january, 2022

14jan7:30 am9:30 am27th Annual Forecast Breakfast

Event Details

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John Chang will make a return as our keynote presenter at this year’s Forecast Breakfast. The event will focus on the future of real estate in Portland in 2022 and beyond, as we will be joined by an expert panel for a lively discussion on the tenant perspective of the city’s downtown.

Keynote: John Chang, Sr. Vice President, Research Services, Marcus & Millichap
Moderator: Suzanne Stevens, Editor, Portland Business Journal
Panelist: Monique Claiborne, President & CEO, Greater Portland
Panelist: Lana Baldock, Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield
Panelist: Kevin Rockett, Director Real Estate & Facilities, Zoominfo

Keynote: John Chang, Sr. Vice President, Research Services, Marcus & Millichap
John is a seasoned industry analyst who has been quoted in numerous publications. He is responsible for the production of the firm’s vast array of commercial real estate research publications, tools and services. Under his leadership, Marcus & Millichap has become a leading source of market analysis, insight and forecasting, and the firm’s research is regularly quoted throughout the industry and in mainstream business media. John oversees a team of dedicated real estate research professionals who produce the firm’s more than 1,000 annual market research publications and conference presentations.


Moderator: Suzanne Stevens, Editor, Portland Business Journal
We are pleased to have Suzanne back again as our moderator. As the editor of the Portland Business Journal, she oversees the newsroom and guides all news operations.





Panelist: Monique Claiborne, President & CEO, Greater Portland
Monique Claiborne took the helm at Greater Portland Inc on Feb. 8 after a national search. With international expertise and experience in business recruitment, government and finance, Monique is uniquely qualified to lead GPI into a new era. Before moving to Portland in 2017, Monique worked in Detroit, serving as the legislative operations CFO for the City of Detroit post-bankruptcy and as business attraction manager for the Detroit Regional Chamber.



Panelist: Lana Baldock, Transaction Services Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield
Lana joined Cushman & Wakefield in January 2007 specializing in office transactions in the Pacific Northwest. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Ms. Baldock spent twelve years with CB Richard Ellis. She has actively participated in over 1,100 lease and sale transactions representing more than 12 million square feet with gross consideration of over $1.9 billion. Ms. Baldock has been involved in over 520 million square feet of ground up developments and renovations, and has participated in office and office/flex property dispositions with a value of over $100 million. In addition to representing tenants in multi-markets, Ms. Baldock is currently working on agency leasing assignments in Portland totaling approximately 1.7 million square feet.


Panelist: Kevin Rockett, Director Real Estate & Facilities, Zoominfo
Kevin is an experienced director of global real estate, operations and facilities with Zoominfo. Zoominfo’s platform empowers business-to-business sales, marketing, and recruiting professionals to hit their number by pairing best-in-class technology with unrivaled data coverage, accuracy, and depth of contacts. The company’s large and diversified customer base consists of over 20,000 customers from global enterprises, mid-market companies, and small businesses.
Headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, ZoomInfo employs over 1,800 employees and has offices across the U.S., Israel, and India. The company has been named a top place to work by Fortune, The Boston Globe, Inc., and numerous regional publications, and it has been recognized as one of the best software products by G2, a leading reviews publication for B2B solutions.

Member | $75
Non-Member | $100
Table of 8* | $700
(table can be members and non-members) *Priority seating and company name on table.

COVID Protocol: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the event is required.

Parking: Parking garage on-site

Refunds: No refunds after noon on Monday, January 10th.

2022 Annual CREW Portland Sponsors










(Friday) 7:30 am - 9:30 am


Hyatt Regency Portland

375 NE Holladay St.

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