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Northeast Construction & Development

Digital Summit: Strategies to Reignite NYC & NJ

Digital Summit Ended On: Wednesday July 21 2021

How to join the digital summit

Head to, 30 minutes prior to the summit, the lobby opens and an "Enter Event" button will appear. Click the "Enter Event" button and then enter the email address you used when registering for your ticket. Next click "Forgot password?" followed by "Reset My Password". You will then be sent a 6 digit code that will allow you to set a password for your Accelevents account. Once your password is set, you will automatically enter the event and will stay logged into the platform. We suggest joining on a laptop or desktop using the latest version of Chrome for the best experience. If you have any questions, email

Digital Summit Speakers and Panels

Rebuilding NYC

Construction & Development for Economic Recovery

Jamil Lacourt

Jamil Lacourt

Chief Operating Officer, L&L Holding Company

Construction & Capital

Accessing Financing for All Project Types

Sadie McKeown

Sadie McKeown

President, Community Preservation Corporation

Developing the Northeast Corridor

5G, Wind Energy and Infrastructure Improvements

William Sproule

Executive Secretary Treasurer, Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters

Why This Matters

What you'll learn:                    

  • Repositioning strategies to capitalize on top industries in the city.
  • Key strategies to address the rising cost of construction materials.      
  • How to kick start bold projects right now, while construction labor costs remain low.
  • Where lenders are looking to finance construction and development projects.           
  • The public-private partnerships bringing wind, 5G and infrastructure projects to life in the Northeast.


How you'll do more business: New York’s leaders in construction & development will address the rising cost of materials, drop in construction filings, and labor sourcing in the city. Explore the impact of infrastructure policies on development activity. Understand what it all means for your construction projects and how to fill your construction and development pipeline.             


Who attends: Developers, owners, architects, general contractors, lawyers, consultants, public officials and other construction and development professionals


What does your ticket get you: Access to all live content, panel replays on-demand, and live networking that is dynamic and actually useful. Networking tools include direct messaging, lobby chat and speed networking which have led to over 3,000 matches this year.


Why should you attend: Get insights into the current construction and development landscape in NYC and surrounding areas and network with other experts in the industry to land your next deal. 


For questions, recommendations, comments, or press inquiries please email our New York event producer, Haleigh Besecker at


Time Activity
8:30 AM
9:00 AM
Early Access
9:00 AM
9:30 AM
Pre-Event Networking
9:30 AM
10:15 AM
Rebuilding NYC: Construction & Development for Economic Recovery
What will the new infrastructure plan mean for NYC’s economic recovery?
How are top developers and construction firms addressing the rising cost of materials?
What does the low cost of construction labor tell us about construction in the city?
10:15 AM
10:45 AM
Speed Networking
10:45 AM
11:30 AM
Construction & Capital: Accessing Financing For All Project Types
What are the active lenders in construction looking to finance?
How have capital stack and capital requirements changed over the past year?
How are lenders and borrowers navigating the rising cost of construction?
11:30 AM
12:15 PM
Construction in the Northeast Corridor: 5G, Wind Energy and Infrastructure Improvements
How will the 5G roll out impact new and existing buildings? How should older buildings navigate retrofits to accommodate this new technology?
As wind energy continues to expand on the east coast, what can developers do to incorporate wind into NYC real estate operations?
How will improved infrastructure plans influence future development in NYC and in New Jersey?
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
Post-Panel Networking