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AROUND TOWN: L&L launches art exhibition, Peg Breen to speak at B’nai B’rith

Art Exhibition

July- Dec. 31: L&L Holding Company has launched an art exhibition series to be located in the lobby of 200 Fifth Avenue and running through Dec. 31. Sculptor John Newman will be the inaugural featured artist in what will be a rotating series of exhibitions of art that will be displayed in both the lobby and in two street level window cases at L&L’s landmark office building. Newman, who has shown his work internationally and is in major museum collections, is known for his innovative use of materials, provocative use of color, and vanguard treatment of abstract form. The lobby is open to the public daily.

Glenn Markman Basketball Tournament

August 31: Cushman & Wakefield Future Leaders group will host the first annual Glenn Markman Legacy 3-on-3 basketball tournament at the Barclays Center. The event, which will take place at the Barclays Center’s Calvin Klein Court from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. is open to the commercial real estate community. The tournament will feature 16 teams going head-to-head, with proceeds donated to the Glenn Markman Memorial Fund. Sponsorship opportunities range from conference (court sponsor), ambassador, 3-point contest, half-court shot, player experience and VIP courtside. To inquire about sponsorship opportunities contact

B’Nai B’Rith Luncheon

Sept. 13: Peg Breen, President of the New York Landmarks Conservancy, will be the guest speaker at the luncheon beginning at noon in the Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street 4th Floor. Registration can be made online at For additional information contact Aracelis Kuilan, BDO, 100 Park Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10017, email:, Tel: 212-885-7239.

AREPA Networking

Sept. 13: The Asian Real Estate Professional Association (AREPA) will host a Fall networking event from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Gansevoort Hotel – The Blue Room (Ivy Lounge), 420 Park Avenue South . Event is free for 2016 AREPA Members; $15 for non-members; $20 at the door. For further information go to

IREM Course

Sept. 13-29: The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will conduct a course titled “Accredited Residential Manager” (ARM) from 8:00 to 5:00 on September 13-15 & 27-29 at 50 Broad Street in NYC. Those who successfully pass the exam on the last day of the course will receive the Accredited Residential Manager designation from IREM. The cost to attend is $860 for members & $1,075 for non-members. To register or for additional information please visit or call 212.944.9445.

Zoning Symposium

Sept. 15: To mark the 100th anniversary of NYC Zoning, the New York City Department of City Planning and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design have teamed up to create a one-day symposium to explore how zoning may be deployed in New York and around the world to create more equitable, productive, sustainable, and livable cities. Over 25 lawyers, planners, designers, and other professionals from New York, other US cities, and other cities abroad well-versed in the field of zoning will speak about the history of New York’s zoning, the zoning and land-use regulatory experience in five United States and four international cities, the link between planning and zoning, and the advisability of creating a new zoning resolution. Agenda and registration details can be found at

INREV Seminar

Sept. 20: The European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles will be hosting its third annual New York seminar at the Harvard Club, 35 West 44th Street, from 2 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.. Contributors will include Nick Axford, Global Head of Research, CBRE; Alistair Dryer, Fund Manager, Aviva Investors Real Estate Multi Manager; Barbara Flusk, Senior Partner, Clarion Partners; Udo Schaffer, Head of Real Estate Portfolio Management, E.ON. The event will conclude with a drinks reception. For details, email

UCP Golf Outing

Sept. 19: The 15th Annual UCP of NYC Golf Tournament will be held at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, New York, in support of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City. The golf tournament will be co-hosted by Teresa Priolo and Erika Wachter, of Fox 5 News. A UCP of NYC Corporate Champion Award will be presented to Michael Berger, Senior Managing Director of Colliers International. The Tournament is presented by the Carmel family. Sponsors include Colliers International, Alliance, Avison Young, Staples, Baker Tilley Virchow Krause, LLP, Stop Pest Control, HOK, Weiss Group, Driscoll Foods. For more information contact Petra Tuomi, or visit:

IREM Luncheon

September 21: The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will host their monthly luncheon at the Union League Club, 38 East 37th Street in NYC from 11:30 to 1:30. Networking cocktail hour sponsored by MacInnis, Ward & Associates begins at 11:30. Keynote speaker to be announced. Past IREM presidents & member anniversaries will be honored & celebrated! Jacket & tie are required. The cost to attend is $85 for members; $125 non-members.

