Southwest Detroit, MI: Advisory Services Panel

The Southwest Detroit Business Association asked ULI to provide strategic recommendations on a 6.9 acre parcel located at West Vernor & Livernois Avenue. This former Department of Public Works site is strategically located between the relatively successful West Vernor Avenue retail corridor and the industrial parcels adjacent to the CSX intermodal rail facility. The panel was asked a series of land use, market and development potential questions including Identify potential reuses and tenant mix for this site given the current and future trends market conditions in Southwest Detroit….
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After Sandy: Advancing Strategies for Long-Term Resilience and Adaptability

After Sandy

ULI convened 25 industry leaders for an Advisory Services panel to develop land use and investment strategies to help make the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy more resilient and adaptable to future storms. In addition, the panel developed a set of principles that can be applied to other places that are vulnerable to weather-related catastrophes. …
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Sanya, China: Advisory Services Panel

An international team of experts conducted a ULI Advisory Services Panel in Sanya, China, in August 2013. This panel, led by former ULI Chairman Harry Frampton, spent a week touring and interviewing key officials and businesses to understand how Sanya could attract a more diverse set of visitors. The overarching goal of the ULI recommendations was to make Sanya a world-class resort city. …
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Amelia Island Plantation: Advisory Services Panel

Amelia Island Plantation (AIP) is a master-planned community and resort located on Florida’s First Coast at the south end of Amelia Island. The community is situated about 35 miles northeast of Jacksonville, Florida, and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and marshes and the Intracoastal Waterway to the west. Since its inception in 1970, AIP has been known as both a one-of-a-kind resort destination and a distinctive residential community….
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Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital Reuse: Advisory Services Panel

In 2007 the Commission on Health Care Facilities in the 21st Century, also known as the “Berger Commission,” a nonpartisan panel established to review New York state’s acute and long-term care systems, directed the orderly closure of the Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital. Clinical services now provided at the hospital complex will move to new facilities under construction at the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus, located in downtown Buffalo. Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital will remain open and fully functional through 2011; however, the scheduled move in 2012 will leave this facility without a health care–related user….
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Chester, United Kingdom: Advisory Services Panel

Chester is situated on the River Dee in the rural county of Cheshire in the North West of England. It is close to the Welsh border and less than an hour from the cities of Greater Manchester and Liverpool. Manchester is the largest media hub outside of London and home to the UK’s biggest single-site academic campus, and Liverpool is home to one of Europe’s largest bio manufacturing clusters and one of the world’s most famous waterfronts….
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