District Councils represent ULI at the local level, organized in 52 North American communities and 13 European communities serving more than 34,000 members. District Councils support best practices in land use through Smart Growth programs, networking events, and project tours. By offering nonpartisan, unbiased expertise to community leaders, District Councils positively influence such issues as compact development, transportation, urban design and workforce housing. With nearly 100 members, ULI Alberta is growing and working to become one of ULI’s newest District Councils.
ULI Alberta seeks to facilitate non-partisan, collaborative thinking, education and networking amongst industry sub-sectors, organizations and government. We seek to expand the knowledge and network of Alberta based members, providing opportunity to interact and learn from the international community, building career and lifelong relationships. Furthermore, ULI Alberta will offer a global lens to the broader ULI membership, showcasing successful Alberta real estate initiatives and their positive impact with a rapidly growing market. Overall, ULI Alberta’s board intends for ULI to provide community leadership in building healthier, more responsible and livable communities as Alberta continues its path of growth and development. Mission of ULI Alberta: Deliver world-class knowledge, connections and experience to a dynamic and growing province.
ULI ALBERTA | EMERGING TRENDS 2014
Date: November 27, 2013
Time: 7:15 am – 930 am
Category: Emerging Trends 2014
Venue: Eighth Avenue Place, Mezzanine Level
Address: 525 Eighth Avenue SW, Calgary, AB
*Event is sold out; no onsite registration will be
ULI Alberta, in partnership with PwC, is proud to announce Alberta’s first ever Emerging Trends event to be held at Eighth Avenue Place on November 27, 2013. Building on a 34-year publication history, distinguished keynote speaker, Andrew Warren from PwC will provide an in-depth look into the real estate trends and forecasts for the coming year. This is your opportunity to get “in the know” and stay ahead of driving factors in Alberta’s diverse and ever-changing real estate landscape. Following the presentation by PwC, ULI Alberta will host a live, engaging panel discussion regarding the topic of financing growth in Alberta’s booming real estate economy. The panel will address issues pertaining to:
- Population growth: Its impact on supply + consumer choice
- Housing affordability: The erosion of the “Alberta Advantage”
- Public + Private Sector Collaboration: Making it Work
- Long-term Development Infrastructure Costs: Who pays for what?
- Development Financing Models of the Future: What’s possible?
7:15 am – 7:45 am | Registration and Networking Breakfast
7:45 am – 8:15 am | 2014 Emerging Trends Presentation by Keynote Speaker – Andrew Warren
8:15am – 9:30am | Moderated Panel Discussion: “Financing Growth” followed by Q&A
KEYNOTE SPEAKER– Andrew Warren, Director, Financial Instruments, Structured Products + Real Estate | PwC
Rollin Stanley, General Manager, Planning, Development & Assessment | City of Calgary Mike Bucci, Vice President, Development | Bucci Developments Alan Norris, President & CEO | Brookfield Residential Darryl Schmidt, Vice President, National Leasing | Cadillac Fairview
MODERATOR Jim Dewald PhD, Dean, Haskayne School of Business
|Under 35 (Young Leader)||$30||$40|
Thursday, October 24th
ULI Alberta Members Event – Happy Hour and District Council Kickoff!!
This Members-Only reception was a great success! Celebrating the launch of ULI’s new presence in Alberta, the membership of ULI Alberta are extremely excited to see their new District Council take form and are looking forward to accessing local educational programming and networking opportunities – beginning with our upcoming Emerging Trends breakfast on November 27th.
- David Ford: Chair & Chair of Governance
Ignite Strategic/Grey Rock Real Estate – Partner
- Krystyn Gatto: Vice-Chair & Chair of Mission Advancement
Colliers International – Associate Retail Brokerage
- Chris Ollenberger: Treasurer & Chair of Sponsorship
QuantumPlace Developments Ltd– Managing Principal
- Trent Edwards: Chair of Outreach & Membership
Brookfield Residential – COO Alberta
- Bruce McKenzie: Co-Chair of Programming
NORR Architects Engineers Planners – VP Operations
- Paul Battistella: Co-Chair of Programming
Battistella Developments – Principle
- Amy Vandervelde: Chair of Young Leaders Group
GWL Realty Advisors – Manager, Portfolio Management
- Jason Hardy: Chair of Communications
Chatterson Drive – Managing Partner
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