Author Archives: David Krieger

YLG New York Boat Tour: Exploring the Gowanus

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APRIL 14, 2011 Reported by David Krieger, ULI New York Young Leaders Group The Urban Land Institute NY does not shy away from exploring complicated land use issues in its conferences, writings and events and on April 14th it went a step further by embarking on a bit of Gonzo urban exploration at the infamous Gowanus Canal. For the event, a group of over 15 adventurous souls trekked down to the Gowanus neighborhood to learn some of the local history and paddle down Brooklyn’s own River Styx.   The participants … Read More

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YLG Panel Discussion: Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Today

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FEBRUARY 2, 2011 Reported by David Krieger, ULI New York Young Leaders Group The transit oriented development session hosted at the offices of Clifford Chance was a lively and far ranging discussion encompassing the vast and varied landscape of transit oriented development; policy, practice and predictions for the future. The panel discussion included a range of perspectives with Bob Paley, Director of Transit Oriented Development for the MTA, Daniel Hernandez, the director of planning at the oft-lauded Jonathan Rose Companies, and a planner from the Town of Babylon speaking on … Read More

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ULI New York: Keepers of the Castle – Lessons in Leadership

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DECEMBER 9, 2010 Reported by David Krieger, ULI New York Young Leaders Group The Keepers of the Castle ULI event was an intimate and roving panel discussion with four of the most respected CEOs from across the real estate industry.  The event was held high on the 40th floor at the offices of Kirkland and Ellis LLP and it seemed fitting that more than a few attendees stood transfixed by the panoramic views of the city before making it into the main conference hall. The event opened with an introductory … Read More

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