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NYC Sustainable Development & ESG Investing

In-person: How Policy, Investment and Construction Are Redefining Class A Building Stock

Event Ended On: Thursday September 30 2021

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Events Raw Space

866 UN Plaza

866 UN Plaza offers non-profits, foreign governments, NGOs and other organizations a unique opportunity to secure a permanent space in one of New York City’s most prestigious and convenient locations. The re-imagined building features a newly renovated entryway and lobby, new elevators, common corridors and amenity spaces, along with spectacular views of the United Nations and East River. Boasting high ceilings and oversized windows with unobstructed 360-degree views of the United Nations, the Chrysler Building, as well as protected panoramic river views, the office condos at 866 UNP offer incomparable value to a variety of uses.

Speakers and Panels

Emphasizing Social Impact

Driving Innovation Through Inclusive Development

Carlton Brown

Carlton Brown

Principal, Direct Invest Development

The Rising Influence of ESG on CRE Decision Making for Enhanced NOI & Asset Value

Green Construction, Tech & Design

Prioritizing Decarbonization & Renewables in New & Existing Developments

Esther Toporovsky

Esther Toporovsky

President of HP Sustainability, NYC Housing Partnership
Ben Myers

Ben Myers

VP, Sustainability, Boston Properties
Ken Colao
Moderator

Ken Colao

President & CEO, CNY Group

Convergence of Proptech & Sustainability

Becca Rushin

Becca Rushin

VP of Sustainability & Social Responsibility, Jamestown
Tegan Keele

Tegan Keele

US Climate Data & Technology Lead, KPMG
Sonu Panda
Moderator

Sonu Panda

CEO, Prescriptive Data

Building Longterm Communities in New York

Mayor Noam Bramson
Keynote

Mayor Noam Bramson

Mayor, City of New Rochelle

Venue

866 UN Plaza
866 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017

Floor: 3rd Floor

Parking information: Managed lot below the building, accessible from 49th street.

Entrance: Please enter through the EAST LOBBY. To enter the East Lobby, go through the second set of doors on 48th st (further from 1st Avenue).

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Agenda

Time Activity
7:30 AM
8:30 AM
Breakfast & Registration
8:30 AM
9:15 AM
Social Impact: Driving Innovation Through Inclusive Development
How can developers create value through inclusive amenity offerings?
In what ways can developers empower communities through the properties they build?
What is commercial real estate's role in advancing communities and helping the people it serves?
9:15 AM
10:00 AM
The Rising Influence of ESG on CRE Decision Making for Enhanced NOI & Asset Value
What are the key components of ESG that owners & developers should focus on to maximize asset value and increase ROI?
Why is there increased interest in ESG as an investment metric?
How will this increased focus on ESG factors impact the future of CRE and investment decision making?
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
Networking & Coffee Break
10:15 AM
11:00 AM
Green Construction, Tech & Design: Prioritizing Decarbonization & Renewables in New & Existing Developments
How does choosing sustainable building materials increase investor interest and higher quality project outcomes?
What are the up-front capital needs to prioritize more sustainable and more innovative building materials?
Can more sustainable building materials be helpful in addressing rising construction material costs?
11:00 AM
11:45 AM
Convergence of Proptech & Sustainability
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
Building Longterm Communities in New York
12:00 PM
12:15 PM
Post Event Networking

Why This Matters

What you'll learn:

  • How new infrastructure and sustainability initiatives will propel advancements in CRE project quality.
  • How ESG has taken a larger role in the due diligence process as investors look to future proof their portfolios.
  • Why choosing greener construction materials and tech now is going to pay off sooner than expected.
  • What developers and construction firms should focus on to attract investors and occupiers to their project in any asset class.
  • Insights on the new criteria for a successful asset in the new age of commercial real estate investing.

 

How you'll do more business:

Understand how changes in leadership, the new infrastructure bill and a heightened focus on ESG factors create new criteria for construction, development and operation of NYC buildings. Attract investors to new projects by deepening your understanding of how city, state and federal regulations will influence the future of building requirements. 

 

Who attends: Owners, developers, investors, public officials, consultants, general contractors, architects, engineers, lawyers, accountants

 

Why should you attend:

With changes in leadership and new considerations taking a foothold in investment decisions in the commercial real estate industry, you won't want to miss hearing from experts on how they plan to address these changes and the chance to network with other forward-looking professionals in NYC CRE.

 

Our commitment to your safety:

We have been inspired by the industry’s enthusiasm as we return to live events and have been thrilled to safely host more than 4,000 executives this summer. As we continue to overcome and emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic, we know the best way through the latest developments and to keep the industry thriving is by working together. As such, we are updating our event safety guidelines & protocols as follows:

 

In accordance with CDC guidelines, we are recommending that all participants wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status. Masks will be made available at the door.

Temperature checks will be conducted at entry.

Attendance at the event will be capped and no tickets will be sold at the door. 

Contact tracing procedures will be employed for any reported exposure.

Socially distanced seating will be available in the main event space.

Enhanced sanitization protocols will be adhered to throughout the event space including regularly disinfecting surfaces throughout the event and hand sanitizer provided to all attendees.

 

As local regulations and guidance evolve, the CRE industry continues to lead the way forward. We look forward to gathering safely to do what we do best: network, connect, and engage to do more business. We look forward to hosting you soon.