Future City 2019

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The Real Deal’s Future City 2019 is an exclusive two-day opportunity for a select group of 200 C-level executives in the fields of development, tech, construction, law, design and finance to network with and learn from the top minds and biggest dealmakers in the country at the brand- new Baha Mar resort in the Bahamas.

The industry is changing at a faster pace than ever before as a result of new technology, new sources of funding, new policies and new attitudes. Top thought leaders will be hosting workshops enabling an understanding of these seismic shifts at a high-level, as well as their practical day-to-day applications.

If you are a VP level or higher, apply to join us at TRD’s Future City event in the Bahamas from January 27th to the 29th.

Space is limited and subject to approval.

Discussion Topics

  • Alternative financing: Hedge funds, EB-5 and the Israeli bond market
  • How to get on the venture capital train
  • Deciphering Opportunity Zones: Digging into the tax & legal implications Property management tech that works
  • How to leverage big data for your project
  • Social media marketing and false prophets
  • How Blockchain will impact the industry
  • Policies that are impacting developers and landlords
  • The construction innovations changing development
  • Transforming existing buildings into high-performance properties
  • The development implications of co-working, co-living and the larger sharing economy
  • Pros and cons of union versus non-union projects

Ticket Prices

Individual Ticket

  • $500 airfare stipend
  • Three-day two-night luxury accommodations at the Baha Mar
  • Access to all breakout sessions, speaker series, workshops
  • All meals

Flights must be booked by December 20th

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Platinum Ticket

  • $500 airfare stipend
  • Three-day two-night luxury accommodations at the Baha Mar
  • Access to all breakout sessions, speaker series, workshops
  • All meals
  • A private lunch with our thought leaders and other VIP guests on Monday
  • A VIP ticket to all 2019 TRD events

Flights must be booked by December 20th

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Please apply to bahamas@therealdeal.com until January 11 to attend before purchasing a ticket.

If you have purchased a ticket already and your application gets denied we will reimburse you within 3 business days.

Event Schedule

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Guest arrivals and check-in
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Introduction to Future City with Amir Korangy
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Discussion sessions round 1
How to leverage big data for your project; propTech that’s changing the industry; transforming existing buildings into high-performance properties
4:45 PM- 5:15 PM Keynote - Introduction to Proptech
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Welcome cocktail reception
6:45 AM - 7:30 AM Workout session
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Breakfast sponsored by Plaza Construction and CCA South America
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Keynote - Opportunity Zones with Anthony Scaramucci
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Discussion sessions round 2
Deciphering Opportunity Zones; everything you ever wanted to know about digital marketing but were too embarrassed to ask; policies that are impacting landlords and developers
11:45 PM - 12:45 PM Discussion sessions round 3
Development implications of co-working, co-living and the larger sharing economy; social media marketing and false prophets; Smart office and home innovations and designs
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM Lunch and coffee break
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Discussion sessions round 4
The construction innovations changing development; property management tech that works; navigating real estate as a female executive
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Speed networking session
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Dinner hosted by The Real Deal
6:45 AM - 7:30 AM Workout session
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Breakfast
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Discussion sessions round 5
New tools & new angles for new development marketing; managing and optimizing leads in a multi-channel world
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Keynote - 3 Developers, 3 Takes on the Market
11:15 AM Closing Remarks
11:15 - onward Check-out


Anthony Scaramucci

Founder & Co-Managing Partner SkyBridge Capital

Michael Stern

Developer/Principle JDS Development Group

Young Woo

Principle Young Woo & Associates

David Schwartz

Principal Slate Property Group

Don Peebles

Principle The Peebles Corporation

Sharif El-Gamal

Chairman & CEO Soho Properties

Bess Freedman

Chief Executive Officer Brown Harris Stevens

Meir Cohen

Chairman and CEO Cohen Equities

Robbie Antonio

CEO and Founder Revolution Precrafted

Bentley Zhao

President New Empire Corp.

Bob Knakal

Chairman, Head of NY Investment Sales JLL Capital Markets

Leitman Bailey

Partner Adam Leitman Bailey , P.C

Ken Fisher

Co-Managing Partner Fisher Brothers


Principle OnSiteIQ

Mario Faggiano

Partner EXR

John Le Vine

Partner EXR

Cindy McLaughlin

Founder & CEO Envelope City

Evi Angelakis

Founder Golden Key

Kobi Karp

Owner Kobi Karp Design

Rotem Rosen

Co-Founder MRR Development

Stuart Siegel

CEO Engel & Völkers

Bruce Mosler

Chairman Global Brokerage Cushman & Wakefield

Shahab Karmely

Founder KAR Properties

Kelly Robbinson

Broker Compass

Matthew Rappaport, Esq., LL.M

Vice Managing Partner Falcon Rappaport & Berkman PLLC

Anna Zarro

Founder Anna Zarro Real Estate Marketing

Jordan Preston

Co-Founder LavaMap

Victoria Terri-Cote and Cristina Cote

Founders Cote Luxury Real Estate

Joseph Benzvi

Chief Operating Officer The Guarantors

Justin Piasecki

Principal Avison Young

Miranda Mars

Manager Michael Page

Adam Meshekow

Co-Founder and CGO Leap

Stephen Kotler

hief Executive Officer of Brokerage, Western Region Douglas Elliman

Sharon Mussalli

CRO Some Spider Studios

Shaun Osher

Founder / CEO CORE

Edgardo DeFortuna

President, CEO and Founder Fortune International Group

Morris Moinian

Principal and Founder Fortuna Realty Group

Gonzalo Navarro

Principal ARX Solutions

Claudia Serna

CEO and Founder Brokers, LLC

Khashy Eyn

CEO Platinum Properties

John Meyer

Founing Partner EDG Development

Philip Spiegelman

Principal International Sales Group

Jacob Bates

CEO CommonGrounds

Cyrus Claffey

CEO ButterflyMX

Brian McDermott

Owner JDV Safety Inc.

Taylor Spellman

Founder and Creative Director Taylor Spellman New York

James Prendamano

Managing Partner Casandra Properties

Rebecca Matulonis

Director of Operations Casandra Properties

Barbara Wagner

Executive VP Rubenstein

Andy Charles

Partner Kramer Levin LLP

Dawn Pfaff

President NY State MLS

Frank Seta

President Frank Seta & Associates LLC

Adam Pittenger

CEO and Founder Moved.com

Marc Palermo

SVP Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Steve Glickman

Founder & CEO Develop LLC

Stephen King

Founder, CEO Imbrex

Jason Zins

Vice President SkyBridge Capital

Andrew Dance

Senior Vice President Related Management Company

Jamie Joyce

Executive Vice President Rubenstein

Maxwell Podolsky

Co-Founder and CMO ReplayListings

Daniel Liu

China Construction America

Alison Novak

Principal The Hudson Companies

Cory Weiss

President, Western Division - Development Marketing Douglas Elliman Corporate

Caren Maio

CEO & Co-Founder Nestio

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