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Abby Hamlin Credited with Brooklyn Townhouse Boom

Abby Hamlin, Credited with Brooklyn Townhouse Boom The New York Times Real Estate section explains how Abby Hamlin, president of Hamlin Ventures, is credited with the recent boom in townhouse building in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn. Read the full article here.

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ULI New York Broadway Junction TAP

ULI New York Broadway Junction TAP On June 25 and 26, ULI New York members completed a Technical Assistance Panel for the NYC Department of City Planning in the Brooklyn neighborhood surrounding the Broadway Junction New York City Subway station complex located at the border of the Bedford-Stuyvesant and East New York neighborhoods.  The panel, consisting of a multi-discinplinary team of ULI member experts, was charged with assisting the NYC Department of City Planning with strategies to incentivize large-scale and mixed-use development along the key blocks between Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue … Read More

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WLI Gets an Exclusive Tour of Domino Sugar Factory

WLI Gets an Exclusive Tour of Domino Sugar Factory by Sakshi Khanna The Domino Sugar Factory on the Williamsburg waterfront, the last of its kind, is set to be demolished in 2 weeks to make way for the new development. The factory is currently displaying the Kara Walker installation “A Subtlety” (until July 6th), a homage to the unpaid and overworked artisans who have refined our sweet tastes from the cane fields to the kitchens of the world. The installation offers a peek into the history of the waterfront as … Read More

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Call for Panelists! ULI NY TAP: Broadway Junction

Call for Panelists! ULI NY TAP: Broadway Junction Upcoming Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) Broadway Junction – Brooklyn, NY June 25–26, 2014 ULI New York is seeking panelists for an upcoming TAP, details are below. If you are interested in serving as a panelist, please contact Sarah Krautheim. During this program, a panel of 6-12 ULI members provide local governments and non-profits with the information and tools needed to move projects from the backburner to full steam ahead through a two-day, free consultation service. Master plans, achieving a broader tax base, market feasibility, and financial structuring are … Read More

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 Development Sites RFP

Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 Development Sites RFP  The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (Brooklyn Bridge Park) is seeking proposals from qualified developers for the long-term lease, development, and operation of a waterfront residential development on two vacant parcels of land at the southern border of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Located at the western terminus of Atlantic Avenue, the Sites boast unparalleled views of the New York Harbor, Governors Island, Statue of Liberty, and Downtown Manhattan. They are adjacent to two of Brooklyn’s most prestigious and desirable neighborhoods, Brooklyn Heights and Cobble … Read More

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The Center for Active Design Announces its First Annual Excellence Awards Recognizing Innovation in Design to Promote Public Health

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The Center for Active Design Announces its First Annual Excellence Awards Recognizing Innovation in Design to Promote Public Health Active Design is quickly gaining momentum as an effective solution to the rise in chronic diseases, recognized as today’s greatest health epidemics. The Center for Active Design is the leader of this new design and health movement. The Center for Active Design today announced the winners of the first annual Center for Active Design Excellence award. This is the first ever Active Design awards competition recognizing the role design plays in addressing … Read More

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Learn Winning Strategies Before Apply for this Year’s ULI Urban Open Space Award

Learn Winning Strategies Before Apply for this Year’s ULI Urban Open Space Award ULI receives nearly 75 entries annually for the ULI Urban Open Space Award. Of those, five finalists and one winner are selected. How do these projects stand out among their peers? Below are some winning strategies that will give your submission the best chance to succeed. Submissions are due February 14! Visit the ULI Urban Open Space Award page for additional information or to submit an entry. Make sure your project is eligible. Projects must be located … Read More

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ULI New York to Honor Janette Sadik-Khan

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On Wednesday, December 11, ULI New York will host an evening of networking and holiday cheer at its Annual Holiday Party from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner, New York City Department of Transportation will be honored for her contributions to Building Healthy Places. Registration opening soon.  Be sure to follow ULI New York on Twitter and Instagram using #ULIHoliday #ULIHealth About Janette Sadik-Khan Janette Sadik-Khan has served as the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation since her appointment by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg in April of 2007. She oversees a budget of more than $2 … Read More

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Pop-up Retail Activating Underutilized Spaces Across NYC

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Creative pop-up retail concepts are gaining in popularity as an opportunity for owners and developers to activate vacant storefronts or low traffic areas. Pop-up retail innovator Made in the Lower East Side (aka miLES), which has produced 14 pop-up shops to date, works to open up otherwise vacant storefronts so that they can become community hubs and entrepreneurial incubation spaces. Landlords benefit from short-term rental income and increased visibility for their retail spaces. “We noticed over 200 storefront vacancies on the Lower East Side alone and thought that these spaces could … Read More

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After Sandy Report Released

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  Date: July 14-19, 2013 Location: New York and New Jersey Sponsor: ULI Foundation Chair: John K. McIlwain Co-Chairs: Joe Azrack and David M. Ricci Subject Area: Disaster relief Leading up to the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, ULI has prepared After Sandy: Advancing Strategies for Long-Term Resilience and Adaptability, which offers guidance on post-disaster rebuilding and building in anticipation of future disasters in a way that helps preserve the environment, boost economic prosperity, and foster a high quality of life. Download Report PDF Buy the Print Edition The reality of climate change will forever change community … Read More

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