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IREM IREM Institute of Real Estate Management (Chicago, Illinois)
IREM Institute of Real Estate Managers
IREM Integrated Research, Evaluation, and System Analysis Model
IREM Infra-Red Emission Microscopy Luncheon
April 12--The Greater New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management This article or section needs sources or references that appear in reliable, third-party publications. Alone, primary sources and sources affiliated with the subject of this article are not sufficient for an accurate encyclopedia article. will host their monthly luncheon meeting, featuring keynote speaker Amanda Burden Amanda Jay Mortimer Burden (born 1944) is the director of the New York City Department of City Planning and chair of the City Planning Commission.
She is a proponent of revitalizing Lower Manhattan, improving public access to the Brooklyn waterfronts, improving commuter , chair of the New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City
City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. Planning Commission Noun 1. planning commission - a commission delegated to propose plans for future activities and developments
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle , at the New York Helmsley Hotel, 212 East 42nd Street, New York City from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A complimentary networking cocktail hour is included and will be sponsored by MacInnis, Ward & Associates. The cost to attend the luncheon is $65 members; $130 non-members. Call 212-944-9445.
National Realty Club Luncheon
April 18--The National Realty Club next luncheon will feature a panel entitled "Gentrification gentrification, the rehabilitation and settlement of decaying urban areas by middle- and high-income people. Beginning in the 1970s and 80s, higher-income professionals, drawn by low-cost housing and easier access to downtown business areas, renovated deteriorating of the Boroughs." It will be held at the Williams Club, 24 E. 39th St. in New York City. The panel will feature: Petr Stand, principal, Magnusson Architecture and Planning; Deborah Kenyon, COO, L&M Equity; and Christine Procida, senior vice president, Procida Realty & Construction Co.
Green Ground Zero
April 18--As part of an eight-part lecture series in conjunction with its 2006 exhibit "Green Towers for New York: From Visionary to Vernacular," The Skyscraper Museum presents "Green Ground Zero." Randall Croxton, author of the Sustainable Design Guidelines Reference Manual for WTC WTC World Trade Center, see there Redevelopment Projects, assembles colleagues to discuss extending a green metropolitan model. The lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Donnell Library Center at 20 W. 53rd St. in New York City. Cost: Members--$5; Nonmembers--$10.
ICSC's New York and New Jersey Next Generation
April 19--The ICSC's New York and New Jersey Next Generation reception held at the Gotham Comedy Club at 208 W. 23rd St. in New York City from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., will feature a panel called "Hot New Trends: Mixed-Use Development." Speakers include: John Swagerty, project manager, Forest City Ratner, Greg Saunders, partner, Philips International, Ken A. Schwartz, AICP AICP American Institute of Certified Planners
AICP Association of Independent Commercial Producers
AICP Association of Islamic Charitable Projects (Philadelphia, PA)
AICP Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals , principal, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. and Jim Lester, vice president of Commercial Real Estate, Forest City Ratner. Cost: $30 in advance, $45 at the door. Go to www.icsc.org for more info.
Leadership and Legislative Summit
April 22 to 26--The annual Leadership and Legislative Summit of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) will be held from April 22 to 26 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA, just outside of Washington, DC. The event will feature interactive forums and committee meetings that focus on member interests ranging from chapter operations to legislative issues emerging at the state and local levels. At the conclusion of the Summit, IREM members will participate in Capitol Hill Visit Day, meeting with members of Congress. Cost: $375. Additional information is available at www.irem.org.
Eminent Domain eminent domain, the right of a government to force the owner of private property sell it if it is needed for a public use. The right is based on the doctrine that a sovereign state has dominion over all lands and buildings within its borders, which has its origins in Panel
April 26--The Urban Land Institute is sponsoring an Eminent Domain panel entitled "The Kelo Backlash--Impacts to New York City Development." Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The event will be held at The University Club, One West 54th St. in New York City. Call 800-321-5011.
April 26--The Society for Marketing Professional Services--Long Island chapter will host two half-day workshops for enhancing presentation skills. The first program is "The Human Connection: Present Powerfully with Graphics" from 8:00 (including a full breakfast) to Noon by Carol Doscher, president of Graceworks, Inc. The second program is "Unleash the Power of Graphic Design: Look Your Best" from Noon (including lunch) to 4 p.m. by Carolyn Bligh of Bligh Graphics. Both programs will be held at the Milleridge Inn, 585 N. Broadway, Jericho, N.Y. Cost to attend both workshops: Members: $165; Non-members: $200. Email: email@example.com.
