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Save the Date: ULI Mainland China Summer Conference

Save the Date: ULI Mainland China Summer Conference ULI Mainland China will hold the inaugural Summer Conference on Thursday, June 26, in Beijing. The Conference will focus on urban regeneration, mixed-use development, and real estate market trends. Key conclusions will be shared from the study on urban regeneration by ULI Mainland China and the findings from the 2014 ULI Mainland China Real Estate Markets Report will be released. The conference will be followed by a cocktail party for all registered participants and a VIP dinner for invited guests. In the … Read More

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ULI’s Young Leaders Experience the Party Wall at MoMA PS1

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Long Island City, NY – Each summer, MoMA PS1’s Young Architects Program (YAP) erects an architectural pavilion in the PS1 gravel and concrete courtyard to celebrate its summer concert series.  Now in its 14th edition, YAP has been committed to offering emerging architectural talent the opportunity to   challenge the use and perception of space. This years winner, CODA (Caroline O’Donnell – Ithaca, NY) designed the temporary urban landscape, challenging the perception of space, “participations”, and light.  The appropriately titled Party Wall is an imposing and playful structure that interacts with … Read More

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Chairman’s Message – Summer 2013

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Dear ULI New York Members, Summer is in full swing and so are exciting opportunities for the District Council.  I am honored to have been named the new Chairman of ULI New York and to continue to build from the strong foundation of past Chairs. We successfully kicked-off the season with our Summer Social and ULI New York continued the momentum as we worked very closely with ULI’s Advisory Services Program in the planning of After Sandy: Advancing Strategies for Long-Term Resilience and Adaptability. As we prepare for fall, ULI … Read More

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Industry Gathers to Celebrate ULI’s Leadership at the Summer Social

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Over 200 people gathered at New York City’s iconic Helmsley Building on June 19 as ULI New York kicked off the summer season. Hosted at Monday Properties, the Summer Social event was highlighted as an evening of celebration as members and guests saluted outgoing Chairman, Richard Kessler, for his leadership and commitment over the past three years. Mr. Kessler, the Chief Operating Officer at Benenson Capital Partners, LLC and a long-time ULI New York leader, concludes his term having successfully spearheaded the launch of the District Council’s Local Product Council … Read More

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After Sandy: Advancing Strategies for Long-Term Resilience and Adaptability

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Six months after Hurricane Sandy—the second costliest hurricane in U.S. history—hit the New York/New Jersey region, many plans and strategies are being developed to protect coastal communities from a series of long-term risks associated with climate change. Very strong local and national thought leadership is going into this process and the federal government has pledged an unprecedented amount of support toward reconstruction and forging a new generation of land use best practices. Because the occurrence of climate related disasters is increasing everywhere, more and more municipalities have their eyes on … Read More

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Bryant Park Partners With Popularise For Their First Project In NYC

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The Bryant Park Corporation has partnered with Popularise, a crowd-sourcing platform for the real estate development industry, to gather ideas for activities in the park. The partnership is Popularise’s first project in New York City. According to Tricia Lewis, Director of Digital Media for the Bryant Park, the goal of the project is to engage the public and bring in new ideas from an “outside” perspective. So far, those ideas include a Slip N’ Slide, a mechanical bull rodeo, a giant paella festival and a Twin Peaks marathon. “We will … Read More

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New York Welcomes New Chairman, Robert C. Lieber

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Longtime ULI leader Robert C. Lieber, Executive Managing Director of the Island Capital Group in New York City and the former Deputy Mayor for Economic Development in the administration of New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, has been selected as the new Chairman of ULI New York, serving on a voluntary basis for a three-year term that starts on July 1. Lieber, who has been actively involved in ULI since 1992, is a Trustee and a member of the Board of Directors for ULI and the ULI Foundation, the philanthropic … Read More

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Brooklyn Bridge Park: 2013 Urban Open Space Award Finalist

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ULI New York would like to congratulate Brooklyn Bridge Park for being one of five projects selected as finalists for the ULI Urban Open Space Award, which recognizes outstanding examples of vibrant, public open spaces that have spurred regeneration in their communities. Read more about the finalists and the Award. “The beautiful and innovative Brooklyn Bridge Park has quickly become one of the main attractions in the newly revitalized New York Harbor.”  – Michael Bloomberg, New York Mayor About Brooklyn Bridge Park Location: Brooklyn, New York Owner: Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation Designer: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc. Brooklyn … Read More

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Design(in) the New Heart of NY

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Eight-Week Speaker Series Brings Together Celebrated Architects, Designers, Civic Leaders, and the City Partners who are Redefining New York’s Skyline on Manhattan’s West Side The American Institute of Architects New York Chapter, Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group  recently launch of a two-month exhibition showcasing the historic Hudson Yards development beginning May 1st at the Center for Architecture’s Breakthrough Space gallery located at 536 LaGuardia Place. Design(in) The New Heart of New York runs through June 30 and details the planning, design, engineering and architecture of this massive 26-acre project and … Read More

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