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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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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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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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Industry giants talk Queens real estate

Deputy Borough President Melva Miller, second from right, moderated a discussion about real estate in the borough featuring, from left, Greater Jamaica Development Corporation President and CEO Hope Knight, F&T Group President Michael Meyer and Onex Real Estate Partners Vice President David Brickman.(Photo By Andrew Benjamin) “Queens is the new Brooklyn.” That’s the tagline real estate developers have been using to sell the most diverse borough in New York City. Already places like Astoria, Long Island City and Ridgewood have seen significant increases in rent, artisanal coffee shops and hip … Read More

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Panel looks at development potential in Flushing, Jamaica

Hope Knight of the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation (l-r) and Michael Meyer of F&T Group discuss developments in downtown Jamaica and downtown Flushing, respectively. By Madina Toure Developers and experts in Flushing and downtown Jamaica weighed in on how recent development projects have affected the two neighborhoods at a panel last week in Long Island City hosted by ULI New York, a nonprofit that provides leadership in land use policy. The panel, moderated by Melva Miller, Queens deputy borough president, was held June 9 at SPACES at the Falchi Building, … Read More

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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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