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Ron Pressman Named ULI Global CEO

ULI is delighted to announce the appointment of Ron Pressman as Global CEO. Pressman comes to the Institute with more than 35 years of wide-ranging global leadership experience in the financial services, real estate, and energy industries. He succeeds Ed Walter, who led ULI for the past four years.

Find out more about Ron’s experience and his plans to accelerate ULI’s next chapter of growth and success here.

Emerging Trends in Real Estate® United States and Canada 2023

As we enter 2023, leading industry experts predict a ‘new normal’ for real estate markets after all the pandemic-fueled market distortion. Currently, the economy is being defined by rising interest rates and uncertainty. However, interviewees are cautiously optimistic about the longer-term prospects for the real estate industry. Read the report.

Global Real Estate DEI Survey 2022

ULI is excited about its continued participation in the annual Global Real Estate DEI Survey, in partnership with ANREV, Ferguson Partners, INREV, NAREIM, NCREIF, PREA, and REALPAC. The Global Real Estate DEI Survey is the only corporate study of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) management practices and data benchmarking in the commercial real estate industry in the AsiaPacific, Europe, and Americas regions.

Read the report on Knowledge Finder.

ULI Global Sustainability Outlook 2023

What sustainability topics and issues are on the rise, why do they matter, and what actions should the industry pursue moving forward? This new report highlights the importance of climate action despite widespread economic challenges and shares the issues shaping real estate decision-making in the year ahead. The 5 key issues are: Adjusting ESG strategy for Marco-Economic Complications, Embedding Transition Risk in Transactions & Valuations, Harnessing the Power of Collaboration, Addressing Global Flood Challenges, and Responding to Government Influence.

Read the report on Knowledge Finder.

Jeanne Gang Selected as Winner of the 2022 ULI Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development

Architect Jeanne Gang has been named the recipient of the 2022 ULI Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, the most prestigious and respected honor in the real estate, land use, and development community. The jury recognized Gang for her values-driven and innovative approach to social equity and environmental sustainability throughout a diverse portfolio of buildings, places, and research. Gang is the founding principal and partner of Studio Gang, an international architecture and urban design practice that is renowned for pushing boundaries in sustainable reuse, ecological biodiversity, and social equity.

For more information about the ULI Prize, please visit uli.org/visionaries.

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ULI’s 10 Principles for Embedding Racial Equity in Real Estate
ULI’s 10 Principles for Embedding Racial Equity in Real Estate Development report shares 10 guiding ideas that can help developers, investors, and other land use practitioners make racial equity a central part of their real estate practice. In this video, AJ Jackson, the Executive Vice President of Social Impact Investing for JBG SMITH and Chair of the 10 Principles process, introduces each of the 10 principles, why they matter now, and describes the member-driven approach that led to their creation.