Monthly Archives: August 2013

Greenprint Performance Report

The annual Greenprint Performance Report was released last week. As the largest global collection of transparent, verifiable, and comprehensive data about the environmental performance of buildings, this report provides aggregate benchmarks and performance trends for the real estate industry. Read the Report: Report Page Report (PDF)

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Ed McMahon’s Secrets to Successful Communities:

ULI Senior Resident Fellow Ed McMahon reveals the secrets to successful communities in this seven-part series for the Planning Commissioners Journal. As the Charles E. Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy, McMahon leads ULI’s worldwide efforts to conduct research and educational activities related to environmentally sensitive development policies and practices. He is also a senior staff adviser for ULI’s Building Healthy Places Initiative. Read the full article here.

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Technology and Real Estate: Changing Cities and Engagement

This video is based on interviews with speakers at the ULI Spring Meeting in San Diego. As cities continue to grow up around these technology companies, new and innovative ways of local engagement are emerging. Technology startups, like Popularise and Fundrise (see video above), are being used to engage community members beyond traditional town hall meetings. These types of websites not only allow the public to create a common vision for a development, but also gives people to opportunity to become an immediate stakeholder. This changes the way we invest … Read More

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Two new live online learning courses are coming up

ULI Online Live Workshop: Underwriting Office and Multifamily Real Estate Investments August 12 & 14, 2013 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT Take a process-oriented approach to evaluating office and multifamily investments from a physical and financial perspective.  This two-part live online workshop will be recorded, so if you miss part of a session you will be able to catch up. ULI Online Live Workshop: Excel Tips and Shortcuts for Real Estate Professionals Sept. 12, 2013 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT Do you know how to use Excel to … Read More

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Fall Meeting

The ULI Fall Meeting attracts more than 6,500 attendees annually. It is the only event that brings together leaders from EVERY sector of the real estate development industry in one place. As an attendee, you will build relationships with developers, investors, architects, planners, brokers, attorneys, and government officials, and get the cutting-edge information you need to build your business. New for 2013 ◾Expanded networking opportunities, including scheduled meet-and-greet sessions with top real estate executives and thought leaders. ◾The return of the Shark Tank, where investors will evaluate real project proposals … Read More

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ULI Works for You: Win a Fall Meeting Registration

The ULI Fall Meeting is the premier opportunity to meet people and explore innovations in every sector of the real estate development and land use disciplines. Have a great idea for a concurrent session? Put it to a vote at the ULI Fall Meeting Idea Generator – the winner will receive free registration and deliver the session before an audience of industry leaders. Submit your Fall Meeting idea and vote today.  

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New Suburbanism: Reinventing Inner-Ring Suburbs

Retail, housing, and activity are among the keys to successful infill development. And don’t forget about parking. Read the article at Urban Land.

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All Aboard: Rail-Centric Construction Gets Back on Track

With train travel regaining ­popularity and high-speed passenger rail projects or improvements under construction in California, Michigan, and the Northeast Corridor, another era of railroad station construction is dawning. Read the article at Urban Land.

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