LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CAPRATE Events, LLC, organizer of The National Data Center Summit Series™, will present the inaugural Southwest Data Center Summit on October 17 at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. The Southwest Data Center Summit will combine the highest-quality content and networking opportunities for the myriad of data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives.
More than 1,000 executives have participated in National Data Center Summit Series events in New York, Santa Clara and Chicago in the past year. More than 300 of the most active and emerging firms in Southern California and the Southwest expected to attend this full-day networking and information conference in Los Angeles.
"The National Data Center Summit Series combines market intelligence and networking in a one-day platform. Anyone in the industry, or with an interest in exploring the many opportunities in data center real estate and technology infrastructure, should attend."
Mitch Kralis, Vice President of Real Estate, Server Farm Realty
"I attended the event in New York City in November, The Greater New York Data Center Summit. Great speakers, great discussions and a wealth of information. "
Ken DePalo, Sales Engineer – New York Metro Region, Advanced Business Communications
Southwest Data Center Summit Agenda Coverage:
* The "Data" on the Data Center Market: Analysis & Review of Market Fundamentals and
Investment Sales Volume in Los Angeles and Southwest Markets
* State of the Los Angeles & Southwest Data Center Markets: Demand Drivers, New Development & the Emergence of New Investors
* What are the key drivers to choose Greater Los Angeles and other Southwest Markets (Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Las Vegas) a destination for their data centers?
* What are the latest trends with regard to southwest rates per kW for wholesale and retail per rack rates?
* What are the main obstacles to data center development in the southwest?
* Data Center Financing: Will Private Equity and Traditional CRE Debt and Equity Sources
Become More Active? Will New Capital Sources Emerge to Seek Exposure to Real
Estate and Technology's Hot Sector?
Southwest Data Center Summit sponsors include: Schneider Electric, Telehouse America, NEF, Colliers International, Osborn and WiredRE.
Confirmed speakers include: Michael Siteman, Executive Vice President – Data Center Solutions (DCS), Jones Lang LaSalle; John Sheputis, CEO, Fortune Data Centers; Jeff Ferry, Director, Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group; Jason J. Shepard, Senior Vice President, CBRE; Everett Thompson, Founder and CEO, WiredRE; Christof Hammerli, Vice President – Acquisitions, Carter Validus Advisors; Tim Huffman, Executive Vice President, Global Director – Technology Solutions Group, Colliers International; Aaron Wangenheim, Executive Vice President, T5 Data Centers; Luke Denmon, PMP, Data Center Advisory Services, CBRE; Miles Loo Jr, Global Lead – Data Centre Advisory Group, Cushman & Wakefield; and Jim Kerrigan, Principal and Director – Data Centres, Avison Young.
A limited number of exhibit tables, speaking and sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact: Brian Klebash of CAPRATE Events at 917-460-3572 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For registration or agenda information, please visit the conference website: http://cre-events.com/southwestdc/
Media Contact: Brian Klebash CAPRATE Events LLC, 6175016075, email@example.com
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