Monthly Archives: April 2013

WLI Rollout Update from Merrie Frankel, Chair of the WLI Outreach Committee

Working with ULI and the District Councils over the past few months to roll out the Women’s Leadership Initiative locally has been fascinating – every District Council is different and will be modifying the WLI programming to suit the needs of their district and membership. The WLI’s outreach has been initiated on two levels. First, a welcome letter from WLI is now included in every packet sent to new women members, which includes a link to the WLI Mission Statement, 2013 goals and the WLI web page. The letter cites … Read More

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WLI HOSTS INAUGURAL EVENT WITH MIRIAM HARRIS OF NYCEDC

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ULI New York  hosted  An Update from NYCEDC with Miriam Harris, the inaugural program of the District Council’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) on Wednesday, April 24, at Shearman & Sterling, LLP. This program marked the New York launch of the Urban Land Institute’s  groundbreaking initiative to promote women within the organization and New York City’s real estate industry. Miriam Harris, Senior Vice President of Real Estate Transactions at the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), gave a comprehensive presentation updating attendees on the latest public-private development projects from the NYCEDC, … Read More

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Upcoming Events in Regional ULI District Councils

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ULI Westchester Fairfield and  ULI Northern New Jersey have an exciting spring calendar ahead and they have cordially invited members of ULI New York to attend any of these upcoming events. Wednesday, June 5 Public-Private Partnerships: Innovative Finance Strategies for Redevelopment Projects This moderated discussion will focus on innovative financing mechanisms within the realm of public-private partnerships. Hosted at the Eisenhower Corporate Campus in Livingston, NJ, the first panel, will examine how PILOTs, tax abatements, public financing, redevelopment bonds and other public incentives can be best leveraged in terms of bringing a … Read More

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2013 Hines Competition Winner Announced

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A joint team of graduate students representing Kansas State University, the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of Kansas earned the $50,000 top prize in the 2013 Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition. The team edged out other finalists with its proposed development plan for a Minneapolis site near the Minnesota Vikings Stadium. About the Winning Design Entry Title: The Armory Award: Winner Team Number: 1155 Schools: Kansas State University, University of Missouri at Kansas City, and University of Kansas The Armory is a vision for Downtown East Minneapolis that transforms a … Read More

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Save at the ULI Bookstore in April

According to a recent ULI study, land use preferences in the United States are shifting. Experts foresee the largest increases in growth for new development located in compact, mixed-use, walkable nodes, or activity centers. Get the best ideas and how-to information on developing mixed-use and retail properties. Order by April 30, 2013, and save 10 percent on the 25 related titles in the ULI Bookstore! ULI members enjoy an even greater discount of 30 percent. Use the promo code Non13MUR to save. There are three ways to order: Visit the online bookstore. Call 800-888-4741. E-mail orders@ipgbook.com.

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WLI Featured on GlobeSt.com

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On April 10, ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) was featured on Globe St.com, a site dedicated to real estate news. New York’s District Council recently launched WLI and will host their first local program on the morning of Wednesday, April 24 at Shearman & Sterling LLP. Register for the program here. View the Globe St. article here or to learn more about ULI New York’s WLI and how to get involved.

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The New West Side – New York’s Next Frontier

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ULI New York’s Young Leaders Group kicked off its Mentorship Program with a panel discussion about Manhattan’s newest neighborhood: the “New West Side.” The neighborhood, which includes the Hudson Yards development, the special West Chelsea rezoning district and the northern end of the High Line, will soon be transformed by the extension of the No. 7 subway line to 34th Street and 11th Avenue, which is scheduled to be complete in mid 2014. Hudson Yards, which is being developed by a joint partnership between Related and Oxford Properties, will comprise … Read More

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Members hear about China’s bubbling outbound real estate investment market at ULI New York’s China Market Breakfast Briefing

Over 60 members attended ULI New York’s China Market Breakfast Briefing on March 22.  Joel Rothstein informed ULI New York members on March 22nd that China’s real estate market is buzzing with outbound investment activity, but that contrasting state policies are having simultaneous “heating” and “cooling” effects on the broader market. Rothstein, ULI Asia Pacific Member and a partner at Paul Hastings LLP’s Beijing office, said China’s trend toward outbound real estate investment over the past two or three years is one of the most striking characteristics in a state … Read More

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Energy Efficiency: ULI Wants Your Opinion

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Do you make budget or investment decisions that make buildings more energy efficient? ULI’s Energy Efficiency Indicator survey provides unique market insight into how real estate professionals view energy efficiency investments in buildings across global markets. The 2013 survey is under way, and ULI is seeking input from executives and building owners who make energy management and investment decisions in commercial and public sector buildings. The survey is a component of ULI’s Climate, Land Use and Energy (CLUE) Initiative and will directly inform future ULI programs and research. Some of … Read More

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Call for Entries: Apply for ULI’s Annual Housing Awards

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The Terwilliger Center for Housing is pleased to announce that the call for submissions for the workforce housing awards is now open! Submissions for theJack Kemp Workforce Housing Models of Excellence Awards and Robert C. Larson Workforce Housing Public Policy Awards are due Friday, May 10, 2013. The Jack Kemp Workforce Housing Models of Excellence Awards recognize exemplary developments that meet workforce housing needs in the local community. The Robert C. Larson Workforce Housing Public Policy Awards recognize innovative state and local initiatives that provide ongoing and sustainable support for workforce housing. Both the Jack Kemp Workforce Housing Models of … Read More

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