Monthly Archives: March 2014

2013 Annual Report

At ULI, it is not just the buildings, neighborhoods, and cities we develop that inspire us, it is the people and the lives they create in these places every day. Our Annual Report reviews the work of ULI over the past financial year, but, more important, recognizes the impact our members have made on their communities.​ 2013 was a busy year for ULI — even by ULI’s standards. We expanded our partnerships with organizations outside the industry that share our commitment to excellence in community building. Our centers reinforced ULI’s tradition … Read More

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New from ULI Case Studies: 1450 Brickell in Miami

n this new Case Study from ULI, get an inside look at the financing, design, and development of 1450 Brickell, an office project in Miami that uses impact-resistant glass to make the building more resilient against flying debris in hurricanes. Alan Ojeda, the founder and CEO of Rilea Group, began planning the second phase of his two-acre project on Brickell Avenue in 2005, the same year that numerous high-rise buildings in the area were badly damaged by Hurricane Wilma. Since Ojeda was planning an office building with a glass curtain wall, he immediately focused on how he … Read More

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Sign Up for the April 1 ULI/EY Real Estate Consensus Forecast

Be the first to get the latest projections for key economic and industry indicators from the new ULI/EY Real Estate Consensus Forecast, sponsored by EY. Experts including Anita Kramer, vice president of ULI’s Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate, will present the findings in an April 1 webinar that is only available to ULI members and the media. The ULI/EY Real Estate Consensus Forecast semiannual report based on a survey of 39 of the nation’s leading real estate economists and analysts. Webinar participants will get candid, objective, consensus forecast data, as well as … Read More

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ULI Cincinnati Offers FREE Building Healthy Places TAP to Local Community or Organization

Building Healthy Places Initiative Community Competition:  In 2014, ULI Cincinnati will award one community organization with a TAP program FREE of charge. This particular TAP will focus on real estate development issues that are best addressed with expert, local knowledge on what the market can actually support. Questions this panel may address include such scenarios as: What type of development can be supported on a particular parcel of land that can contribute to building a healthier community? What specific community-wide strategies can be implemented to promote a healthier environment in … Read More

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The finalists of the Hines Student Urban Design Competition will compete for the $50,000 grand prize in Nashville.

Congratulations to the 2014 Hines Finalists Graduate student teams from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Harvard University, the University of Maryland, and the University of Texas at Austin will compete in Nashville for the 12th annual Hines Student Urban Design Competition and the grand prize of $50,000. The four teams will make their final proposals for developing the city’s historic Sulphur Dell neighborhood on April 3. As part of ULI’s Building Healthy Places Initiative, the 2014 competition asks the student teams to submit a development proposal that would promote healthy living … Read More

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Learn Online: The Why and How of Public Private Partnerships

Understanding potential deals through the eyes of public officials, and knowing how to access the tools available, are key prerequisites to meeting the self-interests of both the public and private sides in a development deal.  This new ULI webinar will give you the understanding and competencies to engage productively in that conversation. This program will describe why public private partnerships are so critical to successful development today by providing several case study examples illustrating different aspects of the practice.  The webinar materials will include a download of background material and … Read More

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Register Today for ULI’s Premier National Housing Conference

Are you interested in creating and sustaining housing opportunities in healthy communities? The ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing invites you to join colleagues from across the country to explore the critical intersection between housing and health at ULI’s premier national housing conference: Housing Opportunity 2014: Healthy Housing, Healthy Places May 14-16, 2014 Denver, CO Click here for details and registration.

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How Vancouver’s Olympic Legacy Is Shaping the Future of Transit

One of the legacies of the Olympic Games held in Vancouver four years ago is a light-rail line that has become something of an international model in transit circles. Read More. Reminder: Spring Meeting early registration and discount ends Friday.

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Health and Land Use Experts Gather in Los Angeles

Health and wellness oriented development will redefine community building for decades to come, according to panelists at ULI’s recent Building Healthy Places conference. Read More

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Last Chance to Apply for Housing Awards

Apply now or nominate a colleague who has designed or developed an exceptional project or program that supports housing opportunities for America’s working families. The ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing has extended the deadline to March 17 for its two awards programs: The Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Awards recognize and honor exemplary developments that demonstrate creativity in expanding housing opportunities for America’s working families. New this year, the 2014 Jack KempAwards will honor developments that ensure housing affordability for a range of incomes, particularly for households … Read More

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