Monthly Archives: January 2016

Wrap-Up: WLI Networking Cocktails at BIG

BY KRYSTYN GATTO ULI New York’s Women’s Leadership Initiative kicked off their 2016 calendar this past Wednesday with a networking event at the new Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) offices in the Financial District.  Wednesday’s event brought together 50 of New York’s current and future leaders in the real estate industry as well as many of the talented women at BIG architects. Throughout the evening, the group was able to hear more about BIG’s growth since 2005 as well as some of their key projects in the New York market including … Read More

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Request for Expressions of Interest and Information for Port Newark

957 Acres | Nation’s 3rd largest Port | Major Logistcs & Transportation Hub The City of Newark is seeking request for Expressions of Interest and Information for Port Newark. With an assessed value of approximately $700 million, the City of Newark believes this property has been underutilized and that there may be a possibility that a private owner will better leverage its use. Qualified respondents include marine terminal operators, warehouse operators and developers, aviation-related businesses, real estate developers and property managers. Read the press release here. Full details on how to … Read More

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Wrap-Up: Secrets of Success with Belinda Schwartz

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On January 14, 30 members of the Young Leaders Group gathered to learn the ins and outs of one of the city’s leading Real Estate attorneys, Belinda Schwartz, Real Estate Department Chair at Herrick, Feinstein, LLP. Belinda described her personal connection to New York City, having been raised and educated in the Upper West Side and an ardent admirer of the city’s architecture. Despite her subsequent career as an attorney on Wall Street, she maintained a personal connection to the built environment, which eventually inspired her to transition into real estate … Read More

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Real Estate Associate Program (REAP) Program Application Window Open

The Real Estate Associate Program (REAP), the commercial real estate’s industry’s leading diversity program and long-time ULI partner, is taking applications now through January 22. REAP creates a bridge between minority talent and companies looking for talent by providing education, training and placement programs for emerging commercial real estate industry professionals. All applicants must have a four year degree from an accredited institution and at least three years of professional work experience.  Real estate experience is not necessary.  The program will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm-9pm for 10 … Read More

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