1 CONFERENCE: Capital Markets, Industrial and Commercial Development and Planning of Sustainable Communities. March 17-18, 2011 Hotel Fiesta Americana Cerro de las Campanas Salon Queretaro, Queretaro, Mexico MEXICO TAKES OFF presents the creation of sustainable planned communities, with the participation of authorities, businessmen, entrepreneurs, investors, developers, who are working in conjunction for the development of a sustainable Mexican country. We will analyze success stories, such as the development and operation of the Aerospace Plant in Queretaro and the Urban Development Zibatá, with the purpose of understanding and discussing the process of a city development. Why in Queretaro? The State of Queretaro is a leading Mexican State due to its excellent location and life quality. The State of Queretaro currently has a great number of industrial parks, universities, recreation centers, business and corporate offices, urban infrastructure, and new residential real estate developments, which are rapidly transforming the State and the City of Queretaro. Queretaro is a highly specialized logistic center due to: Its excellent location in the center of the Country; Potential market of 45 million persons in a radio of 350 kilometers, 338 companies with foreign capital and 147 exporting companies; High quality of life; High quality of labor force and peaceful labor unions; World-class Industrial Parks and Zones;
2 International Airport for passengers and products transportation with internal Customs departments; Worldwide recognized universities and technologic institutes and centers; Important roads and railroads connection relevant ports, cities and borders. Program: Thursday March 17, 2011 EMPRESALIA REAL ESTATE PROJECT PRESENTATION 11:00 a.m.. 11:30 a.m. Departure to Empresalia Project location 12:00 p.m. 12:15 p.m. Open Remarks Carlos Santacruz ULI Mexico Chair Jorge Castañares Vice Chair of Capital Markets & Industrial Committees ULI MX 12:15 p.m. 1:15 p.m. Empresalia Real Estate Project Presentation Description: Empresalia is the first high performance sustainable offices complex, built under international standards, which integrates all of the services, installations and amenities required by corporations maximizing its standards of eficiency, profitability and improvement. Empresalia is strategically located at 5 de Febrero avenue near to Bernardo Quintana avenue, two of the most important avenues in Queretaro City.
3 Located in the most centric area, with immediatte access to the main residential areas such as Jurica, Juriquilla, Club Campestre and El Campanario. The Empresalia project is comprised by First-Class Offices Buildings equiped with advanced technology, thermo-acoustic and thermo-eficient facades, intelligent elevators, and four meters high mezzanines that creates ideal working spaces, allowing for efficiency and productivity. The building design allows to reduce up to 25% of the land surfance required for its construction. First-calss corporations, clients and suppliers interacts in a high quality corporate center generating and creating business opportinities and bonds, commercial and business relationships and strategic partnerships. Empresalia promotes the establishment is such complex of the leader corporations in their respective markets, and the interaction among an important group of businessmen, where such leaders generate business opotunittes with an unlimited potential. Empresalia will have trainning and meeting rooms with staff, high quality videoconferences rooms, conference and business events rooms, amenities allowing integration activities of labor staffing, lounge: Think out of the box. Furthermore, through its Conferences Forum, it shall offer a number of conferences with the participation of the most internationally prestigious experts in different areas such as: leadership, economy, marketing, publicity, sales, financing, among other topics which promotes companies improvement. Empresalia, is a unique concept of corporate complex with more than 20,000 m² of parks and green areas, and water areas. Recreational spaces with WiFi, two hotels, eleven restaurants, six banks, retail complex and an integral health center. It will have controls access for vehicles and persons, and access control in each building with CCTV system, 1 parking space per each 30 m² of offices, visitor s parking spaces, and additional parking spaces. Empresalia s priority is to optimize the sustainable use of resources, minimizing water and power consumption, in harmony and contact with the environment.
