Monthly Archives: October 2013

Do You Know a Healthy Place? Tell Us About It!

Are you building a healthy place? Have you seen a project that encourages healthy living? ULI wants to hear about it! As part of the Building Healthy Places track at the Fall Meeting, ULI will be collecting great examples of healthy places and development projects. Fill out our form with details about the project or place and bring it with you to any of the Building Healthy Places sessions in Room 181 A/B/C on Thursday, November 7. Not attending the Fall Meeting but still have a great example to share? … Read More

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ULI New York to Honor Janette Sadik-Khan

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On Wednesday, December 11, ULI New York will host an evening of networking and holiday cheer at its Annual Holiday Party from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner, New York City Department of Transportation will be honored for her contributions to Building Healthy Places. Registration opening soon.  Be sure to follow ULI New York on Twitter and Instagram using #ULIHoliday #ULIHealth About Janette Sadik-Khan Janette Sadik-Khan has served as the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation since her appointment by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg in April of 2007. She oversees a budget of more than $2 … Read More

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Build Healthy Places at the Fall Meeting

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The 2013 Fall Meeting in Chicago will feature a full day of programming based on ULI’s new Building Healthy Places Initiative.  On Thursday, November 7, ULI will kick off the Building Healthy Places track with an informal breakfast from 7:00 to 8:00 AM. All those attending the Fall Meeting who are interested in connecting with colleagues working at the nexus of health and real estate, are invited to attend. Attendees will be given the opportunity to learn about the next big trend in real estate: health and hear from Colorado Health Foundation … Read More

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Pop-up Retail Activating Underutilized Spaces Across NYC

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Creative pop-up retail concepts are gaining in popularity as an opportunity for owners and developers to activate vacant storefronts or low traffic areas. Pop-up retail innovator Made in the Lower East Side (aka miLES), which has produced 14 pop-up shops to date, works to open up otherwise vacant storefronts so that they can become community hubs and entrepreneurial incubation spaces. Landlords benefit from short-term rental income and increased visibility for their retail spaces. “We noticed over 200 storefront vacancies on the Lower East Side alone and thought that these spaces could … Read More

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Join ULI Greenprint Center at NAIOP NJ’s 50 Shades of Green

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On the morning of Wednesday, October 30, NAIOP New Jersey is hosting 50 Shades of Green: Hi-Tech Options for Lower Operating Costs and is offering ULI New York members a special discounted rate. Attendees will learn about the latest cost-lowering industry innovations and will connect with experts who can advise the best way to implement said technology. ULI Greenprint Center‘s Micah Brill will be among the speakers, who include: Jennifer Senick, Rutgers Center for Green Building; Commissioner Joseph Fiordaliso, NJ BPU; Evan Conley, Solis Partners; Joe Santaiti, Gabel Associates; Chris Mangano, Mercadien Technologies; Paul Parisi, Siemens; Rob Crespi, Wolff & … Read More

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ULI Goes Mobile

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              Enjoy the Benefits of Membership with ULI’s Apps   ULI’s family of mobile apps makes it easy to get the full ULI experience on the go. Access the indispensable information and connections that only ULI can deliver, all on your iPad, iPhone, or Android device. To navigate the Fall Meeting with the Events app or read Urban Land on your tablet or smartphone, click here.

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Chairman’s Message – October 2013

Dear ULI New York Members, As we continue to build upon ULI New York’s reputation as being the trusted voice in local land use policy, we’re pleased to announce the release of ULI’s new Advisory Services Report, After Sandy: Advancing Strategies for Long-Term Resilience and Adaptability.  This report utilizes the best thinking from local and international experts on rebuilding smarter and stronger in anticipation of future events throughout the New York region.  Building our brand and reputation locally is a critical part of our strategy as we move forward. Looking ahead, … Read More

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“Let’s not build it back to the way it was, but the way it will survive”: ULI Releases After Sandy

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Leading up to the one-year Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, ULI New York hosted the release of ULI’s new Advisory Services report, After Sandy: Advancing Strategies for Long-Term Resilience on October 9, 2013 at the Scandinavia House. The report is the result of an Advisory Services panel conducted at the request of ULI New York, ULI Northern New Jersey and ULI Philadelphia in July and offers guidance on post-disaster rebuilding and building in anticipation of future disasters in a way that helps preserve the environment, boost economic prosperity, and foster a … Read More

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Join ULI in Chicago for the Northeast Corridor Reception at the Fall Meeting

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Join your ULI colleagues and guests from the Northeast Corridor for the 2nd Annual complimentary reception at the 2013 Fall Meeting in Chicago. On Thursday, November 7, attendees can enjoy drinks and light fair from !Ay Chiwowa! in the heart of Chicago. RSVP today. ULI New York is also pleased to announce the new ULI Northeast Corridor Regional Sponsorship program. Expand your business reach while being recognized at the November 7 reception and on all 7 District Council websites reaching more than 12,000 members throughout ULI Baltimore, ULI Boston, ULI … Read More

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After Sandy Report Released

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  Date: July 14-19, 2013 Location: New York and New Jersey Sponsor: ULI Foundation Chair: John K. McIlwain Co-Chairs: Joe Azrack and David M. Ricci Subject Area: Disaster relief Leading up to the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, ULI has prepared After Sandy: Advancing Strategies for Long-Term Resilience and Adaptability, which offers guidance on post-disaster rebuilding and building in anticipation of future disasters in a way that helps preserve the environment, boost economic prosperity, and foster a high quality of life. Download Report PDF Buy the Print Edition The reality of climate change will forever change community … Read More

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