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2008-2009

Urban Planning Alumni Panel: Private/Public Partnerships

March 20, 2009 02:00 PM
Rm 2210
Art + Architecture Building

Panelists will include:
Josh Sirefman, M.U.P.'03
Senior Vice President, Development
Brookfield Properties
Brookfield Properties is a commercial real estate corporation that owns, develops, and operates premier assets in the downtown cores of high-growth North American cities. Its properties define the skylines of many major metropolises including New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Houston, Toronto, and Calgary. Despite a historic period of financial volatility, Brookfield Properties has had solid earnings, strong cash flows, and low vacancy rates.

Regina Myer, A.B.(LSAR)'82, M.U.P.'84
President
Brooklyn Bridge Development Corporation
Regina is overseeing the creation of an 85-acre park along the Brooklyn waterfront. Brooklyn Bridge Park will extend residents' recreational access to the water's edge south of the Brooklyn Bridge for the first time in 200 years. The new park runs 1.3 miles along the East River and New York's great harbor and ties together the neighborhoods of DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights. She is also involved in private developments in this area.


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