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Join ULI in Honoring Michael Fascitelli

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

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Coming Soon— ULI’s First Conference on Urban Resilience

Coming Soon—The Urban Land Institute’s First Conference on Urban Resilience Join your peers and experts in real estate, finance, climate risk, and policy September 4-5 in San Francisco to learn how development can minimize loss and mitigate risk, and how smart development can uncover new opportunities in an uncertain future. At Building the Resilient City: Risks and Opportunities, you will discover the challenges, opportunities, and best practices for building resilient urban environments: Understand the risk landscape to make informed investment decisions. Find opportunities to retain insurability, attract tenants, and maintain … Read More

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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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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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Download Presentations from the 2014 Spring Meeting

Download Presentations from the 2014 Spring Meeting The 2014 Spring Meeting attracted 3,000 of the top leaders from every sector of the real estate industry to Vancouver, British Columbia, for three days of exclusive programming. Videos of select presentations are now available at ULI.org, as well as PDFs of the slideshow presentations from many of the Spring Meeting speakers.   Watch the videos and download the presentations!

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Housing Opportunity 2014 In Depth: Great Speakers Make the Difference

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Housing Opportunity 2014 In Depth: Great Speakers Make the Difference ULI’s premier housing event is almost here! Housing Opportunity 2014: Healthy Housing, Healthy Places is taking place in Denver, Colorado this May 14-16. While there are many elements to a great conference, one of the most important factors is great speakers and Housing Opportunity 2014 has you covered! Here is a just a sample of the confirmed speakers: Rajiv Bhatia, University of California at Berkeley Eileen Fitzgerald, NeighborWorks America Jonathan Harwitz, Low Income Investment Fund Jeremy Hudson, Specialized Real Estate … Read More

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New ULI Publication Documents the Economic Benefits of Developing Healthy Places

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New ULI Publication Documents the Economic Benefits of Developing Healthy Places Released this week at the ULI Spring Meeting in Vancouver, ULI’s Building for Wellness: The Business Case examines the investment payback on incorporating amenities that promote health and wellness, how developers have pursued this objective, and the resulting market response. The report was prepared as part of ULI’s Building Healthy Places initiative, a two-year global program of work that seeks to raise awareness of the connections between health and the built environment, and to encourage the development of communities that are conducive … Read More

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Resilient Cities Research Report featured in New Urban Land Magazine Article

Resilient Cities Research Report featured in New Urban Land Magazine Article Originally published in UrbanLand By Richard Barkham Real estate investors often worry that their portfolios might be pummeled by economic factors such as rising interest rates. But there are plenty of other concerns—rising sea levels, earthquakes, overpopulation, social inequity, pollution, crime, and poorly functioning government. Globalization, climate change, and aging populations are creating dramatic changes at the country, city, and neighborhood level. These changes, in turn, are likely to have a profound impact on the built environment. READ MORE HERE. Related: Resilient … Read More

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Register Today! Webinar: In the Mix – Getting Residential Development in Mixed Use Communities Right

Register Today! Webinar: In the Mix – Getting Residential Development in Mixed Use Communities Right Join the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing for an engaging discussion with experienced developers on how to sustain the long-term vibrancy and economic viability of residential development in mixed use communities. ULI Housing Interchange Webinar Series Presents: In the Mix – Getting Residential Development in Mixed Use Communities Right April 23, 2014, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. ET Register Today!   This ULI Housing Interchange Webinar Series program will highlight the necessary ingredients to develop and … Read More

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Quality of Infrastructure is a Top Deal Maker or Breaker for Real Estate Investment and Development Decisions, Says Infrastructure 2014 Report from ULI and EY

Quality of Infrastructure is a Top Deal Maker or Breaker for Real Estate Investment and Development Decisions, Says Infrastructure 2014 Report from ULI and EY The quality of infrastructure systems – including transportation, utilities, and telecommunications – is a top factor influencing real estate investment and development decisions in cities around the world, sharing a high ranking with consumer demand in terms of importance, according to a survey of public- and private-sector leaders conducted by the Urban Land Institute and EY. The findings are included in the Infrastructure 2014: Shaping the … Read More

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