Author Archives: Sarah Xu

The Rise of Gen Y – HowReal Estate is Responding to a New Class of Consumers

The Rise of Gen Y – HowReal Estate is Responding to a New Class of Consumers “It’s not about keeping up with the Jones; it’s about hanging with the Jones’ family” – Leanne Lachman We are fun, socially engaged, casual, design focused, budget conscious, and optimistic. These are some of the words used to describe Generation Y during ULI’s event “The Rise of Gen Y- How Real Estate is Responding to a New Class of Consumers” on Wednesday, February 26.  And from this Gen Y’s perspective, the panelists are right on … Read More

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Women as City Builders: ULI WLI Co-Presents the Jane Jacobs Forum

Every year, the Jane Jacobs Forum brings together leading women in the fields of architecture, planning, development and the arts for a conversation on urban issues and solutions as inspired by Jane Jacobs. With the theme “Women as City Builders,” this year’s forum took place on November 21 at The TimesCenter. The event was co-hosted by ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative, MAS NYC, AIA NY and ASLA NY and was moderated by Laura Flanders, host of the “Laura Flanders Show” on GRITtv. Attended by over 500 people, the evening featured seven panelists … Read More

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