PERTH AMBOY — The Urban Land Institute of Northern New Jersey (ULI-NNJ) will hold their next “Gritty Cities Workshop” on successful urban redevelopment initiatives in Perth Amboy. The event will take place on Thursday, Aug. 18, aboard the 130-foot Cornucopia Princess docked by Riverview Drive.
The workshop will feature a presentation and tour by the City of Perth Amboy, which will showcase a number of redevelopment projects, along with a discussion on redevelopment strategies.
“We welcome ULI, developers and other professionals to Perth Amboy. This gives us an opportunity to showcase our historic and industrial sites. Our greatest asset is the waterfront and companies are interested in our marine property. This tour allows for a ‘show and tell’ presentation of our beautiful city,” said Mayor Wilda Diaz.
Scheduled speakers are: Diaz; Robert Antonicello, Chairman, ULI Northern New Jersey; Gordon Gemma, Director of Development, Kushner Companies; Tate Goss, President & Chief Investment Officer, Viridian Partners; Jason Kaplan, President, Kaplan Companies; Joseph Maraziti Jr., Maraziti, Falcon & Healy L.L.P. and Helga van Eckert, Executive Director, Economic and Community Development, Redevelopment Agency, Urban Enterprise Zone and Business Improvement District, City of Perth Amboy.
Following the presentation will be a networking reception. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
“The ULI-NNJ Gritty City event provides an excellent opportunity for your company to present and market your project and network with the best and brightest real estate professionals in the tri-State area, said representative,” said Antonicello.
Tickets are $75 for ULI members and $90 for non-members
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