At the Urban Land Institute New York’s April 4 gala at 583 Park Ave., winners received the organization’s annual Awards for Excellence in Development.

“New York is at the forefront of sustainability and innovation,” said ULI New York Chairman Steven A. Kohn of Cushman & Wakefield. “In order to encourage even more investment in sustainable development, it’s critical that we recognize the efforts of those who are leading the way.”

The Awards for Excellence winners were:

  • Market-Rate Housing Development: All Year Management for Denizen Bushwick
  • Affordable Housing Development: Bowery Residents’ Committee for Landing Road
  • Repositioning or Redevelopment: Rose Associates and DTH Capital for 70 Pine St. 
  • Mixed-Use Development: Delancey Street Associates and New York City Economic Development Corp. for Essex Crossing Phase 1
  • Institutional Development: Columbia University for its Manhattanville Campus Phase 1
  • Civic Development: MTA Capital Construction and New York City Transit for WTC Cortlandt Street Station
  • Office Development: Silverstein Properties for 3 World Trade Center
  • Industrial Development: Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp. and City of New York for Building 77
  • Hotel Development: CitizenM for CitizenM New York Bowery Hotel



DisruptCREDisruptCRE held its fifth annual New York conference March 28 at SKY, the Moinian Group’s 71-story, 1,175-unit luxury residential tower in Manhattan. Real estate professionals talked about data collection and analysis, cybersecurity, smart buildings and other topics. Sessions included Developing a Smart Building, a discussion on developing building infrastructure for the future and how developers can build for flexibility.

Panelists included (pictured from left) Gabrielle Rubin Deveaux, head of global real estate and facilities at Buzzfeed; Elaina Bauer, regional workplace manager for Slack; and Eugene Lee, global head of real estate for Knotel.