Author Archives: Sofia Guerrero

2017 ULI NY Alice Connell WLI Scholarship

This gallery contains 1 photo.

Attend the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles! Apply for this Year’s ULI New York Alice Connell WLI Scholarship Are you or someone you know interested in attending the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles, California? The ULI New York Alice Connell WLI Scholarship is designed to promote the participation of women at ULI’s annual Fall Meeting and to promote leadership among younger women who might not otherwise be able to attend. The scholarship includes one (1) complimentary registration to the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting as well as … Read More

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Recap: YLG Signature Panel – Zoning the City

This gallery contains 2 photos.

By: Jean C. Lema On June 21, 2017, the Urban Land Institute’s New York Young Leaders Group hosted a panel discussion titled “Zoning the City” to honor the 100th anniversary of the NYC Zoning Resolution of 1916, America’s first comprehensive zoning resolution governing the use and development of land throughout the city. The panel of industry experts discussed the new set of social, environmental, and economic challenges New York City faces, and explored ways of addressing the zoning limitations to help create a more equitable and livable city. The event’s keynote … Read More

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Recap: Reinventing Retail – a ULI New York Panel Discussion

This gallery contains 3 photos.

By: Kathryn Craig While retail properties are at the forefront of many communities and continue to fuel employment and tax revenues, retailers and owners face significant demographic and economic challenges, as high-end retail sales decline, store closings increase and e-commerce continues to drive shoppers away from brick and mortar locations. On the coattails of RECon 2017, ULI New York convened retail real estate industry experts for a panel discussion, delivering an exclusive look at trends in retail real estate, and insights into whether the sometimes-apocalyptic headlines appearing near-daily in the … Read More

More Galleries | Leave a comment

ULI NY Chairman Marty Burger is Honored with the Urban Leadership Award

NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate Honors Silverstein Properties CEO Marty Burger at the 46th Annual Urban Leadership Award Dinner. The NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) Schack Institute of Real Estate honored ULI New York’s Chairman Marty Burger, chief executive officer of Silverstein Properties and member of the NYUSPS Schack Advisory Board, at its 46th Annual Urban Leadership Award Dinner on Monday, June 12, 2017, at the Mandarin Oriental, New York. The highest honor conferred by the NYUSPS Schack Institute of Real Estate, the Urban Leadership Award … Read More

Posted in ULINews | Leave a comment

Recap: Career Evolution Program – Development Session

This gallery contains 1 photo.

By: Frank Futia On May 10th, 2017, ULI New York hosted Career Evolution: Insights from Across the Industry, where real estate professionals from across the industry gathered at K & L Gates LLP in Midtown to hear valuable career insights from leaders across the industry. During the dual-panel event attendees were given the opportunity to hear from leaders in the development or institutional investment worlds about how the professionals decided where they fit in the industry and when they expanded or changed their roles. The development panel, moderated by Daniel … Read More

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Recap: Career Evolution Program – Investment Session

This gallery contains 1 photo.

By: Moritz Rothacker On May 10th, 2017, ULI New York hosted a professional development program with speakers from the development and institutional investment worlds. Margaret Blakey (Russell Reynolds Associates) moderated the investment session with speakers Jenna Gerstenlauer (Sound Mark Partners) and Andrew Holm (Ares Management). The panel examined the question of how professionals decide where they fit within the industry and when to expand or change roles. There were several key takeaways from this program. It is very common for professionals to dislike certain aspects of their role, but a … Read More

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Gowanus TAP Recap

This gallery contains 3 photos.

On April 24 and 25, 2017 ULI New York members completed a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn. This ULI New York TAP was made possible through generous grant funding from The New York Community Trust. The Urban Land Institute was awarded a $100,000 grant in July 2016 to raise awareness and encourage the use of resilient building practices in New York City, and to foster a greater understanding among the public and private sector nationwide regarding the many benefits of building for resilience. Through this … Read More

More Galleries | Leave a comment

2017 ULI Spring Meeting Roundup

The 2017 ULI Spring Meeting was held in Seattle, Washington, May 2-4. The ULI Spring Meeting provided an exclusive opportunity for Full Members to connect with every sector of real estate, building relationships by bringing together top decision-makers and industry experts from a broad spectrum of backgrounds. A series of seminars and candid discussions with thought leaders on the most important topics and trends in real estate took place; with a special keynote address from former Vice President, Joseph R. Biden, Jr. 2017 Spring Meeting Roundup HIGHLIGHTS ULI is its Members … Read More

More Galleries | Leave a comment

‘Five Minutes With’ feat. Michael Montante – Uniland

This gallery contains 1 photo.

“Five Minutes With…” Michael Montante, Vice President at Uniland – developer of the Delaware North Building in Buffalo, winner of the 2017 ULI NY Awards for Excellence in Mixed-Use Development. What features of your project are you most proud of, and why? The Delaware North Building and its entire campus is a project dedicated to improving a neighborhood due to its strategic location in the Central Business District (CBD) of Buffalo, NY. We are most proud that we took an underutilized, contaminated site and a distressed building and transformed them into … Read More

More Galleries | Leave a comment

‘Five Minutes With’ feat. Jon Cicconi – SOM

This gallery contains 1 photo.

“Five Minutes With…” Jon Cicconi, Associate Director at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill – architects of The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability at Sandy Ground, winner of the 2017 ULI NY Awards for Excellence in Institutional Development. In your opinion, what distinguishing features contributed to your project’s selection? The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability at Sandy Ground is a net-zero-energy facility that serves as a prototype for future New York City public school buildings. In order to achieve this new standard for energy performance, we had to invent … Read More

More Galleries | Leave a comment