Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Jeremy Agraz Joins KTGY as National Development Director

Jeremy Agraz

IRVINE, CA – International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning has named Jeremy Agraz as national development director, CEO Tricia Esser announced today.

“We’re excited to welcome Jeremy Agraz to this national development role, confident that his passion for the built environment and his dedication to pursuing strategic goals will make a meaningful contribution to the long-term success of our firm,” Esser said. “Jeremy’s proven professional accomplishments and unique approach to development align with our firm’s vision of a continual search for better.”

As national development director at KTGY, Agraz will work closely with KTGY corporate leadership in developing a national development strategy aimed at accomplishing the long-term growth objectives for the company. He is responsible for creating and maintaining a development strategy that is continually effective and competitive in what is a constantly evolving industry.

Tricia Esser

Agraz is a veteran development executive in the architecture, engineering and planning industry with vertical market expertise that spans multi-family residential; mixed-use; commercial office; corporate real estate; hospitality; transportation; science and technology; and higher education.

Agraz has previously held positions of increasing responsibility with international practices such as Woods Bagot and Gensler and with other national practices such as Flad Architects and HNTB. 

Agraz is a long-standing member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) where he currently sits on the Public Private Partnership national product council. He is active in several urban planning and real estate related organizations including the San Francisco Bay Area Planning & Research Association, the Bay Area Council where he participates on the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Development Committee, and the corporate real estate organization CoreNet. Agraz holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Skidmore College. 

For more information, please contact:

Anne Monaghan                                             
Monaghan Communications                      

NAIOP South Florida Wins Two National Awards


From left:  NAIOP President and CEO Thomas J. Bisacquino, Butters Realty & Management Senior Vice President Darcie Lunsford, NAIOP South Florida Executive Director Jules Morgan, NAIOP South Florida

Accounting & Marketing Manager Alba Garcia, Bridge Development Partners Vice President Brian Latta, FirstPointe Advisors Managing Partner Brian DePotter, NAIOP Chairman Jim Neyer

Steve Forbes

MIAMI, FL -- NAIOP South Florida was recently honored with the Chapter Merit Award for an Educational Program for “An Evening with Steve Forbes” and the Chapter Merit Award for President of the Year for Avison Young Principal Greg Martin’s service as Board of Directors President throughout 2017.

For more information, please contact:



Pierson Grant Public Relations

Lexi Robinson, ext. 255

5,000 Expected at NYC Real Estate Expo 2018 on April 18

Anthony Kazazis

NEW YORK, NY –  What do Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence have to do with commercial real estate? Does New York City have a chance to become Silicon Valley 2.0? What are  residential real estate leaders forecasting for 2018?
Attendees at the 10th Annual NYC Real Estate Expo on Wednesday, April 18 will find out what real estate icons think about these and other timely topics during the day-long event  at the New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas.
 Continental breakfast is at 7:30 am and the event runs until 5:00 pm (See http://www.nycnetworkgroup.com/ . To register for Early Bird pricing plus 10% discount, use special code ‘Expo’ on Registration Form before April 1st.)
Organizer Anthony Kazazis, visionary head Mof  the NYC Network Group who created the Expo a decade ago, expects 5,000 movers and shakers to attend this highlight of the industry’s annual calendar that brings together top commercial and residential real estate pros for a day of networking, panel discussions and exhibiting. Most attendees are doing business – or want to do business – in New York’s five boroughs plus Westchester County, Connecticut and/or New Jersey.
People come from as far as Florida, California and Texas. Global exhibitors and attendees hail from China, Greece, Germany, Spain and Italy.
Kazazis says, “This is the only full-scale industry venue that attracts so many industry leaders – people you might only see or read about -- a ‘Who’s Who’ from whom attendees can learn firsthand from stories and tested methods of hugely successful guests.”

Michael Stoler
Indicative of the caliber of speakers, Michael Stoler, host of The Stoler Report - New York's Business Reportand Managing Director at Madison Realty Capital, is a keynote speaker, discussing ‘Oh, Crystal Ball: What can we expect for 2018?’ 
 Among other luminaries: Paul Massey, President of NY Investment Sales / Cushman Wakefield; Peter G. Riguardi, ​Chairman and President, New York Region - Jones Lang LaSalle Brokerage.; Louise Phillips Forbes of Halstead; and Jonathan Kalikow, co-founder of Gamma Real Estate; Joseph Moinian, CEO, The Moinian Group; and James Wacht, President, Lee & Associates NYC LLC.
Real Estate, finance & technology leaders will join brokers, bankers, mortgage companies, attorneys, investors, developers, landlords, insurances companies, accounting firms, management firms, marketing and social media experts, and others. Over 150 vendors will showcase their businesses.

Louise Phillips Forbes
 Agenda topics include: reflections on the current and future market; insider insights on important trends; advice for implementing new technologies and strategies, and more. Among major sponsors: JLL, Realtor.com, Sotheby’s International, RE/MAX Commercial, Cushman & Wakefield, and many others.   
Registrants are entitled to a free 7.5 hour CE Credit from Charter Real Estate School. To sign up, see the Expo website, or contact Julie Duquetjduquet@nycreexpo.com / (914) 924-0354.

The Expo Early Bird Registration fee is $69 per ticket. ($89 after April 1.)  To register and get a 10% discount, upon registering add Promo Code ‘Expo.’
For info and pricing regarding exhibit booths, Expo Journal ads or Sponsorships, email stanhurwitz@gmail.com
508-269 0570              
  For general NYC Real Estate Expo info visit  NYC Network Group: 10th Annual NYC Real Estate Expo .