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Stern's Center for Real Estate Finance Research Hosts Fifth Annual Spring Symposium

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NYU Stern's Center for Real Estate Finance Research hosted the Fifth Annual Spring Symposium, "Commercial Real Estate Development in NYC: A Golden Age or a Cooling Market?" The symposium featured leading real estate experts, four different panels and explored recent development activity in several major sectors.

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Stern Professor Harry Chernoff (far right) moderated a panel discussion on “Hotel Development in NYC” with (left to right) Simon Turner of Starwood, Tyler Morse of MCR Development, Jared Kelso of Cushman Wakefield and Ian Schrager of Ian Schrager Companies. Professor Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (second from right)

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Professor Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (far right) moderated the second panel discussion on “Luxury Condo and Multifamily Development” with (left to right) Scott Alper of Witkoff Group, David Von Spreckelsen of Toll Brothers City Living, Izak Senbahar of Alexico Group and William Rudin of Rudin Management Company.

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Ingrid Gould Ellen of the NYU Furman Center (far right) moderated the third panel discussion on “Affordable-Multifamily: Progress on the Affordable Housing Agenda.” The panelists shared insights on the challenges of developing affordable housing and included (right to left) Aaron Koffman of Hudson Companies, Vicki Been of HPD, Marc Jahr of Community Development Futures and Robert Ezrapour of Artimus. Professor Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (far left)

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The fourth panel discussion was on “University Development: NYU, Columbia, Cornell,” which explored the physical future of higher education in New York. Moderated by Kurt Becker of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering (far right), the panelists included (right to left) Andrew Repoli of NYU, Diana Allegretti of Cornell, Tim Milam of FXFowle and Joseph Ienuso of Northwell Health. Professor Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (far left)

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MBAs David Gleitman (left) and Caitlyn DeWitt (right) won the Center for Real Estate Finance Research Service Excellence Award. Professor Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (middle)