In addition to keynote addresses by Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Walter Isaacson, president and chief executive officer of the Aspen Institute, former editor of Time, and former chief executive officer of CNN, there is a strong slate of can’t-miss sessions:
- Daniel Doctoroff, chief executive officer and president of Bloomberg LP, will discuss the infrastructure and financing challenges involved with key projects that have changed the skyline and the landscape of New York City.
- A panel featuring Joshua McClure, founder and chief executive officer at RealMassive, a source of real-time commercial real estate information; Chris Palmisano, senior key accounts manager at Google; and Jake Seid, president of Auction.com, will discuss how embracing the world of online information will revolutionize how commercial real estate professionals will reach larger audiences faster and more effectively than before.
- A panel of the industry’s top experts discussing the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2015 survey results and offering insights on the future of real estate investment and development.
- Robert I. Toll, executive chairman of Toll Brothers Inc.; Bruce A. Beal Jr., president and general partner of Related Companies; and Wendy Rowden, managing director of Jonathan Rose Companies, will discuss the changing face of residential development.
For Full Members Only: More Tours and Dine-Arounds
For full members attending the Fall Meeting, there is a no-charge tour of Hudson Yards, the single largest private real estate development in the history of the United States. Members will hear plans for the 28-acre (11 ha), 17 million-square-foot (1.6 million sq m) mixed-use development that is being built over active rail yards and will tour the site with project executives from Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group. Space is limited, so please register in advance.
Also, full members can join ULI leaders for an intimate conversation about the state of the industry, ULI’s priorities, and the latest in real estate trends at one of several planned Dine-Arounds. Trustees, former trustees, and Foundation Governors will lead the conversations over dinners at some of New York’s best restaurants. Ticket prices include a three-course meal and a glass of wine. Restaurants include 21 Club, Aureole NYC, Empire Steak House, and the Sea Grill.
No-Cost Tours for All Attendees
For the first time, ULI will offer tours for attendees in coordination with local business districts and property owners at no additional fee. These include the Yankee Stadium District, Governors Island, Staten Island’s North Shore, Hudson River Park, and downtown Jamaica, plus a tour focusing on health in the built environment.
A New Option for Getting Around
Citi Bike is a convenient option for traveling throughout New York City. Members and short-term pass holders have 24/7 access to more than 6,000 bicycles at 332 stations in Manhattan, downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Bedford Stuyvesant, and Williamsburg.
All Fall Meeting attendees will receive a free one-day Citi Bike pass. Pick up yours at the ULI Information Desk at the Javits Center, and visit citibikenyc.com to learn more about Citi Bike.
Maria Fiore is ULI vice president for program development.