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It was bright and deceptively cold this past Friday as our Young Leaders Group (“YLG”) held its first of its Secrets of Success series, “Boutique Hotel Development in NYC.” Overlooking a stunning view of Columbus Circle, the YLGs gathered for an exclusive, intimate talk with Matt Livian, Chief Investment Officer, and Jake Lamstein, Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer of Sydell Group, the lifestyle-oriented hotel developers. The masterminds behind New York’s NoMad and Ace Hotels offered their insights into their real estate strategy and how they’ve created a brand … Read More
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.
On the evening of Monday, October 20, ULI will be hosting an exclusive VIP gala dinner for leaders in the real estate and land use industry. The venue for the dinner will be the incomparable American Museum of Natural History, located at Central Park West at 79th Street. ULI is excited to announce that the honoree at this year’s gala dinner is Michael Fascitelli. A respected and deeply accomplished advocate for sound urban-centric development and investment for many years, Fascitelli exemplifies the Institute’s commitment to the practice of responsible land … Read More
10 Principles for a New Era of Multifamily Rental Housing On January 16, 2014, the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing, in partnership with the American Planning Association and the National Multifamily Housing Council, held the first annual ULI/Carolyn and Preston Butcher Forum on Multifamily Housing. Attended by over 50 industry leaders, the event provided a forum to discuss the changing multifamily residential landscape and led to the development of a series of “big ideas” for expanding the availability of rental housing nationwide. The ten principles presented here are a summary of the ideas … Read More
Building Healthy Places at the ULI Fall Meeting ULI’s 2014 Fall Meeting, to be held here in New York City from October 21–23 and will feature rich content about how to create healthy places and communities. Can’t-miss sessions on Wednesday, October 22, include: Housing and Health: From Research to Real Deals Growing Food, Neighborhoods, and Profits Building Healthy Places: Development Strategies That Work for Health and the Bottom Line Thursday, October 23, will start with an 8:00 AM “Pop-up Café” highlighting the new WELL Building Standard, where meeting attendees will have the chance to … Read More
Last Chance: Apply for a Fall Meeting Scholarship A free registration to the 2014 Fall Meeting in New York City could be yours! Apply by August 29 to one of ULI’s two scholarship programs: The Wells Fargo ULI Student Scholarship Program awards scholarships to undergraduate students and students obtaining a master’s degree in real estate. Special interest will be placed on those participating or interested in green building practice. The Women’s Leadership Initiative Scholarship supports the professional development of ULI women members. Scholarships will be awarded in recognition of a member’s contributions to ULI and demonstrated commitment … Read More
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.
Built By Women Call For Nominations The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) is looking to identify 100 outstanding structures and built environments, contemporary or historic, that were designed and/or constructed by women for their Built By Women New York City recognition honor. BWAF, an organization dedicated to changing the building industry culture to allow for greater acknowledgement and respect of women’s work, is currently accepting nominations. Built By Women nominations require that the structures and built environments must have been a woman-led design (architecture, engineering or landscape) or construction, from … Read More
Exclusive Tour of the New Whitney Museum Site by Craig Johnson ULI New York kicked off this year’s Mentor Program with an exclusive mentors and mentees tour of the new Whitney Museum site Downtown. Following the tour, ULI NY hosted a dynamic panel discussion entitled Whitney Museum: From Museum Mile to the Meatpacking District, featuring Rich Flood, Marketing and Community Relations Manager for the Whitney Museum, Zachary Smith, Chief Operating Officer at the NYCEDC, Weifang Lin, from Cooper, Robertson & Partners, and Lauren Danziger, Executive Director of the Meatpacking District Improvement Association and Chelsea … Read More
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