All aboard the METRO Progressive Happy Hour hosted by the Emerging Leaders & Programs Committees! Join us as we go full steam ahead with stops for drinks and lite bites along the METRORail while hearing from Hines, METRO, and Platform Investment Group on their plans for Houston.
Don't let this opportunity leave the station without you!
The first 45 attendees to register will receive complimentary 3 hour parking at 1000 Main, so be sure to register today.
The 1st stop will have speakers from Hines and METRO @ 609 Main
- 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
- 609 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
Senior Property Manager
Throughout her fifteen year commercial real estate career, Amy has been involved in the management of over 6 million square feet of property ranging from industrial to Class A+ office space. She prides herself in fostering lasting relationships with owners, tenants, vendors, and colleagues. She is actively involved in BOMA where was the recipient of the 2012 Young Professional Member of the Year award and the 2016 International TOBY (The Outstanding Building of the Year) award.
METRO Board Member
Lewter is a business development leader in Houston’s commercial real estate and public sectors and has an extensive history of volunteer service throughout the community....Diann brings strong business acumen and a depth of knowledge with her to the METRO Board. She is familiar with many of the board members and METRO policies and procedures. Her previous board service and experience will be critical as we develop the University Line bus rapid transit, connect light rail to Hobby Airport, and create meaningful alternatives to single-occupant commuting
The 2nd stop will be Steve Ybarra from Platform Investment Group @ Eight Row Flint
- 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
- 3501 Harrisburg Blvd. Suite A, Houston, TX 77003
The Platform Investement Group, LLC
Steve holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and both a B.A. and M. Arch from Yale University. In addition to leading Platform, Steve is President of his family’s office, Ybarra Investments, Inc. where he primarily focuses on restaurant and real estate investments. Prior to Platform, Steve previously worked in both development and architecture capacities at Trammell Crow Company (Houston), Tamarkin Co. (New York), and Kohn Pederson Fox Associates (New York). He was previously licensed as an architect and real estate salesperson in New York State. Steve is a member of the Urban Land Institute’s Houston Small Scale Development Council and serves on the Hermann Park Conservancy Advisory Board’s Projects Committee.
The 3rd stop will be the cocktail/social hour @ Angel Share
- 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
- 924 Congress St, Houston, TX 77002