Harvard University Team Wins the 2016 ULI Hines Student Competition with Plan to Redevelop Midtown Atlanta Neighborhood

Harvard's "The Midtown Beat" team, winners of the 2016 ULI Hines Competition, post on stage with Gerry Hines. As pictured: Gerry Hines, Caroline Smith, Chris Merritt (team leader), Stephany Lin, Jonathan Andrews, and Benjamin Perdomo.

A team representing Harvard University has taken top honors in the 2016 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Hines Student Competition with its winning master plan proposal to transform a Midtown Atlanta site in a thriving, sustainable, mixed-use, walkable, and transit-accessible neighborhood. The Harvard team ousted another team from Harvard University, one from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and one from the University of Miami….
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SouthPark, Charlotte, NC —Advisory Services Panel

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While SouthPark has historically been an office and retail location, the study area is currently in a significant phase of its evolution. Current development is transforming this suburban activity center to an urban activity center. However, due to the changing trends in development and redevelopment, the community’s desire to protect the existing surrounding single family character, and the increased infrastructure demands, SouthPark requires a comprehensive strategy to sustain and strength the areas future as a premier Charlotte community to live, work, play and invest….
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ULI to Advise Reno, Nevada on Virginia Street Corridor

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This week, an eight-person panel of nationally renowned land use, design, and urban planning experts will visit Reno, Nevada to evaluate how to improve the area’s livability and economic development potential. The advisory services panel, convened by the Urban Land Institute (ULI), specifically will be researching the economic vitality and activation of the Virginia Street Corridor by considering land use, design, and transportation elements from the University of Nevada, Reno (17th Street) to Meadowood Mall (McCarran Boulevard)….
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The Honorable Joseph P. Riley, Jr., Former Longtime Mayor of Charleston, S.C., and Professor of American Government and Public Policy at The Citadel, is Named Distinguished Visiting Fellow for ULI

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The Honorable Joseph P. Riley, Jr., who led the highly successful revitalization of Charleston, South Carolina during his 40-year tenure as mayor, has agreed to serve as the Urban Land Institute’s first distinguished visiting fellow…
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