Monthly Archives: October 2014

Celebrating the World’s Best and Brightest Young Land Use Professionals, ULI’s Urban Land Magazine Recognizes Winners of First-Ever 40 Under 40 Competition

40 under 40

Urban Land magazine, the flagship publication of the Urban Land Institute, has announced the winners of its first-ever 40 Under 40 competition, which recognizes the best and brightest young land use professionals from around the globe as determined by a jury of leading ULI members. The winners were recognized today by ULI Global Chairman Lynn Thurber during an address to attendees at the institute’s 2014 Fall Meeting in New York City. “These professionals are already making an impact on the industry,” Thurber said. “They are demonstrating outstanding leadership in all areas … Read More

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ULI New York’s Take on Building Repositioning Featured in Real Estate Weekly

In one of the densest cities in the world, Manhattan boasts over 400 million square feet of commercial space, the majority of which has already been developed. In this highly competitive market, the escalating question for many building owners, landlords and real estate investors has become: Where can we find the most opportunity to attract new tenants, retain existing ones and increase our ROI? According to David Levinson, chairman & CEO of L&L Holding Company, the real opportunity lies in the repositioning of existing buildings. Speaking at a recent ULI … Read More

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Chair Bob Lieber Talks with the Commercial Observer

Robert C. Lieber

When Robert Lieber is not focused on his work as the Executive Managing Director of Island Capital Group in New York City, he serves as the chairman of the Urban Land Institute of New York, a real estate organization focused on ensuring responsible land use and fostering sustainable growth. He is also also no stranger to private-public partnerships, having served as deputy mayor for economic development in the Bloomberg administration.  Later this month, Mr. Lieber will welcome more than 7,000 guests to the Javits Center for the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting, perhaps his most high-profile assignment since taking the … Read More

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