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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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2016 ULI Fall Meeting Roundup

The 2016 ULI Fall Meeting was held October 24-27 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Members had the opportunity to connect with every sector of the real estate industry, building relationships with developers, investors, architects, planners, brokers, academics, attorneys, decision makers, and government. A series of seminars and candid discussions with thought leaders on the most important topics and trends in real estate took place throughout the week. 2016 Fall Meeting Roundup: NEW REPORTS Explore all of ULI’s recent reports, including Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2017, at fall.uli.org/about/reports VIDEOS ULI’s video … Read More

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Chairman Marty Burger’s Interview With Commercial Observer

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Silverstein Properties’ CEO & ULI New York’s Chairman, Marty Burger, sat down with Terence Cullen from the Commercial Observer to discuss his career, life, and key role with the Urban Land Institute. Read the full story here.

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2016 WLI Prologis Scholarship Program Winners Announced!

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The ULI Women’s Leadership Initiate is very pleased to announce that Kellena Kane, Uniland Development Company, has been awarded the WLI Prologis Scholarship to attend ULI’s Fall Meeting in Dallas.  Kellena is the Real Estate Development Manager at Uniland Development Company. She holds a dual B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Rochester, and a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University. To learn more about the 2016 WLI Prologis Scholarship Program Winners, click here.

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Recap – YLG Secrets of Success with Marty Burger

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By: Matthew Singh When I first shook the hand of Marty Burger, it was in a conference room overlooking the new World Trade Center. With close-cropped salt and pepper hair and a demeanor of contemplative reserve, a stranger might miss that Mr. Burger is responsible for the development of the World Trade Center—one of the most iconic real estate developments in the nation. Yet, it is this steady resolve, hard work, and commitment to people that propelled Mr. Burger to his role as CEO of Silverstein Properties and Chairman of … Read More

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ULI NY Is Hiring!

ULI New York is hiring a Manager, Product Councils and Community Outreach 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 2,500 members throughout the state of New York. For additional information, please visit http://newyork.uli.org. Manager: THE OPPORTUNITY:  Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager serves as the professional liaison between the New York District Council, ULI headquarters, and New York real estate, planning and development professionals. The Manager’s overall responsibility is to serve as an … Read More

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Housing Council Co-Chair Maria Masi Talks Micro Units in Curbed

Is there a future for micro housing in New York City? The short answer: it’s complicated At the turn of the 20th century, New York City passed one of its most influential housing laws: the 1901 Tenement House Act, which remains the basis of New York’s low-rise housing regulations. The law sought to address overcrowded living conditions caused by the unprecedented population boom of the 1800s. In a Lower East Side tenement, it wasn’t uncommon for four people (or more) to share a 284-square-foot apartment. After the Tenement House Act, each … Read More

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What it’s really like to live in NYC’s first micro-unit building

A resident of Carmel Place shares his experience living in one of the development’s 300-square-foot micro apartments It’s been a few months since residents started moving into Carmel Place, New York City’s first apartment building devoted exclusively to micro units. The development has garnered plenty of attention since it was first announced back in 2013, but now that people have actually started to call it home, we wanted to find out what it’s like to live in a building that’s purpose-built to be tiny. According to Dan Tomita, who moved … Read More

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Suburban/Urban Redevelopment Marketplace: Real Places, Real Projects, Real Deals

ULI-NNJ proudly announces our inaugural Suburban/Urban Redevelopment Marketplace – a day-long conference dedicated to the unique redevelopment opportunities and challenges facing North and Central New Jersey’s smaller towns and cities— to be held on September 29, 2016 at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center in Edison, NJ! ULI’s Suburban/Urban Marketplace will bring top mayors and public officials from municipalities throughout Northern and Central Jersey together with private real estate development professionals at our Great Sites Trading Floor – an exhibitor marketplace where municipal officials and planners will present their … Read More

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