Rockers in Relief
Dec. 2: Real estate giants will rock out for charity at the fourth annual Real Estate Rockers in Relief concert. The concert will raise awareness and funds for JDRC, an organization that assists communities across the nation in long-term domestic disaster recovery, including continued local relief efforts in the tri-state area following Hurricane Sandy. It is being held at The Highline Ballroom, 431 West 16th Street (between 9th and 10th Ave) at 7 PM. Admission is free but the suggested donation is $50.
Dec. 4: An insiders’ look at retail, office and residential asset classes from both the local and national perspective will be held at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street. Network and learn what’s new with REITs, foreign investment, Section 1031, technology for reporting and valuation, assessments and taxes. All attendees are eligible to receive eight CPE credits. General price is $510 and member price is $385. There is a 20 percent group discount available for five or more attendees. Contact Alonza Robertson at 212.719.8405 for more information and a list of featured speakers.
Dec. 5: When and how will we solve NJ’s transportation funding dilemma? What impacts are workforce issues, speed to delivery and consumer demand having on the real estate needs of shippers, transportation providers, and logistics and 3PL firms? Potential answers to these questions and more can be heard and discussed at NAIOP’s Transportation & Logistics Update Seminar which will be held at the Renaissance Newark Airport. Registration, networking & breakfast begin at 7:45 a.m., program starts 8:30 a.m.. Confirmed speakers include Anne Strauss-Wieder of ASW Associates, Maggie Moran of Forward New Jersey and more. Contact Kathy Iola at 732-729-9900 for more information.
December 5: Professional Women in Construction (PWC) will usher in its 35th anniversary at its annual Black Tie Holiday Dinner Dance gala at The Yale Club Ballroom, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, in New York City from 7 pm until midnight. The event will pay tribute to guests of honor Lillian Valenti, chief procurement & contracting officer, PANYNJ; Jeannie Kwon, chief of staff, MTA Capital Construction and Caroline Weiss, associate principal, Weidlinger Associates. Special guest will be Michael Horodniceanu, president, MTA Capital Construction. Stan Rubin’s Orchestra & Rock Band will perform. Cocktails, dinner & dancing (open bar) For reservations, call 212.486.7745 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.pwcusa.org/ny.
Wine, Cheese Chat
Dec. 9: LicenseSure LLC will be hosting a complimentary wine, cheese and chat on “Starting Your Own Design Firm: What You Need to KnowPresenters are Rob Brewer, CPA, CCIFP, Grassi & Co.; Christine Filip, Esq., Business Development Partners; Patricia Harris, Esq., LEED AP, Founder and CEO, LicenseSure LLC; and Eric Morgenweck, Esq., Zetlin & De Chiara LLP.
DRI Empire Ball
Dec. 10: The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation will host the DRI Empire Ball at the Grand Hyatt Hotel-Empire State Ballroom from 6:30-10:30 PM. The Real Estate Division of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation will pay homage to three of its esteemed members. The 2014 Leadership award will be presented to L. Jay Cross, President, Hudson Yards, a Related Oxford venture. Stephen M. Soviero, Senior Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., will receive the Camillo Ricordi Humanitarian award. Frederick C. Horwood, Assistant General Counsel of Time Warner Inc., will be honored with the Distinguished Service award. Register at http://www.diabetesresearch.org/Empire-Ball-2014
Jan. 15: The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) Chairman Rob Speyer has announced plans to honor Steven Spinola, REBNY’s President of nearly thirty years, with The Harry B. Helmsley Distinguished New Yorker Award at the industry’s most celebrated event of the year, the 119th Annual Banquet, which will be held at the New York Hilton Hotel. Steven Spinola is the longest-serving REBNY President, presiding over the organization’s growth from 4,000 members in 1986 to more than 16,000 members today. REBNY advises those wishing to attend to purchase tickets early. For more information, contact MaryAnn Aviles at 212-532-3100 or email@example.com. Please visit www.REBNY.com.