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Amazon HQ2 & the Future of the Innovation Coast

Impact of Amazon HQ2, Expansion of Brooklyn Navy Yard, Delivery of Industry City, and the Future of NYC's most Active Coastline

Event Ended On: Tuesday February 12 2019

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Event Host

Events Raw Space

Standard Motor Products

A Long Island City landmark for innovation since 1919, the SMP Building has been converted to a premier, modern, multi-tenant commercial office building in Long Island City. SMP is located two subway stops from Manhattan and caters to a diverse range of businesses. The building features loft-style and multi-use floor plates with 13’6 ceiling heights, two loading docks, recently renovated lobby, passenger and freight elevators, modern amenities, and turn-of-the-century charm, all conveniently located on Northern Boulevard. Retail and office space availabilities range from 1,000-25,000 RSF.

Speakers and Panels

What Led to Amazon Coming Here?

What Does it Mean for the Future?

Seth Bornstein

Executive Director, Queens Economic Development Corporation
Eric Benaim

Eric Benaim

CEO, ModernSpaces

Economic Impact of Amazon HQ2 on LIC & Queens

Alan Suna

Alan Suna

CEO, Silvercup Studios
David Schechtman

David Schechtman

Senior Executive Managing Director, Meridian Capital
Andrew Barrocas

Andrew Barrocas

CEO, MNS

Ripple Effects on Greater New York Metro Region

Helena Rose Durst

Helena Rose Durst

Principal, The Durst Organization
Seth Pinsky

Seth Pinsky

EVP, Metro Emerging Markets & Public Affairs Director, Fund Manager, RXR

Venue

Standard Motor Products
37-18 Northern Blvd.
Long Island City, NY 11101

Floor: 1st floor

Parking Information:
Limited street parking is available. Attendees are encourages to utilize the subway. Lines include: E, F, M, R, 7, N, Q, G.

There is a parking garage located at 30-30 Northern Blvd Parking, which is a 10 minute walk from the venue. The daily rate is: $20.00. Walk down the street and the venue will be on your left. Click HERE

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Agenda

Time Activity
7:30 AM
8:30 AM
Breakfast & Networking
8:30 AM
9:15 AM
What Led to Amazon Coming Here?
9:15 AM
10:00 AM
Economic Impact of Amazon HQ2 on LIC & Queens
10:00 AM
10:45 AM
Ripple Effects on Greater NY (Brooklyn Navy Yard, Industry City, Domino Park, Williamsburg Waterfront)
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Post Event Networking

Summary

1) How did NYC actually get the deal done?

2) What does Amazon's NY HQ2 mean for NYC today, tomorrow and 10 years out?

3) 25,000 new jobs will have varied effects on NYC's boroughs. Which neighbors should expect the largest inflow of multifamily development?

4) Will Amazon's arrival help accelerate the MTA's already aggressive subway transit refurbishment program?

5) Can Amazon help quell inventory concerns on LIC landlords?

6) What major projects are part of the Innovation Coast and what areas are primed for new development?