This session will cover the basic elements of work space selection, negotiation and execution process for any sized company at all stages of growth along with insights to ensure your real estate aligns with your business plan. The speakers bring decades of leadership in site selection, real estate evaluation, business negotiation, space planning and project execution for entrepreneurial start-ups to major international corporations. Some of the session highlights will include:
• Commercial Real Estate Process Overview • Location/Space Selection Criteria • Negotiating business terms reflecting business needs and growth • Creating a winning environment (functionally and aesthetically) • Affirming company “culture” through your space • Building the right team to execute with success!
David Anderson, Frauenshuh, Inc., brings over 25 years of experience as a commercial real estate developer and advisor to business clients, applying his technical knowledge and skills in real estate strategy, acquisitions, development, finance and negotiations to create value. Anderson’s clients range from small entrepreneurial enterprises to large corporations with national and international real estate interests. His unique ability to identify and craft solutions that create value at every stage of a company’s life cycle are invaluable assets to his clients.
David Paeper, HGA, brings over 35 years of architecture and design experience to the pre-design phase of projects -- visioning, master planning, programming, research and workplace design -- to connect an organization’s facilities to their goals. David guides clients through the critical early stages of their project, using an interactive design process to understand their facility needs -- in terms of people, culture, space, technology and processes for working and learning. David’s project experience ranges from small tenant spaces to new campuses for Fortune 100 corporations and includes new high-performance office buildings for the State of California