July 8th General Interest Meeting
NYCREIC UPDATE JUNE 2020
Join the NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative for our general interest meeting! We will spotlight BIPOC-led projects in New York City to own land and buildings for community benefit, and organize to support them.*
We will feature:
Educated Little Monsters: an all black and brown youth movement bringing you the truth, through all forms of art, from dance, music & theater. Support them here & follow them on facebook here.
Mayday Space, an organizing hub and neighborhood resource in Bushwick, Brooklyn for arts, activism, and community events for all of NYC. Mayday is
Winter/Spring 2018 Newsletter: May All-Member Meeting
The New York City Real Estate Investment Cooperative (NYCREIC) stands with the Black Lives Matter movement. We acknowledge the deep history of white supremacy that, as scholar Miles Grier put it, distributes the three Ps of property, protection, and pleasure to white people first. Our co-leadership aims to transform the relationship between white supremacy, anti-Black racism, policing and land by supporting the call for community control made by the Movement for Black Lives and the call to support and promote community land trusts for Black and historically displaced communities made by 8 to Abolition.
In particular, we aim
Big News: NYC REIC is in Business!
IMPORTANT! ALL-MEMBER MEETING MAY 29TH!
WHEN: Tuesday, May 29, 6:30pm-8:30pm
WHERE: Central Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza, Info Commons
B41, 2, 3, B, Q
Please RSVP here. New members welcome.
WE WANT TO KNOW:
WHY You desire…
- to buy the building your space is in & need more $$$
- to sell a commercial space you own, but want to make sure it will continue to be affordable/serve neighbors
- to contribute to an innovative project to prevent the displacement of small businesses, community spaces, cultural centers, coops, artists, and more across NYC
- to be qualified invest your savings
Election postponed! join us on November 12, 2017
ATTORNEY GENERAL APPROVES NYC REIC
Happy new year! We have great news:
We now have approval from the New York State Attorney General Real Estate Bureau to collect money from members and use it for real estate investment. Here is our application and the approval. Join now so you can shape and invest in our first project. Members will be endorsing specific projects for investment at the upcoming 2018 all-member meeting.
Do you know a place we should work together to secure for community use? Suggest a project.
Board Elections of the NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative are
Fall 2017 Newsletter
Fellow member-investors, friends and neighbors,
The diligent readers among you of our newsletters know that we recently announced our intention to hold the First Annual Election of the new Board of Directors at our upcoming Fall All-Member Meeting.
After much deliberation, the Founding Board (formerly the Steering Committee) and the Nominating Committee has decided to postpone the elections until Spring 2018.
This was not an easy decision for us to come to. The Board has been working hard to obtain the approval of the Attorney General’s Office for our capital raising plans. And our Nominating Committee has
Summer 2017 Newsletter: July All-Member Meeting
New Board Elections on November 12th!
Join us for Board Elections of the NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative at our next All-Member Meeting! Sunday, November 12 from 3pm to 6pm at Prime Produce (424 West 54th St, between 9th & 10th Aves., Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, NY 10019): A, C, B, D, 1 at Columbus Circle or 50th Street. Run for the Board of the NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative (or nominate someone you know)!
A message from the Nominating Committee:
We, the Nominating Committee, have been hard at work planning for the election, where YOU will select the
May 2017 Newsletter: Report-back from All-Member Meeting
Join us at the next the Quarterly All-Member Meeting, at the Brooklyn Public Library!
REGISTRATION IS LIVE for our next All-Member Meeting, with a community land access workshop from 596 Acres! It’s on Tuesday, July 25 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Central Library (Brooklyn Public Library) (10 Grand Army Plaza) in the Information Commons. It’s great for: people and groups planning new community spaces, seeking stable work and cultural space, organizing to preserve existing ones, or interested in supporting grassroots real estate development! Find more more information and RSVP at reic4nyc-july.eventbrite.com!
At the meeting, we will be
Report-back from the Quarterly All-Member Meeting:
We held our Quarterly All-Member Meeting on May 7th at Word Up Community Bookstore on Amsterdam Ave at 165th Street in Washington Heights! Find about about the many ways this bookstore is serving, preserving and building the neighborhood, and their open hours, at wordupbooks.com. We hope some of us can join them for their 6th birthday party, which will be a free block party with live music, readings, painting, and more on Saturday, June 17th, 11am–6pm (plus a $10 cover dance party starting at 7pm)!
In the first half of the meeting, members