The Impact and Backlash of Amazon and Google on New York City Real Estate

The Impact and Backlash of Amazon and Google on New York City Real Estate

The Columbia University Club presents a panel of New York City real estate experts as we discuss how recent developments and backlash impact the city’s commercial and residential real estate markets, the city’s land use and the city’s neighborhoods.

Registrations are final on March 15.


Michael T. Cohen, President of Collier Tri-StateMr. Cohen will be speaking from the perspective of a commercial office broker and the impact of Amazon and Google on the city’s office market. He is also a real estate investor and part of a multi-generational real estate family.

Meredith Marshall ’92BUS, Managing Partner and Co-founder of BRP Companies – Mr. Marshall a minority-owned affordable housing developer in New York City. BRP owns more than 1.3 million square feet of completed real estate projects and nearly 3 million square feet currently in development. He has also led the firm’s strategic partnership initiatives including acting as the liaison to all New York City Housing Agencies.

Alan Suna, Owner of Silvercup Studios Mr. Suna has been an owner and developer in Long Island City for over 40 years. He will be speaking from this perspective, particularly on the impact of the new Amazon headquarters on Long Island City.

This event is co-sponsored by the Columbia University Club of New York and the Penn Club of New York. Special thanks to Columbia University Club Program Committee co-chair, John Celock ’04JRN.