On the evening of Monday, October 20, ULI will be hosting an exclusive VIP gala dinner for leaders in the real estate and land use industry. The venue for the dinner will be the incomparable American Museum of Natural History, located at Central Park West at 79th Street. ULI is excited to announce that the honoree at this year’s gala dinner is Michael Fascitelli. A respected and deeply accomplished advocate for sound urban-centric development and investment for many years, Fascitelli exemplifies the Institute’s commitment to the practice of responsible land … Read More
Last Chance: Apply for a Fall Meeting Scholarship A free registration to the 2014 Fall Meeting in New York City could be yours! Apply by August 29 to one of ULI’s two scholarship programs: The Wells Fargo ULI Student Scholarship Program awards scholarships to undergraduate students and students obtaining a master’s degree in real estate. Special interest will be placed on those participating or interested in green building practice. The Women’s Leadership Initiative Scholarship supports the professional development of ULI women members. Scholarships will be awarded in recognition of a member’s contributions to ULI and demonstrated commitment … Read More
Built By Women Call For Nominations The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) is looking to identify 100 outstanding structures and built environments, contemporary or historic, that were designed and/or constructed by women for their Built By Women New York City recognition honor. BWAF, an organization dedicated to changing the building industry culture to allow for greater acknowledgement and respect of women’s work, is currently accepting nominations. Built By Women nominations require that the structures and built environments must have been a woman-led design (architecture, engineering or landscape) or construction, from … Read More
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
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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Urban Visionary: Bill Rudin by Rémy Raisner, CFA As part of the Urban Visionary speaker series, renowned developer, owner, manager and New York civic leader Bill Rudin, Vice Chairman and CEO of Rudin Management Company addressed ULI Members at the midtown offices of Kirkland & Ellis, on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Rudin Management Company is a family business created by family patriarch Louis Rudinsky, a Polish-Jewish immigrant, who turned profits from a Lower East Side store into the purchase of a building on 54th Street. The family’s New York roots and … Read More
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The Center for Active Design Announces its First Annual Excellence Awards Recognizing Innovation in Design to Promote Public Health Active Design is quickly gaining momentum as an effective solution to the rise in chronic diseases, recognized as today’s greatest health epidemics. The Center for Active Design is the leader of this new design and health movement. The Center for Active Design today announced the winners of the first annual Center for Active Design Excellence award. This is the first ever Active Design awards competition recognizing the role design plays in addressing … Read More
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Congratulations to the 2014 Hines Competition Winners A team of graduate students representing the University of Maryland took top honors at the 12th annual ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition with its winning plan to redevelop a Nashville neighborhood as a healthy community. An ideas competition, the ULI Hines program is designed to simulate an actual urban design and development scenario. The 2014 competition was based on a hypothetical situation in which the site owners had asked for a proposal that transforms the historic Sulphur Dell neighborhood. As … Read More
Building Healthy Places: Unlocking the Value Conference: Resources Now Available On February 20 and 21, ULI convened its first-ever Building Healthy Places Conference. About 300 people gathered in Los Angeles to discuss the next big ideas in driving innovation and connecting real estate and health. The conference brought together leaders, researchers, and practitioners in the fields of real estate development, public health, planning, and more to start advancing the state of policy and practice around creating healthy places and communities. The two day conference included general and concurrent sessions, roundtable … Read More
ULI NY Receives 2014 Resiliency Grant; ULI Announces Recipients Four grants totaling $80,000 have been awarded to four Urban Land Institute district councils as part of ULI’s Resiliency Grant program. The grant money will support local projects that help advance ULI’s work in helping develop long-term urban design and real estate strategies to making cities both more resilient and adaptable to the impact of climate change. The grants are part of ULI’s larger program of work on climate change, sustainability and resiliency. The funding for the Resiliency Grant program … Read More