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Next Generation Honoree: Trammell Crow’s Tipre Wields Diverse Skill Sets

As a panelist on the “Now Generation” panel at Connect Media’s 2016 Connect Orange County conference, Trammell Crow Company’s Chris Tipre advised audience members to diversify their skill sets and be able to wear many hats. Tipre’s multi-faceted job description as an SVP with TCC’s Southern California business unit shows that he practices what he preaches.

On the firm’s new acquisitions and development projects, he is responsible for land and deal sourcing, financial analysis, due diligence, entitlements, debt and equity capital relationships, development coordination and project leasing. His work day entails everything from underwriting for all office and industrial acquisitions and developments to collaborating with development managers on strategic issues throughout the design, permitting and construction processes.

Those are just some of the reasons we chose Tipre to be one of the ten California 2018 Next Generation Award winners. Connect Media’s Next Generation Awards recognize young leaders in the commercial real estate industry who are likely to be influential for years to come.

At that 2016 Connect Orange Count event, Tipre also shared that commercial real estate is an industry where reaching out and paying it forward is a widely-accepted mentality because everyone has been in your position once and sought to gain the same insight from a mentor. Accordingly, he’s a 2018 board member of NAIOP SoCal.

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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 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).