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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
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
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
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
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