December 2, 2015


The Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills, CA


Connect Media


CRE Industry Professionals


Westside LA’s Booming Territory. Interest Rates and Lenders. Millennial’s Culture, Demands, and Impact on Creative Office Spaces.

Join us for an afternoon of panels, networking, and cocktails.

Connect Westside Los Angeles — Wednesday, December 2nd at the Beverly Hilton.


Presented by:

Connect Media

Event Speakers / Connect with Our All-Stars

West Los Angeles Residential Development and Investment

Rohan a’Beckett

Wanda Group

Deputy General Manager

Laurie Lustig-Bower


Executive Vice President

Gregory Campbell


Senior Managing Director

Jay Newman

The Athens Group

Principal, Chief Operating Officer

Eric Olsen

TCA Architects


Office 3.0: How Owners are Handling Investment and Tenant Demand

Doug Metzler


Senior Managing Director

Carl Muhlstein


Regional Director

John Ollen

Tishman Speyer

Managing Director – Leasing

Stephen Somer

Eastdil Secured

Managing Director

David Toomey



Capital Stack Still Strong, Interest Rates are Rising…

Scott Selke

NGKF Capital Markets

Senior Managing Director

Gary M. Tenzer

George Smith Partners

Principal and Managing Director

Thomas Whitesell


Managing Director,
Construction Real Estate

Brad Wilmot

Goldman Sachs

Regional Director Real Estate Finance Group

Meet Tomorrow’s Leadership: Next Generation’s Places and Spaces

Matthew Ahrens

Rising Realty Partners

Senior Vice President Acquisitions and Capital Markets

Nicole Atoyan

Columbia Business School

MBA Candidate

David Manshoory


Co-founder & President

Pierce R. Neinken


Global Portfolio Manager

Conference Schedule / Know the Details

1:00 – 1:30:

Registration and Networking

1:30 - 2:20:

West Los Angeles Residential Development and Investment

Location, Location, Location, West LA is on fire. Find out where the investment opportunities are, why chose to go condo or multifamily, and how the deals are being done and project are coming out of the ground.

2:20 – 3:10:

Office 3.0: How Owners Are Handling Investments and Tenant Demand

Westside Los Angeles office is moving… and fast. Creative office has been the key word for years, but not everyone has the same definition. From open spaces to creative lite, the pervasive trends have affected startups to law firms. Hear from owners, investors, developers and brokers about the space being designed and the users who are occupying.

3:10 – 3:25:

Networking Break

3:25 – 4:15:

Capital Stack Still Strong, Interest Rates are Rising…

Show me the money… how do lenders see their pipeline with rising interest rates and a changing economy.

4:15 – 5:00:

Meet Tomorrow’s Leadership: Next Generation Places & Spaces

You can’t deny the millennials are taking over. The largest group in the workforce has different kinds of demands for space, and the young leaders in CRE are the ones doing the deals. Hear from CRE’s millennials about how they network, do deals, and what they see the market looking for.

5:00 — 7:00:

Cocktail Reception

Event Sponsors / Industry Standouts

Gold Sponsors

CBRE - Gold Sponsor
Greenberg Glusker – Gold Sponsor

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank – Gold Sponsor
Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. – Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

CapitalSource - Silver Sponsor
George Smith Partners – Silver Sponsor
Jones Lang LaSalle – Silver Sponsor

Exhibitors – Exhibitor
Bolour Associates – Exhibitor
Loan Oak Fund – Exhibitor
Real Capital Analytics Inc. - Exhibitor
Streit Lending - Exhibitor

Cocktail Sponsors

CrewLA - Promotional


CrewLA - Promotional
CoreNet Global - Promotional
Young Professional Group - Promotional
NAIOP - Promotional

testimonials / People Are Talking!

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Los Angeles Westside Conference

The Beverly Hilton

9876 Wilshire Boulevard Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210

(310) 274-7777

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