ULI Cincinnati News

A Look at Aberlin Springs, an Agri-community

Maureen McDermott, NorthPointe Advisory Services, and Leslie Ratliff, the owner of Pendragon Homes, joined the ULI Cincinnati group on Thursday, August 26th, to discuss the Aberlin Springs Agri-community. Aberlin Springs is a residential development in Warren County, Ohio that includes a working organic farm at its core. The concept of an Agri-community is not new in the United States; these planned community have been here since the 1800s.  Today there are more than 200 Agri-communities in the US, typically situated outside of major metropolitan communities.  In these community supported agriculture … Read More

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Tri-State Trails: Connecting Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio

The Tri-State Trails Summit will be held August 31, 2018 at the University of Cincinnati. The momentum for improving trail connectivity in Greater Cincinnati has come a long way since Tri-State Trails was organized as an initiative of Green Umbrella in 2013. In 2018, Tri-Sate Trails’ Summit will explore how we can advance our collaborative efforts to spur innovation, encourage economic development, and promote equity in future trail development. The Summit will feature keynote speaker Karen Haley, Executive Director of Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc., to share the story  of how … Read More

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What RE Developers Need to Know About the TCJA

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has had a significant impact on businesses, and the real estate industry is no exception. As a developer, how do you navigate the changes and take advantage of opportunities? Join experts from Clark Schaefer Hackett for an informative morning session where you’ll learn about: Sec. 199A business income deduction Business interest limitations and excess business loss rules Carried interest Full expensing Qualified Opportunity Zones Like-kind exchange rules The event will take place from 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM on July 10th at the Clark … Read More

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HCDC Seeks Economic Development Specialist

The employee in this position administers various economic development programs and multiple projects.  He or she must be detail-oriented, with strong oral and written communication skills and computer skills.  Knowledge of tax incentive programs is essential, including enterprise zone and community reinvestment areas.  This position will provide research on certain contracts including demographics, statistics, maps and reports.  Knowledge of Community Improvement Corporations and experience with CAGIS a plus. Requirements: Experience (2-5) years, and bachelors degree in a related field.  Valid Ohio driver’s license necessary.  Some travel may be required. Salary$50-$60K/year. ABOUT HCDC: Established in 1983, HCDC, … Read More

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18 Hour City Series #3: Regional Readiness

The third session of the 18 Hour City Series occurred on May 10 with the topic Regional Readiness. Johnna Reeder, President and CEO of REDI Cincinnati, led the discussion, and like the previous sessions, ULI Cincinnati used pigeonhole technology to create a fully interactive forum between the speaker and audience. Reeder opened the session by explaining who REDI is, the organization’s capabilities and achievements. However, we learned most about the importance of educating site selectors on the attributes of our region. REDI has discovered the perceptions of site selectors are … Read More

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18 Hour City Series #2: Transportation

The second session of the 18 Hour City Series occurred on March 8 with Greater Cincinnati’s Bold Transportation Vision as the topic. Pete Metz, Transportation Policy & Coalition Manager with the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, led the discussion, and like the first session, ULI Cincinnati used pigeonhole technology to create a fully interactive forum between the speaker and audience. Metz stressed that although the Chamber is focused on three main categories as part of its strategic plan – leading with a bold business voice, expanding the talent base, and harnessing … Read More

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18 Hour City Series #1: Reputation and Image

The 18 Hour City Series kicked off January 10, 2018 with the topic Reputation & Image. Source Cincinnati was here to lead this inaugural session and get us thinking about our part in building Cincinnati’s reputation and image. We incorporated pigeonhole technology to create a fully interactive session between the speakers and audience. Take a look at a small portion of what we learned below. Julie Calvert, Executive Director, and Susan Lomax, Vice President of Source Cincinnati, led the discussion explaining there are three key factors when it comes to a … Read More

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University of Cincinnati teams receive Honorable Mention at ULI Hines Student Competition

Three University of Cincinnati teams competed in the National ULI Hines Student Competition, which ran January 15-29, 2018, and two of the UC teams participating received Honorable Mentions for their work. The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Hines Student Competition is an ideas competition that provides students the opportunity to devise a comprehensive design and development scheme for an actual, large-scale site in an urban area. Fifteen Architecture, Planning, and Real Estate students participated in the UC Forward interdisciplinary urban design class at the UC Niehoff Urban Studio to submit designs for a proposed development project in Toronto, Canada. … Read More

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Bond Hill Business District Focus of 2017 ULI Al. Neyer UC Competition

Since 2014, the ULI Al. Neyer UC Competition has encouraged students to form multidisciplinary teams to devise a comprehensive real estate development proposal for a real, large-scale site. The studio competition gives students hands-on experience in the process of working with colleagues from other disciplines to create a viable development project. It is often the first time an architecture student from UC College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP) works on a team with a real estate student from UC Carl H. Lindner College of Business. Darin Hall, GCRA … Read More

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UC Real Estate Center Seeks Associate Director

The UC Real Estate Center has an exciting opportunity for someone to join their team as Associate Director. The role involves extensive liaison with their advisory board members, industry professionals, students in UC’s real estate program, and faculty and staff at the University of Cincinnati.  The Center’s goal is to be considered among the best real estate programs in the country, so they are looking for someone who shares this aspiration, has a passion for helping young people, and has the energy and enthusiasm to help accomplish this mission. For … Read More

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