4 Speaker: Enrique Macotela Director of Architectural Design Desarrolladora del Parque 1:15 p.m. 2:15 p.m. Walking tour inside the Empresalia Project location 2:15 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Lunch at Empresalia installations 4:00 p.m. Return to Hotel ZIBATA REAL ESTATE PROJECT PRESENTATION 4:30 p.m. Departure to Zibatá 5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. Tour inside the Zibatá project 6:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Open Remarks Carlos Santacruz ULI Mexico Chair Jorge Castañares Vice Chair of Capital Markets & Industrial Committees ULI MX
5 6:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Panel: Sustainable Planned Communities Description: The Sustainable Planned Communities are a catalyst of public and private initiatives which their main purpose is providing to real estate projects with the required facilities to generate value under a duly organized urban system. Zibatá has made this ideal a reality, making possible the impossible. Moderator: Carlos de la Mora Business Planning AECOM Design + Planning Speakers: Carlos Gómez Chichón Director Estudio Lamela México Liora Haymann Managing Director Miami OBMI Coral Gables, FL, USA Salvador Herrera Co-Director CTS Centro de Transporte Sustentable
6 Gerardo Serrato Queretaro Regional Office SEMARNAT Queretaro, Queretaro 8:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. Cocktail 10:00 p.m. 10:30 p.m. Return to Hotel Friday March 18, :00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast 9:00 a.m. 9:15 a.m. Presentation Conference Mexico Takes Off Carlos Santacruz ULI Mexico Chair Jorge Castañares Vice Chair of Capital Markets & Industrial Committees ULI MX 9:15 a.m a.m. Queretaro Government Opening Presentation José E. Calzada Rovirosa, State of Queretaro Governor (Invited) Queretaro, Queretaro, Mexico
7 10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Project Generation Description: The key elements for the generation of a real estate project framed within the concept of Planned Communities require the active participation of Authorities, Developers and Final Users; this participation is clearly expressed in the Real Estate Project called Aerospace Industrial Plant in Queretaro. Moderator: Antonio Diez de Bonilla Chair of Legislation Committee ULI MX National Partner Baker & McKenzie Speakers: Abel Baca Principal Industrial Park Queretaro Queretaro, Queretaro Francisco Estrada Regional Director Vesta Queretaro, Queretaro Real Gervais Bombardier Queretaro, Queretaro Javier Martínez del Campo / Carlos Ibarra Fernández Partner / Associate Jones Day
8 Stephan Vitrac Safran Queretaro, Queretaro Tonatiuh Salinas Minister of Sustainable Development of the State of Queretaro Queretaro, Qro., Mexico 11:30 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Departure to Aerospace Industrial Plant 12:15 p.m. 2:00 p.m. Visit to Aerospace Industrial Plant 2:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Lunch at Pool Terrace Fiesta Americana Hotel 4:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Investment, Marketing and Development Description: A Planned Community fully comprises the sustainability concept taking in consideration these three components: the ecological, the social and the economic factors. Taking in consideration the ecological or environmental factor without considering the social and the financial elements its totally unrealistic; in this sense real estate developments such as Zibatá and the Aerospace Industrial Plant shall serve as an example not only to Mexico but worldwide as to how the sustainability concept should be understood and applied to.
