Monthly Archives: July 2013

Brooklyn Army Terminal is Hiring – Executive Director of BioBAT

Brooklyn Army Terminal is looking to hire an Executive Director of BioBAT, the Science and Technology Center at the Brooklyn Army Terminal in Brooklyn NY. BioBAT, Inc. (BioBAT), a Science and Technology Center, is seeking applications for an Executive Director to manage the leasing and future phased development of up to 500,000 sq. ft. of commercial research and light manufacturing space at the Brooklyn Army Terminal.  New York City, with its preeminent academic and medical research institutions, world-renowned researchers and extensive venture capital community, has all the ingredients to develop into a … Read More

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After Sandy: Advancing Strategies for Long-Term Resilience and Adaptability

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Six months after Hurricane Sandy—the second costliest hurricane in U.S. history—hit the New York/New Jersey region, many plans and strategies have been developed to protect coastal communities from a series of long-term risks associated with climate change. Because the occurrence of climate related disasters is increasing everywhere, more and more municipalities have their eyes on the New York region. At the request of three ULI District Councils—New York, Northern New Jersey, and Philadelphia, ULI deployed an Advisory Services Panel from July 14 to 19, focused on laying the groundwork for … Read More

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ULI Discusses Cutting-Edge Real Estate Marketing Tactics and Trends

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On Tuesday, July 23, ULI New York’s Young Leaders Group hosted Innovative Residential Marketing Strategies. Held at Interface, the sold-out seminar featured a distinguished panel of developers, marketing professionals and social media experts. Curbed editor Hana Alberts led a moderated discussion between Asher Abehsera, General Manager of Residential Properties at Two Trees Management Company; Ari Heckman, Co-Founder & Principal of ASH NYC; Madelyne Kirch, President of Sun & Moon Marketing Communications; Ryan Schleis, Research Director at Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group and Shwetha Subramanian, Vice President in Residential Development at Forest … Read More

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Explore Chicago: Join ULI for the 2013 Fall Meeting

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Chicago Works: Get to Know the 2013 ULI Fall Meeting Host City Are you ready for the 2013 ULI Fall Meeting, to be held Nov. 5 to 8 in Chicago? ULI’s local District Council has the inside scoop on the places to visit for ideas that will work for your business, your community, and you. Early registration for the Fall Meeting opens soon. In this first installment, get to know: Bloomingdale Trail: Work begins this summer to transform an abandoned 2.7-mile stretch of elevated railway into the Bloomingdale Trail, Chicago’s … Read More

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ULI Launches Building Healthy Places Initiative

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Leveraging the power of ULI’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities.     ULI has launched its Building Healthy Places Initiative . This two-year initiative will yield multiple publications, special sessions at the Fall and Spring meetings, District Council programming and its own conference in February 2014. About The Building Healthy Places Initiative engages in a multifaceted program of work – including research and publications, convenings and technical assistance – designed to leverage the power of ULI’s global networks to shape projects and … Read More

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After Sandy: Strategies for Long-Term Resilience & Adaptability

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A ULI Advisory Services Panel: July 14-19, 2013 Six months after Hurricane Sandy—the second costliest hurricane in U.S. history—hit the New York/New Jersey region, many plans and strategies are being developed to protect coastal communities from a series of long-term risks associated with climate change. Very strong local and national thought leadership is going into this process and the federal government has pledged an unprecedented amount of support toward reconstruction and forging a new generation of land use best practices. Because the occurrence of climate related disasters is increasing everywhere, more … Read More

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Panelist Discuss the Future of Public Funding: EB-5

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A sold-out crowd joined ULI New York’s Young Leaders Group at their Creative Financing through EB-5 program on July 9, 2013 at Akerman Senterfitt. While moderated by Andy Feinberg of Ackman-Ziff, panelists Mary King of the New York Regional Center, Steven Polivy of Akerman Senterfitt, Christopher Tepper of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and Paul Travis of Washington Square Partners discussed their various collaborative projects, including the Brooklyn Navy Yard and City Point. King explained that neither project would have been attainable without the contribution from the EB-5 program. … Read More

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ULI is Hiring – SVP of Council Programs in Washington, DC

The Urban Land Institute is hiring a Senior Vice President of Councils to provide vision and strategic leadership for the organization’s Council Program.   The Position The Senior Vice President of Councils, reporting to the CEO and functioning as a member of the senior leadership team, will provide vision and strategic leadership for the organization’s Council Program. The Senior Vice President of Councils will be responsible for maximizing the value of the Council Program, which includes leveraging the Council Program potential to ULI and adding value to Council members to … Read More

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ULI Releases Statement on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

Below is a statement from the Urban Land Institute’s Chief Executive Officer Patrick L. Phillips regarding President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, which the president outlined during a June 25 speech at Georgetown University.  We are encouraged by proposals in the Obama Administration’s Climate Action Plan that will help U.S. communities adapt to the impacts of climate change. The plan, announced this week by President Obama, includes measures to reduce future carbon emissions, and to mitigate the impact of changes that have already occurred. Both of these courses of action are key … Read More

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