April 27--The Realty Foundation of New York will honor Jeffrey R. Gural as their "Man of the Year" at its annual luncheon to be held on April 27, 2006 in the Grand Ballroom, Waldorf Astoria. Gural, a leader in the industry, has been associated with the Foundation for many years and serves as vice president. For information regarding Journal advertising, please contact Patricia Frank at 212-697-3943.
General Applications Course 320
April 27, 28 and 29 and May 4, 5 and 6--The Long Island Chapter of the Appraisal Institute is sponsoring General Applications Course 320 (New York State Equivalent Level G-2.) This course will be held at the Marriott Residence Inn at 9 Gerhard Rd. in Plainview, N.Y. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Basic Appraisal Principles, Basic Appraisal Procedures, and Basic Income Capitalization,, or an equivalent educational background is required. Cost: Members--$475; Nonmembers--$545. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Federation of NY Housing Cooperatives and Condominiums Conference
April 29--The Federation of New York Housing Cooperatives and Condominiums will present its annual, one-day, educational conference from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the LaGuardia Crowne Plaza, 104-04 Ditmars Blvd., Queens, N.Y. The seminar topics include "Through The Looking Glass: Replacing Your Windows," "Enclosing Terraces and Alternative Front Door Entrances;" "Setting the Record Straight: The Latest Legislation and Court Rulings and How They Affect Your Co-op and Condo;" and "Environmental Concerns: Mold, Lead Paint and Pest Infestation infestation /in·fes·ta·tion/ (-fes-ta´shun) parasitic attack or subsistence on the skin and/or its appendages, as by insects, mites, or ticks; sometimes used to denote parasitic invasion of the organs and tissues, as by helminths. ." Cost: Members of affiliated cooperative organization--$65; Non-members--$125. Call 718-760-7540.
National Realty Club Luncheon
May 1--Woody Heller, executive managing director and group head at Studley, will speak at the next National Realty Club luncheon at the Williams Club, 24 E. 39th St. in New York City. Cost: Members--$40; Non-members--$80. Call 212-551-1013.
May 2--Amanda M. Burden, chair of the New York City Planning Commission and director of the Department of City Planning, will be the guest speaker at the luncheon of the Association of Real Estate Women (AREW). Burden will discuss economic development initiatives she has spearheaded with comprehensive urban design master plans designed to catalyze commercial and residential development throughout the city. The luncheon will be held at Club 101, 101 Park Ave. at 40th St. in New York City. An hour of networking begins at 11:30 a.m. followed by the luncheon and program. Cost: Members--Free; Non-members--$100. Reservations can be made online at www.arew.org.
American Land Continuing Legal Education The purpose of continuing legal education is to maintain or sharpen the skills of licensed attorneys and judges. Accredited courses examine new areas of the law or review basic practice and trial principles.
May 2 and 9--American Land Services is sponsoring a continuing legal education course entitled "The Purchase and Sale of Residential Real Estate From All Angles." This two-part class will be held from 8:30 a.m. to Noon at 1601 Broadway in New York City. Cost: Free. Call 212-239-1000.
Tax Deferred Exchange Seminar
May 3--Asset Preservation, Inc. will presents a three-hour CLE/CPE/CE [section] 1031 seminar titled "The Power of Strategy: Mastering Advanced [section] 1031 Concepts." The speaker will be Pamela A. Michaels, Esquire, northeast division manager, Asset PreservaCall 800-770-1069.
B'nai B'rith Luncheon
May 3--Charles S. Cohen cohen
(Hebrew: “priest”) Jewish priest descended from Zadok (a descendant of Aaron), priest at the First Temple of Jerusalem. The biblical priesthood was hereditary and male. , president, Cohen Brothers Realty Corporation, will speak at the B'nai B'rith Real Estate Unit Luncheon to be held at noon at the Cornell Club, 6 E. 44th St. in New York City. His topic is "Breathing New Life into Commercial Properties." Cost: $55 in advance; $65 at the door. Email email@example.com.
5th Annual ICREW ICREW Improving Coastal and Recreational Waters (Europe) Golf Classic
May 4--The New Jersey chapter of Industrial Commercial Real Estate Women, Inc. will hold its 5th Annual ICREW Golf Classic at Forsgate Country Club This article or section needs sources or references that appear in reliable, third-party publications. Alone, primary sources and sources affiliated with the subject of this article are not sufficient for an accurate encyclopedia article. in Monroe Township, N.J. to benefit Saint Barnabas Hospice and Palliative Care palliative care (paˑ·lē·ā·tiv kerˑ),
n an approach to health care that is concerned primarily with attending to physical and emotional comfort rather Center. ICREW is currently accepting registration for the event, which is limited to 100 golfers and 45 participants in the golf clinic. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Skyscraper Museum's Annual Benefit Reception
May 8--Douglas Durst, developer and environmentalist environmentalist
a person with an interest and knowledge about the interaction of humans and animals with the environment. , will be honored at The Skyscraper Museum's annual benefit reception, the 2006 Making New York History Awards. The reception will take place at the Museum, at 39 Battery PI. in Battery Park City from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more info email email@example.com.
