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Brooklyn's Rally to Reopen

In-Person Event: How Community is Paving the Way for Economic Revival

Event Ended On: Thursday July 29 2021

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Speakers and Panels

Brooklyn's Office Makeover

Embracing The Hybrid Work Model & Attracting Tenants

Roland Merchant

Roland Merchant

Senior Managing Director, CBRE

The Revival of Urban Neighborhood Life

Why You Should Invest In Brooklyn's Multifamily Market Now

Ben Gray

Ben Gray

Managing Director, Apollo Global Management
Isaac Henderson

Isaac Henderson

Director of Development, Lendlease

Rising Investment Frontiers

Capitalizing On Brooklyn's Industrial Boom

Regina Myer

Regina Myer

President, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP)
Zachary Bernstein

Zachary Bernstein

Partner, Fried Frank


Marriott New York Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams St
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Ballroom: Salon G, H, & I

Parking Information:

Parking information: The hotel does not offer on-site parking. There is, however, a parking garage located next door at 350 Jay St, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

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Time Activity
7:30 AM
8:30 AM
Registration & Networking
8:30 AM
9:15 AM
Brooklyn's Office Makeover: Embracing The Hybrid Work Model & Attracting Tenants
Brooklyn's office leasing has wavered over the past six months. Will an increase in co-working flexibility be a saving grace for the sector?
What does the more than 2.3M SF of office space under development in Brooklyn mean for the borough's long term outlook?
What are tenants' top design and amenity demands?
9:15 AM
10:00 AM
The Revival of Urban Neighborhood Life: Why You Should Invest In Brooklyn's Multifamily Market Now
How are multifamily communities in Brooklyn competing with Manhattan properties?
What design features are multifamily experts seeing as top drivers for leasing activity in Brooklyn?
What is the latest on affordable housing in the borough?
10:00 AM
10:45 AM
Rising Investment Frontiers: Capitalizing On Brooklyn's Industrial Boom
Has an increase in industrial development and leasing spurred activity in other sectors?
Are developers and investors eyeing up new asset classes that they haven't previously pursued in Brooklyn?
As zoning battles continue, what will the changing Brooklyn landscape mean for existing residents and businesses in the borough?
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Post-Event Networking

Why This Matters

What you'll learn:

  • Acquire expert insight into what the return to the office means for Brooklyn’s office market.
  • What the push for a hybrid work model will mean for office leasing and co-working spaces.
  • Develop strategies to keep up with changing commercial landscape needs as new industries move into Brooklyn neighborhoods.
  • How to create value for the Brooklyn community by identifying opportunities to develop luxury, market-rate and affordable housing in a post-pandemic climate.
  • Gain insight into how industrial development will drive new development frontiers.


How you'll do more business: Take advantage of a burgeoning Brooklyn market as a recovery phase begins in New York. Understand the leading trends and tenant demands that will drive your Brooklyn portfolio to greater heights as renters and businesses return to the city. 


Who attends: Owners, developers, investors, brokers, business consultants, lawyers, architects, engineers, government officials, bankers


Why should you attend: Get leading insights from experts directing some of the greatest deals in Brooklyn. You'll hear from luminaries on three exclusive panels to help you secure your next deal. 


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