Downtown NJ Annual Conference "Recovery, Revitalization, and Redevelopment"
Thursday, May. 16, 2013
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
23 Ocean Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Event Type: Conference
The past year has seen our downtowns dealing with an increasing number of managed districts in turmoil, downtowns exploring new approaches and alternatives to redevelopment, and Superstorm Sandy. This compact conference is being offered at a location where both redevelopment issues and the impact of Sandy have come to play; Pier Village, the first stage of redevelopment in Long Branch and a Sandy survivor.
8:00 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Resilient Downtowns-
Lori Matheus- Lori Matheus, NJEDA Managing Director, will talk about the Stronger NJ Business Grant program and other NJEDA Sandy relief initiatives.
Thomas Dallessio- NJIT College of Architecture and Design involved in recovery efforts in a number of Sandy-devastated towns and towards more resilient design in NJ.
Michael Redpath- leading Downtown NJ’s partnership project with NJIT to develop a scalable framework that will guide NJ managed business districts to be better prepared for disasters. Key elements to be explained.
10:00 a.m. Featured Speaker: Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno
10:45 a.m. Post Redevelopment-
Hear from representatives of the City of Long Branch about their redevelopment progress and challenges, including an about-to-be-started next phase.
Robert Goldsmith- Partner and Real Estate Department Chair at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP, on current redevelopment trends and alternatives to redevelopment.
Debra Tantleff- Vice President of Development at Roseland, a Mack-Cali Realty Corporation subsidiary, with her insights on redevelopment and alternatives.
12:15 p.m. Luncheon
Sponsored By NJ Economic Development Authority, Economic Development Association of NJ, NJ Future, Kislak Real Estate Institute, Main Street NJ & Improvement District Programs, NJ American Planning Association, Regional Plan Association-NJ, NJ Transit, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Monmouth-Ocean Development Council
Member Price: 60.00