Monthly Archives: March 2018

‘Five Minutes With’ feat. Paul Travis – Washington Square Partners

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Paul Travis, Managing Partner of Washington Square Partners joins us for this week’s ‘Five Minutes With’. Washington Square Partners has been nominated for excellence in the retail development category for the City Point project. Read about what qualities he believes makes an effective leader and how City Point broke the Downtown Brooklyn “code”. Who has had the greatest influence on your career and what was the best advice he or she gave you? Bruce Ratner had the greatest influence on my career and gave me three essential pieces of advice: … Read More

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‘Five Minutes With’ feat. George Schieferdecker – BKSK Architects

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Today’s ‘Five Minutes With’ features Awards for Excellence finalist George Schieferdecker, Partner at BKSK Architects, who shares his influences and experiences in the architecture space. Nominated in the Civic Space category, Mr. Schieferdecker and his team are being recognized for their work on Washington Square Park House. Who has had the greatest influence on your career and what was the best advice he or she gave you? “My career has always been centered on a particular approach to architecture which was most influenced by Robert Venturi’s book “Complexity and Contradiction” … Read More

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‘Five Minutes With’ feat. Jack & Michael Cayre – Midtown Equities

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Today’s ‘Five Minutes With’ features Awards for Excellence finalists and brothers Jack and Michael Cayre of Midtown Equities. Check out their Q&A as they express their admiration for their father Joseph Cayre, who taught them the ins and outs of the business. Midtown Equities is nominated for an Award in the Repositioning or Redevelopment category for its work on Empire Stores in Brooklyn. Who has had the greatest influence on your career and what was the best advice he or she gave you? “The greatest influence on our career is … Read More

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ULI NY is Hiring!

ULI New York is hiring a Manager for our Midtown Manhattan Office. ULI New York is a District Council of the Urban Land Institute. The New York District Council is one of ULI’s largest, with over 2,200 members throughout the state of New York. For additional information, please visit http://newyork.uli.org. POSITION SUMMARY: 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 will be to serve as an informed resource to … Read More

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‘Five Minutes With’ feat. Bob Sanna – Forest City New York

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Awards for Excellence finalist Bob Sanna, Executive Vice President and Head of Construction of Forest City New York is nominated in the Housing and Office categories for their work on 461 Dean Street and the Tata Innovation Center at Cornell Tech.  Mr. Sana shares his best career advice, influences, and what makes him proud of both projects for our ‘Five Minutes With’ series. Who has had the greatest influence on your career and what was the best advice he or she gave you? “As a builder in the most diverse, … Read More

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