AMB Property Corp. Co-Founder to Speak at USD Real Estate Event

Hamid Moghadam, chairman of the board and CEO of AMB Property Corp., will speak Nov. 30 at the University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate’s distinguished lecture series, Breakfast at the BMC. Dennis Cruzan, chairman and principal and co-founder of Cruzan ?Monroe will serve as event moderator. The event will take place from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice on the USD campus.

In 1983 Moghadam co-founded AMB Property Corp., a leading global developer and owner of industrial real estate. He has held a number of strategic roles within the real estate industry. This includes leadership positions in the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts and its political action committee; Plum Creek Timber Company and the Real Estate Roundtable. He is a trustee of Stanford University and serves on several other community boards. Additionally, he has been the recipient of a variety of achievement awards and was named CEO of the Year on eight different occasions by four separate industry publications.

The event is open to the public for a $35 registration fee, which includes breakfast. To reserve a seat, register online at

Founded in 1993, the University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate is committed to delivering outstanding education, industry outreach, career and research services to advance socially responsible leadership in the real estate profession. As part of the University’s School of Business Administration, the Center offers a Master of Science in Real Estate degree, an undergraduate major and minor in real estate, a Certificate in Real Estate Finance, Investments and Development, a Certificate in Real Estate Entitlement, Development and Design and several major industry conferences throughout the year. For more information, visit

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