Feb 25: REBNY’s 17th Annual Residential Management Leadership Breakfast is from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at The Roosevelt Hotel, and will also feature an awards ceremony honoring leaders in residential property management. Registration is only available online. For more information, contact Cindy Ramotar at CRamotar@rebny.com.
Feb 25: CREW New York will be holding a winter cocktail reception at Celsius on 42nd Street between 5th & 6th Avenues.
REW Women’s Forum
Feb. 25: The Real Estate Weekly 4th Annual Women’s Forum takes place at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel. Purnima Kapur, executive director, NYC Planning, will give a morning keynote presentation. Halstead Property CEO Diane M. Ramirez, will give the afternoon keynote. Other speakers include Helena Durst, vice chairman at the Durst Organization, Cynthia Foster, president – Office Services, Colliers International and; Jill Lovatt, first vice president, Cushman & Wakefield. To register and view the full list of speakers and event agenda, visit www.rewomensforum.com/agenda.
BOMA Pinnacle Awards
Feb 26: The 2015 BOMA/NY Pinnacle Awards Ceremony will be held at Chelsea Piers 60. The cocktail reception will be from 6-6:45 p.m. and the dinner will run from 7-8:30 p.m. It is the culmination of competition held throughout 2014 in which commercial office buildings are judged according to the BOMA International standards: Historical, Government, New Construction, Earth, Renovated and Operating Office Building (by size).
NYU Sustainable Real Estate Conference
Feb:26: The NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate Center for the Sustainable Built Environment will host the 5th Annual Conference on Sustainable Real Estate. Titled “From Sustainability to Resilience: The Role of Certification Programs and the Emergence of New Market Drivers,” the Conference is designed to stimulate the industry to expand upon its successes, strengthen the outcomes of emerging practices and develop a roadmap to address integration of practices in sustainability and resilience. The event will begin at 8:45 a.m. at the NYU Kimmel Center for University Life. Visit sps.nyu.edu/sbeconference.
Feb 26: The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) is pleased to announce that it will host its first ever Leadership Awards Gala honoring the legacy of Beverly Willis from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Prince George Ballroom, 15 East 27th Street in New York City. For more information email Carol Shapiro at email@example.com or 212-577-1200.
Feb 26 :At 101 Park Avenue, PWC will host Shari Hyman, president and chief operating officer, Battery Park City Authority; Richard Kennedy, co-chief operating officer, Skanska USA; Sharon Neill, deputy commissioner, NYC Dep’t. of Buildings; Andy Frankl, president, IBEX Construction; and Denise Berger, AIA, asst. chief engineer, deputy director, Engineering Dept., the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The event will run between 5:30 p.m and 8:00 p.m. Tickets run $85 for PWC members, $95 for non-member and $100 at the door for anyone without an advance reservation.
Mar 3: CREW New York will host their monthly luncheon with notable keynote speakers focusing on collaboration in the field. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Club 101, 101 Park. Guest speakers Paul Massey and Robert Knakal, formerly of Massey Knakal, and Ron Lo Russo of Cushman & Wakefield, discuss how Cushman & Wakefield’s acquisition of Massey Knakal will create the strongest force in New York Metro real estate. Crain’s New York senior reporter Daniel Geiger will serve as moderator.
Mar 3: Connecticut Chapter of Professional Women in Construction (PWC-CT) will host a panel discussion entitled “AEC Industry Women: Forging New Pathways”. It will be held at the Sheraton Hartford South in Rocky Hill, CT..
Public Policy Symposium
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.
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.
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 p.m. 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. Boris Gilad, Co-Founder, Brookland Capital, Christopher Havens, Vice President, Commercial Real Estate, Aptsandlofts.com and David Shorenstein, Co-Principal, Silvershore Properties, will seapk. The event begins at noon at the Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street, Ivy Room. Cost is $70 per person up to 2 days in advance and the price rises to $80 at the door.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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. For complete details and updates, visit www.naiopnj.org