Monthly Archives: September 2014

Fall Meeting Scholarships for Public Officials

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Through the generosity of ULI members who made contributions to ULI’s Annual Fund, the ULI Rose Center for Public Leadership is able to provide scholarships the 2014 Fall Meeting in New York City to individuals working in the public sector. Successful applicants will be sent instructions for registering for the meeting at the rate of $100 for ULI members (a savings of $775 off the early bird public official rate) and $200 for non-members (a savings of $965). The registration form includes space to sign up for special tours and events that are not … Read More

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New ULI Case Study: Arverne by the Sea in New York

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When Hurricane Sandy ripped through the New York area in October 2012, Arverne by the Sea on the Rockaway Peninsula of Queens was about half completed. Located directly adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean, the Rockaway Peninsula was hit hard, and the developers of Arverne wondered whether their well-laid plans for the project had been enough to withstand the onslaught. But they also approached the site with some confidence, knowing that they had prepared the development for such an event. In fact, they discovered that Arverne had survived the hurricane largely … Read More

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What’s so special about the ULI Fall Meeting?

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Why Should You Attend? New, Dynamic and Interactive Offerings for Attendees! Networking hub where you can network and build relationships with other real estate professionals. 45 sessions offered over three days; hear the latest current and future real estate trends. Sessions include the popular Shark Tank investor review of actual development proposals, an in-depth look at sectors from industrial to multifamily to resort development, and shifting demographics that are influencing everything from office space to housing demands. ULI Events app’s activity feed, games, and leadership board allows you to follow, … Read More

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ULI Report Explores Resilient Housing and Extreme Weather

A new report from the Urban Land Institute explores the connection between strengthening the resilience of housing and communities to severe weather and building for health and wellness. Housing in America: Integrating Housing, Health, and Resilience in a Changing Environment points to the need for greater emphasis on community building—including housing—that is more adaptable to changing environmental conditions. The report lists five fundamentals that are key to development practices that improve both the health and resilience of communities, and it profiles the responses of communities in Kansas, California, and Iowa … Read More

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Reducing Buildings’ Energy Consumption and Emissions

One of the case studies in the latest Greenprint Report focuses on Grosvenor’s sustainability oriented renovation of Broadmead Village, pictured, in Victoria, Canada, including only native plants and drip irrigation equipped with rain sensors. (Grosvenor)

The latest report published by the ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance demonstrates that some of the world’s leading real estate investors are making significant progress in reducing energy consumption, carbon emissions, and water usage in their existing buildings. The Greenprint Performance Report measures and tracks the performance of 4,001 buildings owned by Greenprint’s 34 members and affiliated partners, who constitute an alliance of the world’s leading real estate owners, investors, and financial institutions committed to improving environmental performance across the global property industry. Volume 5 of the report, which … Read More

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