Strategies to Create New Urban Districts: Anchoring Mixed-Use Developments

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With changes in demographics, lifestyles, work environments, and entertainment options, comes the shifts in mixed use strategies when (re)creating urban districts. How can we anchor a mixed-use development to attract “critical mass?" What differentiates players in terms of their strategies? What is the investor's appetite towards these developments? What is the role of public agencies in shaping these districts?


PANEL DIRECTOR:
DANLU LI (MDES '17)

Moderator:
John D. Macomber, Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School

Speakers:
Fred Cooper, SVP of Toll Brothers
Mark Spector, SVP of New York City Economic Development Corp. (former President of Hudson Yards Development Corp.)
Adam Meister, VP Development of Howard Hughes
Catherine Malmberg Dannenbring, Director Development of Thor Equities
Nicholas Jay Iselin, General Manager of Development at Lendlease

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