Long Island Appraisal Institute Seminar
May 8--The Long Island Chapter of the Appraisal Institute presents a full-day seminar on FHA See Federal Housing Administration.
See Federal Housing Administration (FHA). and the New Residential Appraisal Forms. It will be held at the Marriott Residence Inn at 9 Gerhard Rd., Plainview, N.Y. from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All attending will earn a seven hour appraiser A person selected or appointed by a competent authority or an interested party to evaluate the financial worth of property.
Appraisers are frequently appointed in probate and condemnation proceedings and are also used by banks and real estate concerns to determine the market continuing education continuing education: see adult education.
or adult education
Any form of learning provided for adults. In the U.S. the University of Wisconsin was the first academic institution to offer such programs (1904). credit. Cost: Members--$175; Non-members--$225. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 8 to 10 and 18 to 20--The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) will conduct a course titled "Successful Site Management" from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The New York City location will be announced at a later date. Cost: Members--$740; Non-members--$895. Call 212-944-9445.
PWC's Salute to Women of Achievement
May 10--Professional Women in Construction will hold their Salute to Women of Achievement at The Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Ave. in New York City from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Guest of Honor will be Patricia Lancaster, commissioner, NYC NYC
New York City
NYC New York City Department of Buildings. Other honorees are: Patricia Hunt, director of Real Estate & Facilities, Day Berry & Howard; Maria Rosenfeld, vice president, Project Management, The Moinian Group; Flora Ramos, project manager, Tishman Construction Corporation; and Dolly Williams, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , A. Williams Construction. Cost: $195. Email email@example.com.
AREW "Man of the Year" Breakfast
May 10--For the first time in the Association of Real Estate Women's 28-year history, AREW has named a Man of the Year: Bruce Mosler, president and CEO of Cushman and Wakefield. Mosler will be honored at a breakfast at the Pierre Hotel, Fifth Ave. and 61st St. from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Alair Townsend, publisher, Crain's New York Business, will be the guest speaker. Cost: Members--$125; Nonmembers--$150. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NYBC NYBC New York Blood Center
NYBC New York Bicycling Coalition
NYBC National Yiddish Book Center Luncheon
May 11--The New York Building Congress hosts its 85th Anniversary Leadership Awards in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas. The event honors Deputy Mayor Daniel L. Doctoroff Daniel L. Doctoroff (born July 11, 1958) is Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Rebuilding for the City of New York. Under the leadership of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Doctoroff has overseen one of the city’s most dramatic economic resurgences, spearheading the effort , Skanska USA Civil President/CEO Salvatore Mancini, and world-renowned architect Santiago Calatrava, Principal, Festina Lente LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
LLC - Logical Link Control . The event commences with a reception at 11:30 a.m., followed by luncheon and program at 12:30 p.m. Cost: $350. Call 212-843-1701/212-481-9230.
"The Seven Elements of a Successful Marketing Effort"
May 11--The Westchester Affiliate of SMPS SMPS Society for Marketing Professional Services
SMPS Switching Mode Power Supply
SMPS Switched Mode Power Supply New York Area Chapter will be holding an evening program from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Rye Free Reading Room focusing on how firms can market effectively. If your marketing effort fails to achieve the results you desire, you may be lacking one or more of the basic elements. This event will provide you with the guidelines you need by which you can measure your marketing effectiveness. Sally Handley, FSMPS, president of Sally Handley, Inc., will be the event speaker for this evening program. Cost: Members--$30; Non-members--$40. Go to www.smpsny.org.
CEO Conference for Architecture, Design & Construction Management Firms
May 11 and 12--After a long economic drought in the building industry, now that every design and construction firm is working over capacity, there comes a new set of problems: How can we deal with the over-heated current situation? How can we fund growth and still retain profits? Keep employees from being lured away by competitors? Have something left over to enjoy the return of prosperity? These questions--featured in the annual CEO Survey run by A/EFCG and The Greenway Group--are the basis for this year's CEO Conference for Architecture, Design & Construction Management Firms. This year's conference will be held at the New York Yacht Club The New York Yacht Club is a private yacht club based in New York City and Newport, Rhode Island. Founded in 1844, it is one of the world's most distinguished and influential yachting institutions. Its members have contributed to the sport of yachting and yacht design. in New York City. Check www.greenwaycon sulting.com for more information.
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