Save the Date: Legacy Property Series: Helms Bakery

WHAT: 2nd Legacy Property Series: Helms Bakery – Highlighting a 4th Generation Legacy Property

WHEN: Thursday, June 14, 2018


This is the second in an ongoing series of Legacy Properties. Please contact email hidden; JavaScript is required or call Kathleen at 310-916-9231 to RSVP for the event.

The Legacy Property Series – Highlighting Unique Properties & Their Family Ownership

WHAT: The Legacy Property Series – Highlighting Unique Properties & Their Family Ownership

WHEN: Ongoing, First event on October 19th, 2017 at 5:30pm

WHERE: Multiple locations, First event at Culver City Hotel

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The Legacy Property Series provides attendees with rare insight into the untold history of some of Southern California’s most unique and storied properties told from the perspective of the current owner. This series touches on topics that are relevant to multi-generational families that own commercial real estate. Expect an interactive experience that real estate families can relate to and learn from…

The Property – Hear the unique and storied history of these legacy properties. Participate in a guided tour of the asset. Gain first-hand perspective about the property and its transitions from the owner.

The ownership Perspective – Gain candid insight from the property owner about the challenges they have faced related to investment and management decision, internal family dynamics, estate planning strategies and other financial and transitional dynamics.

A multi-generational Perspective – Listen as owners share their experiences, harnessing the strengths, and coping with the challenges of unique legacy assets. Relate to others who know the powerful influence of the dynamics of family decisions.

Meet other legacy property owning families who will share their valuable observations, insights, experiences, and strategies in transitioning their commercial real estate assets from generation to generation.

Stay tuned for the next event in the series…

  • October 19, 2017, The Culver City Hotel with Maya Mallick
  • January 2018, more details to follow.

Jeff Gould, Lineage Asset Advisors

Drs. Carolyn Friend & Jamie Weiner of Inheriting Wisdom

5th Annual Building Technology Showcase


WHEN: AUGUST 11, 2017


On August 11, 2017, over 100 industry professionals attended the 5th Annual LABBC Technology Showcase, which featured fast-pitch presentations from 15 leading technology companies and an insightful and inspiring keynote from Mary Leslie of the LA Business Council. Jeff Gould, Managing Director of the Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge hosted the event.

With each company presenting in three minutes or less, attendees were able to quickly get up to speed on the latest technologies for their properties.

Join us next summer 2018 for our 6th Annual Event.

Green Building Strategies

WHAT: Green Building Strategies: Adding Value for Clients

WHEN: April 7, 2017, 9:30AM-3PMpm

WHERE: Century Plaza Towers, Conference Room A, 2029 Century Plaza Park East, Los Angeles, CA

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This course will help you to become knowledgeable about Green Building Strategies so you can advise buyers, tenants, and owners. Understanding the benefits of energy efficient or ‘green’ buildings is good for your clients’ bottom line, and for yours. California-specific course material includes the Title 24 building codes and an introduction to the new Los Angeles building energy benchmarking regulation. This course fulfills four commercial continuing education hours (4CEU).

Greenbuild 2017 Special Set

WHAT: A Public Private Partnership for a Sustainable Future in LA

WHEN: October 5, 2016, 2pm

WHERE: 411 Theater


The session is described as “A strong collaboration between government officials, tourism and convention agents, sustainability experts, and property managers can result in a greener urban district. This dynamic is illustrated by the success of the Los Angeles Green Lodging Program, a long-term partnership between the City of Los Angeles, the LA Tourism and Convention Board, the Better Buildings Challenge, and Green Seal. Participating hotels enhance their brand and see significant cost savings, improved guest experience and employee engagement. This presentation will describe the implementation and benefits of the program from each partner’s perspective. It will outline the steps taken to forge this strategic partnership, and provide a case study on the LAX Business Improvement District Gateway to L.A. Attendees will come away with a model for achieving this kind of collaborative effort in their own city. They will gain an understanding of how each participant contributes and has seen a benefit over the years. Steps on the creation of a Green Team within the hotel staff will be outlined, and attendees will gain an understanding of what it takes to be a Green Seal-certified hotel.”

LA Better Buildings Challenge Webinar

WHAT: LA Better Buildings Challenge Webinar

WHEN: April 24, 2013

WHERE: Online


Jeff presented on the following topic during this widely listened to webinar

  • Found Money – Cost Segregation and 179D: Tax Savings Strategies for Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Lunch and Learn

WHAT: Value Enhancement Through Sustainability and Building Modernization

WHEN: July 23, 2015, 11am

WHERE: 523 W. 6th Street, Los Angeles


In this exclusive Lunch and Learn session which hosted over 60 building owners and real estate professionals, Jeff Gould discussed strategies for how property owners like Rising Realty are adding value through building modernization and sustainability.

Urban Land Institute (ULI) Event

WHAT: Creative Financing and Partnerships: Leveraging Your Position in the Market

WHEN: June 15th and 16th, 2015

WHERE: Palomar Hotel


Jeff Gould presented on the following topics at this event which hosted over 50 top real estate developers throughout the country:

  • Energy Efficiency Strategies for Existing Buildings
  • Creative Acquisitions Strategies — Unique partnerships and strategies can be employed to source, acquire, and finance development deals. Using real-world examples, an equity partner, broker, and developer will discuss tools and strategies for identifying and securing opportunities in a competitive market.

Chartwell Webinar

WHAT: Innovative Cross-sector Energy Efficiency Partnerships

WHEN: April 15, 2015, 2pm

WHERE: Webinar


Jeff Gould presented on Innovative Cross-section Utility Partnerships at this widely attended webinar hosted by Chartwell. He discussed the role of the Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge in supporting the utilities on their innovative partnership.  

Crocker Symposium

WHAT: Building for Tomorrow

WHEN: November 6th, 2014, 11:30am

WHERE: Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles


Jeff was a panelist at this annual event with over 100 attendees at this workshop. Jeff spoke about the following topic:

  • Building for Tomorrow: How Changing Demographic, Economic, Political and Environmental Dynamics are Impacting Real Estate Development