Life Sciences Real Estate Development Symposium - June 12

NEW YORK, NY The Steering Committee for the Life Sciences Real Estate Development Symposium will host its first in a series of meetings for real estate, design and life sciences professionals at The New York Academy of Sciences on Tuesday, June 12 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with a wine reception following until 4 p.m.

The Life Sciences Real Estate Industry in NYC The Symposium will examine the progress and potential that New York City holds for the life sciences, as well as the life science community’s requirements of space, adaptability and clustering of facilities to accommodate expansion and collaboration amongst scientists, designers, engineers and tech experts working in public and private settings.  The meeting is especially timely with the City of New York announcing its intention to establish an Applied Life Sciences Hub, the flagship project of LifeSci NYC, a 10-year, $500 million commitment to the city’s life sciences sector.

The goal of the symposium is to educate and increase awareness of collaborative growth opportunities among New York City’s real estate development, design and global life science communities.  The Symposium’s informative sessions led by high-profile leaders in the New York real estate community from Boston Properties, Hines, and Rudin – with presenters from CBRE, Newmark Knight Frank, JLABS, Genspace, Epibone, Modern Meadow, Biofabricate and OpenTrons Labworks will bring valuable knowledge and understanding regarding lessons learned and opportunities offered to real estate, life science organizations and professionals working in New York.  Session topics will include the definition of life sciences, traditional and upcoming industry drivers, requirements for space and characteristics of life science real estate and the state of life sciences in New York City.

Symposium Steering Committee The Steering Committee for the Symposium is committed to further examining the opportunities and potential that New York City has for the life sciences.

The Symposium Steering Committee includes:

• Nancy Kelley, JD/MPP, President and CEO, Nancy J Kelley + Associates

• Mitchel Simpler, PE, Managing Partner, Jaros, Baum & Bolles  

• Johnathan Mechanic, Chairman Real Estate Department, Fried Frank

•  James McKenna, Co-Founder, Hunter Roberts Construction Group

• John Sabey, CEO, Sabey Corporation

For more information or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kayla Jowski at About the Symposium for Life Sciences Real Estate Development The Symposium, led by the Symposium Steering Committee, will be the first in a series of meetings intended to serve as the catalyst for more targeted initiatives that the New York City life science real estate community could collaboratively pursue during the projected and unprecedented decade of growth ahead. All proceeds from the symposium will be dedicated to supporting the launch of the newly created NYC BIO Initiative to be founded in 2018. Learn more about the symposium at