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Audio: Green Lease Faculty Panel, Philadelphia, PA

Recorded live at Green Lease Symposium in Philadelphia.  Faculty members included:
 
Real Estate Attorney: Robert Lane, Shareholder, Stevens & Lee and Chairman of Central Philadelphia Development Corporation. Bob is nationally recognized in commercial real estate development, acquisitions and financing, with over 30 years of experience representing real estate developers, syndicators and REITs. In a Philadelphia magazine survey, he was recognized as one of the best real estate lawyers in Philadelphia.
 
Tenant: Alexandra Kosmides, Real Estate Market Specialist, GSA.  Alexandra has conducted real estate research and site selection analysis for 20+ years for national office and retail developers, including the Oliver Carr Company/CarrAmerica and Mills Corporation. Currently she conducts national market research for GSA's Public Buildings Service in the Office of Real Estate Acquisitions, and supports federal green leasing functions.
 
Real Estate Broker: Wayne Fisher, Executive Vice President, Grubb & Ellis. Wayne has ranked among Grubb & Ellis’ top producers every year since 1986. He has negotiated over 8 million square feet in leases. He’s noted for his expertise on leasing trends in City Center Philadelphia, and frequently speaks to real estate organizations such as BOMA, CoreNet, IREM, and IDRC
 
LEED Consultant: Max Zahniser, President, Praxis Building Services.  Max has a broad background in architecture, including retail, corporate office, healthcare and industrial projects. His experience includes high-performance/low-impact green buildings. Following several years at architecture firms, Max went on to the U.S. Green Building Council, where he spent 2 years as the LEED(r) Certification Manager
 
Moderator: B. Alan Whitson, Chair of Model Green Lease Task Force and President of Corporate Realty, Design & Management Institute