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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, as well as PDFs of the slideshow presentations from many of the Spring Meeting speakers.  Watch the videos and download the presentations at

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Investing in Resiliency: Ranking the Most Resilient Cities

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.  Read about this latest report presented at the ULI April 2014 Spring Meeting in Vancouver BC! Read the full article here>>>  

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Members Only Real Estate Forecast Webinar

ULI Members – if you are up early on April 1, 2014 we hope you will join a special ULI Webinar, “ULI/EY Real Estate Consensus Forecast Webinar. It will be held at 11am ET, 5am Hawaii Standard Time. The survey findings will be brought to you by Anita Kramer, Vice President, ULI-Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate and Howard Roth, Global Real Estate Leader, EY. A lively discussion from panel members Doug Poutasse, Executive Vice President, Bentall Kennedy, Bill Maher, Director of North American Investment Strategy, LaSalle Investment Management, and Jon Southard, Principal and Managing Director, CBRE … Read More

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Vancouver – Value Based Development

“Vancouverism” is now synonymous with tower-podium architecture, green space, and breathtaking views. But the much-admired Canadian city’s real secret of success may be its value-based development process. Vancouver has spent decades on its deliberative, values-driven process in which local government planners, developers, and the citizenry have labored to form a consensus vision and come up with creative solutions for achieving it.  Read more>>>

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New ULI Case Study: Community’s Health Amenities Pay Dividends

A master-planned community in Virginia is setting itself apart with its working farm and other health-oriented amenities.  Willowsford is a 4,125-acre master-planned community that includes a range of luxury single-family housing and a wealth of amenities, many related to fostering healthy lifestyles, including a working farm and a farm-to-table focus. Read the new ULI Case Study.

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Honolulu Mayor Chosen for ULI Fellowship

Mayors of Honolulu, Indianapolis, Memphis and Portland Named as Fellows by the ULI Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership Posted on October 2, 2013 by Robert Krueger WASHINGTON (October 1, 2013) – The mayors of Honolulu, Indianapolis, Memphis, Tenn., and Portland, Ore. have been selected as the 2013-2014 class of fellows for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership.  The mayor of each city will lead a team of three fellows and a coordinator, who together will select a local land use challenge for which they will receive technical … Read More

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A Condo Developer, Media Exec, Healthcare CEO and a Hotelier walk into a Chinese restaurant….

On an expected cool evening this past June, ULI Young Leaders of Hawaii held one of its annual marquee events, Speed Mentoring, at the Mandalay Restaurant. While the dim sum flowed like salmon in the spring, thirty-six professionals in varying land/development fields had the opportunity to listen to four well accomplished and traveled executives that were very gracious in volunteering their time for the event. Susan Eichor (President and COO of AIO), Sean Hehir (President and CEO of Trinity Investments), David Striph (Senior VP of The Howard Hughes Corporation) and … Read More

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Fall Meeting Young Leader Reception at Epic

Young leaders from the Chicago area will host the ULI 2013 Fall Meeting Young Leader Reception from 6 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 5 at Epic, one of the newest plush bars in the River North area and a recommended restaurant by the 2013 Michelin Guide. With its towering loft space, rooftop lounge, grand glass staircase, and views of the city skyline, Epic restaurant is a can’t-miss destination. Your evening out will include signature house cocktails, beer, wine, seasonal hors d’oeuvres, and music by DJ Sasha. Over 400 young real estate and land … Read More

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Fall Meeting Scholarships – Young Leaders

Wells Fargo “Who’s Next” ULI Young Leaders Group Scholarship Program Posted on August 1, 2013 by ULI Admin Wells Fargo is sponsoring scholarships to cover the registration fee for 25 ULI members under the age of 35 in the U.S. to attend the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago. Find out more about the scholarship program here. The deadline for the completed applications is August 30th, so apply now! The winners will be announced the week of September 16th. This entry was posted in ULI National Fall Meeting. Bookmark the permalink.

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February, 2013 – Report Round Up: Special Transit Edition

The past few months have produced a bonanza of reports about transit and transit-oriented development (TOD): Coming from the global perspective is Transforming Cities with Transit. Published by the World Bank, the report contains a wealth of case studies documenting the successes, but also the trials and tribulations, that come with integrating transit and land use. The report is a one-stop source (or maybe a one-seat ride) of “best-case experiences,” both for rail–Copenhagen, Stockholm, Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, DC–and for bus rapid transit–Curitiba and Ottawa. The report also … Read More

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