Storm Seminar

Sept. 27 As part of National Preparedness Month, Argo Real Estate will be hosting their second emergency preparedness seminar, “Number One Emergency in NYC: Preparing Your Building for Coastal Storms” from 6pm-9pm at the The Hotel Beacon, 2130 Broadway, NYC. A panel of experts will address coastal storm concerns and provide attendees with extensive information on how to prepare. Attendees can RSVP at or online at

NYBC Breakfast

September 30,: The New York Building Congress will host a Construction Industry Breakfast Forum with New York City Council Member Daniel R. Garodnick and Director of New York City Department of City Planning and Chairman of New York City Planning Commission Carl Weisbrodat the New York Hilton Midtown, Trianon Ballroom, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, Manhattan. Registration and reception at 8:00 AM, breakfast and program begin at 8:30 a.m.. Fee: $125 for NYBC members; $175 for non-members; $1,150 for member table; $1,650 for non-member table; $4,500 to co-host. For more information on reservations or sponsorship opportunities, contact Alanna Draudt at To register online, visit

NYC Real Estate Tech Week

Oct. 5: Reed Midem has partnered with MetaProp NYC to produce the 2016 NYC Real Estate Tech Week’s flagship event, MIPIM PropTech Summit. The event will be held at the Altman Building, 135 West 18th Street. The MIPIM PropTech Summit will be the first conference in North America to be part of the MIPIM series of events. The MIPIM PropTech Summit will feature the first ever North America stop in the Global Start­up Competition Series. NYC Real Estate Tech Week 2016 will be held from September 26 through October 7, 2016, showcasing a combination of public and invitation­only. A full list of NYC Real Estate Tech Week 2016 events and speakers is available at

AIR Society Benefit

Oct. 13: The National Jewish Health AIR Society will host The Sky’s the Limit Benefit at the Ascent Lounge, 10 Columbus Circle, Fourth Floor, New York, from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Jonathon K. Yormak of East End Capital will be the honored guest. The exclusive charity event benefits National Jewish Health, the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. For information, go to:


Oct. 24: The Urban Land Institute 2016 Fall Meeting will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. Sessions will include: The intersection of real estate and technology; Suburbs in the city and cities in the suburbs; Conversions of obsolete industrial space; and Busting myths about the economy. For full details go to

Jewish Heritage Luncheon

Oct. 27: Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust Real Estate and Allied Trades Division will host an inaugural luncheon honoring Larry and Klara Silverstein, along with their children, Lisa and Roger Silverstein and Lisa’s husband Tal Kerret, for their commitment to the Museum and the preservation of Jewish heritage. he Museum of Jewish Heritage Real Estate and Allied Trades Division is co-founded by Museum Trustees Bruce C. Ratner (Forest City Ratner Companies), George Klein (Park Tower Group), Peter S. Kalikow (H.J. Kalikow & Co.), and Larry Silverstein (Silverstein Properties). The Luncheon is from 11:30am to 2:00 pm, at 4 World Trade Center. Individual tickets are available beginning at $1,000. Contributions at the $10,000 level and above grant Division Membership with benefits that include Luncheon tickets and a journal ad, and corporate level Museum affiliation. For tickets and more information about the Inaugural Museum of Jewish Heritage l Real Estate and Allied Trades Luncheon, visit or contact Susanna Fried at 646.437.4301 /

WX Gala

Nov. 17: WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) will host its 2016 Woman of the Year Gala from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm at The Pierre, 2 East 61st Street. The gala will honor Wendy Rowden of 42nd Street Development Corporation for her accomplishments in real estate and her contributions to WX. MaryAnne Gilmartin of Forest City Ratner, will make introductory remarks. For more information, please visit

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