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March 2018 Chapter Breakfast featuring Steve Benavides – Pictures

Many thanks to Steve Benavides for sharing his time and knowledge with us.

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LAIOC INITIATES ELEVEN NEW MEMBERS

Lambda Alpha Orange County Chapter began 2018 with the initiation of eleven new members at an afternoon party and initiation ceremony held at President Steve and Rona Gromet’s home in Laguna Beach. LAI International President, Robert McBride and LAI’s International Executive Director, Sheila Hamilton were present and

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March 2018, April 2018 and May 2018 Speakers

Please check our upcoming events pages for updated information regarding our March 2018, April 2018 and May 2018 speakers!  

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2017 – 2018 New Member Induction Reception

Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Lambda Alpha Orange County Chapter inductees. The installation event was fantastic. Many thanks to our Chapter President, Steve Gromat for hosting us in his beautiful home.

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Land Economics Weekend 2018 – Planning

The 2018 Land Economics Weekend Planning is full-steam ahead! We toured some locations that will be a part of our tour route. Things are getting exciting as the weekend draws closer, registration opens in May.  

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The Hon. John Moorlach, California State Senator paid his annual visit to our chapter this month giving us an entertaining and informative update of our State’s financial condition and the challenges we face in coming years from a fiscal perspective. John is a team player in the

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Bill Shopoff, President & CEO, Shopoff Realty Investments revealed the origin and plans for the pacesetting 25 acre landmark “Uptown Newport,” a proposed 1,244 apartment and commercial development on Jamboree Rd. near MacArthur Blvd.

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Joint Meeting with the S.C. Appraisal Institute David B. Cosgrove, Esq. Sr. Partner, Rutan & Tucker was guest speaker and presented an interesting educational program entitled “Value or Voodoo” on the subject of Entitlements, explaining the challenges of their effects on valuation and permit approvals.  (click here

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Our chapter began the year with an Induction, Awards and Installation Dinner at the Pacific Club on January 14th.  Joseph W. DeCarlo CPM, CCIM, CRE was presented with an Outstanding Member of the Year Award for his many years of exemplary service to our chapter.  Joe hosts

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