Monthly Archives: June 2014

ULI Welcomes New Members To Board Of Directors and New Trustees

ULI Welcomes New Members To Board Of Directors and New Trustees ULI welcomes new members to the ULI Board of Directors, ULI Foundation Board of Directors, ULI Operating Committee, and ULI Trustees, all of whom will start serving their terms July 1, 2014. The ULI Board members oversee the development of ULI’s business strategy and business plan to guide the advancement of ULI’s mission, which is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. The ULI Operating Committee is responsible for implementing the … Read More

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WLI Announces Fall Scholarship Program

WLI Announces Fall Scholarship Program  ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) is very excited to announce 2014’s WLI scholarship program. This is a great opportunity for all ULI members who are active in District Councils, including Associate, Young Leader, and Student members, to apply for a Fall Meeting WLI Scholarship. The program supports the professional development of women members through participation in the Fall Meeting, and advances the mission of WLI: to raise the visibility and number of women leaders in ULI and the real estate industry.  Through this program, the WLI aims to … Read More

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ULI New York is Hiring!

ULI New York is looking to hire a Senior Associate, a full-time professional position within the New York District Council. Please click here for further details.

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KISI Wins First RETech Challenge

KISI Wins First RETech Challenge Congratulations to KISI for winning this years RE:Tech Challenge! KISI, a cloud-based access control app, allows users to swipe their door open from their smartphone. The app also allows users to manage and track key access through a secure and encrypted web interface. Held at WeWork – Charging Bull on Tuesday, June 24, the Real Estate Tech Hacker Challenge, RE:Tech Hacker Challenge Demo Day was judged by a group of esteemed real estate and tech industry leaders. Judges included Dmytro Pokhylko, NYCEDC; Jesse Middleton, WeWork Labs; Chase … Read More

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WLI Gets an Exclusive Tour of Domino Sugar Factory

WLI Gets an Exclusive Tour of Domino Sugar Factory by Sakshi Khanna The Domino Sugar Factory on the Williamsburg waterfront, the last of its kind, is set to be demolished in 2 weeks to make way for the new development. The factory is currently displaying the Kara Walker installation “A Subtlety” (until July 6th), a homage to the unpaid and overworked artisans who have refined our sweet tastes from the cane fields to the kitchens of the world. The installation offers a peek into the history of the waterfront as … Read More

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Call for Panelists! University Heights Technical Assistance Panel (TAP)

Call for Panelists! University Heights Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) University Heights — Bronx, NY July 23-24, 2014 ULI New York is seeking panelists for an upcoming TAP, details are below. If you are interested in serving as a panelist, please contact Sarah Krautheim. During this two-day program, a panel of 6-12 ULI members provide local governments and non-profits with the information and tools needed to move projects from the backburner to full steam ahead through a two day, free consultation service. Master plans, achieving a broader tax base, market feasibility, and financial structuring are … Read More

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Crain’s 3rd Annual Real Estate Conference: Special Discount for ULI Members

Crain’s 3rd Annual Real Estate Conference: Special Discount for ULI Members What’s Really Driving the Market WHEN Tuesday, June 17, 2014 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. WHERE JW Marriott Essex House 160 Central Park SouthNew York, NY 10019 Register and receive a 25% discount as a ULI member (Promo code: uliRE) DESCRIPTION Join Crain’s as we explore growth opportunities in commercial and residential real estate from midtown to downtown Manhattan to Flushing and downtown Brooklyn. AGENDA 8:00 a.m. Registration and Networking Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Grand Salon 8:35 a.m. – 9:25 a.m. Opening Armchair … Read More

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ULI Endorses Urban Street Design Guide from National Association of City Transportation Officials

ULI Endorses Urban Street Design Guide from National Association of City Transportation Officials ULI is endorsing the Urban Street Design Guide, published last year by the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO). The guide embraces the unique and complex challenge of designing urban streets, aiming to make streets safe for people whether they are walking, biking, using transit, or driving. The guide’s emphasis on making alternative transportation modes accessible and safe reflects a trend toward making cities more people-friendly and less car-centric, according to ULI Global Chief Executive Officer Patrick L. Phillips. … Read More

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Save the Date: ULI Mainland China Summer Conference

Save the Date: ULI Mainland China Summer Conference ULI Mainland China will hold the inaugural Summer Conference on Thursday, June 26, in Beijing. The Conference will focus on urban regeneration, mixed-use development, and real estate market trends. Key conclusions will be shared from the study on urban regeneration by ULI Mainland China and the findings from the 2014 ULI Mainland China Real Estate Markets Report will be released. The conference will be followed by a cocktail party for all registered participants and a VIP dinner for invited guests. In the … Read More

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