Mar. 11-13: The MIPIM conference organized in partnership with Allianz Real Estate, will take place at Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France. Nicolas Ferrary, CEO of Airbnb France, will speak during the conference, which 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 and 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. Speakers include Boris Gilad, Brookland Capital, Chris Havens, Aptsandlofts.com, and David Shorenstein, Silvershore Properties. Cost is $70 per person up to 2 days in advance and the price rises to $80 at the door.
Mar. 12: 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. For more information visit www.massimo-group.com
Mar. 18: CIBS will host a breakfast meeting beginning with a continental breakfast at 8:00 a.m. The program begins at 8:30 a.m. The event will conclude at 9:30 a.m. Scott Rechler, CEO and chairman of RXR Realty, will address the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society on mixed-use development, the Long Island office market, residential development, acquisitions and RXR’s NYC portfolio. It will be held at RXR Executive Park Auditorium, Lower Level, 58 S. Service Road. The event is free to CIBS members and associate members. Contact Christine Majid, firstname.lastname@example.org or at 516-393-5820 to RSVP.
Mar. 19: The annual Staten Island Agent Day and Trade Show presented by the Staten Island Board of Realtors (SIBOR) will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bloomfield, Staten Island. It will begin with a breakfast celebration at 8:30 a.m. honoring the top producers in the borough’s real estate community, and continue on throughout the day with business networking. The breakfast will be followed by the trade show, which begins at 10 a.m., and a cocktail reception at 4 p.m. Trade show admission is free for SIBOR members; the cost of breakfast is $35. Breakfast reservations can be made by emailing SIBOR Event Coordinator Annmarie Izzo at email@example.com.
Apr. 1: A top FBI terrorism expert will discuss preparedness for Active Shooter situations at a networking breakfast hosted by the Long Island Real Estate Group (LIREG). Richard M. Frankel, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office’s Criminal Division, will speak at 8 a.m. at the Old Westbury Golf & Country Club, 270 Wheatley Rd., Old Westbury, New York. 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 Sam 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 29: The William Newman Department of Real Estate at Baruch College presents: “Global Real Estate Markets: Trends and Opportunities,” a half-day conference for international real estate investors, developers, and academic researchers who will assess recent and future trends and examine the risks in global real estate investing. REIT investor Sam Zell will offer the keynote address. The event will take place at Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue, New York. Visit www.baruch.cuny.edu for details.
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.
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. For complete details and updates, visit www.naiopnj.org