9 Moderator: Jorge Castañares - Chair of Capital Markets & Industrial Committees ULI MX Managing Director Real Estate Business unit Marhnos Inmobiliaria Speakers: Lorenzo D. Berho COO Vesta Gonzalo Espejel Director of Real Estate Projects Anida Inmobiliaria Grupo BBVA México, D.F. Víctor Lachica President & CEO Cushman & Wakefield Blanca Rodriguez Managing Director New York Life/Rockwood México Gabriel Cerdio Investment Management Division GE Capital Real Estate
10 7:00 p.m. Closing Remarks Jorge Castañares Vice Chair of Capital Markets Committee 8:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. Networking Cocktail Horus Bar Hacienda La Laborcilla EXECUTIVE SPONSOR Zibatá PRINCIPAL SPONSOR Empresalia EVENT SPONSORS GRUPO VESTA MARHNOS SUPORTER BOMBARDIER SAFRAN
11 ABOUT THE ULI, THE URBAN LAND INSTITUTE: ULI is a trusted idea place. ULI the Urban Land Institute is a nonprofit research and education organization supported by its members. Founded in 1936, the institute now has more than 30,000 members worldwide representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines, working in private enterprise and public service. As the preeminent, global, multidisciplinary real estate forum, ULI facilitates the open exchange of ideas, information and experience among local, national and international industry leaders and policy makers dedicated to creating better places. The mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide responsible leadership in the use of land in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Members say that ULI is a trusted idea place where leaders come to grow professionally and personally through sharing, mentoring, and problem solving. With pride, ULI members commit to the best in land use policy and practice. Who We Are The members of the Urban Land Institute are community builders, the people who develop and redevelop neighborhoods, business districts and communities across the U.S. and around the world. Who belongs to the Urban Land Institute? Leading property owners, investors, advisers, developers, architects, lawyers, lenders, planners, regulators, contractors, engineers, university professors, librarians, students and interns. Some 3,000 members are the CEOs, leading advisers, and policy-makers in the United States. Another 2,000 members are the leading owners,
12 investors, and advisers in Mexico, Europe, Japan, Australia, Canada, South Africa, South America, and Southeast Asia. Most ULI members participate through district councils and more than 20% work in government, academia, and public-private partnerships. ULI members control, own or enhance the value of more than 80% of the U.S. commercial property market. ULI Mexico Conference This meeting attendees will: Increase opportunities to make business connections during daily networking events. Conferences each with take-home value that will give you and your organization a competitive edge. All meals and networking events are included in the conference ticket. Speakers and panelists will share up-to-the-minute insight on the trends shaping our industry and the Mexican economy. Only ULI Mexico brings together developers, investors, top leaders, lenders, and professionals from all sectors of the real estate industry. The ability to conduct your business in one place, with one meeting, is more valuable now than ever. Questions? Please visit Contact: Alejandra Villarroel ULI Mexico Coordinator Phone Fax Please complete the registration form attached and return to Alejandra Villarroel. The deadline is Monday, March 14, 2001
13 HOTEL FIESTA AMERICANA QUERETARO Blvd. Bernardo Quintana Arrioja 4050 Col. Alamos Tercera Sección Querétaro, Querétaro Special rate for Mexico $1, Mexican pesos per night Taxes included Contact: Claudia Hidalgo Phone (442) To book, please send by to Claudia Hidalgo the credit card information and the dates of your check in and check out. BIOS SPEAKRS: Abel Baca Ingeniero Mecánico egresado de la Escuela Superior de Ingeniería Mecánica del I.P.N. (ESIME) Cursos varios en México y en el extranjero de especialización en Administración y Finanzas. Colobaró como Director General de las siguientes empresas:director general de las siguientes empresas: Massey Ferguson de México, S.A. de C.V. Fábrica de Autotrasportes Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. (hoy Mercedes Benz) Bioquimex, S.A. de C.V. Productos de Leche, S.A. de C.V. Industrias Nacobre, S.A. de C.V. Promociones Industriales de Querétaro, S.A. de C.V. (Parque Industrial Querétaro) Asignaciones en el extranjero: Director de Manufactura de Massey Ferguson en Aprilia, Italia. Director de Operaciones Especiales de Massey Ferguson en Latino América. Servicio Público: Secretario de Desarrollo Económico del Estado de Querétaro. Consejos de Administración: Massey Ferguson, S.A. de C.V. John Deere de México, S.A de C.V. Industrias afiliadas de Nacobre. Prolesa, S.A. de C.V. Vistar (Moulinex) S.A. de C.V. Alfa Celulosa, S.A. de C.V.
