Monthly Archives: February 2017

Video Recap: Real Estate Outlook 2017

On January 10, ULI New York held its annual Real Estate Outlook event, which included a presentation of Emerging Trends in Real Estate ® 2017–one of the industry’s most highly regarded and widely read trends reports – and response panel; a panel discussing where we are in the “cycle”; and a third panel on industry as catalyst for growth. Members had the opportunity to hear from industry veterans and development visionaries on key trends that are shaping the real estate business in the New York metro region. To view video highlights from Real Estate … Read More

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‘Five minutes with’ feat. Chris McCready – SOM

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ULI NY chatted with SOM Director Chris McCready for the next installment of ‘Five Minutes With’. He shares the best advice given to him, his love for an iconic New York building, and highlights why The Kathleen Grimm School – an Awards for Excellence in Institutional Development finalist – is such a special project. Who was the most influential person who left a mark on your career and what was the best advice he or she gave you? The most influential person who left a mark on my career would … Read More

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‘Five Minutes With’ feat. Kai-Uwe Bergmann – Bjarke Ingels Group

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ULI NY took “Five Minutes With…” BIG Partner and Head of Business Development, Kai-Uwe Bergmann. He talks about NYC architecture, design, and VIA 57 West – a finalist in the Housing category for the Awards for Excellence. Who was the most influential person who left a mark on your career and what was the best advice he or she gave you? I believe this is not so much an architect than an artist – Dale Chihuly – who taught me to relentlessly experiment and to believe in oneself but also … Read More

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‘Five Minutes With’ feat. Michael Montante – Uniland Development

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Uniland Development Company Vice President, Michael Montante, sat down with ULI NY for the next installment of ‘Five Minutes With’. He talks about the family owned business and what it means to have their project – the Delaware North Building in Buffalo – nominated as an Awards finalist. Who was the most influential person who left a mark on your career and what was the best advice he or she gave you? I must say it’s my father. Uniland is a family owned business and my father is very much … Read More

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‘Five Minutes With’ feat. Ken Glazer – Buckingham Properties

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In a new Instagram series, we took “Five Minutes With…” Ken Glazer, Managing Partner of Buckingham Properties who is the developer on ULI NY Awards Finalist Tower280 at Midtown in Rochester. He shares his thoughts on New York development and who helped him along the way to get to this point in his career. Who was the most influential person who left a mark on your career and what was the best advice he or she gave you Without a doubt, my mother and father, Larry and Jane Glazer. In … Read More

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Recap: YLG Secrets of Success w/ Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen

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By: Frank Futia On Thursday, January 12th ULI New York’s Young Leaders Group had the honor of welcoming Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen for a Secrets of Success program. The event set the stage for what will be a year filled with more diverse programming, drawing from all corners of the industry. Hosted by Silverstein Properties, the event overlooked a revitalized World Trade Center site with inspirational views befitting Glen’s motivating discussion of what makes New York a successful beacon for other cities, and her own secrets of success. On how … Read More

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Recap: WLI’s Creating Spaces for Creative People

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By: Krystyn Gatto How do we address the challenge of affordability for artists in our growing cities? What are some innovative strategies that can be implemented to create or preserve affordable real estate for artists? How can the real estate industry play a positive role in addressing these issues? Are communities still welcoming artists with open arms, or are fears of gentrification hindering these relationships? This was the nature of questions fielded by the esteemed panel at last Tuesday’s ULI New York program, Creating Spaces for Creative People: Strategies for … Read More

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