A graduate of Government and Public Administration from Abia State University, Umez
is also the author of 'Tears in her Eyes' (short stories) and 'Aridity of Feelings' (poems).
Duncan currently serves as UMEZ
's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer under the leadership of Kenneth J.
The Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) itself used the very mode these groups attacked for its UMEZ
supported aim of attracting local residents to neighborhood shops.
Since it's inception in 1994, UMEZ
has invested approximately $100 million into upper Manhattan.
, THE TRAGEDY OF A VALUE SYSTEM IN NIGERIA: THEORIES AND SOLUTIONS 49 (1999) (quoting a Nigerian official responding to a question concerning Nigerian corruption posed by The Nigerian Foundation, Inc., and Nigerians in Houston, Texas, Dec.
Uche Peter Umez
's Aridity of Feelings is a reflection of events in postcolonial Nigeria; it is Umez
's second poetry collection.
Knight, who has helped lead UMEZ
since 2003, earlier served as a vice president for Morgan Stanley in New York and in Tokyo.
Simmons said the simplicity of the plan first struck him when he was working as the chief investment officer with the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ
envisions Mart 125's transformation into a premier facility that will elevate Harlem as a cultural destination, attracting cultural consumers from across the street and around the world," said UMEZ
President and CEO Kenneth Knuckles.
Real estate professionals have added these abbreviations and the shortcuts of REALTYSPEAK to their everyday vocabulary by using acronyms like: DOB (Department of Buildings); DOF (Department of Finance); ETPA (Emergency Tenant Protection Act); DEP (Department of Environmental Protection); DEC (NYS Department of Environmental Conservation); OMB (Office of Management & Budget); REBNY (Real Estate Board of NY); CPC (City Planning Commission); BSA (NYC Board of Standards & Appeals; EDC (the New York City Economic Development Corporation); UMEZ
(Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone); MONYEZ (Mayor's Office of the New York Empowerment Zone).
) and Tiago Holdings, LLC are co-hosting a conference for prospective contractors to work on this monumental project.
"This is an opportunity to jumpstart a development equivalent to Harlem USA," said Paul Quintero, senior vice president of business investments with UMEZ