Thank You, Toronto!

That’s a wrap on Spring Meeting 2023. Over three days of real estate events, networking, and programming was a huge success.


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Gensler co-CEO Diane Hoskins Appointed as ULI Global Chair

Diane Hoskins, Co-CEO of Gensler, has been appointed as the new global chair of ULI. She will succeed Peter Ballon, who served as global chair since 2021. Beginning in July of this year, she will serve as global chair for the next two years, providing guidance and further advancing ULI’s mission commitments. As a pioneer and innovator at one of the world’s most influential design firms and a fierce promoter of sustainability and equity in real estate, she is uniquely equipped to guide the organization during this unprecedented period of change for the industry and help create positive impact in communities around the world.

Find out more about Diane and her new role.

Future of Office

A new research report from ULI and the Instant Group explores the challenges and opportunities for the future of workspaces. Bridging the Occupier-Landlord Gap for the Future of Workspace highlights that offices are here to stay, but the sector is in a state of flux due to changing occupier behavior and macroeconomic trends. Landlords need to reposition their assets to meet new standards of comfort, flexibility, and efficiency. The report also emphasizes the need for greater collaboration between landlords and occupiers to ensure that office features that support office utilization are included.

Read the report on Knowledge Finder.

ULI Celebrates Pride Month

ULI proudly stands in solidarity with our LGBTQIA+ community members, staff, and allies as we honor and celebrate Pride throughout the month of June. Pride represents a time of liberation, and this year marks the commemoration of the 54th anniversary of the monumental Stonewall uprising in 1969.

This month, we invite you to join us in honoring our LGBTQIA+ members and recognizing their invaluable contributions to the commercial real estate community.

Learn more.

Zoning Innovations for a More Equitable, Resilient, and Sustainable Future

New research details how updating zoning regulations can create more livable and equitable places by increasing housing attainability, reducing carbon emissions, promoting social equity, and improving community health. When done right, these updates also hold potential to streamline the development process and expand opportunity for small-scale developers. Explore case studies across the United States highlighting cities and towns that are already aligning policies around key livability and equity goals.

Read the report on Knowledge Finder.

Join Our Global Network

Whether you are looking to make new connections within your local market or seeking the latest industry insights to stay ahead in the field, ULI has resources for you at any stage in your journey. Invest in yourself by joining our network of 45,000-plus professionals committed to shaping the future of the built environment for generations to come. Become a member today.

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Successful Retail

Successful Retail: How 14 Shopping Centers Are Thriving Today provides valuable insights into the current state of the retail industry and how retail property owners, investors, and cities can best navigate a crowded and increasingly complex retail environment. The report reflects on the success of 14 project profiles to determine what lessons can be learned from these outperformers to help owners improve either retail centers or plan better ones.

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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.