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Holiday Happy Hour at Cintrifuse Union Hall


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


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  

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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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Niehoff Urban Studio honors John Barrett as a Urban Visionary and City Builder

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Niehoff Urban Studio invites you to join them at the third annual UC Niehoff Urban Studio Fundraiser on November 19, 2015. They will honor Western & Southern Financial Group CEO John Barrett as a “Urban Visionary and City Builder”. Proceeds will support students working and studying at the studio to serve local communities through design and research. Please find an interactive link to registration here: The Studio has had an exciting past year with ten classes including more than 250 students from Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Architecture, Horticulture, … Read More

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Cities Which Outperform Cincinnati on Transit Tend to Outperform Cincinnati on Economic Strength

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Chamber, Agenda 360, Skyward, ULI release Regional Indicators Report CINCINNATI—November 10, 2015— The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s Agenda 360 initiative, Skyward and Urban Land Institute today released The Connected Region; a Transit Regional Indicators Report. Like all Regional Indicators Reports, The Connected Region compares the Cincinnati Metro area with 11 peer cities that Greater Cincinnati competes with for people and jobs (Austin, Charlotte, Cleveland, Columbus, Denver, Indianapolis, Louisville, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Raleigh and St. Louis). Key findings include: Competitive regions that out-perform Cincinnati on top indicators of economic strength tend to … Read More

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The Emerging Leaders Program from a new member’s perspective


Hi, I’m Scott and I’m new. New to the Marketing Committee. New to ULI. New to this business in general. When I started researching the Emerging Leaders program, I wanted to learn about the previous classes and find out why people should want to be involved in the future. I reached out to the program chair, Nick Hoyng, to learn more. Nick began by sending me an overview of the program and suggested I look it over and we follow up with a phone call the next day to answer any … Read More

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Regional Product Council to Pittsburgh


The Regional Product Council (RPC) of the ULI East Central region (including Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Indiana, and Pittsburgh) gathered in Pittsburgh this September for two days of sessions and tours focused on Urban Infill and Mixed-Use Development. ULI Pittsburgh hosted the RPC meet-up of more than 30 ULI members, showcasing its neighborhoods and urban core. City officials and industry leaders shared stories of Pittsburgh’s past, present, and future with several award-winning projects highlighting the city’s renewal. The first day included a walking tour of the urban core with the Pittsburgh Downtown … Read More

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UC-ULI collaborate for second student case competition

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ULI Cincinnati and the University of Cincinnati are in the midst of their second local case competition this fall. This year, the case class enrollment exceeded expectations, and has five teams of four students, each well-balanced from the disciplines of planning, design (DAAP) and real estate (Lindner College of Business). The studio competition offers three hours of course credit and qualifies as a service learning collaborative for students. The class is modeled after the ULI Hines national competitions which occur annually. The assigned case this year is a mixed use site … Read More

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