Category Archives: News
Mahalo to Simon Treacy, Brad Case, James Mead and Ian MacNaughton for a terrific presentation on November 29, 2017 at The Kahala Hotel.
On January 28, 2016 ULI members toured the latest developments in Kapolei. Thank you very much to Chuck Hill and Robby Field of Kapolei Properties and Cameron Nekota of DR Horton for being such excellent tour guides.
Help us keep making a difference! Become a 2018 ULI Hawaii Sponsor Sponsorship commitments are for one year and are available at 4 diff erent levels: Diamond – $7,500 * Platinum – $5,000 * Gold $3,000 * Silver – $1,500 About ULI The Urban Land Institute is the premier real estate educator and conveiner in the country. It is unique in that it brings together leaders from accross all of the fi elds of real estate to foster collaboration and problem solving. ULI’s areas of research and education include: • The economy … Read More
On Aug 13, over 50 ULI Hawaii members enjoyed a great social hosted by The Howard Hughes Corp. They toured the showrooms of the latest Kaka`ako developments and enjoyed pupus, drinks, and wonderful views from the 6th floor deck room.
Airports, alternative lodging, & can Hawaii still compete? Thank you for a great discussion to David Carey III, President & CEO, Outrigger Enterprises Group, Harry Frampton, Managing Partner, East West Partners, and Patrick Fitzgerald, CEO, Hualalai Resort. We greatly enjoyed the lively discussion on May 20 about our hospitality industry. More information>>>
Save the Date! Join us for a discussion panel with industry leaders, David Carey III, President & CEO, Outrigger Enterprises Group, Harry Frampton, Managing Partner, East West Partners, Patrick Fitzgerald, CEO, Hualalai Resort, Edward L. Divita, Partner, Discovery Land Company (invited). What are the latest trends locally, nationally, internationally in the hospitality industry? Stay for pupus, drinks and mingling with these industry leaders. Kahala Hotel and Resort, 5/20/2015, 4pm – 7pm. Registration information coming soon.
The Urban Land Institute (ULI), with the support of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, has launched How Housing Matters, an interdisciplinary online portal focused on housing’s role in individual and neighborhood well-being. The portal offers up-to-date, easily searchable research and news connecting housing with a broad range of topics. The new knowledge-sharing tool emphasizes the connection between housing and better educational opportunities and outcomes for children; stronger foundations for family and community economic stability; and healthier, more productive individuals and neighborhoods. Related: Welcome to How Housing Matters The portal … Read More
When it comes to jobs and economic opportunities, where a person lives can be pivotal. After all, if an employer is located in high-cost area, the talent pool of available hires shrinks — or productivity declines as workers face long commutes. Indeed, potentially valuable employees may lose a great advancement opportunity and pursue work elsewhere if housing costs are too high. That’s the ultimate lose-lose scenario. One way to tackle this challenge, which affects American cities large and small, is through employer-assisted housing, a model that is receiving increased attention as … Read More
New research from the Urban Land Institute suggests that micro units—typically larger than a one-car garage, but smaller than a double—have staying power as a housing type that appeals to urban dwellers in high-cost markets who are willing to trade space for improved affordability and proximity to downtown neighborhoods. The Macro View on Micro Units includes an analysis by MPF Research of more than 400 rental apartment communities (comprising more than 90,000 units) built in 2012–2013 in the 35 U.S. metropolitan areas that experienced the highest concentration of multifamily construction during … Read More
On July 11, 2014, our monthly brown bag series featured Dolan Eversole, Regional Coordinator of NOAA UH Sea Grant Coastal Storms Program. Dolan presented the latest research on how climate change is expected to affect the built environment on Oahu and what mitigation and adaptation techniques are being discussed. Dolan said Hawai`i is stepping up efforts at planning for adaptation with recent legislation that assigns the State Office of Planning to implement an adaptation policy. You can see the text of the legislation here>>> Some of the key points from the talk: FLOODING … Read More