LA’s Top CRE Players on Their Favorite Real Estate


The Row or The Nomad? Union Station or Staples Center? Shake Shack or In-N-Out?

When you get in a room with the top commercial real estate financiers, owners and brokers, yes, you want to ask them about the state of the market and the asset classes that are looking the most attractive. But we at Commercial Observer wanted to get a little more personal. And so at last week’s InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown at 900 Wilshire Boulevard where we held our first Financing Commercial Real Estate Forum, we decided to do just that.

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What, say, is your favorite Downtown L.A. property?

“It’s like picking among your children!” declared Square Mile Capital‘s Jeff Fastov.

That might be true, but we did our best to try to coax answers out of Related Companies‘ Rick VogelMeridian Capital Group‘s Seth GrossmanHFF‘s Bill FishelCIM Group‘s Chris AllmanACRES Capital‘s Don Sherman (who said that the InterContinental was his favorite); Hunton Andrews Kurth‘s Jane Hinton; and TH Real Estate‘s Raymond Hu… and while we were at it, where to get a good burger Downtown.