Webinar: Silicon Valley Real Estate Breakfast – Feb. 17

By Hoge Fenton | 01.20.2021 | Real Estate and Land Use

The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the world’s most innovative and progressive regions, but we face enormous regional challenges that require the Bay Area to work together across its nine counties.

Join Hoge Fenton for this complimentary webinar on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, from 8:00 – 9:00 am as Alicia John-Baptiste, President and CEO of SPUR, discusses a regional development strategy for the Bay Area. She will present on topics including growth allocation, housing production across income levels, and transportation investment.

Through research, education, and advocacy, SPUR works to create an equitable, sustainable, and prosperous Bay Area region. SPUR practices urban policy, developing and advocating for ideas and reforms to bring about systems change. SPUR policy areas include Planning, Housing, Transportation, Sustainability and Resilience, Economic Justice, Good Government, and Food and Agriculture.

Meet Our Speakers

Alicia John-Baptiste is the President and CEO of SPUR. She is responsible for defining the overall vision and strategy for the organization. Alicia served for three years as SPUR’s deputy director, overseeing policy and strategic initiatives and running the organization day to day. Prior to joining SPUR, she held senior public administration and public policy roles for the City and County of San Francisco, including chief of staff positions at both the San Francisco Planning Department and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. She holds a Masters degree in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University.
Sean Cottle is a Shareholder of Hoge Fenton and will be moderating our discussion. As the “go to” attorney for top Silicon Valley real estate developers, Sean Cottle has closed deals worth $500+ million in transaction value since joining Hoge Fenton in 2004. He is recognized in San Jose and Silicon Valley for his knowledge of local markets and his skill at getting eight-figure deals done, often on tight timelines. Sean’s practice focuses on transactions involving the purchase, sale, and leasing of commercial, industrial, retail property, and residential developments, both in California and across the country. Sean is a leading authority on Opportunity Zones and Opportunity Funds.

This information is provided as an educational service by Hoge Fenton for clients and friends of the firm. This communique is an overview only, and should not be construed as legal advice or advice to take any specific action. Please be sure to consult a knowledgeable professional with assistance with your particular legal issue. © 2021 Hoge Fenton

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