August 15, 2024 all-day
Virtual Classroom
Lianna Ayala
(818)957-5111 (2)

Apartment Market Update – 2024

Two experts in the So Cal Apartment Market will give us their insights and analysis on current market conditions, including:

-Trends in rents, vacancy, and operating expenses, noting significant changes since last year

-What’s happening to sales – who is buying, and who is selling?

-Residential land values – the challenges of coming up with a value

-Capital market conditions – who is lending…and at what terms?

Plus – time for questions and discussion

George Koiso: Managing Director

George Koiso, MAI, is a Principal and Senior Managing Director for Worth Valuations. With over 18 years of valuation experience and having managed the production of thousands of appraisals, Mr. Koiso has established a reputation for being one of the most trusted appraisers in the Southern California region.

Prior to co-founding Worth Valuations, Mr. Koiso spent 14 years with CBRE’s Valuation and Advisory Services department. He began his career as a trainee and was eventually promoted to the head of the Los Angeles apartment team. Under his leadership, the team was regularly the fastest growing in the region and eventually grew to be the largest team nationwide, a status it maintained for many years.

Mr. Koiso specializes in multifamily residential properties. He has significant experience with Class A institutional-quality assets, both existing and proposed, having worked on many of the highest-profile assets in Southern California. Mr. Koiso also specializes in affordable housing, Small Balance Loan (SBL) apartments (including value-add/bridge loan assignments), and has an exceptional record for managing very large portfolio assignments. He has also served as an expert witness for property tax appeal purposes, having been involved with over 100 tax appeal cases. Mr. Koiso also conducts external appraisal reviews for various financial institutions and was previously a Review Appraiser for JP Morgan Chase, where he achieved the highest internal employment rating. He has been a frequent guest speaker to various financial institutions on topics ranging from current apartment market trends to valuation methodologies for large versus small apartment assets.

Pedro Chin: Managing Director, Principal

Pedro K. Chin, the former co-head of the Multi-Housing Valuation Practice for CBRE’s Los Angeles Valuation & Advisory Services group, has left the firm in 2022 to start-up Worth Valuations. Mr. Chin graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Real Estate. He has been a practicing appraiser for the past 30 years, and his experience includes the valuation of a variety of income-producing property types, including multifamily, retail, office, industrial, mixed-use and land proposed for all asset types.

Mr. Chin has narrowed his practice over the past 10 years to specialize in complex valuation assignments, both existing and proposed, and has appraised some of Southern California’s most complex and high-profile assets. Mr. Chin regularly provides consultation services to owners, developers, brokers, attorneys, and other appraisers throughout Southern California, particularly as it relates to land, residual land valuation, and feasibility problems.

Mr. Chin has appraised Oceanwide Plaza, 9900 Wilshire, The Century, 10000 Santa Monica, Hollywood Palladium, Beverly Hills Hilton (redevelopment), Queen Mary, Dodger Stadium (land), Columbia Square (former CBS Studios), Los Angeles Center Studios (land), The Village at Santa Monica, the House of Blues redevelopment, The Lorenzo student housing, LEVEL Furnished Living, and several multi-use master-planned communities. Mr. Chin also has extensive experience with adaptive reuse conversions to mixed-use multifamily (rental and for-sale) with ground floor commercial or to creative office, ground-leased assets, properties with boat slips, properties impacted by regulatory restrictions (i.e. LIHTC’s, HUD, Mills Act, Coastal Commission, split-zones, conservation land, etc.), and valuing for-sale condominium projects.

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