Mar 4: NAIOP-NJ will host “Public Policy Symposium: The Intersection of Transportation & Workforce at the Renaissance Woodbridge, 151 US 1 South, Iselin, New Jersey, at 8:15 a.m. Senate President Steve Sweeney will give the keynote address and a panel discussion will feature Mary K. Murphy, NJTPA, Aaron Fitchner, NJ Dept. of Labor, Michael Chrobak, Choose New Jersey, Jim Kirkos, Meadowlands Chamber of Commerce, Gerard Scharfenberger, Former Mayor of Middletown/Office of Planning Advocacy. Call Kathy Iola at 732-729-9900.
Stribling Open Houses
Mar. 4: Stribling Marketing Associates will host Broker Open Houses for new residential condominium project 345 Carroll Street in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn from 2 to 4pm every Wednesday in March (4th, 11th, 18th and 25th) at the sales gallery, located around the corner from the site at 396 Court Street. 345 Carroll Street introduces a unique, full-service building including 32 custom-crafted homes. Amenities include a doorman, 5,300 SF landscaped garden with a bocce court and vegetable garden, children’s playroom, fitness center, parking and more. To RSVP, please contact 718.338.0345 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founder’s Award Presentation
Mar.7: Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of Douglas Elliman’s retail group, will receive the 2015 Founder’s Award from the Quad Preparatory School. The award will be presented at the “Breakthroughs: Second Annual Founder’s Gala,” between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. The event will be taking place at The Cooper Union’s Great Hall at 7 East 7th Street.
For more information, please visit: http://www.quadprep.org/#!breakthroughs-gala/c16lh.
Mar. 10-13: The power of the crowd – a game changer in commercial real estate, will take place March 10 at 4 pm at the MIPIM conference organized in partnership with Allianz Real Estate. The event will take place at Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France. Nicolas Ferrary, CEO of Airbnb France, will speak as part of the MIPIM conference program. The conference and networking event will focus attention on the impact the digital economy is having on the international real estate industry.
Appraisal Institute Luncheon
Mar.11: The Metropolitan New York Chapter of the Appraisal Institute will host a luncheon & program at 11:30 a.m. entitled “Goodbye Green & White: Why Massey Knakal Sold to C&W”. The program features a one-on-one interview with Paul Massey Jr., formerly of Massey Knakal, currently president, New York Investment Sales, Cushman & Wakefield, conducted by Brian R. Corcoran, MAI, CRE, FRICS, executive vice president, Valuation & Advisory, Cushman & Wakefield.
The event will be held at Club 101 at 101 Park Avenue. Registration begins at 11:30 AM with the luncheon and program held from noon to 2:00 PM. Cost per person is $120. To register, call 866.966.3710
B’nai B’rith Luncheon
Mar. 12: The “Booming Brooklyn Market” will be covered by a panel at the next B’nai B’rith luncheon. The event will be held at the Cornell Club and will begin with a reception at 12 p.m. and the buffet will begin at 12:30 p.m. and last until 2 p.m. Cost is $70 per person up to 2 days in advance and the price rises to $80 at the door.
Book Club Webinar
Mar. 12: After an extraordinary reception for the initial edition of the “Brokers Who Dominate Book Club,” author Rod Santomassimo will host the second in his 2015 live webinar series with featured guest F. Bruce Lauer, Vice Chairman and Principal at Cassidy Turley, discussing “How to Attain and Retain Institutional Clients.” The webinar will be held on Thursday, March 12 at 12 noon Eastern Standard Time. The webinar, free to all registrants, is an extension of Santomassimo’s 2011 book, “Brokers Who Dominate,” which profiles 23 commercial real estate professionals in various sectors and at differing stages of their careers. For more information on the Brokers Who Dominate Book Club, and to register, visit http://www.massimo-group.com/upcoming_events/brokers-who-dominate-book-club/.
LIREG Terrorism Breakfast
Apr. 1: A top FBI terrorism expert will discuss preparedness for Active Shooter situations at an April 1 networking breakfast of the Long Island Real Estate Group (LIREG), the 350-member philanthropic and networking organization
Richard M. Frankel, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office’s Criminal Division, will speak to the organization of real estate and other professionals at 8 a.m. at the Old Westbury Golf & Country Club, 270 Wheatley Rd., Old Westbury, New York. An active shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined or populated area. High-profile active shooter situations have included the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech in which 32 people were killed and the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut that claimed 26 lives. Admission to the meeting is free for LIREG members and $60 for non-members. For information or to RSVP email info@LIREG.org or call (631) 721-7400.
April: 15: The NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate will hold its 20th Annual REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) Symposium, from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., at The Pierre in Manhattan. This year’s keynote speaker will be Samuel Zell. The Symposium also will feature conversations with Martin Cohen, Jonathan Gray, and Barry Sternlicht, as well as many of the leading CEOs, bankers, analysts, and other professionals in the REIT and real estate industries. Contact Jessica Estrada-Watson at 212-992-3618 or email@example.com.
April 21: The Museum of the City of New York presents SAVING PLACE: 50 Years of New York City Landmarks, an exhibition exploring the roots and impact of a landmark preservation movement. The exhibition will close on September 13, 2015.
Real Estate Conference
April 29th: At this half-day conference major international real estate investors, developers, and academic researchers will assess recent and future trends and examine the risks in global real estate investing. The conference is a must for US investors looking to invest in overseas or global markets. Leading REIT investor Sam Zell will offer the keynote address.The event will take place at Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-220 located at 55 Lexington Avenue 24th Street, New York New York.Registration here: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/weekly/misc_invites/GlobalRE_Conference.htm
April 30: The Realty Foundation of New York announced that Norman Sturner, founding partner and CEO of MHP Real Estate Services, will be honored at a cocktail party to be held at the newly re-furbished Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Plaza. Cocktails will be held from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Save the date announcements will be mailed soon to members and their guests
NAIOP CRE Awards
May 14: The New Jersey Chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has announced the recipients of its 2015 Commercial Real Estate Awards. The awards will be presented during the 28th Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards Gala, to be held at The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, N.J. Finn Wentworth, founder and partner, Normandy Real Estate Partners will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Impact Award will be presented to Constantino T. Milano, Hartz Mountain Industries, Inc. Geoffrey Schubert of CBRE and Robert R. Martie of Colliers International will receive the Industry Service Awards. The winners of the Deal of the Year Awards will be revealed at the Gala.