California Public Employees’ Retirement System Joins ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance, a worldwide alliance of leading real estate owners, investors and financial institutions committed to reducing energy use and carbon emissions across the global property industry, has announced the addition of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) as a new member….
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Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell among Four U.S. Mayors Named as Fellows by the ULI Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership In Land Use

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership has named Mayor Lee Leffingwell, of Austin, Texas along with three other mayors of major U.S. cities to serve in fellowships for the Center through 2013. Leffingwell’s local team will join those led by the mayors of Hartford, Connecticut; Louisville, Kentucky; and Tacoma, Washington. The purpose of the fellowship program is to provide city leaders with the insights, peer-to-peer learning, and analysis needed to successfully build and sustain their cities….
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Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland among Four U.S. Mayors Named as Fellows by the Urban Land Institute Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership In Land Use

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership has named Mayor Marilyn Strickland, of Tacoma, Washington along with three other mayors of major U.S. cities to serve in fellowships for the Center through 2013. Strickland’s local team will join those led by the mayors of Austin, Texas; Hartford, Connecticut; and Louisville, Kentucky. The purpose of the fellowship program is to provide city leaders with the insights, peer-to-peer learning, and analysis needed to successfully build and sustain their cities….
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Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra among Four U.S. Mayors Named as Fellows by the ULI Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership In Land Use

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership has named Mayor Pedro Segarra, of Hartford, Connecticut along with three other mayors of major U.S. cities to serve in fellowships for the Center through 2013. Segarra’s local team will join those led by the mayors of Austin, Texas; Louisville, Kentucky and Tacoma, Washington. The purpose of the fellowship program is to provide city leaders with the insights, peer-to-peer learning, and analysis needed to successfully build and sustain their cities….
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ULI Real Estate Business Barometer — September 2012

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Apartment fundamentals are sizzling as rents and vacancy rates continued to improve; completions continued their U-shaped recovery, and absorption doubled. Commercial property transactions dropped sharply in all but the office sector, where transactions were just slightly off; prices barely changed, remaining at three-year highs. Economic indicators, at best, point to a pause in near-term optimism….
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