Income Property Lunch : Thursday, September 12, 2019- Seattle vs. Bellevue Debate

It is debate season and one of the hottest debates in the region is the Seattle office market vs. the Bellevue office market. Which is hotter right now? In the future? Which is offering the best leasing deals for tenants? Landlords? Finally, which city is winning?

Come witness the debate at the WMBA Income Property lunch on September 12, 2019. Paul Sweeney, Principal and Co-Founder of the Broderick Group, will moderate a debate between accomplished brokers representing Seattle and Bellevue. May the best city win!

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Debate Moderator: Paul Sweeney, Principal and Co-Founder, Broderick Group

Paul Sweeney began his career in 1987 at CB Commercial where he received the Distinguished Achievement Award (Top First Year Producer) and has over 32 years’ experience in the Eastside office market. Paul was a consistent “Top Ten” producer and Vice President for CB Commercial before leaving in 1997 as one of the founders of Broderick Group, Inc. He has been recognized by the Costar Group, Inc (an independent research company) with the “Power Broker” award given to the top producers in the greater Seattle market, each year the award has been presented since 2003 and was named one of Bisnow’s 50 Most Influential Persons in Seattle Commercial Real Estate. Paul graduated from the University of Washington in 1987 with honors (Phi Beta Kappa), completing a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.

Bellevue Market Representative: Charlie Malley, Managing Director, JLL

As a Managing Director with JLL, Charlie Malley brings over 16 years of experience in commercial real estate to the clients that he represents. His background in both the Seattle and Eastside markets, as well as agency leasing and disposition services, have earned him a reputation as a tenant representation expert.

Charlie started out in commercial real estate at CB Richard Ellis, where he negotiated on behalf of landlords and clients, and later joined Pacific Real Estate Partners as a Principal. After JLL’s acquisition of Pacific Real Estate Partners in 2011, Charlie continued to successfully utilize his depth of market knowledge to represent corporations in the Eastside market. Today, Charlie’s transaction experience totals over 4.6 million square feet.

Seattle Market Representative: Brian Hayden, Principal, Flinn Ferguson CRESA

Since 2003, Brian Hayden has exclusively represented commercial tenants with space acquisition and lease negotiations. He provides his customers with comprehensive, diligent and professional representation with in-depth market knowledge and customized negotiation strategies. Brian has extensive experience with facility relocations, lease renewals, space expansions, subleases and lease portfolio representation services. Brian’s intense work ethic and dedication to his clients earned him Flinn Ferguson’s Top Producer Award in 2011 and 2012 and he became a principal at Flinn Ferguson in 2013.


Thursday, September 12, 2019
Registration 11:30 AM
Lunch 12:00 PM




Perkins Coie Conference Center
1201 3rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98101