ULI to Advise City of Georgetown, Georgetown County on Transforming Former Steel Mill, Port of Georgetown into Vibrant Destination

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Next week, a panel of industry renowned land use and urban development experts convened by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) will visit the City of Georgetown and Georgetown County to advise representatives from the city, county, South Carolina State Ports Authority and other stakeholders on how best to transform the 150-acre site that contains the former ArcelorMittal steel mill and the Port of Georgetown into a thriving destination for residents and tourists and a catalyst for economic development….
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ULI Awards Grants Totaling $55,000 to Help Improve Urban Resilience in Boston, Detroit, St. Petersburg, Florida; Charleston, South Carolina; and Portland, Oregon

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Efforts to improve the urban resilience of St. Petersburg, Florida; Boston; Detroit, Charleston, South Carolina; and Portland, Oregon are being supported by grants awarded by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to its district councils serving those areas. ULI is a research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and creating sustainable, thriving communities worldwide; its district councils advance ULI’s mission in 53 metropolitan regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico….
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ULI Receives $100,000 Grant from the New York Community Trust to Encourage Resilient Building Practices in New York City and Urban Areas Nationwide

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The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and building thriving communities, has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the New York Community Trust to raise awareness and encourage the use of resilient building practices in New York City, and to foster a greater understanding among the public and private sector nationwide regarding the many benefits of building for resilience. …
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NH Seek is Named Chairman of the Asia Pacific Region for ULI

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Dr. Ngee Huat Seek, chairman of Global Logistic Properties Limited and former president of GIC Real Estate Pte. Ltd., has been named chairman of the Asia Pacific region for the Urban Land Institute (ULI), an interdisciplinary research and education institute with more than 38,000 members dedicated to leadership in real estate and land use and creating thriving communities worldwide….
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National League of Cities Launches First-Ever Equitable Economic Development Fellowship

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The National League of Cities (NLC), PolicyLink and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) are convening today in Portland, Oregon to launch the first-ever Equitable Economic Development Fellowship. Six cities were chosen to participate in the inaugural year of the fellowship: Boston, Charlotte, Houston, Memphis, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis….
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