OAKLAND, Calif., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern today announces the appointment of Managing Partner Edward F. Del Beccaro as vice chair of the East Bay Economic Development Alliance (EDA), a San Francisco Bay Area organization focused on the strategic business growth of Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
The new slate of officers was announced May 14, 2015, to an audience of more than 280 at the organization's highly anticipated event for the release of the East Bay EDA's 2015-2016 East Bay Economic Outlook report.
Del Beccaro has been an early member of the East Bay EDA since the organization's founding in 1990 and currently serves as an officer at large and co-chair of its legislation and advocacy committee. His new position as vice chair will commence in July 2015.
"East Bay EDA's cross-sector structure is invaluable to finding creative and innovative ways to help businesses grow," said Del Beccaro. "I'm proud to be part of this collaborative effort that brings business, government, public sector and non-profit leaders together on a regular basis to learn about and address key challenges and opportunities for our region. I look forward to working with other newly elected officers, along with EDA Chair, the Honorable Keith Carson from the Alameda Board of Supervisors, and EDA Second Vice-Chair, the Honorable Candace Andersen from the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors."
Transwestern is a privately held real estate firm specializing in agency leasing, property and facilities management, tenant advisory, capital markets, research and sustainability. The fully integrated global enterprise leverages competencies in office, industrial, retail, multifamily and healthcare properties to add value for investors, owners and occupiers of real estate. As a member of the Transwestern family of companies, the firm capitalizes on market insights and operational expertise of independent affiliates specializing in development, real estate investment management and research. Transwestern has 34 U.S. offices and assists clients through more than 180 offices in 37 countries as part of a strategic alliance with Paris-based BNP Paribas Real Estate. For more information, please visit transwestern.com and follow us on Twitter: @Transwestern and @TranswesternSF.
ABOUT EAST BAY EDA
The East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA) is the regional voice and networking resource for strengthening the economy, building the workforce and enhancing the quality of life in the East Bay. East Bay EDA accomplishes its mission by researching region-specific labor market information, supporting education and business-led workforce initiatives, bridging industry and resources for assistance, and leading a common goal to foster cross-sector leadership and partnerships. For more information about East Bay EDA, visit www.EastBayEDA.org or contact Darien Louie, Executive Director, (510) 272-3874 darien@EastBayEDA.org.