14 Actividades AcadémicasÑ Profesor de Promoción Industrial de la UAQ. Profesor de Microeconomía y Macroeconomía en la División de Estudios Superiores del Liceo. Otras Actividades: Apoyo administrativo en el Centro de Rehabilitación Integral para Minusválidos del Aparato Locomotor, I.A.P. (CRIMAL) Jorge Castañares Bachelor in Business Administration (BA) with studies in Economics and graduate of the Master in Business Administration (MBA), specializing in Strategy Management and Finance. Diploma in Real Estate specializes in commercial and industrial buildings by the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) Managing Director of Marhnos Inmobiliaria, the real estate business unit of Grupo Marhnos. Within the Real Estate sector highlights the participation of more than 6 years as a partner of Strategic Consulting Firm CMINMOBILARE, REAL ESTATE & CONSULTING GROUP, as well as a Associate Director of the Real Estate Firm JONES LANG LASALLE, where he led industrial and commercial transactions over $ 150 millons and 3.2 millons square feet. He also directed for 2 years, the Real Estate Division of GRUPO MODELO Brewing Company, where he was responsible for managing a portfolio valued at more than million dollars with more than 3,000 commercial and industrial properties. He founded and coordinates the Diploma in Strategy and Planning for Real Estate Investment in Mexico and the Diploma in Real Estate and Tourism Law in the ITAM. It is also a professor in the Masters in Real Estate Companies of the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Co-author of the book: "Property Law: Selected Issues and Prospects for the Sector released by the ITAM and Editorial Porrua (2010): Editorial Adviser of ICONOS the CBRichard Ellis Journal and columnist specializing in media such as Obras and Metros Cubicos the CNN-Expansion Magazines. Vice-Chair of the Capital Market and Industrial Committees of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) in Mexico and Vice-Chair of the Technical Events Committee of the Mexican Institute of Financial Executives (IMEF). Gabriel Cerdio Gabriel Cerdio joined GE Capital Real Estate in 2006, where he has actively been involved in diverse leadership responsibilities. He currently heads the Investment Management division, which is responsible for raising and managing third party capital from institutional sources, leveraging the firm s solid track record and platform. Prior to his current role, Gabriel was Senior Director of Business Development, in charge of executing the industrial investment strategy for the company. During his term, the firm invested more than US$600MM through core portfolio acquisitions, SLB transactions and opportunistic plays, including the development of Queretaro's Aerospace Park in partnership with Vesta, positioning GE as one of the top equity players in the CRE industrial space.
15 Mr. Cerdio has also taken an active role in the asset management front, leading the residential platform between 08 and 09 and managing the relationship with two strategic partners. Before joining GE, Mr Cerdio was a Principal at Mercer Management Consulting (a strategy consultancy firm), where he led multiple engagements for blue-chip firms in the energy and logistics space. He also worked at Chase Manhattan Bank s Investment Banking Group and was Staff to the President of the Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores. Mr Cerdio holds a BA in Economics and a diploma in Corporate Finance from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, and obtained an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Carlos de la Mora Carlos is an architect from who has been actively involved in promotion and development in Mexico for the past 16 years. After obtaining a graduate degree from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc, Los Angeles), Carlos returned to and later moved to Ensenada, where he developed a particular interest in bi-national relationships and the San Diego- Tijuana border region. After returning to Los Angeles and subsequently promoting Baja California from an office in New York City, Carlos moved to San Diego where he lived for four years. He directed business development efforts in Mexico for Nolte Associates and was a board member of the ULI San Diego/Tijuana Executive Committee as chair of their Cross-Border Committee. He also served as advisor for Fundación Metrópoli, an international investigation institution based in Madrid, Spain. In 2009, Carlos joins the Design + Planning team at AECOM, returning to Mexico City with the responsibility of leading business development efforts in Mexico. In 2010, Carlos joins ULI Mexico s Management Committee as chair of Strategic Development, and continues to work as Director for AECOM in Mexico. José Antonio Diez de Bonilla José Antonio Diez de Bonilla, is a Baker & McKenzie national partner since 2007, has 15 years of experience in the legal profession working for Baker & McKenzie in the office. His practice covers real estate and infrastructure matters, with an emphasis on the legal aspects of project finance, mergers and acquisitions, as well as tourism, residential, commercial and industrial development projectsmr. Diez de Bonilla was born in in August 2, 1974; obtained his law degree in year 2000 from the Universidad Panamericana in.mr. Diez de Bonilla is a full member of the Urban Land Institute and currently acts as Chair of the Legislation Council for the Mexico division.mr. Diez de Bonilla has participated in discussion panels and forums on real estate and foreign investment matters, and has given lectures in events organized by Baker & McKenzie such as the Mexico Resort Development Conference and by other institutions such as the Urban Land Institute and other external organizations such as the real estate magazine named Immobiliare. He is also the author to numerous articles on sustainable development issues published in real estate magazine named Immobiliare.
