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Around Town: AREPA Networking, NYBC Breakfast

CityLaw Breakfast
Aug. 28: The Center for New York City Law at New York Law School, Dean Anthony W. Crowell and Professor Ross Sandler presents The Planning Initiatives of Housing New York, a CityLaw Breakfast with Carl Weisbrod, chairman of the New York City Planning Commission, who will give an update on Mayor de Blasio’s mandatory inclusionary zoning plan. Dean Crowell, former counselor to Mayor Bloomberg and Professor Sandler, founding director of the Center for New York City Law at New York Law School, will give opening remarks. The event will take place from 8:15 – 9:30 a.m. at the New York Law School, 185 West Broadway at Leonard Street – 2nd floor. For more information, contact Nancy Guida,, 212-431-2325.


Flatiron BID
Now – Aug 27: The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District is kicking up free programming in its Public Plazas this summer with an eight-week schedule of fitness events, tech classes, games, and improv performances. The Public Plazas – in the shadow of the Flatiron Building at 23rd Street, Broadway and Fifth Avenue. To view a full calendar of events, visit

AREPA Networking Event

Sept. 15: The Asian Real Estate Professional Association (AREPA) will host a Fall networking event on from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.. at Singl Lounge(at the Hyatt Union Square) located at 80 East 13th Street. There will be a $5 charge for entry to this event. As there is limited tickets, this event will sell out so please order early. For further information for this event and for membership information, please go to

HGAR Foundation Gala
Sept.17: The Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS® (HGAR) is hosting its inaugural Hudson Gateway REALTOR Foundation Gala from 7 P.M. to 11 P.M. at Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle, NY. This Gala will benefit Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley, Green Chimneys, People to People and other local charities. Tickets are $125 per person and include a one-and-a half-hour open bar with live entertainment, cocktail appetizers, dinner, coffee and dessert, a DJ and dancing, silent auction and casino. The casino will feature a craps table, blackjack, and roulette. Reserved tables for 10 are also available for $1,250.For more information, to find out about sponsorship, or to purchase tickets, please visit

INREV Symposium
Sept 23: INREV, the European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles, is hosting a seminar in New York focusing on the state of the European real estate investment market and highlighting the potential impact of recent trends and developments for US-based investors and funds. The program will include contributions from leading market participants such as: Joe Valente, managing director, JP Morgan Asset Management, Hauke Brede, chief risk officer, Allianz Real Estate, Prashant Tewari, prinicpal, The Townsend Group, Christian Delaire, CEO, Generali Real Estate. The event will conclude with a drinks reception. Email or call +44 203-617-7230.

NYBC Breakfast
Sept. 24: The New York Building Congress hosts a Construction Industry Breakfast Forum with Brookfield Property Group CEO Ric Clark at The Plaza, Grand Ballroom, 770 Fifth Avenue at Central Park South, Manhattan. Registration and reception begin at 8:00 AM followed by breakfast and program at 8:30 AM. Fee: $135 for NYBC members; $175 for non-members. Tables of ten are available at $1,250 for members; $1,650 for non-members. For more information, contact Events Manager Alanna Draudt at 212-481-9099 or email To register online, visit

STA Annual
Golf Outing
Sep. 28th: The Subcontractors Trade Association (STA) will host its Annual Golf Outing at the Village Club of Lake Success in Great Neck, New York. The event will bring together over 100 participants representing more than 350 STA member companies. The event will be followed by a cocktail hour, dinner, 50-50 raffle, and awards. Contact Samantha Sweeney at (212) 398-6224 or email for more info and to purchase tickets.

14+ Foundation Annual Cocktail Benefit
Oct. 1: 14+ Foundation will host its Annual Cocktail Benefit Supporting Children’s Education in Africa. The event will take place from 6:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. followed by an after-party from 8:30 P.M – 11:00 P.M at the Angel Orensanz Center located at 172 Norfolk Street in New York City. Proceeds from the benefit will support the design and development of new schools in Zambia as well as other educational initiatives. For more info and to register, please visit

Industrial Conference
Oct. 21-22: Colliers International will hold its 2015 National Industrial Conference in Newport Beach, CA. The event will center around the theme “Rising to New Heights” and will bring together speakers including Mike Morrison, Founder of the University of Toyota, Richard McDonald of Fender Musical Instruments and Colliers Global Leaders Dwight Hotchkiss, Tammy Tang, Malcom Tyson, Damian Harrington and Tim Davies, among others. For more information visit the official conference site.

AIA Archtober
Oct 1-31: Archtober (ärk’tôbər), New York City’s annual Architecture and Design Month, is now in its fifth year. This year’s festival theme is “5 Years, 5 Boroughs.” A celebration of the impact of design. Archtober will be headquartered at the Center for Architecture on LaGuardia Place in Greenwich Village. For information, go to

WX Woman
of the Year Gala
Nov. 19: WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) will host its 2015 Woman of the Year Gala from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at The Pierre in New York City. The gala will honor Carmen M. Bowser of Eastpointe Consultants, LLC. Bowser has closed over $6 billion in transactions while working at institutions including Capital One Bank, Prudential, TIAA-CREF and others. The 2015 Woman of the Year Gala will also pay tribute to Patricia Goldstein, a longtime WX member and previous Woman of the Year recipient who passed away recently. Goldstein leaves a legacy as a pioneer in finance who was committed to mentoring other women. Visit

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