Newman Real Estate Institute Hosts Discussion:

Building Next Door: The Impact of Your Construction Project on Adjacent Buildings

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NEW YORK, NY- April 4, 2014 – The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute at Baruch College, in partnership with Real Estate Weekly, Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, and the New York Building Congress, will host a breakfast roundtable discussion to address legal and technical issues to consider when building next to existing structures. The event, “Building Next Door: The Impact of Your Construction Project on Adjacent Buildings” brings together several of New York’s leading engineering, construction and industry experts at The Harvard Club, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 9.

Panel discussions will offer solutions for those involved in the construction process and advice on how to avoid financial issues and project delays. Attendees will learn about managing unpredictable factors, what strategies to avoid, the agreements that should be executed with adjacent building owners, and the critical role the building department plays at the inception of the construction process.

Speakers and panelists include: Jack S. Nyman, Executive Director of The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute; Michael De Chiara and Raymond T. Mellon, Senior Partners, Zetlin & De Chiara LLP; Timothy D. Lynch, Assistant Commissioner,  Investigative Engineering Services of NYC Department of Buildings; Robert Schubert, Senior Vice President of Construction, Boston Properties; Stephen DeSimone, President/Chief Executive of DeSimone Consulting Engineers; and Alan Poeppel, Senior Principal at Langan.

EVENT DETAILS:

WHAT:  “The Building Next Door: The Impact of Your Construction Project on Adjacent Buildings”

WHEN:    8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 9

WHERE:  The Harvard Club, 35 West 44th Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues), NYC

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED:  Registration is free and open to the public.

INFORMATION: Sara Hilska Taylor, sara.hilskataylor@baruch.cuny.edu, (646) 660-6950

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About The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute:

The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute at Baruch College offers a wide range of educational and research opportunities to broadly address the needs of the real estate industry. The Institute is part of the Zicklin School of Business, the largest accredited collegiate school of business in the United States, and offers professional education courses and workshops to train current practitioners, as well as the next generation of real estate professionals, helping them succeed in, and contribute to, a dynamic and fast-evolving marketplace. As Executive Director of The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute, Jack S. Nyman leads operations, strategic planning and industry partnering; and guides professional development and continuing education programming, topical research, symposia and public events. Under his direction, the Institute has achieved national recognition as an industry provided of cutting edge programs to inform real estate asset managers on cost effective strategies for portfolio optimization. Individuals, academics, students, corporations, nonprofits, and government agencies all benefit from the programs offered by the Institute.

 

About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 5 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world.  For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.

 

Media Contacts:

Manny Romero, (646) 660-6141, manuel.romero@baruch.cuny.edu
Mercedes Sanchez, (646) 660-6112, mercedes.sanchez@baruch.cuny.edu
Celene McDermott, (646) 660-6134, celene.mcdermott@baruch.cuny.edu