Rose Center to Advise Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss on Using Development Incentives to Advance Community Goals

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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 Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss to explore new and innovative ways the city can best utilize public land and finance incentives to support the community’s vision of vibrant neighborhoods with high-quality parks, a riverfront recreation trail, more mobility and housing options and economic opportunity for people from all walks of life….
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Rose Center for Public Leadership Joins Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser on St. Elizabeth’s Campus Redevelopment  

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 Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bower to advise the District of Columbia on how it can ensure that redevelopment of the St. Elizabeths East Campus will be a positive asset and provide strong benefits for the residents of the adjacent Congress Heights community….
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Teams from Carnegie Mellon, Université Laval, University of Maryland, and University of Texas at Austin Advance in ULI Hines Student Competition

Jury Chairwoman Theresa O. Frankiewicz; Betsy del Monte; and Rameez Munawar during the jury selection process for the ULI Hines Student Competition at ULI headquarters in Washington, D.C., Feb. 16, 2017.

Teams from Carnegie Mellon University, Université Laval in Quebec, the University of Maryland, and the University of Texas at Austin have been selected as the four finalists for the 15th annual Urban Land Institute (ULI) Hines Student Competition, an ideas competition that provides students 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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ULI Greenprint Center and Measurabl Collaborate to Drive Sustainable Building Performance

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A collaborative effort announced today between the Urban Land Institute Greenprint Center for Building Performance (Greenprint) and Measurabl will improve sustainability and building performance tracking for more than 20,000 commercial buildings covering 3.7 billion square feet around the globe. These properties constitute the collective portfolio of Greenprint members and Measurabl subscribers, who together represent the world’s largest database of sustainability-focused commercial real estate owners and investors….
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Rose Center for Public Leadership Working with Mayor Liccardo on North San José

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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 San José Mayor Sam Liccardo to advise the City on innovative strategies for transforming the North San José area into a vibrant, urban, mixed-use employment district….
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New Drivers for Real Estate Financing, Design and Development is Focus of ULI’s 2017 Spring Meeting, Set for May 2-4 at Washington State Convention Center

ULI’s 2017 Spring Meeting will take place in Seattle, Washington from May 2-4

A broad range of factors shaping urban design and development, including corporate relocations, technology advancements, demographic shifts, new economic drivers, and social equity issues, will be discussed at the Urban Land Institute’s 2017 Spring Meeting May 2-4 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. …
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Chicago Area Selected as Study Site for 2017 ULI Hines Student Competition

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An area adjacent to the North Branch of the Chicago River has been selected as the study site in the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 15th annual ULI Hines Student Competition. The ideas competition – based in reality with certain details changed for the purposes of the challenge – ­provides both full- and part-time graduate-level student teams the opportunity to devise a comprehensive design and development program for parts of a real, large-scale site. The team with the winning proposal will receive $50,000; the winner will be announced in early April….
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Energized by Changes in Demographics and Consumer Demand, U.S. Suburbs are Positioned to Thrive in the Decades Ahead, Says New ULI Report

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Suburban housing markets across the United States are evolving rapidly and overall remain well-positioned to maintain their relevance in the years ahead as the places where most Americans live and work, even as many urban cores and downtown neighborhoods continue to attract new residents and businesses, according to a new publication from the Urban Land Institute (ULI)….
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