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With low vacancy and growing needs among higher-end users, many believe San Diego’s industrial real estate market is entering its golden age. But how do you assess whether the reward of cannabis tenants, breweries and even life science labs is worth the risk?

This Live journalism event will feature the region's leading experts with the dicussion guided by an experienced editor. Plus, the event will be turned into a magazine story, incorporating comments from speakers and attendees.



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Cannabis: How fast the cannabis market will grow during the next 5 to 10 years and its impact on San Diego industrial real estate. What are the legal and financial risks and the potential upside.
Breweries: This highly-regulated industry prefers to be close to urban cores. What can we learn from this industry’s experience and does it still make sense for landlords.
Life Science labs: Have greater need for water and energy. How to know when the higher rents make sense to build out a lab.


Alan Nevin 2Alan Nevin

Director of Economic and Market Research at Xpera Group. Nevin is an economist, real estate expert and author of The Great Divide: the True Story of America Tomorrow.

Chris Ly

Chris Ly

Partner and Director of Alternative Investments with McKinney Capital & Advisory. Ly is a former cannabis business owner who now oversees investments and acquisitions in cannabis-related real estate.

Omar Passons

Omar Passons, Esq.

Candidate, Board of Supervisor. He is committed to keeping our community safe, thriving and affordable for everyone. Omar has been a land use and construction attorney, primarily in the private sector and with Caltrans, for eleven years

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Jack Crittenden

Editor In Chief of Our City San Diego, Crittenden has 26 years of experience in journalism, covering real estate, law and business.

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Kaitlin Arduino

Executive Vice President and Partner of Murphy Development Company, a leading developer of corporate industrial and technology parks in San Diego. 

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 Mark Kagan is a Principal Attorney with Goode, Hemme & Barger. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Kagan was a commercial real estate broker for 34 years and focused on leasing and selling commercial, industrial, office, flex buildings and land. 


Warm Breakfast

7:30 am - 8:00 am

Classic breakfast and networking

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Welcome and organized networking

8:30 am - 9:45 am

Interview and roundtable discussion

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Conversation Market: The discussion continues and allows you to share your thoughts and meet other attendees. 

Come early and come hungry. Only Our City provides a full, warm breakfast with eggs, bacon, baked goods, etc.

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Sheraton La Jolla 

7:30 am - 10:00 am 

3299 Holiday Court, Second flr. Torrey Room

La Jolla, CA 92037

Parking is free in the lower lot off La Jolla Village Drive, or $5 in the lot off Holiday Court.

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