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Unlocking the Tri-State Region: Foreign Direct Investment Symposium on March 31

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The City of Cincinnati Department of Community and Economic Development, in partnership with Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Cincinnati, is hosting a foreign direct investment (FDI) Symposium entitled Unlocking the Tri-State Region on March 31, 2017. The City is partnering with key stakeholders to provide an advanced understanding of how foreign direct investment can help grow the regional economy. The event will concentrate on foreign direct investment strategy as it relates to capital flows into infrastructure and real estate, and manufacturing, trade and workforce. OCO Global Chief Executive Officer Mark … Read More

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ULI’s 2015 Annual Report

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The 2015 Annual Report is the story of ULI pushing the envelope, every day, around the globe, helping foster better decisions … 2016 Urban Land Institute.

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National Real Estate Industry Leaders Join the ULI’s Executive Committee for Americas Region

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Next Step in ULI’s Global Evolution WASHINGTON (March 17, 2016) – The Urban Land Institute (ULI), one of the world’s leading authorities on land use and urban planning, appointed a group of 15 nationally recognized industry leaders to its newly formed executive committee for the Americas.  The regional committee is a key element in ULI’s comprehensive restructuring plan launched earlier this year.  “I am very pleased that this group of senior, respected industry leaders has agreed to be the inaugural executive committee with responsibility for guiding the growth of the … Read More

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Winning team proposes “Queen’s Landing” for Downtown Site

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In the third annual Urban Land Institute (ULI) Cincinnati Case Competition, the assigned case was a site located in the southwest corner of Downtown Cincinnati. The West Water Street development site (not a currently active development site) is comprised of a large parcel of land southwest of Paul Brown Stadium. This site is used as a company’s central aggregate distribution and ready mixed concrete terminal for the Cincinnati metro area. The main property is positioned between West Merhing Way and the Ohio River. To the west of the site is the … Read More

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The Connected Region: November Transit Event with Cincinnati Chamber, Skyward and Agenda 360

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November’s The Connected Region event featured keynote speaker Gabe Klein, a transit advocate and author of Start-Up City, who has worked as a Director of the DOT in both Chicago and D.C. The event was held in conjunction with the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s release of the Transit Report, a transit-focused Regional Indicators Report that benchmarks the Greater Cincinnati region against 11 peer regions, issued in partnership with the Agenda 360 initiative, Skyward, and Urban Land Institute. Cities Which Outperform Cincinnati on Transit Tend to Outperform Cincinnati on Economic Strength … Read More

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Holiday Happy Hour at Cintrifuse Union Hall

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The Happy Hour at Cintrifuse’s Union Hall capped off the year for ULI Members. Hosted by the ULI Cincinnati Young Leaders group, or “YLG”, these free happy hour events are open to all members, held in new, interesting urban spaces. The Holiday event was in the Homeroom of Union Hall at Cintrifuse, which opened in its new Over-the-Rhine space in August 2015. Learn more about Cintrifuse at Union Hall. Watch for the next YLG-hosted happy hour and join us!

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Emerging Trends 2016

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The annual ULI Emerging Trends event held on December 2, 2015 featured a rapid rundown of new developments and trendspotting across the Cincinnati region, as well as an overview of the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2016 report, a publication from PwC and ULI. Report Highlights The 2016 national trends reports the “growing confidence” in 18 hour city markets, as well as a fresh look at suburban opportunities gaining investor favor. With 84% of jobs outside of the City centers, among these top 40 markets, more suburban downtowns are densifying, especially … Read More

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THANK YOU for making it a great year for ULI Cincinnati

2015 by the numbers: 1,305 total event attendance 21 events held 67 members actively involved on committees or as mentors 244 ULI Cincinnati members And special thanks to our 40 sponsors!

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New WLI Study: Women in Leadership in the Real Estate and Land Use Industry

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The Women’s Leadership Initiative released its first comprehensive research study entitled Women in Leadership in the Real Estate and Land Use Industry. WLI wanted to fill a void in existing research on women in the workplace, which has until now primarily analyzed employees of Fortune 500 companies and has not looked at the nuances in real estate specifically. Read the full report at womenincre.uli.org  

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ULI Students and Young Leaders Invited to Happy Hour

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ULI Cincinnati will be hosting a Happy Hour for students and young leaders at Catskellers on the University of Cincinnati Campus. The event will take place on Thursday, November 19 from 5-6 PM.

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