Monthly Archives: May 2016

We’re Hiring!

ULI New York is hiring a Director and an Associate for our Midtown, Manhattan Office. ULI New York is a District Council of ULI. As one of ULI’s largest District Councils, it has over 2,300 members throughout the state of New York. For additional information, please visit http://newyork.uli.org. DIRECTOR: THE OPPORTUNITY:  The Director serves as the professional liaison between the New York District Council, ULI headquarters, and New York real estate, planning and development professionals. The Director’s overall responsibility is to serve as an informed resource for the District Council’s … Read More

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Lessons from Yonkers and Beyond: Communities Grapple with Integration

This week in UrbanLand: Journalist Lisa Belkin’s book, Show Me a Hero, was first published in 1999, leading to a 2015 HBO miniseries that dramatized what happened when Yonkers, New York, was ordered by a federal judge in 1985 to end its practice of racially segregating its population through its public housing program and school system. But Belkin, speaking at the ULI Housing Opportunity Conference, says that communities across the United States—urban and suburban alike—are still grappling with better integrating neighborhoods. Read the full article here.

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Interview w/ Robert C. Lieber Featured in Crain’s

ULI New York Chairman Robert C. Lieber sat down with Crain’s reporter Joe Anuta this week as he begins to wind down his term.  Lieber chatted with the publication’s reporters about the importance of diverse stakeholder engagement in moving major land use policy initiatives forward, and some highlighted achievements during his three-year Chairmanship. Noting the diverse expertise represented by ULI’s membership, Lieber noted, “Being competitive [as a city and region] means you have to be willing to change, but it’s hard to get there. A great way to start the process … Read More

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ULI New York Welcomes New Chairman Marty Burger

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The Urban Land Institute today named Silverstein Properties CEO Marty Burger the new chairman of ULI New York, effective July 1, 2016. Burger will succeed current chairman Robert C. Lieber, who has led ULI New York since July 2013. “Our district and national councils are the foundation for ULI’s collective impact. They make an incredible difference in the quality of our work and the fulfillment of our mission. We are delighted that Marty will be leading ULI New York and building on its achievements as one of our most successful district councils,” said ULI Global … Read More

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Wrap-Up: ULI Spring Meeting 2016

Missed the spring meeting? Not a full member? Here’s what you missed: VIDEOS -Please note that videos of the Nate Silver and Capital Markets general sessions will not be available. General Session: William McNabb of Vanguard General Session: A New National Housing Policy Concurrent Session: Making It in Real Estate: Buying It Right Concurrent Session: Managing Generational Differences Between Real Estate Leaders Concurrent Session: Spring 2016 ULI Real Estate Consensus Forecast Concurrent Session: Creative Finance Ideas for Real Estate Development Concurrent Session: Crowdfunding for Real Estate Investment Spring 2016 ULI Global … Read More

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