Colliers’ Tyler de la Pena has six years of experience in South Florida’s commercial real estate industry and was recently promoted to director of office services at Colliers. A South Florida native, de la Pena has a deep understanding of the region’s real estate market and the various opportunities and challenges within the market, as well as the local businesses and national/international companies that are the biggest contributors to the local economy.
His financial background has proven beneficial in understanding the impact corporate real estate has on a business’ P&L and balance sheet, as well as the most ideal solutions to ensure a company’s real estate is in line with and contributing to the overall goals for the business.
These are just a few reasons we chose de la Pena as one of the Florida 2021 Next Generation Award winners. Connect Media’s fifth annual Next Generation Awards recognize young leaders in the commercial real estate industry who are likely to be influential for years to come.
De la Pena’s also an active leader in the Future of Real Estate networking group, the Technology Executives Roundtable networking group, and has participated in charities for Habitat for Humanity and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He is also a co-host on the Future of Real Estate Podcast, which has received more than 1,000 listeners and counting.
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).