New York — Investing in real estate requires knowledge,
connections and capital. With this in mind, Bloomberg LINK will
convene the most experienced voices in commercial real estate to
provide strategies and advice on how to survive the current
economic downturn and navigate through 2012 at the Bloomberg
Commercial Real Estate conference.

At the conference, to be held on Wednesday, November 9th at
Apella in New York City, speakers will discuss the outlook for
investment properties such as office buildings, hotels and
multi-family housing, trends in real estate investment trusts
and the future of the CMBS market. Top dealmakers and developers
will also provide valuable insight about the New York Market and
Larry A. Silverstein will give a personal update on the World
Trade Center.

“While real estate investing in New York is on the upswing, the
uncertain outlook for the national economy weighs on investors,”
said Robert Bierman, head of Bloomberg LINK. “Only the Bloomberg
Commercial Real Estate conference gathers the industry’s most
important players to offer participants an inside perspective on
investing in real estate right now.”

Key speakers include:

-Gary Barnett, President, Extell Development Company

-Sharif El-Gamal, Chairman and CEO, SoHo Properties

-Richard S. LeFrak, Chairman and CEO, LeFrak Organization

-Howard W. Lutnick, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cantor
Fitzgerald, L.P. and BGC Partners, Inc.

-Harry B. Macklowe, Chairman, Macklowe Properties

-Anthony E. Malkin, President, Malkin Holdings LLC

-Andrew W. Mathias, President and Chief Investment Officer, SL
Green Realty Corp

-Stephen M. Ross, Chairman, CEO and Founder, Related Companies

-William C. Rudin, CEO and Vice-Chairman, Rudin Management
Company

-Ian Schrager, Chairman and CEO, Ian Schrager Company

-Larry A. Silverstein, President and CEO, Silverstein Properties,
Inc.

-Donald J. Trump, Jr., Executive Vice President, The Trump
Organization

-Steven C. Witkoff, Chairman and CEO, The Witkoff Group

The conference is being sponsored by Cantor Fitzgerald and
Murray Hill Properties.

For more information on the program and speakers, please visit:
http://www.bloomberglink.com/real-estate.

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About Bloomberg LINK

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communities. In this environment, participants engage in open
discussions that lead to learning from each other’s expertise
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