16 Gonzalo Espejel Lozoya Director General Adjunto de Anida, empresa desarrolladora inmobiliaria originaria de España y filial del Grupo BBVA; Anida inició actividades en México en el 2004, con dos modelos de negocio, Anida Communities y Anida Residences. Anida Communities está orientada al desarrollo de comunidades integralmente planeadas; en colaboración con sus socios ejecutan una cuidadosa planeación e invierten en la infraestructura necesaria para lograr suelos listos para su desarrollo. El primer desarrollo en el que Anida ha participado es Lomas de Angelópolis, en Puebla, en el que se ha desarrollado dos etapas que suman más de 200 Ha., de suelo urbano y urbanizado y que se ha logrado ubicar como el destino de vida de referencia en la comunidad regional, actualmente está por iniciar la tercer etapa sumando 300 Ha., adicionales en las que se conjuntan usos diversos incluyendo habitacional horizontal y vertical así como comercial, oficinas y servicios, estos últimos a través de un potente Town Center o centro de ciudad. También destaca Zibatá, ubicado en la ciudad de Querétaro, su Plan Maestro incluye 1,000 Ha., de desarrollo en sus diferentes fases, la primer fase comprende 500 Ha., e incluye los primeros 9 hoyos de un campo de golf público, una sección del Town Center que acompaña a un lago así como la urbanización de suelo habitacional con diferentes tipos y densidades, la primer etapa de esta fase ha logrado prosperar exitosamente y se está iniciando ya la segunda etapa de esta fase. Adicionalmente a estas dos ubicaciones está por iniciar la promoción y el desarrollo de una singular reserva de suelo ubicada en el municipio de Zapopan en la ciudad de Guadalajara, Jalisco, comprendiendo más de 700 Ha., dentro de las cuales se mantiene casi la mitad como suelo de conservación para acompañar el resto de la superficie para usos urbanos siguiendo la misma temática que en Puebla y Querétaro. Anida Residences genera proyectos de vivienda media y residencial siempre en vertical tanto en zonas urbanas así como en algunas zonas turísticas buscando ofrecer segunda vivienda. Antes de pertenecer a Anida, Gonzalo fue propietario de Geópolis, empresa que atendía tanto a desarrolladores inmobiliarios para la planeación, generación y apoyo de proyectos singulares así como a empresas no inmobiliarias para el manejo estratégico de sus activos inmobiliarios. Gonzalo Espejel es arquitecto por la Universidad Anáhuac, es miembro de la Asociación de Desarrolladores Inmobiliarios y ha sido orgulloso miembro del ULI participando también en algunos períodos en el Comité Ejecutivo para México de este Instituto. Carlos Gómez Chinchón Nacido en Madrid, el 27 de enero de 1967, es Arquitecto por la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid y becado en Darmstadt (Alemania) con el programa Erasmus en el año 94. Es profesor desde el año 2009 en la universidad Tecnológico de Monterrey como titular del taller internacional y durante 8 años impartió clases de apoyo par la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid. Actualmente trabaja como director de la Oficina de México para Estudio Lamela, previamente fue Director de Diseño y Director de Concursos. Previamente colaboró en distintas oficinas como H.N.G. Arquitectura, Rehabitar Madrid, Estudio Ignacio Luzárraga, Estudio Aguayo, Braun & Voigt Architekten, Esutdio Francisco
