Mar. 18: CIBS will host a breakfast meeting beginning 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: CREW New York, the professional organization for New York City women in real estate, is holding a discovery event for those interested in a CREW New York membership. Join members and leadership who are all consummate professionals in their fields as they discuss the array of benefits members can expect to enjoy this year. The event will be held at the Wells Fargo Learning Center on 150 East 42nd Street at 3rd Avenue. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the event will begin at 8:30 a.m. It concludes at 10 a.m.
Long Island Expo
Mar. 19: Expos Your Business will present the 2015 Long Island Commercial Real Estate Expo at the Long Island Hilton in Melville, NY. Beginning at 8:30 a.m., the event will feature 17 business leaders as guest speakers, NYS CE credit in Green Buildings, a live drone demonstration, a talk on how real estate professionals can maximize their energy dollars and a discussion on the changing face of real estate business on Long Island. Admission varies per access level. Tickets are $29.95 for trade show-only admission; All-access passes area available for $99.95. To register please visit www.longislandrealestateexpo.com. For more info about exhibit booths and sponsorships call 347-699-6040 or e-mail email@example.com
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 cat 8:30 a.m. honoring the top producers in the borough’s real estate community, and continue on throughout the day with networking, trade show 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mar. 24: NAIOP New Jersey’s March Chapter Meeting will provide a forum for the challenges of finding new uses for the state’s outdated and under-utilized suburban office spaces, and local officials’ efforts to create the live/work/play environments that attract and retain employers and the young talent they need. The event starts at 5:30 p.m., at the Pines Manor, Route 27 in Edison. Mayor John McCormac of Woodbridge and Mayor Wilda Diaz of Perth Amboy will discuss their successes, challenges and opportunities for partnering with commercial real estate professionals. Continuing education credits are pending. To register, or for more information, contact NAIOP New Jersey at 732-729-9900, or visit www.naiopnj.org.
Free Business Assistance Forum
Mar.25: The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) and Baruch College will host a free business assistance forum, “Stay A Step Ahead / What You Need To Grow.” New York City Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer will deliver the keynote address following a networking breakfast with informational resources for small business. The event will begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 10 a.m.
Mar. 31: The Asian Real Estate Professional Association (AREPA) will host a Spring Mixer Networking event from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Studio 21 at 59 West 21st Street. Complimentary beer for the first hour provided by Tiger Beer. Cash bar thereafter. Current 2015 AREPA members will be free. Non-members $10 with advanced purchase. $15 at the door. For membership information and to sign up for this event, go to www.arepainc.org
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 at 8 a.m. at the Old Westbury Golf & Country Club, 270 Wheatley Rd., Old Westbury, New York. 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.
Apr. 13: The New York City Children’s Theater Gala at Battery Gardens, at 1 Battery Place, will be presented by The Board of Directors. Special guest host will be PBS NYC Arts correspondent, Christina Ha. 2015 Honorees include Norman Dimson and Carlyle Property Management. The Gala will be held between 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. with dinner beginning at 7:30 p.m. Business/Cocktail Attire. For ticket information, go to www.nycchildrenstheater.force.com or email Nicole Hogsett at email@example.com
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 17: The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will host a luncheon at the Union League Club, 38 East 37th Street, NYC. Jacket & tie are required. The keynote speaker is to be announced. A networking cocktail hour is from 11:30 to 12:15 with lunch immediately following. The cost is $85 for members & $125 for non-members. To reserve or for additional information please visit iremnyc.org or call 212.944.9445
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.
Market Trends Conference
April 29: The William Newman Department of Real Estate presents: “Global Real Estate Markets: Trends and Opportunities,” a half-day conference when 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, 55 Lexington Avenue 24th Street, New York New York. Registration at www.baruch.cuny.edu
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.
Apr. 30: Rebuilding Together NYC (RT NYC) 2015 Coming Home Gala will be held on from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Yale Club in midtown Manhattan. George Oliphant, host of NBC’s hit show George to the Rescue will serve as Master of Ceremony for the event honoring Meredith Corporation Vice Chairperson Mell Meredith Frazier, and Shawmut Design and Construction president Les Hiscoe.
The Coming Home Gala celebrates the philanthropic work of its honorees in New York City and throughout the country. The evening will include cocktails and dinner along with both a silent and a live auction.
May 11-12: The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will conduct Managing the Physical Asset on May 11 & 12 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at 1751 Second Avenue in NYC. Develop a first-rate, proactive, and sustainable property maintenance and risk management program by learning the specifics of planning, implementing, and monitoring property maintenance operations.The cost for member is $599; non-members $745. To register or for additional information please visit iremnyc.org or call 212.944.9445.
May 13-14: The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will conduct Investment Real Estate: Financial Tools on May 13 & 14 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at 1751 Second Avenue in NYC. This course addresses the core issues that impact fiscal planning, giving you the ability to calculate important financial components and take control of your property’s financial outlook.The cost for member is $599; non-members $745. To register or for additional information please visit iremnyc.org or call 212.944.9445.
NAIOP CRE Awards
May 14: The New Jersey Chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, will present its 2015 Commercial Real Estate Awards during the 28th Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards Gala 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