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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


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


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


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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Winning team proposes “Burnet Square” for Avondale in second UC-ULI Cincinnati case competition


On October 29, at the University of Cincinnati, five student teams made their final presentations vying for a $5000 award, in the second annual Urban Land Institute (ULI) Cincinnati Case Competition. The event concluded an eight week course done in collaboration with UC Real Estate Program and Center, UC College of DAAP’s Niehoff Urban Studio and ULI Cincinnati. The assigned case this year was a 5.5 acre mixed use site in Avondale, located near Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Information on the site was provided to the teams with the help of Franz … Read More

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