Industry Leaders to Gather November 13th for BUILDING BETTER: Boosting Your
Construction Project’s Bottom Line Forum
Development and Construction Experts to Provide Insight on Building
Successfully in New York
NEW YORK -- November 1, 2013
Real estate, finance, development and construction leaders will gather on
Wednesday, November 13^th from 7:30-10:30am for the BUILDING BETTER: Boosting
Your Construction Project’s Bottom Line program. Hosted by The Steven L.
Newman Real Estate Institute and Real Estate Weekly, and in association with
Zetlin & De Chiara, Jones Lang LaSalle, Willis of New York and New York
Building Congress, theinteractive breakfast roundtable will bring together
New York’s leading builders, developers and industry experts at the Harvard
Club to provide insights on the latest approaches and strategies for building
successfully – and profitably – in a climate of rising construction and
insurance costs and increasingly complex compliance, labor and project
The forum will provide practical strategies and solutions for controlling
project costs, reducing insurance costs and managing projects through
sophisticated construction approaches. Speakers will offer a high-level,
insider’s perspective on managing unpredictable factors that can affect the
profitability of a project and discuss timely issues such as resiliency
innovations for high-rise construction.
The program will be introduced by Jack S. Nyman, Executive Director of The
Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute and keynoted by Sabrina Kanner, Senior
Vice President of Design and Construction for Brookfield Properties Corp., and
Ray Quartararo, Vice Chairman & International Director for Jones Lang LaSalle.
Following the opening remarks, Michael S. Zetlin, Senior Partner of Zetlin &
De Chiara LLP, will moderate a lively discussion among the panelists who
include: Christopher Franks, Executive Vice President/Industry Practice Leader
for Willis of New York; Sabrina Kanner, Senior Vice President, Design and
Construction for Brookfield Properties Corp; George Ladyman, International
Director for Jones Lang LaSalle; Josh Schuster, Principal of DHA Capital; Izak
Senbahar, President of Alexico Group; and Michael Stern, Managing Partner for
JDS Development Group.
For additional information or to register, please visit
LAK Public Relations, Inc.
Shannon Lynch, 212-575-4545
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