17 Alonso de Santos, Estudio Dlegado & Laina, Estudio Mark B urkhälter, Estudio María Cámara y Estudio José Manuel López. Ha desarrollado múltiples proyectos y concursos entre los que podrían destacar la obtención de 14 primeros premios, 4 segundos premios y 7 finalistas en concursos abiertos o restringidos tanto nacionales como internacionales como parte del equipo redactor junto a Estudio Lamela ó independientemente. Entre dichos premios figuran 2 aeropuertos, 6 edificios corporativos, 2 estadios, 8 complejos residenciales, etc. Ha dirigido, como parte del equipo de Estudio Lamela, el proyecto para el Contact Center Santander en Querétaro que fue premiado como el mejor edificio sustentable y tecnológico de México en el año Ha impartido conferencias en diversas universidades como Harvard, TEC de Monterrey, Anáhuac, Taxco, Universidad Marista, COLESH, etc. También ha participado como ponente en los congresos de Espacio Urbano, Nacional de Arquitectos e Ingenieros y para la Oficina Económica y Comercial de la Embajada española. Ha realizado cursos de Especialista en estructuras de hormigón armado, Restauración y rehabilitación de edificios antiguos, Incorporación de Instalaciones a los Proyectos de edificación, Soluciones constructivas al acondicionamiento acústico en los edificios, Control y ejecución de obras de estructuras, Proyecto de las estructura, ha asistido a las Jornadas Técnicas sobre conservación energética en la edificación, Control y ejecución de obras de excavaciones y cimentaciones y al Seminario de Gestión Urbanística en la concertación público-privada: los convenios urbanísticos organizado por la Fundación Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid. Liora Hayman OBM Internacional is a highly prestigious design-consulting firm, specializing in master planning and architecture design for mixed-use projects and resort destinations. With offices in USA, Europe and the Caribbean, OBMI has positioned itself as global leader with an extensive portfolio of projects in over 40 countries across the world. As Managing Director of the OBMI-Miami office, Mrs. Haymann oversees the overall professional team, project direction and client relations. Ms Haymann is part designer, part manager, part visionary, part budget hawk; It s all part of her approach to being a doer and staying fully engaged with every OBMI project across the world. Her focus is on providing comprehensive solutions, integrating original and appropriate design with a solid understanding of the strategic and technical issues related to development. Past and current projects include beach resorts, marina villages, new communities, mix-use urban waterfronts, and town centers throughout the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Ms Haymann has an Architect degree from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, and a Master of Science with focus on Urban Design from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to joining OBMI in 2006, Ms. Haymann was a founding partner at URBE, a leading urban design practice in Chile.
