Fulton Center featured in New Urban Land Magazine Article Originally published in UrbanLand By Bendix Anderson Any day now, New York City will open a grand public space at the middle of a web of subway lines in Manhattan, a few blocks away from both the World Trade Center and Wall Street. We look forward to opening what is sure to become New York City’s next landmark destination,” said Michael Horodniceanu, president of Metropolitan Transit Authority Capital Construction, in a statement on the project. READ MORE HERE.
CBCNY Releases Second Report on Affordable Housing The Citizens Budget Commission (CBC) just released its second in a four-part series of policy briefs exploring housing affordability versus location affordability in New York City. Entitled “The Rent’s Too Damn High! But the Metrocard Is a Pretty Good Deal,” the report finds that the city’s low transpiration costs and high incomes make New York a far less expensive location compared to other American cities. Read the complete report here.
ULI New York Provides Development and Connectivity Strategies in University Heights ULI New York is currently convening a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) at the request of the New York City Department of City Planning in the University Heights neighborhood of the Bronx. Volunteer ULI members for the TAP, which is taking place July 23-24, will evaluate the development potential of the Harlem River waterfront sites immediately adjacent to the University Heights Bridge. With the goal of improving pedestrian access and creating a more integrated and complete community, the panel will … Read More
Call for Panelists! University Heights Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) University Heights — Bronx, NY July 23-24, 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 two-day 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
Crain’s 3rd Annual Real Estate Conference: Special Discount for ULI Members What’s Really Driving the Market WHEN Tuesday, June 17, 2014 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. WHERE JW Marriott Essex House 160 Central Park SouthNew York, NY 10019 Register and receive a 25% discount as a ULI member (Promo code: uliRE) DESCRIPTION Join Crain’s as we explore growth opportunities in commercial and residential real estate from midtown to downtown Manhattan to Flushing and downtown Brooklyn. AGENDA 8:00 a.m. Registration and Networking Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Grand Salon 8:35 a.m. – 9:25 a.m. Opening Armchair … Read More
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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New ULI Publication Documents the Economic Benefits of Developing Healthy Places Released this week at the ULI Spring Meeting in Vancouver, ULI’s Building for Wellness: The Business Case examines the investment payback on incorporating amenities that promote health and wellness, how developers have pursued this objective, and the resulting market response. The report was prepared as part of ULI’s Building Healthy Places initiative, a two-year global program of work that seeks to raise awareness of the connections between health and the built environment, and to encourage the development of communities that are conducive … Read More
Quality of Infrastructure is a Top Deal Maker or Breaker for Real Estate Investment and Development Decisions, Says Infrastructure 2014 Report from ULI and EY The quality of infrastructure systems – including transportation, utilities, and telecommunications – is a top factor influencing real estate investment and development decisions in cities around the world, sharing a high ranking with consumer demand in terms of importance, according to a survey of public- and private-sector leaders conducted by the Urban Land Institute and EY. The findings are included in the Infrastructure 2014: Shaping the … Read More
RFQ: Transit-Oriented Development District Redevelopment Plan in Norwalk, CT The Norwalk Redevelopment Agency, Norwalk, CT is seeking Statements of Qualifications from qualified planning consulting teams to develop a Transit-Oriented Development District Redevelopment Plan pursuant to the provisions of Section 8-127 of the Connecticut State Statutes to provide the framework for implementation of the strategic recommendations in the South Norwalk Railroad Station Area Transit Oriented Development Strategy Master Plan. The team should include a broad range of urban planning and development expertise including specifically zoning, transportation, parking, economic development, housing markets, … Read More
Infrastructure 2014: Shaping the Competitive City to be released at ULI’s Spring Meeting in Vancouver on April 9 How do real estate developers and investors who could pursue opportunities across cities regionally, nationally, or even internationally think about infrastructure? And how do city leaders use infrastructure investments to position their cities for real estate investment and economic development? Are public and private perceptions and priorities aligned, or do they diverge, and in what ways? Infrastructure 2014: Shaping the Competitive City answers these questions with a survey of top public sector … Read More