Roundtable Discussions at the Building Healthy Places: Unlocking the Value Conference


In addition to a number of general and concurrent sessions, the Building Healthy Places conference featured six small group roundtable discussions, giving attendees the opportunity to discuss and meet others interested in specific health-related topics. …
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Building Healthy Places Conference Gathers Real Estate Leaders

Panelists (left to right) Anne Warhover, Paul Scialla, Doctor Richard Jackson and moderator Lynn Thurber, discuss Health and Development, during the general session at the Building Healthy Places Initiative in Los Angeles on Thursday, February 20, 2014.

Yesterday in Los Angeles, leaders from a cross-section of real estate fields gathered for ULI’s Building Healthy Places: Unlocking the Value conference. The first of its kind for ULI, the event is part of a series of activities being undertaken by ULI as part of the Building Healthy Places Initiative, launched in July. …
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Ten Principles for Building Healthy Places District Council Speaker Series Spring 2014

Principle 1: Put People First

In late January, Maureen McAvey presented findings from the Ten Principles for Building Healthy Places report at the inaugural meeting of ULI’s Carolinas District Councils in Charlotte. Participants in this speaker series hear from ULI staff, prominent members, and local response panels about how the principles outlined in this report can be used to design and build healthier places in their communities. …
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Strategies for Reviving Retail: Lessons from the Fall Meeting

Darwin's Retail Fall Meeting panel from left: Morgan Dene Oliver, Nick A. Egelanian, Randall Hiatt, and P.Eric Hohmann.

How can shopping centers be repositioned to compete in today’s retail market that has shifted so strongly to e-commerce? What businesses can best replace declining department stores in order to ensure the shopping centers will thrive? Those questions were discussed in the session Darwin’s Retail: Survival of the Fittest at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago. …
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