18 Salvador Herrera Planner and landscape architect with a passion for public service and the quality of urban life. Salvador has a distinguished career in the government with over 10 years of experience focusing in the development and urban planning in cities and countries, including USA, Spain and Mexico. Salvador has a degree in City Planning from the Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes. With a major in Urban and City Management by the Ecole Nationale d'administration (ENA) in Paris, France, and a Masters in Urban and Landscape Design from the Universidad Iberoamericana, León. Previous to his position as Deputy Executive Director at Center for Sustainable Transport of Mexico (CTS Mexico ) he worked in the government of Querétaro and was director of the Municipal Planning Institute of Chihuahua. The Center for Sustainable Transport of Mexico CTS Mexico (www.ctsmexico.org) is a mexican nongovernmental organization, nonprofit, nonpartisan and guided by a Board comprised of individuals recognized for their commitment to quality of life of Mexicans. CTS Mexico is part of a network of Centres for Sustainable Transport EMBARQ - WRI (World Resource Institute). Carlos Ibarra Carlos Ibarra has experience representing domestic and foreign investors in a wide array of real estate transactions, including the acquisition, disposition, leasing, and development of real properties for industrial, retail, residential, hospitality, and mixed-use projects in several states of Mexico. His practice also includes mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, and infrastructure projects that involve complex real estate components.carlos has been a speaker and panelist at several conferences and has published articles in Mexico and in the United States on real estate investments in Mexico. Víctor Lachica Es uno de los ejecutivos más reconocidos dentro de la comunidad de bienes raíces comerciales en México. Se graduó de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), obteniendo el título de Licenciado en Derecho. Continuó con estudios en el Instituto Mexicano Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), donde obtuvo un Diplomado en Contabilidad y Finanzas y posteriormente obtuvo una Maestría en Administración de Empresa en el IPADE, afiliado a la Escuela de Negocios de Harvard, en la Ciudad de México. Actualmente es Presidente & CEO de Cushman & Wakefield, que en este año, cumple 18 años en México. Miembro de la Asociación Mexicana de Profesionales Inmobiliarios (AMPI), así como miembro fundador del ICEI. Es miembro del Young Presidents Organization (YPO) Sección México, del Urban Land Institute (ULI), de la Cámara de Comercio Americana y de la Cámara de Comercio Británica. También es miembro del Consejo Internacional de Administración de Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. De Banca MIFEL y Fundación Peñón.
19 Víctor Lachica ha sido residente de la Ciudad de México durante toda su vida en donde ha trabajado en la comunidad de negocios y dentro de la industria de bienes raíces desde Javier Martínez del Campo Javier Martínez del Campo has extensive experience in cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, joint ventures, strategic alliances, competition, and recapitalizations. Javier also has an active securities and finance practice with particular emphasis on advising Mexican borrowers in credit transactions, restructurings, and workouts.among his significant recent matters, Javier advised Grupo Gigante, the fourth largest retailer in Mexico, in the divestiture of its supermarket business and in the recent termination of Grupo Gigante's Mexican joint venture with Radio Shack Corporation. He also advised Grupo Kuo, a large Mexican conglomerate, in the refinancing of its syndicated debt and the issuance of debt in the international markets.javier is a member of the Mexican Bar Association (Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados) and the American Bar Association Blanca Rodriguez Blanca Rodriguez has more than 15 years of real estate experience, and has been actively involved in the capital raising, structuring and execution of over $2.5 billion of debt and equity transactions in Mexico across all property types. Blanca is currently Managing Director of Real Capital Asociados RA (successor to Rockwood Asociados) and as of January, 2011 in its role of sole placement advisors represents Seguros Monterrey New York Life in Mexico to execute a commercial real estate lending program. She joined RA s team in 2004 and actively participated in the raising process and closing of a $650MM close-end institutional equity fund acting as advisor to ING Clarion Partners. The fund s investment period concluded in August of 2009 totaling USD $1 billion of investments across all property types in Mexico. Prior to joining RA, Blanca was the head of New Business and Equity for GE Real Estate Mexico where she was responsible for identifying and executing real estate financing and investment opportunities. Blanca was involved in the execution of an equity retail platform, acquisition of Real Estate Owned Portfolios of Distressed Assets, execution of a joint venture to provide residential construction financing, and execution of numerous loans for hotels, industrial, and retail properties. Prior to GE, Blanca worked with AEW Capital Management, a real estate advisory firm to institutional investors and pension funds and with Beacon Properties, a real estate investment trust, both in Boston, MA. Blanca holds a Bachelor of Architecture and a Master degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Blanca was Elected Chair of ULI Mexico Council and is currently the Chair of Governance and of the Tourism Council of ULI Mexico. She also participates in the executive council of the Colegio de Arquitectos de Mexico and is