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ULI Health Leaders Network Cohort 2 – New York Participants Announced

We’re excited to announce that New York City-based ULI members Mark Bhasin with Basis Investment Group, Kristen Fulmer with WeWork, and James Neville with Hart Howerton were selected to participate in the second cohort of the ULI Health Leaders Network. They join several Cohort 1 Health Leaders from the New York City area: Stephanie Echeveste with Distill Creative; Emily Kurtz with RiseBoro Community Partnership; Tim McCarthy with Hart Howerton; Erin Patterson with JLL Consulting; and Dominic Ruiz with the International WELL Building Institute. This program, supported by the Robert Wood … Read More

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Recap: High-Design, Mixed-Income, Multi-Scale: New Urban Housing in Greater New York

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By: Anita Lu In New York’s competitive real estate market, developers need to get creative with design, capitalization and programming to deliver long-term successful projects. At our panel discussion on September 26th, we heard from three developers and their lead project designers, who shared insights into their individual approaches. 420 Kent is a 3-tower, 857-unit rental project in South Williamsburg, situated on the East River  waterfront. Its promenade will eventually connect to existing parks such as The Edge Park and Domino Park as part of the City’s Greenpoint-Williamsburg waterfront master … Read More

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Recap: WLI Summer School Series II – A Discussion with Cia Buckley Marakovits

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By: Vivien Wu and Caitlin Elliott ULI New York’s Women’s Leadership Initiative convened attendees on September 13th to hear from Cia Buckley Marakovits, the Chief Investment Officer and partner of Dune Real Estate, in an intimate chat moderated by UBS Managing Director, Bethany Ropa. The gathering was one of three concurrent sessions that took place at the WLI’s popular Summer School: Learning from Leaders event was generously hosted by Robert A.M. Stern Architects. Although Cia’s career has been predominantly in the financial transaction and fund side of real estate, she spoke to … Read More

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Recap: WLI Summer School Series II – A Discussion with Patricia Hauserman

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By: Saba Carmel Meidany On September 13, 2018, the ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative hosted Patricia Hauserman, Senior Vice President and Building Repositioning Lead at Aecom Tishman Construction, to share her career and leadership experience. The gathering was one of three concurrent sessions that took place at the WLI’s popular Summer School: Learning from Leaders event that was generously hosted by Robert A.M. Stern Architects. Patricia Hauserman went into construction due to her interests in architecture. To pay for her graduate school, she worked as an administrative assistant for a development … Read More

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Recap: WLI Summer School Series II – A Discussion with Rachel Loeb

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By: Kathleen Cayetano On September 13, ULI New York’s Women’s Leadership Initiative held their annual Summer School Series: Learning from Leaders at Robert A. M. Stern Architects. One of the three roundtable sessions featured Rachel Loeb, currently Chief Operating Officer at the New York City Economic Development Corporation, with the discussion moderated by Sara Queen, Senior Vice President of Brookfield Asset Management. The intimate evening touched on an array of topics affecting women professionals, and the advice received proved applicable to women in any industry at any stage in their careers. … Read More

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ULI New York Announces 2018 Alice Connell WLI Scholarship Recipient, Nina Vascotto!

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ULI New York’s Women’s Leadership Initiative is pleased to announce its 2018 recipient of the ULI New York Alice Connell WLI Scholarship, Nina Vascotto! Ms. Vascotto has been an active ULI member for two years, where she has been very involved with the ULI NY Young Leaders Group. Within the group, Nina has coordinated multiple community service projects and was recently selected as a Co-Chair for the YLG Programming Committee. In her professional role, Nina works for Jamestown Properties on the asset management team based in Industry City, Brooklyn. There … Read More

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ULI NY Alice Connell WLI Scholarship for 2018 ULI Fall Meeting!

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Interested in attending the ULI 2018 Fall Meeting in Boston October 8-11? If you are a female member under 35, apply today for our annual scholarship! The ULI New York Alice Connell WLI Scholarship is designed to promote the participation of women at the 2018 Fall Meeting and to promote leadership among younger women who might not otherwise be able to attend. This scholarship honors Alice Connell, a champion of the scholarship’s tradition as well as a founding member of ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative, a past chair of ULI New … Read More

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Recap: Executing the ‘Last Mile’ of Delivery

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  By: Krystyn Gatto In today’s world, especially in New York City, waiting multiple days for a product to be delivered is becoming less and less acceptable. Companies like Amazon have conditioned many of us to be offended when something takes more than a day if not hours to show up. Heck, if it’s your lunch, you expect it to be at your office within minutes. Let’s admit it, almost everything you could need from clothing, to groceries, to furniture, to wine for a dinner party, are only a few … Read More

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WLI Prologis 2018 Fall Meeting Scholarship – Application Period Now Open!

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  Annually, ten scholarships are awarded to female applicants who have seven or more years of industry experience and have taken leadership roles in their District Council or at the national level. Winners will receive complimentary registration and up to $2,000 in expense reimbursement for transportation and lodging. Winners are also recognized during the WLI Reception and will be paired with a WLI mentor to assist them in navigating the Fall Meeting experience. This scholarship has been generously funded by Prologis since 2015. Open to any female member – no … Read More

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Recap: Unlocking Life Science Real Estate’s Potential in NYC

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By: Vivien Wu As a Bostonian living and working in NYC, there are few opportunities for me to convince others of Boston’s greatness. Most of the time, Bostonians are resigned to shaking their heads while others malign their city (the smaller size; the unintuitive streets and subways; the unreasonably early last call at bars). But in one area Boston has much to teach NYC: the Life Sciences industry and its real estate needs. While New York has a very mature real estate market in general, and is far and away … Read More

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