The World’s Top Real Estate Leaders to Convene at San Francisco’s Moscone Center for ULI’s 2015 Fall Meeting, Set for October 5-8

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) 2015 Fall Meeting, set for October 5-8 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. 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 Seattle Mayor Murray in Rainier Beach


The Daniel 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 Seattle Mayor Ed Murray to help the city attract investment to implement community goals in the Rainier Beach neighborhood. The panel of experts from around the nation arrive in Seattle today and will spend four days working with City staff and the Rainier Beach community to help it capitalize on its assets to attract private investment, jobs and economic development that supports this diverse community. The panel will make recommendations on how to implement the vision established by the community through previous planning efforts….
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Property Investors Set to Benefit as Capital Flows From East to West Likely to Continue in 2015

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The movement of capital from East to West is likely to remain the major influence on real estate markets in 2015, according to Global Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2015, an annual forecast of global real estate investor sentiment, published jointly by PwC and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) today (10th March 2015)….
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The Final Four: ULI Announces Finalists for 2015 Hines Competition


Four university teams, including two from Harvard University, one from the University of Maryland, and a joint team of students from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin – Madison, have been selected as the finalists for the thirteenth annual Urban Land Institute (ULI) Hines Competition, an ideas competition that challenges graduate students to create proposals for the development or redevelopment of a designated site in a U.S. metropolitan area. The competition is open to graduate students who are pursuing real estate-related studies at universities in North America….
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ULI and the John D. and Catherine T. Macarthur Foundation Launch How Housing Matters Online Portal


The Urban Land Institute (ULI), with the support of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, has launched How Housing Matters, an interdisciplinary online portal focused on housing’s role in individual and neighborhood wellbeing. The portal offers up-to-date, easily searchable research and news connecting housing with a broad range of topics. The new knowledge-sharing tool emphasizes the connection between housing and better educational opportunities and outcomes for children; stronger foundations for family and community economic stability; and healthier, more productive individuals and neighborhoods….
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Rose Center for Public Leadership Working with Pittsburgh Mayor Peduto on Redevelopment of Almono Site

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The Daniel 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 Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto and several local officials to evaluate redevelopment plans for the 178-acre Almono site in the city. The panel of experts from around the nation assembled by the Rose Center will complement planning by the site’s owners by advising the city on how to improve the social, physical and economic connections between development on the former steel mill site and the adjacent Hazelwood neighborhood as well as the knowledge and innovation centers in downtown Pittsburgh and nearby Oakland. The panel will also offer recommendations on how Almono could become a model for environmentally sustainable redevelopment….
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Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice: ULI Publication, Building Healthy Places Toolkit, Contains Strategies for Development that Encourages Healthy Lifestyles

The mixed-income Greenbridge community in Seattle, Washington, features retail, residential, and other uses clustered closely.

Development strategies that can improve health outcomes, such as providing protected bikeways, minimizing noise pollution, and offering amenities such as community gardens, are highlighted in a new publication from the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the Building Healthy Places Toolkit: Strategies for Enhancing Health in the Built Environment….
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Rose Center for Public Leadership Working with Mayor Stothert on Encouraging Development in Omaha’s North Downtown Area

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The Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership, jointly operated by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the National League of Cities (NLC), is working this week with Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert and several local officials representing the city to explore additional development in Omaha’s North Downtown area. The panel of experts from around the nation assembled by the center this week will be helping the city identify the obstacles, opportunities and steps needed to encourage development of the area and its varied sports, entertainment, visitor, residential, education, arts, trades, and industrial uses….
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ULI Announces 2015 Spring Meeting Schedule and Keynote Speakers


The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a research and education organization dedicated to responsible land use and creating thriving communities worldwide, has announced its 2015 Spring Meeting schedule and featured speakers. Keynoters for the event, which will include an emphasis on creative community building for the 21st century, are Richard Kinder, chairman and chief executive officer of the energy pipeline company Kinder Morgan; James A. Baker III, former federal government dignitary and chairman of Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy; and ULI benefactor Gerald D. Hines, chairman of the global real estate firm Hines, which is based in Houston….
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Abundant Power Joins ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance as an Innovation Partner


The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance, a worldwide alliance of leading real estate owners, investors and financial institutions committed to improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions across the global property industry, has announced the addition of Abundant Power as its newest innovation partner….
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