Monthly Archives: January 2014

GlobeSt.com Recaps ULI New York’s Real Estate Outlook 2014

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ULI New York’s Real Estate Outlook 2014 half day conference was covered by GlobeSt.com’s Rayna Katz in an article entitled “ULI: 2014 Holds Great Deal Of Promise.” Read the Article on GlobeSt.com

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NYCEDC Announces RISE : NYC

NYCEDC Announces RISE : NYC This week NYCEDC announced RISE : NYC, Resiliency Innovations for a Stronger Economy, a competition to identify and deploy new technologies to help small businesses become more resilient to future storms, sea level rise and other effects of climate change. Hurricane Sandy revealed significant vulnerabilities in New York City’s buildings and infrastructure networks.  The storm displaced entire communities, stalled business activity and shut down critical utility networks for days.  Businesses in the city’s affected areas experienced not only physical damage to their buildings, but lost significant … Read More

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Learn Winning Strategies Before Apply for this Year’s ULI Urban Open Space Award

Learn Winning Strategies Before Apply for this Year’s ULI Urban Open Space Award ULI receives nearly 75 entries annually for the ULI Urban Open Space Award. Of those, five finalists and one winner are selected. How do these projects stand out among their peers? Below are some winning strategies that will give your submission the best chance to succeed. Submissions are due February 14! Visit the ULI Urban Open Space Award page for additional information or to submit an entry. Make sure your project is eligible. Projects must be located … Read More

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Check Out New Urban Land Magazine Article on How the London Eye is Becoming Influential Across the Globe

Check Out New Urban Land Magazine Article on How the London Eye is Becoming Influential Across the Globe Originally published in UrbanLand By Kevin Brass One hundred twenty years after George Ferris’s invention first wowed crowds at the Chicago World’s Fair, the Ferris wheel has reappeared as part of several new projects. Developers around the world are including Ferris wheels as centerpieces for mixed-use developments, making this something of a golden age for big wheel construction. In October, the New York City Council approved a 625-foot Ferris wheel for Staten Island, which would … Read More

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ULI Westchester-Fairfield to Host Financing Energy Efficiency Program

ULI Westchester-Fairfield to Host Financing Energy Efficiency Program ULI Westchester/Fairfield’s Sustainability Task Force will host a distinguished group of panelists to explore timely issues surrounding the financial resources and viability of energy efficiency for new development and retrofit projects throughout the Tri-state region. The event will be held on  February 27, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm at SL Green Corp. in White Plains. For more information and to register, click here.

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ULI Case Studies: Via Verde—the Green Way

Via Verde Bronx, New York CONTENT The Site | The Concept | Development Team | Development and Approval Process | Development Finance | Planning and Design | Sustainability and Healthy Living | Sales and Leasing | Management and Performance | Observations and Lessons Learned | Project Data PROJECT SUMMARY Via Verde, a mixed-income residential development in New York City, is a key component of the city’s efforts to revitalize the South Bronx. The project offers innovative, high-quality, sustainable design, and affordable rental and ownership housing for people at a range … Read More

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ULI New York Welcomes New Leadership for Mission Advancement, WLI and YLG

We are thrilled to welcome four exceptional ULI members to our leadership team! Please join us in welcoming: Margaret Blakey and Iben Falconer, Co-Chairs, Women’s Leadership Initiative Joining ULI New York Women’s Leadership Initiative Chair Alice Connell are Margaret (Meg) Blakey, Managing Principal, Canopy Investment Advisors and Iben Falconer, Business Development Manager, BIG Architects. As WLI Co-Chairs, Meg and Iben will work together with Alice to develop a program of work for the New York District Council that raises the visibility and number of women leaders in ULI and the … Read More

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Get the Inside Track on How to Create Thriving, Healthy Communities

ULI’s Building Healthy Places Conference will bring together all the diverse players necessary to create healthy, thriving, and profitable communities. Register Now Join ULI in Los Angeles on Feb. 20 and 21 for: A fundamental understanding of what it means to build healthy places and how the market views these places. Examples of what other communities are doing to encourage healthy building and how this has paid off in terms of community and economic health. The latest thinking on what it takes to make healthy places work – information you … Read More

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RFP: Bayview Correctional Facility

Empire State Development has begun accepting proposals for the purchase and adaptive re-use of the site formerly occupied by Bayview Correctional Facility. The site is located at the southeast corner of Eleventh Avenue and West 20th Street in West Chelsea, a neighborhood which features a notable mix of cultural and entertainment destinations, the High Line and Hudson River Parks, high-value luxury residential condominiums, premier commercial space and some of New York City’s most architecturally distinctive buildings. For more information, please  email and be sure to click here to view the Request for Proposals … Read More

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Help Set the 2014 Fall Meeting Agenda

What sessions would you like to see at the 2014 Fall Meeting in New York City? Now is your chance to influence the content of the real estate industry’s premier gathering. ULI wants to know: The trends and issues you want to learn about at the Fall Meeting. The visionaries who should deliver the keynote speeches.     Submit Your Ideas by Jan. 31  

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