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Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - Thursday, May 3, 2018
New York, NY
NAIOP's National Forums Symposium returns to New York City in 2018 by popular demand! Join your group and more than 700 fellow Forum members in the city synonymous with world-class real estate and cutting-edge development.
Connect with industry leaders, learn best practices from across the country and see the latest development projects you've read about at the National Forums Symposium 2018, May 1-3, 2018, in New York City.
Your fellow Forum members will be there – don't miss out.
11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
noon - 3 p.m.
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Open only to members of the NAIOP Executive Committee.
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Open only to members of the Research Foundation Fundraising Committee.
Open only to members of the Research Foundation Trustees.
6:45 a.m. - 7 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Breakfast will be served.
By invitation only.
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Lunch will be provided.
This workshop is being provided as a no-cost benefit to members of any of the National Forums.
See the Workshop tab for details and registration information.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Lunch will be served.
Open only to members of the NAIOP Corporate Board of Directors.
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Witness the transformation of 1271 Avenue of the Americas, where a comprehensive $325 million renovation is underway to convert the former Time-Life Building from a single-tenant to a multi-tenanted office building. Major elements of the renovation project include the replacement of the building’s glass curtain wall, allowing approximately 60 percent more light into the interior space, as well as restoration of the building’s landmarked lobby.
Line up in lobby at 1:45 pm.
THIS TOUR IS SOLD OUT. To be added to a wait list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Hear from the developer, architect and engineers behind Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in the United States. The site will include more than 18 million square feet of commercial and residential space, state-of-the-art office towers, more than 100 shops and a collection of select restaurants. The urban development will include approximately 4,000 residences; The Shed, a new center for artistic invention; 14 acres of public open space; a 750-seat public school and a luxury hotel.
THIS TOUR IS SOLD OUT. To be added to a waiting list, please email email@example.com.
Talk with the team behind Cornell University’s new talent incubator campus being developed on New York City’s Roosevelt Island. When all phases of the development have been completed, the project will span 2 million square feet and cost an estimated $2 billion. The city provided the university with $100 million in capital funding for the project to help create a tech talent stream that will fuel the growth of technology startups in New York City. The tour also includes a visit to Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park at the southern part of the island.
Bus, walking tour; limited to 25 people.
2 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The Brooklyn Navy Yard is a mission-driven industrial park that is a nationally acclaimed model of the viability and positive impact of modern, urban industrial development. With over 4 million square feet of space, the Yard is now home to over 330 businesses employing more than 7,000 people and generating over $2B per year in economic impact for New York City. Building on the Yard’s history as the economic heart of Brooklyn, the 300-acre, waterfront asset offers a critical pathway to the middle class for many New Yorkers. Come hear the complete story from members of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and take a tour of the facility.
Bus, walking tour; limited to 44 people.
3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Line up in lobby at 2:45pm.
Walking tour; limited to 25 people. This tour is a repeat of the one offered at 2 p.m.
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
7 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
7 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open only to members of the National Forums.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The Rockefeller Group is a global property owner, developer and investment manager focused on office and industrial assets in major cities, port markets and inland distribution hubs. The company and its subsidiaries operate from nine offices in the U.S. and London.
Prologis is the leading global provider of industrial real estate, offering approximately 585 million square feet of distribution space in markets across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and is recognized for high-quality developments. The company’s extensive land bank, construction expertise, and commitment to sustainable design are key reasons customers choose Prologis.
USAA Real Estate, with over $20 billion in assets under management, provides co-investment, acquisition, build-to-suit and development services for corporate and institutional investors and arranges commercial mortgage loans on behalf of affiliates. The portfolio consists of office, medical office, industrial/logistics, multifamily, retail and hotel properties. USAA Real Estate is a subsidiary of USAA, a leading financial services company, serving military families since 1922. For more information, visit www.usrealco.com.
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. JLL has more than 200 corporate offices, operates in 75 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 53,000.
Founded in 1948, Majestic Realty Co is the oldest and largest privately owned real estate developers in the country, providing a full range of development services from the initial land acquisition, entitlement, development and property management.
With offices throughout the US and Canada, and the largest sales force of investment specialists, Marcus & Millichap is a leading commercial real estate brokerage. We provide unparalleled services to clients, including the largest pool of private and institutional investors.
Newmark Knight Frank is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. With more than 15,000 professionals operating from over 400 offices, we provide a fully integrated platform of services to tenants, owners, investors and developers of office, industrial and all property types.
Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company comprises 1,700 real estate professionals in 66 offices, providing value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial and multi-family properties.
CenterPoint is focused on the development, redevelopment, acquisition and management of industrial property and transportation infrastructure that enhances business and government supply chain efficiency. The company invests in major coastal and inland port logistics markets anchoring North America's principal freight lanes.
Wipfli ranks among the top 20 CPA and business consulting firms in the nation, providing insights and solutions to over 7,300 construction and real estate companies to help them meet their goals and stay profitable. For more information, visit wipfli.com.
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All cancellations must be in writing. Cancellations of Spouse Program registrations received after April 9, 2018, will be charged a fee of $35 per attendee. Cancellations received after April 23, 2018, will forfeit the registration fee and/or surcharge (if applicable). No refunds will be made for no-shows. Cancellation notices should be sent to the NAIOP Education Department firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (703) 674-1471.
NAIOP sponsorship plans provide you with a unique opportunity to build your brand and influence key power players in commercial real estate.
Sponsorships for NAIOP’s highest level gathering are available only current NAIOP Industry Partners. You must be an Industry Partner to sponsor the National Forums Symposium.
Secure your sponsorship today: Contact Christopher Ware via email or call 703-904-7100, ext. 127.
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
811 7th Avenue 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
Situated in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel offers travelers a unique vantage point from which to experience the colorful culture and unrivaled energy of New York City. Seamlessly access top attractions like Rockefeller Center, Central Park and Times Square during your stay at the Sheraton New York Times Square.
The Sheraton New York Times Square is offering a discounted rate of $299 single/double, exclusive of taxes. The discounted rate will be offered until Friday, April 6, 2018, or until the room block has been filled, whichever occurs first.
Transportation, Maps and Directions
Visit the Sheraton New York Times Square website for information on the local area, including maps, and local attractions. <br />
Valet parking is available at the hotel for $60 per day through Park Serv LLC. Self-parking is not available. The valet parking entrance is located on 52nd Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. For SUV pricing, please contact the garage at 212-397-9028.
May temperatures in New York City range from an average high of 68 degrees to a low of 50 degrees.
Wednesday, May 2
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Lunch will be provided.
Plan to arrive in New York City on Tuesday, May 1, as the workshop begins at 9 a.m. on Wednesday.
This workshop is being provided as a no-cost benefit to members of any of the National Forums. Select this event during your event registration.
Bring your leadership to a new pinnacle of excellence with this interactive workshop. Learn best practices to not only guide your department or company through change but to encourage team members to support and even embrace the process. Workshop participants will analyze how they can communicate their intentions clearly in order to effectively lead others.