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Congratulations to the Winners of the NYC BigApps 2014 Competition!

Technology has the power to transform our world, and with this challenge, we’re empowering the sharpest minds in tech, design and business to help solve some of the city’s toughest civic challenges. – Mayor Bill de Blasio On Tuesday, September 16th, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Kyle Kimball, President of the New [...]

Read More · September 23, 2014

PARK(ing) Day 2014: A Cure for the Common Curb

HR&A Advisors invites Tribeca pedestrians to join us in celebrating vibrant urban public spaces on Friday, September 19th, when we transform three parking spaces into a temporary park as part of PARK(ing) Day 2014! First conceived in 2005 by Rebar, a San Francisco-based art and design studio, PARK(ing) Day challenges people to rethink the way [...]

Read More · September 18, 2014

Lighting Up The Lawn on D – A Transformative Outdoor Space in Boston

HR&A is pleased to announce our partnership with the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) in the launch of The Lawn on D, an innovative outdoor event space which celebrated its official opening on August 15th. “By having The Lawn On D, we’re taking another step in having the city be more innovative,” said Boston Mayor [...]

Read More · September 12, 2014

HR&A President Eric Rothman to speak at Rail~Volution 2014

HR&A President, Eric Rothman, will participate on a panel at Rail~Volution, an annual conference dedicated to catalyzing livable communities through transit and transit-oriented development (TOD) on September 21st – 24th in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Eric Rothman will present on the public sector’s role in funding TOD as a member of a panel titled “Public Finance Support [...]

Read More · September 9, 2014

HR&A Partner Jamie Torres-Springer to moderate at CDFA New York/New Jersey Conference.

HR&A Partner, Jamie Torres Springer, will serve as a moderator at the Council for Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) New York/New Jersey Financing Roundtable Conference on September 16th. The CDFA is a national association dedicated to the advancement of development finance concerns and interests. CDFA is comprised of the nation’s leading members of the development finance [...]

Read More · August 25, 2014

HR&A Los Angeles Kicks-off Involvement in the LA River Revitalization Effort in Kayaks!

HR&A is honored to be a part of the revitalization of the Los Angeles River. This summer, we kicked-off a project for the Los Angeles River Revitalization Corporation (LARRC) that will help to assess the implementation opportunities for what is clearly one of the most exciting open space projects in the country. The United States [...]

Read More · August 25, 2014

HR&A is Proud to Announce Cary Hirschstein as a New Partner

“Cary embodies HR&A’s values. He has a special ability to navigate complex urban development projects making him such a cherished asset for our clients and our entire community for over 10 years.” – John Alschuler, Chairman, HR&A Advisors HR&A is pleased to announce the promotion of Cary Hirschstein to Partner in our New York office. [...]

Read More · August 18, 2014

Game On! Summer Programming Along Water Street

On behalf of the Downtown Alliance, HR&A is managing the programming and implementation of Game On!, a summer programming series that is transforming Water Street into Lower Manhattan’s playground. From Whitehall to Wall Street, public spaces on Water Street are being activated with pop-up installations including play-oriented programming, beer gardens, and even a beach! Game [...]

Read More · August 18, 2014

BigApps Block Party – Building a Better City Through Tech!

HR&A is producing NYC BigApps 2014, the largest civic technology competition in the world. BigApps, sponsored by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and global tech firms, awards over $100,000 in prizes to teams that develop apps, connected devices, and other digital products that improve civic life in New York. For those of [...]

Read More · July 14, 2014

Mayor Releases HR&A’s Downtown Housing Development Strategy for the City of Burlington

On May 22nd, 2014, Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger and the Community and Economic Development Office (CEDO) unveiled HR&A’s study on the Downtown housing market in Burlington, Vermont. HR&A analyzed housing market conditions and growth patterns in Downtown Burlington, and then benchmarked recent market performance against that of comparable cities across the country. HR&A also provided [...]

Read More · July 8, 2014
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