The Washington chapter of NAIOP, AGC of Washington and BOMA Seattle King County will hold a meet-and-greet and fundraiser for Seattle City Council candidates who they say are most likely to align with real estate industry interests. The event is at 5 p.m. July 9 at Harborside Restaurant, 1200 Westlake Ave. N. Candidates attending include Shannon Braddock, Bruce Harrell, Pamela Banks, Rob Johnson, Sandy Brown, Sally Bagshaw, Tim Burgess
and Lorena Gonzalez.
For more information, or to attend, visit: goo.gl/9rPZUK
. RSVP deadline is July 7.
The Urban Land Institute's Young Leaders Group will hold the Cascadia Regional Conference here July 24 and 25 at Melrose Market Studios, 1532 Minor Ave. The event will focus on Seattle's rapid growth, and the challenges and opportunities that poses, with panel discussions, tours and social events. For more information, or to register, visit: goo.gl/vZzG20
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
is among the keynote speakers for the Commercial Real Estate Women Seattle & Sound Network Convention Sept. 30 to Oct. 3 at Hyatt Regency Bellevue. Other speakers are Carla Harris,
managing director at Morgan Stanley, and Marci Rossell,
a former CNBC chief economist. Topics covered during the convention will include the rise of urban campuses; how retailers can stay competitive by offering an experience; the influence of “walkability” in real estate; alternative financing methods like crowdfunding and EB-5; and trends in logistics. For more information, visit: goo.gl/0YJJ0e
The Washington chapter of NAIOP is taking nominations for its annual Night of the Stars awards gala. Nominations can be made online and must include information on the project and the project team, a 500-word summary of why the project should be nominated and up to four photos. Those nominations are due July 15. Some projects will move onto the next phase, which will require more details. Finalists that make it through both stages will be notified on Aug. 26, and there will be final presentations to a panel of judges Sept. 10 and 11 at GLY Construction's Bellevue offices. Night of the Stars will be Nov. 6 at Hyatt Regency Bellevue, 900 Bellevue Way N.E. For more information, or to submit a nomination, visit: www.naiopwa.org/events-night-of-the-stars