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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On Thursday, January 30, more than 300 guests attended a half-day conference entitled Real Estate Outlook 2014. The program included a keynote presentation by Brian Nottage, Managing Director, JP Morgan Asset Management. Mr. Nottage highlighted the booms in the luxury housing market and in Brooklyn due to the restaurant and hospitality sectors. He was followed by panel discussions with esteemed industry experts, including: Bob Alexander, Chairman, CBRE Randy Anderson, Americas Head of Research, CBRE Robert Futterman, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, RKF MaryAnne Gilmartin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Forest City Ratner … Read More
Last week, ULI’s Fall Meeting in Chicago featured a good deal of Building Healthy Places programming, with dynamic panels and speakers that focused on what it takes to make healthy places happen, the future of retail and office and emerging opportunities for doing well and good. Read highlights and tweets from some of the sessions. PowerPoints will be available soon for download. Creating Holistically Healthy Work Environments Office developers are thinking more and more about health of tenants and employees, said panelists at this session. Clare De Briere, Executive Vice … Read More
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On Tuesday, July 23, ULI New York’s Young Leaders Group hosted Innovative Residential Marketing Strategies. Held at Interface, the sold-out seminar featured a distinguished panel of developers, marketing professionals and social media experts. Curbed editor Hana Alberts led a moderated discussion between Asher Abehsera, General Manager of Residential Properties at Two Trees Management Company; Ari Heckman, Co-Founder & Principal of ASH NYC; Madelyne Kirch, President of Sun & Moon Marketing Communications; Ryan Schleis, Research Director at Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group and Shwetha Subramanian, Vice President in Residential Development at Forest … Read More