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Leverage Your Leadership with ULI Starting Today

Members of the Urban Land Institute are community builders, people who develop and redevelop neighborhoods around the globe, and most importantly leaders. ULI’s mission statement begins with the phrase “To provide leadership in the responsible use of land,” which is intertwined in nearly every aspect of our organization. We challenge our members to be leaders in their communities, their fields, and the Institute by creating sustainable and thriving communities worldwide. Through the Institute, members have opportunities to learn from each other, via our various leadership programs including The Larson Leadership … Read More

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A Leadership Vision for the Future

Rik Kirkland, Director of Publishing at McKinsey & Company, speaking at the ULI Global Trustees and Key Leaders Midwinter Meeting 2015.

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13 Urban Trends to Watch; the 10 Most Walkable U.S. Cities; and How Houston’s No-Zoning Approach Evolved With the City

13 Urban Trends to Watch; the 10 Most Walkable U.S. Cities; and How Houston’s No-Zoning Approach Evolved With the City Robert Krueger Director, Public Relations & Social Media at Urban Land Institute Urban Land Magazine Monthly Digest ———————————————- Go to Urban Land: =======Top Urban Land Magazine Stories======= • 13 Urban Trends to Watch by Henry Cisneros In an excerpt from his new book, Urban Real Estate Investment: A New Era of Opportunity, Henry Cisneros makes the case for the forces of change that will create a new urban reality. … Read More

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How Can Open Space Add Value to Real Estate Development: ULI Louisiana Initiates First TAP in 10 years

In the latest Urban Land magazine, experts discuss trends and opportunities in incorporating open space into the development of multifamily and mixed-use communities, from interior courtyards to public parks to wildlife preserves. Read the article Open Space in New Orleans: ULI Louisiana Initiates its First TAP in 10 years The concept of open space into the development of vibrant communities and the advantages of such amenities will be further discussed at the upcoming two-day ULI Louisiana Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) on March 20-21.  Downtown has a thriving entrepreneurial community and … Read More

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Online learning: A new multifamily housing class was just added to the schedule. It will be held Dec. 18.

Learn Online: Tips for Successful Multifamily Housing Development This new webinar provides multifamily housing developers with a practical guide to integrating management and marketing into the development process to maximize revenue and speed lease-up. Sign up for the Dec. 18 course.

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Emerging Trends Asia Pacific: The 2014 Emerging Trends report for the Asia Pacific region was released today.

Strong Real Estate Fundamentals Seen for Asia in 2014 The generally positive outlook throughout the Asia Pacific region is highlighted by the re-emergence of Japan as a favored market, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate Asia Pacific 2014, co-published by PwC and ULI. The top investment market for 2014 is Tokyo, which ranked second for development prospects. Read the report.

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Hines: Teams must enter the competition by Monday

Last Chance to Enter: Form a Team to Compete for $50,000 The Hines Student Urban Design Competition simulates the development process by challenging graduate students to tackle a real land use challenge in a U.S. city. The winning team takes home $50,000. Enter your team by Dec. 9.

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You Survive the Next Downturn Now

By Jonathan O’Connell October 14, 2013 Real estate leaders explain how they manage during the upswings—so they can better withstand the inevitable downturns. Nearly everyone seems to be able to name a move they wish they had not made during the years leading up to the Great Recession. Maybe it was buying a building or a parcel of land. Maybe it was taking on debt, acquiring a company, or expanding a practice. During the hottest years of the early 2000s, nearly everyone agreed to a deal that shortly thereafter—once stock markets and … Read More

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After Sandy: ULI Panel Looks at Improving Community Resiliency

Leading up to the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, ULI has prepared After Sandy: Advancing Strategies for Long-Term Resilience and Adaptability, which offers guidance on how to build communities in a way that responds to inevitable climate change and sea level rise and helps preserve the environment, boost economic prosperity, and foster a high quality of life. Download Report PDF |  Buy the Print Edition At the request of three district councils—ULI New York (city),ULI Northern New Jersey, and ULI Philadelphia—ULI convened a panel of the nation’s foremost authorities on real estate and urban planning … Read More

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The End of Suburban Sprawl? Observations from Ed McMahon’s Summer Trips

Is the end of suburban sprawl here? No, not yet, writes ULI Senior Resident Fellow Ed McMahon. But on his recent trips to communities across the United States to speak about the ULI report “Shifting Suburbs: Reinventing Infrastructure for Compact Development,” he saw ample evidence that the autocentric model that has long characterized American suburbs is changing. Read more.

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