A WEEK WITH BIA
HAPPY NEW YEAR
MESSAGE FROM BIA-LAV’S 2019 PRESIDENT, DEREK LEAVITT
Happy New Year! I am enthusiastic about the opportunity to give back to this organization that has done so much for my firm, Modative , and the industry at large. Many thanks to 2018 Board President, Kevin Harbison of Shea Homes, for leading us through an eventful year, and to the entire 2018 Board of Directors. From advocacy, to membership and events, this group had a spectacular year. The expectations are even higher for 2019! Looking ahead, I have three primary goals for our Chapter:

  1. Innovate. When it comes to solving our housing crisis here in California, previous, comfortable solutions won't work for the new challenges we face. We must get creative, innovate, and create the future we want to see. 
  2. Build a powerful team. We can only succeed together with real collaboration. We all have motivations for being part of the BIA. It's time to express your goals and hear the goals of others.
  3. Have fun! We all have stressful lives, and BIA-LAV is a place for us to share stories, network, and escape the day-to-day. We all must do our part to embrace the energy that is created when we have fun. 
 
I look forward to working with all of you on a successful year!

Derek Leavitt
BIA-LAV President
HAPPENINGS
LET THE GAMES BEGIN!
It's the first event of the year! Join us on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM as we get a sneak peak of L.A.'s brand new stadium and view it from the Hollywood Park Casino rooftop . Click here to sponsor or register for the event.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
BIA-LAV PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be a 2019 Partner, today! Becoming a partner gets you access to the events year round, marketing across multiple platforms and recognition at all of our events. For more information, please contact Jennifer Minzey at jminzey@bialav.org or (213) 797-5964. 
SAVE THE DATE: 2019 EVENTS
Below is a list of dates for future events and meetings. For any event or sponsorship related information please reach out to BIA-LAV Director of Events, Jennifer Minzey .
January 16th
Let the Games Begin

January 29th
All Subs & Purchasing Agents Event

February 13th
Jumping Off at Skyline at Pardee Homes
February 28th
Race to Meet the Builder

March 7th
Sales & Marketing Committee Forecast Event

March 21st
Margarita March Madness
NEWSWORTHY
LA’s biggest cliffhangers of 2018 ( Curbed LA ) 


Oceanside talks housing costs, needs ( The Coast News Group )


California's Pro-Housing YIMBYs Are Making Their Move   ( CityLab )
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