Brooklyn Eagle excerpt
Updates on Brooklyn Bridge Park, Thor Equities’ Projects Planned
Compiled by Linda CollinsBrooklyn Daily Eagle
BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — The Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable begins its 2010 quarterly luncheons on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) in Brooklyn Heights.
The quarterly luncheon series is dedicated to examining, analyzing, reviewing and predicting the critical issues in Brooklyn real estate, attracting more than 100 real estate brokers, developers, architects, bankers, lawyers and retailers to each luncheon.
The four speakers scheduled to speak on Feb. 2 include the following:
• Joseph J. Sitt, chairman and CEO of Thor Equities, who will describe the company’s endeavors in Brooklyn and recent developments in Coney Island;
• Fred Harris, vice president of development for AvalonBay Communities, who will discuss the company’s newest project, Avalon Fort Greene, at Flatbush Avenue Extension, Gold Street and Myrtle Avenue;
• Regina Myer, president of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corp., who will discuss the latest news about Brooklyn Bridge Park; and
• Robert Scaglion of Rose Associates, who will explain the management, sales and leasing of buildings in Brooklyn including projects like Oro, The Brooklyner and 80 Dekalb Ave.