2019 Event Recap

Members of UCLA REAG’s Endowment Circle were invited to cheer on the Bruins as they took on the Trojans at the Galen Center. The UCLA Men’s Basketball team unfortunately lossed to USC, but EC members were provided a great opportunity to network and relax in a suite hosted by Sal LaViña.

In February, the women of the REAG Endowment Circle hosted a small-group networking lunch for members and potential members to connect. The lunch was hosted at Toscanova Restaurant in Century City. Guests included a mix of alumni from different schools within the university who are all established females in the real estate industry
UCLA REAG’s San Francisco chapter had their kick off event for the year, a private tour of the Grosvenor’s 288 Pacific Property. Afterwards the group and several other REAG members met for happy hour at the Old Ship Saloon.
On February 26 UCLA’s Undergraduate Real Estate Group, BREA with assistance of REAG undergrad committee hosted its 3rd annual Industry Night. The event provides the students an opportunity to learn and connect to real estate companies and professionals. Several REAG members attended the event to meet the eager students and to share their knowledge and network.
REAG hosted Alumni from Anderson, Law, and undergrad at the UCLA Men’s Basketball game against USC. The evening started with Happy Hour at the Luskin Center where Tim Kawahara, Executive Director of the Ziman Center joined the group. The game was an exhilarating match, resulting in a tie at the end of regulation. Although the trojans tried their best, it was ultimately a BruWIN!
UCLA REAG’s San Francisco chapter had their kick off event for the year, a private tour of the Grosvenor’s 288 Pacific Property. Afterwards the group and several other REAG members met for happy hour at the Old Ship Saloon.
On March 14 over 40 members of UCLA REAG’s Endowment Circle came together at Kennedy Wilson for a fun night of networking and card games. In addition, UCLA REAG recognized Phillip Wintner, CFO of Kennedy Wilson for all of his contributions to the organization.
On April 11, the UCLA Real Estate Law Associated hosted its Investiture event at the Luskin Center. Over 75 students, attorneys, and REAG members attended to meet the new RELA board and to honor Jeffrey A. Dinkin. Jeffrey, JD class of 1984, is the co-founder of Regent Properties and offered the graduating students his words of wisdom on the many challenges to success.
Arixa capital hosted its annual panel and mixer at the UCLA Luskin Center. The symposium titled “A View from the Top Revsited” was composed of an Opportunity Zone panel, networking session, and Main panel discussing current trends in the industry. Over 300 industry professionals were in attendance. UCLA REAG and the UCLA Ziman Center have sponsored the symposium for 13 years.
REAG’s hosted a team for UCLA’s annual 5K Run/Walk. REAG members along with their significant others were able to take a tour down memory lane as the route took them through and around campus, all for a great cause. The Run/Walk fundraises for the Mattel Children’s hospital.
On April 30th, Richard and May Ziman hosted the UCLA Real Estate Alumni Group at their private residence in Beverly Hills. The event is UCLA’s largest real estate networking event and is exclusive to current members only

REAG’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee kicked off its Women Leading Women event series with a small group dinner in DTLA featuring UCLA Alumni Darla Longo and Barbara Emmons of CBRE. This event brought together over 15 women from all facets and functions of the industry to hear from Darla and Barbara about building their business.

Members of the Endowment Circle watched the Dodgers beat the Mets from Kennedy Wilson’s suite at Dodger Stadium. Before the game, a group met to tour Trammell Crow Company’s recently completed 355-unit multi-family project, LA Plaza Village, located nearby on Spring Street.
UCLA REAG, SPIRE, and WeWork sponsored a panel on technology and Real Estate. The panelists, composed of Michael Guerin (Macerich), Amalia Paliobeis (Common), Craig Robinson (WeWork), and Eric Roseman (Lincoln Property Group) discussed and fielded questions on how their companies are handling change in real estate and what technological advancements mean for the industry.

REAG and Bruin Professional’s hosted the spring Power Networking Lunch in Orange County at The Boardwalk, recently developed by Trammell Crow. The event’s keynote speaker was Dana Cuff, Founding Director of cityLAB at UCLA and Professor of Architecture and urbanism at UCLA.

Wonderful Real Estate Development hosted a small group of REAG Endowment Circle members on a tour of the Bakersfield industrial market, including a visit to the company’s recently completed state of the art distribution center. After the tour, the group headed to Justin Winery in Paso Robles for a Wonderful hosted lunch and wine tasting.
The REAG Board took a short break from organizing events to meet up in Beverly Hills to enjoy some food and sunshine with their families before tackling the demands of being a board member.
The Gensler group sponsored a tour of LAFC’s Banc of California stadium. Members where led on a special tour of the facility with insight about the build by the managing director and architect first hand

Members of UCLA REAG’s Endowment Circle were invited to cheer on the Bruins as they took on the Trojans at the Galen Center. The UCLA Men’s Basketball team unfortunately lossed to USC, but EC members were provided a great opportunity to network and relax in a suite hosted by Sal LaViña.