Rose Center for Public Leadership Working with Rochester Mayor on Downtown Revitalization

The Broad Street Aqueduct, a historic stone aqueduct located in Rochester.  (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

The Rose Center for Public Leadership, jointly operated by the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), is working this week with Rochester Mayor Lovely A. Warren to help the city, its partners and stakeholders develop land use and implementation strategies to activate and revitalize Main Street, the Genesee River Corridor, and the Broad Street Aqueduct, creating dynamic connections between these three downtown assets….
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ULI to Advise Charlotte on Transforming Southpark Suburb into Walkable Destination, Magnet for Investment

Aerial view of SouthPark.  Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Next week, a panel of nationally renowned land use, real estate development, design and urban planning experts will visit Charlotte’s SouthPark neighborhood to evaluate how to improve the area’s livability and economic development potential. The advisory services panel, convened by the Urban Land Institute (ULI), will provide recommendations on how Charlotte can continue to transform the business and retail hub from an auto-oriented suburban place into a pedestrian-oriented destination that strengthens the surrounding neighborhoods, increases the supply of affordable housing, and has strong appeal as a magnet for business development and investment….
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ULI to Offer Recommendations on Expanding the Supply of Affordable, Workforce, and Mixed-Income Housing Throughout Dallas Metropolitan Area

A view of the downtown Dallas skyline.

A group of nationally renowned land use and urban planning experts has been convened by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to make recommendations to the City of Dallas regarding strategies for increasing the supply of affordable, workforce, and mixed-income housing in the city. ULI is a global, multidisciplinary research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and creating thriving and sustainable communities….
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ULI Announces the 2016 Hines Student Competition Finalists

Dennis Dornan, studio director of urban design at Perkins+Will in San Francisco, California, analyzes student team submissions in the 14th annual ULI Hines Student Competition.

Four university teams, including two from Harvard University, one from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and one from the University of Miami, have been selected as the finalists for the 14th annual Urban Land Institute (ULI) Hines Student Competition, an ideas competition that provides both full- and part-time graduate-level student teams the opportunity to devise a comprehensive design and development scheme for an actual, large-scale site in an urban area. The four teams are advancing to the final round of the competition in April, where they will compete for a $50,000 first place prize….
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Denver to Host Rose Center for Public Leadership, Tour Site of Revitalization Project

Denver skyline. Photographed during the Housing Opportunity 2014 conference.

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today announced that the City and County of Denver is partnering with the Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use to attract new development to West Colfax that will support West Denver residents and businesses and enhance the unique vibrancy in the corridor. The Rose Center is jointly operated by the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI)….
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The World’s Top Real Estate Leaders to Convene in Dallas for ULI’s 2016 Fall Meeting, Set for October 24-27

2014 ULI Urban Open Space Award Winner Klyde Warren Park located in Dallas, Texas

Nearly 7,000 of the world’s foremost leaders in the real estate and land use industry will convene at the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2016 Fall Meeting, set for October 24-27 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. ULI is a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and building thriving, sustainable communities….
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Rose Center for Public Leadership Working with Long Beach Mayor on Boeing C-17 Site

View of Long Beach.  Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

The Rose Center for Public Leadership, jointly operated by the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), is working this week with Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia to help the City, its partners and stakeholders transition Boeing’s closing C-17 military airplane manufacturing facility back into productive use, and develop new economic development, industry attraction, job retention and workforce training strategies that align with the mayor’s vision of Long Beach becoming a hub for emerging technology and innovation….
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Vanguard Chairman and Chief Executive Officer F. William McNabb III is Opening Keynote Speaker at ULI’s 2016 Spring Meeting, Set for April 19-21 in Philadelphia

2016 Spring Meeting

Vanguard Chairman and Chief Executive Officer F. William McNabb III is headlining an impressive list of speakers at the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2016 Spring Meeting, set for April 19-21 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. ULI is a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and creating thriving, sustainable communities….
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HUD’s National Disaster Resilience Competition Highlights Connection Between Urban Development and Community Resilience, Says ULI

A view of the Portland waterfront, part of the study site for a 2014 ULI Advisory Services  panel.

The $1 billion in National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC) grants recently awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is a critical step in helping states and communities across the nation become more resilient to the impacts of climate change, according to the Urban Land Institute (ULI). In addition, the grant proposals and winning applications have highlighted the important connections between urban design and development and improving community resilience….
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