Inspiration In Challenging Times: Urban Land Institute Announces Four Winners of 2010 Awards For Excellence In Europe, Middle East, and Africa Competition

Four exceptional developments have been selected as winners in the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Awards for Excellence: Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) competition, widely recognized as the land use industry’s most prestigious recognition program….
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Campus Martius — 2010 Urban Open Space Award Winner

UOSA 2010 Winner -- Campus Martius (alternate)

Campus Martius Park has become the heart of downtown Detroit’s development story and its signature public space. The goals of the park were to revitalize the center of downtown—to be the city’s gathering place, a catalyst for economic development, a beautiful signature square, and a positive image for Detroit locally and internationally, year round….
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West Trade Street/Beatties Ford Road Corridor: Advisory Services Panel

In June 2010, the city of Charlotte invited a ULI Advisory Services panel to evaluate and make recommendations on a host of issues associated with the economic development and revitalization along the West Trade Street and Beatties Ford Road corridor. Sponsors for the panel include Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU), Johnson & Wales University (J&W), Charlotte Center City Partners, and the Bank of America. The ULI Foundation also provided funding….
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SB 375 Has Much Potential to Help California’s Urban Areas Be More Environmentally and Economically Sustainable, Says Urban Land Institute’s Analysis of Law

A California law that requires metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) to create and implement land use plans that use compact, coordinated, and efficient development patterns to reduce auto dependency could, if implemented wisely, help the state’s urban regions become more economically and environmentally sustainable, according to an analysis of the law released today by the Urban Land Institute (ULI)….
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