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2016 WLI Prologis Scholarship Program Winners Announced!

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The ULI Women’s Leadership Initiate is very pleased to announce that Kellena Kane, Uniland Development Company, has been awarded the WLI Prologis Scholarship to attend ULI’s Fall Meeting in Dallas.  Kellena is the Real Estate Development Manager at Uniland Development Company. She holds a dual B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Rochester, and a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University. To learn more about the 2016 WLI Prologis Scholarship Program Winners, click here.

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Recap – YLG Secrets of Success with Marty Burger

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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

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Housing Council Co-Chair Maria Masi Talks Micro Units in Curbed

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

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What it’s really like to live in NYC’s first micro-unit building

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

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Suburban/Urban Redevelopment Marketplace: Real Places, Real Projects, Real Deals

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

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Apply For A Fall Meeting NY District Council WLI Scholarship

Interested in receiving complimentary registration to the ULI 2016 Fall Meeting in Dallas? ULI women members under the age of 35 who are active in ULI New York are encouraged to apply for a 2016 Fall Meeting New York District Council WLI Scholarship. One scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who has a minimum of five years experience in the real estate or land use industries and has demonstrated leadership within ULI New York. The award recipient will be selected based on the member’s ability to articulate how her involvement with ULI New York … Read More

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Industry giants talk Queens real estate

Deputy Borough President Melva Miller, second from right, moderated a discussion about real estate in the borough featuring, from left, Greater Jamaica Development Corporation President and CEO Hope Knight, F&T Group President Michael Meyer and Onex Real Estate Partners Vice President David Brickman.(Photo By Andrew Benjamin) “Queens is the new Brooklyn.” That’s the tagline real estate developers have been using to sell the most diverse borough in New York City. Already places like Astoria, Long Island City and Ridgewood have seen significant increases in rent, artisanal coffee shops and hip … Read More

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Panel looks at development potential in Flushing, Jamaica

Hope Knight of the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation (l-r) and Michael Meyer of F&T Group discuss developments in downtown Jamaica and downtown Flushing, respectively. By Madina Toure Developers and experts in Flushing and downtown Jamaica weighed in on how recent development projects have affected the two neighborhoods at a panel last week in Long Island City hosted by ULI New York, a nonprofit that provides leadership in land use policy. The panel, moderated by Melva Miller, Queens deputy borough president, was held June 9 at SPACES at the Falchi Building, … Read More

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ULI New York Welcomes New Chairman Marty Burger

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The Urban Land Institute today named Silverstein Properties CEO Marty Burger the new chairman of ULI New York, effective July 1, 2016. Burger will succeed current chairman Robert C. Lieber, who has led ULI New York since July 2013. “Our district and national councils are the foundation for ULI’s collective impact. They make an incredible difference in the quality of our work and the fulfillment of our mission. We are delighted that Marty will be leading ULI New York and building on its achievements as one of our most successful district councils,” said ULI Global … Read More

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ULI New York Has Moved!

  We are happy to announce ULI New York’s new office location. We are now located at 25 West 45th Street, Suite #505 New York, New York 10036 and can be reached at 212.524.4203. The following are new phone numbers if you need to reach us directly: Felix Ciampa, Executive Director: 917.773.8822 Sarah Krautheim, Manager: 917.773.8834 Alexia Nazarian, Senior Associate: 917.773.8824 Please make note of our new address and telephone numbers. We look forward to seeing you at our new location!  

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