DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — A series of three seminars focused on Brooklyn real estate and development will be offered by the Real Estate and Development (RED) Committee of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce.
Held in association with St. Francis College’s Department of Management and Information Technology, all three events will take place from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the college, 180 Remsen St. in Brooklyn Heights. Admission to the seminars is free with advance registration.
The first seminar, titled “Rentals, Repositioning and Recovery,” will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 29. What’s happening in Brooklyn’s development scene will be discussed by a panel of experts who will tell attendees who is buying land and what is getting funded and how.
Scheduled speakers include Ofer Cohen of TerraCRG, Martin Dunn of Dunn Development Corp. and Efrat Sharon of Metropolitan Funding Corp.
The second seminar, titled “A Spotlight on Brooklyn South,” will take place on Thursday, Jan. 12. How the landscape is changing in Sheepshead Bay, Coney Island and other neighborhoods south of Prospect Park, will be discussed by a panel that includes John Reinhardt of Fillmore Real Estate, Nate Bliss of the Coney Island Development Corp, Eddie Sitt of Sitt Asset Management, Zachary Kerr of M & R Management Corp. and blogger Ned Berke Sheepshead Bites.
The third and final seminar of the series is titled “Bushwick: North Brooklyn’s Final Frontier” and will take place on Thursday, Feb. 16.
The new Bushwick, which offers interesting options for creative real estate and retail development, will be discussed by a panel that includes David Maundrell of aptsandlofts.com, Jamie Wiseman of Cayuga Capital Management, Michael Amirkhanian of Massey Knakal Realty Services and Andrew Jackson of The Hudson Companies.
To register, contact Lori Raphael at loriraphael@brooklyn chamber.com.