4th Street East and turn left onto Olive Street; The hotel is located on the left, halfway up Olive Street.
From Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena Airport – 15 miles/30 minutes
Take I-5 South to I-110 South. Exit 4th Street and follow (this is a one-way street) for about 1/3 mile of a mile. Turn left on Olive Street and the hotel is on the left.
From Hollywood Fwy./San Fernando Valley
Take I-101 South to Harbor Fwy. I-110 South. Exit on 4th Street and follow (this is a one-way street) for about 1/3 mile. Turn left on Olive Street and the hotel is on the left.
From Harbor Fwy. North/San Pedro
Take the Harbor Fwy. I-110 North toward downtown. Exit on 4th Street and follow (this is a one-way street) for about 1/3 mile. Turn left on Olive Street and the hotel is on the left.
From Santa Monica/West Los Angeles
Take the Santa Monica Freeway I-10 East and transfer to the Pasadena Freeway I-110 North toward downtown. Exit on 4th Street and follow (this is a one-way street) for about 1/3 mile. Turn left on Olive Street and the hotel is on the left.
Take the Golden State Freeway I-5 to the Harbor Fwy. I-110 South. Exit on 4th Street and follow (this is a one-way street) for about 1/3 mile. Turn left on Olive Street and the hotel is on the left.
From Orange County
Take the Santa Ana Freeway I-5 North to the Hollywood Freeway I-101 North, exit on Grand Avenue and turn right on Grand Avenue. Turn left on 1st Street. Take 1st Street to Olive Street and turn right onto Olive Street. After 1 1/2 blocks, the hotel will be on the right.
From East Los Angeles/San Bernardino
Take the San Bernardino Freeway (5) North to Los Angeles. Transfer to the Hollywood Freeway I-101 North. Exit on Grand Avenue. Turn right on Grand Avenue. Turn left onto 1st Street heading east. Turn right on Olive Street. After approximately 1 1/2 blocks, the hotel will be on the right.
The Omni Los Angeles hotel at California Plaza has arranged discounted parking all attendees of the NAIOP Icon Conference. Please note that oversized vehicles are unable to be accommodates on site and will be referred to nearby surface parking lots.
The Omni is pleased to offer complimentary sedan service to locations within a 3-mile radius of the hotel. Service is offered based on availability from 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily. No service is provided to Dodger’s Stadium or the Los Angeles Convention Center. Limited drop off service is provided for the Staples Center and Nokia Theater. Reservations cannot be made in advance.
The Omni is conveniently located on local bus route (DASH) and within walking distance to the Metro Station.
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All cancellations must be in writing. Cancellations of registrants received after April 26, 2013, will be charged a fee of $100 per attendee. You may send a substitute in your place without a penalty. Non-members substituting for a member will pay the fee difference. Cancellations received after May 27, 2013, will forfeit the registration fee. No refunds will be made for no-shows. Special event (tour) is non-refundable. Cancellation notices should be sent to Allison Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 703-674-1471.
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