Jan 12, 2017
C&W said Dave Magee has earned the SIOR Office designation from the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. With 27 years of experience in commercial real estate, Magee has represented clients including Alaska-Horizon Airlines, King County and Boeing. He has expertise in tenant representation, office leasing and investment sales.
The Swanepoel Power 200 List includes Bill Riss of Bellevue, who runs Coldwell Banker Bain and Coldwell Banker Seal through his Landover Corp. The 30-year industry veteran directed the purchase and consolidation of the Bain and Coldwell Banker brands, then added other franchises. CB Bain|Seal now has 30 offices from Bellingham into Oregon. Swanepoel also honored Seattle Homes Group managing broker Sam DeBord who was named a Social Influencer. SHG is a Coldwell Banker affiliate and a brand of the publicly traded Realogy Holdings Corp. DeBord is also president of the Seattle King County Realtors.
Local real estate firm Zillow placed Nashville in the number one slot on its list of the hottest housing markets of 2017. Seattle is second place. Projections were based on rising home values, low unemployment rates and strong income growth. Following Seattle were Provo, Orlando, Salt Lake City, Portland, Knoxville, Ogden, Denver and Sacramento. In a statement, Zillow chief economist Dr. Svenja Gudell said, “Mid-size cities like Salt Lake City, Portland and Nashville are desirable places to live, with good employment opportunities and steady economic growth. The growth and demand for housing will drive up home prices in 2017, and these hot markets are experiencing change as more people discover them.”
Jan 05, 2017
David Chudzik, vice president for Kidder Mathews' Valuation Advisory Services, has been awarded the CRE designation by The Counselors of Real Estate. In 10 years with Kidder Mathews, Chudzik has also has earned the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute. He has a Ph.D. in biochemistry, and focuses on venture capital investing in the life sciences industry. Chudzik has performed biotechnology valuation and market analysis on a national basis, and he authored the National Biotechnology Real Estate Market Analysis for GVA Worldwide. His clients include Alexandria Real Estate Equities, University of Washington and Vulcan Real Estate.
The January NAIOP breakfast meeting has the tantalizing theme of “Lessons From Auckland,” which is where 2015 and 2016 Runstad Fellows visited to study urban planning and development in New Zealand. Speaking on their observations and experiences will be Joe David of Point32, Rick Mohler of the University of Washington and Mohler + Ghillino Architects, Barbara Swift of Swift Company, Giovanni Migliaccio of the University of Washington, Ben Broesamle of Jonathan Rose Companies, and two students: Genevieve Hale-Case and Amy Hartman. The event takes place at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 at Hyatt Olive 8. Registration and details: naiopwa.org.
The rising phenomenon of co-working and shared office spaces is the topic of the Jan. 12 luncheon meeting of Commercial Real Estate Women Seattle & Sound. Gina Phillips of WeWork and Su-Zette Sparks of Coterie Worklounge will lead the discussion about flexible offices, the demise of traditional leasing and collaborative work spaces. The event starts at 11:30 a.m. at Motif Seattle hotel, 1415 Fifth Ave. Registration and details: crewss.memberclicks.net.