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Recap: Changing Tastes – What’s Next in the Evolution of Eating

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By: Alexander McQuilkin Landlords, developers, brokers, and food lovers converged at Eataly Downtown last Tuesday for Urban Land Institute New York’s Changing Tastes: What’s Next in the Evolution of Eating, for a sampling of ideas—and charcuterie—from some of the leading figures at the intersection of New York’s food and real estate worlds. Moderated by Adam Saper, Managing Partner of Eataly USA, the discussion centered around the changing role of food and drink in retail and the built environment. As Saper related about his 2010 introduction of Eataly to New York City … Read More

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Recap: YLG Secrets of Success ft. Simon Ziff – “The Passion is to Be Better”

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By Vivien Wu The secrets to success, according to Simon Ziff, are simple. Start your morning with an organic nutrition shake. Get involved with ULI as much as possible. Don’t worry about interest rates tomorrow, but focus on mastery and self-improvement today. Remember that good business ethics is good business. On Tuesday morning, November 22, 2017, a group of about 30 young professionals gathered to hear from real estate finance expert, and President of the advisory firm Ackman-Ziff, Simon Ziff. In attendance, also were several Ackman-Ziff directors and associates who … Read More

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ULI NY Is Hiring!

ULI New York is hiring an Associate for our Midtown, Manhattan Office. ULI New York is a District Council of ULI. As one of ULI’s largest District Councils, it has over 2,200 members throughout the state of New York. For additional information, please visit http://newyork.uli.org. Position Summary: Reporting to the Executive Director, ULI New York seeks an energetic and entrepreneurial Associate to serve as an integral member of the team responsible for engaging local volunteer members, managing committees and programs, and working with partners to advance the mission of ULI and deliver value to … Read More

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Recap: 2018 Economic Forecast – A Conversation with Mark Zandi

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By: Jean C. Lema On November 8th, 2017, the Urban Land Institute New York hosted one of its most anticipated events of the year – 2018 Economic Forecast:  A Conversation with Mark Zandi. Members had the opportunity to interact with Moody’s Analytics chief economist and learn about the main commercial real estate headlines to look out for in the upcoming year. Dr. Zandi opened the event by requesting questions from the audience to gauge the topics dominating the industry. Participants were interested in a wide range of themes, including: the … Read More

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2017 Fall Meeting Roundup

The 2017 ULI Fall Meeting was held October 23-26 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California. Members had the opportunity to connect with every sector of the real estate industry, building relationships with developers, investors, architects, planners, brokers, academics, attorneys, decision makers, and government. A series of seminars and candid discussions with thought leaders on the most important topics and trends in real estate took place throughout the week. Videos Access videos from the 2017 Fall Meeting General and Concurrent Sessions here. Speaker Presentations View slideshows from your favorite 2017 Fall … Read More

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Recap: The Future Is Now – WLI and WHF Tour New Cornell Tech Campus

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By: Vivien Wu Bold. Best views of Manhattan. Chance encounters. Future birthplace of a unicorn.  These were some of the themes arising from the WLI and WHF tour of Roosevelt Island’s new Cornell Tech Campus. On Thursday, October 12, 2017, the Cornell Tech Campus welcomed nearly 100 attendees from ULI New York’s Women’s Leadership Imitative (WLI) and from Women in Housing and Finance (WHF) to learn about the development, ethos, and programming of the new campus. Even before I set foot on Roosevelt Island for this tour, I was inspired … Read More

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Recap: YLG Secrets of Success w/ Melissa Burch

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By: Daniel Rojo As we — members of ULI NY’s Young Leaders Group (YLG) — question not only our own choices, priorities, and paths but those of the firms, organizations, and pursuits where we build and lend our expertise, how do we best set ourselves up for long-term success? How should we be strategizing our careers, where should we be focusing, and what should we be avoiding right now? At the YLG’s most recent Secrets to Success breakfast event, many individuals in the room were not brand new to the … Read More

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Congratulations to ULI New York Member Caitlin Moriarty – Recipient of a 2017 WLI Prologis Scholarship!

The ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative announced in September the recipients of the WLI Prologis Scholarship Program in connection with ULI’s Fall Meeting in Los Angeles, October 23-26, 2017. Senior women at Prologis created the grassroots group Breakthrough that supports the retention of women and identifies and removes barriers to advancement for Prologis across the globe. Breakthrough’s goals resonate with those of WLI in that Breakthrough strives to create a work environment where women feel connected and empowered, while creating a business culture that offers opportunities for success and recognizes the … Read More

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ULI New York Announces 2017 Alice Connell WLI Scholarship Recipient!

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ULI New York’s Women’s Leadership Initiative is pleased to announced its 2017 recipient of the ULI New York Alice Connell WLI Scholarship, Jackie Manzer, Tenant Relations Manager at Hines.  The Alice Connell WLI Scholarship celebrates exceptional women in real estate who have made significant contributions to the New York District Council and underwrites the cost to attend the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles, California, including a reimbursement to the recipient for up to $1,000 in travel expenses. Having served on ULI New York’s Young Leaders Group Programming Committee since … Read More

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2017 ULI Health Leaders Network Program Participants Announced!

The Building Healthy Places Initiative has officially announced the participants selected to join in the 2017-2018 cohort for the ULI Health Leaders Network, an effort designed to empower real estate and land use professionals with the skills, knowledge, and networks to improve health outcomes in their professional practice and communities. The first cohort of Health Leaders will convene in an introductory forum during ULI’s Fall Meeting in Los Angeles, participate in a series of webinars, work on small group projects involving a commercial corridor in Seattle, and conclude with a final forum in Denver. Thirty-two professionals … Read More

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