Rachel Loeb is Chief Operating Officer of New York City Economic Development Corporation where she oversees and directs the Corporation’s strategic priorities for real estate, asset management and planning. Prior to joining NYCEDC, Loeb was a senior executive member of World Wide Group, a NYC-based private real estate development company. She served as Project Executive overseeing all aspects and phases of the development process. Before joining WWG, Ms. Loeb was a Senior Director of Development for AvalonBay, where she was responsible for the development of over 1400 apartments. Ms. Loeb worked in Boston for GLC Development and began her career in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam where she worked on the Saigon South development, an 8000-acre new town community. In her career, she has built over 2,000 residential units and executed over $1.5B of mixed-use real estate. Ms. Loeb was named one of Bisnow’s Power Women of New York Real Estate and to the Crain’s NYC 2011 40Under40. She received the Spirit of the City Award, given by the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. Ms. Loeb is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in History, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she earned a Masters in City Planning. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two sons.View the profile
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Keynote from Rachel Loeb, Chief Operating Officer at NYCEDC addressing how New York City Economic Development Corporation and New York City are working together to make the city climate ready.
07:07 Climate Change
09:32 Manhattan solutions for climate conditions
12:03 NYC solutions for climate conditions
14:02 Rise NYC program
15:03 PropTech solutions
16:19 Climate Mobilization Act
18:12 How to meet NYC long term emissions reduction goals?
20:20 Grid - urban tech community
21:12 Addressing the problem using PropTech
So for our first speaker we are very privileged to have the incredible Rachel Loab the Chief Operating Officer for the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Rachel oversees indirect strategic priorities for Real Estate, asset management and planning process. Prior to joining the NYCEDC, she was a senior executive member of the worldwide group a New York real estate , private real estate development company, and she's also served as senior director of development for Avalon Bay in Boston for GLC development and she began her career
in Vietnam, where she worked on the development of Sonic on the South and 8080 Newtown community so very much on the brick-and-mortar side of the business. Rachel was named as one of business power woman of New York real estate and Crain's 40 under 40. She also received the spirit of the city award from Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. Rachel is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in history as well as from MIT. Where she earned a master's in City Planning. She lives now in Brooklyn with a husband and sons and she today she will be talking about how the
New York City Economic Development Corporation and the City of New York are working together to make the city climate ready. So without further Ado, can we all welcome Rachel to talk to us? And just one more thing there is going to be questions time. So have your questions ready. Thank you. Kinda hope to have a medtech here, because I have a broken foot but and I apologize that I'm not going to be able to stay too long. Because I'm going to see the doctor to check if I in fact have a healing foot.
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