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ULI WCF is pleased to announce its new 2019 Annual Sponsorship program

ULI WCF is pleased to announce its new 2019 Annual Sponsorship program starting July 1. For details on cost and associated benefits, click here.

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Northeast Corridor Reception at the ULI Fall Meeting

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Baby Wale, 1124 9th ST NW,  Washington, DC 20001 Please join your fellow Fall Meeting attendees from the ULI Northeast Corridor (Boston, Westchester/Fairfield, New York, Northern New Jersey, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC) for a special reception at the 2019 ULI Fall Meeting in Washington, DC. The reception will be held at Baby Wale, just a block from The Walter E. Washington Convention Center.  Come mingle with fellow meeting attendees over drinks and a light fare. We look forward to seeing you there! … Read More

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ULI West/FF stands with RPA and other like-minded organizations in advocating for investment in Infrastructure in CT

Dear Governor Lamont, Senate President Pro Tempore Looney, Senate Majority Leader Duff, House Speaker Aresimowicz, House Majority Leader Ritter, Senate Minority Leader Fasano, and House Minority Leader Klarides: As you know, transportation is the backbone of Connecticut’s economy. Residents and businesses depend on a reliable, integrated transportation system to get them where they need to be, when they need to be there. Getting people from home to work on time and predictably moving the goods that businesses need to get the job done are baseline requirements for economic growth. Click here to read the … Read More

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3rd Annual Real Estate Summit

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 7:30am – 11:30am Westchester Marriott Hotel 670 White Plains Road Members: $125 Non-Members: $150 Greg Belew LMC, A Lennar Company Phil Royle Legoland Tom Mulroy T-Rex Capital Tony Gioffre, Esq Cuddy and Feder Geoffrey Brackett Marist College Transformational Projects in Westchester & the Hudson Valley Panel Sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank Moderated by: Mike Oates, President & CEO, HVEDC Speakers: Marist College Medical School & Health Quest Simone Development Legoland City of New Rochelle Panel: The Amazon Deal: A Case Study on Performance-based Incentives Moderated by: … Read More

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Recommend ULI to Someone You Know

We’re inviting you to share your passion for ULI with others. We have launched a member referral program and we want you to be one of the first to participate. Please take a moment to refer a friend or two who should be a ULI member. We’ll take it from there and send a series of messages to introduce the prospective member to the opportunities waiting to be found at ULI. And if one of your referrals becomes a ULI member, we’ll send you a gift card to treat the … Read More

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REGISTRATION IS OPEN – Hudson Valley Affordable Housing Summit

Third Annual Hudson Valley Affordable Housing Summit  Hudson Valley Housing and Development: Updates, Innovations and Opportunities Thursday May 2, 2019 NYS Judicial Institute at Pace Law 8:00am – 1:00pm Light Breakfast & Networking, 8-8:30am The Hudson Valley Affordable Housing Summit will provide an overview of the current state of affairs in housing and present strategies for increasing affordable housing through new partnerships in real estate, health, finance, and services. Experts from community development, lending, real estate, and the faith community will come together for three panels to discuss ways that … Read More

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Daily News – OPINION Say yes to more prevailing wage: Requiring higher pay for laborers in all public works is good for New York’s middle class

Over a century ago, New York State established its first prevailing wage law. It was based on the common-sense principle that workers who build something for the public good be paid a fair wage for their work. It’s a deal that’s paid off for New York and for countless families who’ve been lifted into the middle class through hard work and sweat equity. Prevailing wage laws require construction workers who do major jobs for state or local government to be paid at rates that are set through negotiations between businesses … Read More

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New York Times – Con Ed Cuts Off New Gas Hookups in New York Suburb

YONKERS — Across the suburbs north of New York City, clusters of luxury towers are rising around commuter rail stations, designed to lure young workers seeking easy access to Manhattan. In all, 16,000 apartments and condominiums are in the works in more than a dozen towns, along with spaces for restaurants and shops. But the boom unfolding in Westchester County is under threat — not from any not-in-my-backyard opposition or a slumping real estate market. Instead, it is coming from something unexpected: a lack of natural gas. Con Edison, the region’s … Read More

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State of Politics – Prevailing Wage Supporters Respond To NAACP Opposition

https://www.nystateofpolitics.com/2019/03/prevailing-wage-supporters-respond-to-naacp-opposition/ Prevailing Wage Supporters Respond To NAACP Opposition From the Morning Memo: This week, the NAACP’s New York chapter announced its opposition to a measure that would expand prevailing wage requirements to projects that receive partial public funding, pointing to concerns that the bill would hurt minority-owned businesses and workers of color. But supporters of the legislation, including labor unions that represent black workers, pushed back against the opposition, accusing the NAACP of having “parroted talking points from the real estate industry that are factually inaccurate and harmful to the very communities … Read More

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Newsday – Union members call for prevailing wage expansion in state budget

Union members call for prevailing wage expansion in state budget About 70 unionized construction workers and their supporters called Thursday for including an expansion of the prevailing wage for building projects in the 2019-20 state budget due April 1. Holding signs that read “Stop Out-of-State Workers” and “Pass Public Works Now,” members of Local 66 of the Laborers’ union and Local 78 of the Asbestos, Lead & Hazardous Waste Laborers’ union said the wage rate for builders on private construction projects that receive tax breaks should be the same as on government … Read More

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