New York City Multifamily Investment, Development & Leasing Summit: Join Forest City Ratner, Castellan Real Estate Partners, East River Partners & More

New Investors & Emerging Submarket Analysis on December 4 in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Attendance and interest are building for the inaugural New York Winter Apartment & Five-Borough Retail Summit, the next installment in The National Apartment Summit Series. This new summit follows successful conferences in Manhattan, Washington D.C, White Plains, New Jersey and will bring together the most active and innovative Brooklyn multifamily executives, as well as retail innovators from around the city.


    Special Focus: Emerging Brooklyn Submarket Investment & Development

  •     New York City Borough Retail: Emergence of new retailers in the "digital age"
  •     Exploring the factors the positively or negatively impact the market: Interest rates, supply-demand and the next administration


Agenda coverage:     

  • State of the Brooklyn Commercial Real Estate Markets: Analysis of Investment Sales Volume & Market Fundamentals in New York's Largest Borough
  • The Brooklyn Investment Outlook: Analysis & Review of the Red-Hot Acquisitions Market and Emergence of New Brooklyn Buyers
  • Special Focus:Brooklyn Investment Deal of the Year
  • Brooklyn Focus: Emerging Northern Brooklyn Submarkets
  • Brooklyn Focus: Emerging Downtown Submarkets
  • Modernizing Multifamily Design & Construction: Smaller Units, Eco-Friendliness and the Future of the New York City Apartment
  • Financing Multifamily Investment & Development in Brooklyn: What Are the Unique Challenges and Rewards of Providing Capital for Brooklyn Projects?
  • Five Borough Retail Investment, Development & Leasing Outlook: Analysis of Investment Sales Trends and Today's Tenant Mix
  • Keynote/TBA

"There could not be a more exciting time to be an investor, developer or capital source in Brooklyn. This borough now stands on its own as a destination for investors looking to invest capital in the NYC real estate market. On December 4, we'll delve into the submarkets that you should know about with the most active local players,"John Horowitz, Regional Manager – Brooklyn, Marcus & Millichap


Hear expert analysis from:

  •     John Horowitz, Regional Manager – Brooklyn, Marcus & Millichap
  •     Daniel Benedict, President, BENEDICT REALTY GROUP, LLC
  •     Ben Bernstein, Owner, RedSky Capital
  •     Rob Bremmer, Principal, ZT Realty
  •     Seth A. Brown, Principal, Aspen Equities LLC
  •     Melissa R. Burch, Executive Vice President, Forest City Ratner Companies
  •     Charles J. Hamilton Jr., Senior Counsel, Windels Marx
  •     Richard Katzenstein, Managing Regional Director – Northeast Region, Freddie Mac
  •     Nicholas Kotsonis, Managing Member, The Kotsonis Organization
  •     Jody L. Kriss, East River Partners
  •     Jeffrey A. Lenobel, Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  •     Andrew MacArthur, Managing Director, CW Capital Asset Management
  •     Adam Mermelstein, Principal, Treetop Development
  •     Rob Neiffer, Asset Manager, Invesco
  •     Martin Nussbaum, Principal, Silverstone Property Group
  •     Jason Pendergist, Head of CTL – East, Chase
  •     Seth Pinsky, Executive Vice President and Investment Manager – Metropolitan Emerging Market Strategy, RXR
  •     Shaun Riney, Marcus & Millichap
  •     Doug Root, Senior Director, Greystar
  •     Preet Sabharwal, Marcus & Millichap
  •     Paulius Skema, Vice President of Acquisitions, Castellan Real Estate Partners
  •     David Valger, Founder, DVO Real Estate (tentative)
  •     Alan Washington, Director of Real Estate + Planning, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership

NETWORKING & NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: 400+ senior-level commercial real estate and service providers firms are expected to attend this full-day event market intelligence and networking event.
Look Who's Attending (as of November 19):

  • Aegon USA Realty Advisors LLC
  • Aspen Equities LLC
  • Avison Young
  • Berkadia Commercial Mortgage
  • Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC
  • Bloomberg News
  • Brisa Builders Development Group LLC
  • Brooklyn NY BPO
  • Calano Real Estate
  • Cantor Commercial Real Estate
  • CapRate Events, LLC | The National Data Center Summit Series
  • Castellan Real Estate Partners
  • Chase
  • Constellation Group
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
  • CW Capital Asset Management
  • Dermot Company
  • Douglas Elliman
  • Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
  • East River Partners
  • Fairview Group
  • Federated Title Services
  • First American Title Insurance
  • First American Title Insurance Company
  • Forest City Ratner Companies
  • Freddie Mac
  • Future Home Technology, Inc
  • Goldstein Hall PLLC
  • Greystar
  • Invesco
  • ITZHAKI  Properties
  • johnson Capital
  • JPMorgan
  • Majek Investments
  • Marcus & Millichap
  • Mazurek Team, Douglas Elliman
  • MNS
  • MRI Software
  • NYU
  • Pella Windows & Doors
  • RedSky Capital
  • Riverside Abstract
  • RXR
  • SCG-Retail
  • Silverstone Property Group
  • Stewart Title Insurance Company
  • The Baupost Group
  • The Kotsonis Organization
  • The Kotsonis Organiztion, LLC
  • The Oxford Group
  • Treetop Development
  • Windels Marx
  • Windsor
  • Windsor Property Management
  • Zenith Abstract
  • ZT Realty

For detailed agenda and registration:

"I had a great experience at the CapRate Events New York Apartment Summit. What stood out most were the networking opportunities. The CapRate team has a knack for attracting important people in the market: the room was filled with top owners, equity sources, bankers, attorneys and other dealmakers. The panels were lively and informative
as well."
Loren Biller, Vice President, Acquisitions, Rockfeld Development Group

CapRate Events (CRE) presents high-level information and networking in powerful one-day forums. Our unique market intelligence and networking platform brings together the most active and innovative commercial real estate executives. Our agendas present original, timely and thought-provoking information that CRE executives can apply to day-to-day strategies.

** Celebrating Two Years ** More than 3,500 executives have participated in regional summits since 2011 in New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., White Plains, NY and New Jersey. Our average conference attendance is 350.

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