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NYC Hotel Development Forum: Construction, Financing Outlook 2016
November 5, 2015 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
The Wall Street Journal and Herrick, Feinstein LLP will host a discussion and networking forum on New York City's Hotel Development. The forum will convene influential leaders in the hospitality industry to discuss opportunities and challenges in the hotel and lodging sector today. Attendees will get the change to network, gauge trends and take away valuable advice from hospitality experts. Speakers will examine strategies for launching new developments in the current market, what lenders look for in an ideal hospitality project, how to integrate technological advances for operational efficiencies and enhanced guest experience, and strategies for rebranding and modernizing old hotels.
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Creating Sports-Oriented Districts - Real Estate and Sports Event
September 25, 2015
The New York metropolitan region is home to the greatest concentration of professional sports teams in the country with 14 teams, half of them in New York City. Major League Sports centers are typically seen as activity and economic generators for a new generation of “Sports-Oriented Districts.” The districts’ successes and long-term viability are dependent on getting the precise mix of uses, critical mass and the right relationships to the community. Learn about the challenges and opportunities these districts present for the teams, the city and the development community.
ALM’s RealShare New York Conference
October 9, 2012
Mitch Korbey moderated a panel discussion on real estate development issues at ALM’s RealShare New York conference. Panelists include Seth Pinsky, president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation; and Philippe Visser, director, World Trade Center Development.
Mortgage Bankers Association of New York Seminar on Residential Construction: Issues of Interest for Lenders and Developers
June 27, 2012
Herrick hosted a Mortgage Bankers Association of New York seminar on Residential Construction: Issues of Interest for Lenders and Developers. Who's putting shovels into the ground and what major projects are coming down the pike over the next two years? Where is the demand now - rentals or condos, and where is the market heading? What lenders are actively making construction loans, and to whom, and what kind of terms are being negotiated? A panel of lenders and developers discussed these questions and analyzed the terms of a few mock construction loan scenarios. The discussion featured Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Joe McMillan from DDG Partners, Alan Silver from Toll Brothers, Jonah Sonnenborn from Dune Real Estate Partners; Greg Reimers from JPMorgan Chase and Jeff Dybas from Bank of America.
Real Estate Investment in Israel: Political and Economic Considerations
February 13, 2012 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP & FIABCI
Herrick hosted the seminar “Real Estate Investment in Israel: Political and Economic Considerations,” organized by FIABCI, the world’s largest international real estate member organization. The event featured keynote speeches from Zalman Shoval, former Israeli ambassador to the U.S. (1990-93, 1998-2000), and Shlomo Grofman, a prominent Israeli real estate investor—both of whom are principals in FAIRE, a fund which invests in and develops real estate in Israel. This event is open to FAIBCI members, only by invitation.
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The Devil Is In the Details: Understanding Commercial Lease Provisions to Protect Your Bottom Line
June 23, 2010 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Our panel discussed some of the least-understood provisions of commercial leases that can expose you to risk -- or increase your income.
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The Dealmakers Forum for Senior Real Estate Executives: An Interactive Case Approach
December 9, 2009 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP, Cornerstone Accounting, The Schonbraun McCann Group and Bisnow
Our experts discussed the major issues and recent developments shaping the real estate industry. Attendees learned how to respond to these issues and take advantage of opportunities in the market. This seminar covered legal, financial, valuation, tax and accounting issues through developed business cases.
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US Shopping Center Law Conference
October 21, 2009 -- International Council of Shopping Centers
Jonathan facilitated the workshop "Solid Construction or House of Cards? Tenant Improvement Issues for Landlords, Tenants and Lenders in the Current Economic Climate" at the ICSC's US Shopping Center Law Conference.
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Eminent Domain
April 17, 2009 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP and CLE International
Paul Schafhauser spoke at the new one-day Continuing Legal Education (CLE) International Conference entitled "Eminent Domain."
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Understanding and Controlling the Risks of a Sublease
March 19, 2009 -- Greenpearl
Ben Kursman spoke at a Greenpearl networking event on "Understanding and Controlling the Risks of a Sublease."