Migration Trends, Sustainable Industrial Space Among Many Urban Issues to be Explored at Urban Land Institute’s Fall Meeting
August 13, 2019
Industry’s Premier Event is Set for September 18-21 in Washington D.C.
WASHINGTON (August 13, 2019) – The impact that migration trends will have on communities in the years ahead and sustainability in industrial space are among the many topics that real estate industry experts will be discussing at the Urban Land Institute’s 2019 Fall Meeting, set for September 18-21 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
ULI’s Fall Meeting, which is the industry’s premier event, is expected to draw more than 6,000 of the world’s leading real estate professionals, including commercial developers, finance executives, economic development specialists, architects, urban planners, property owners and managers, real estate consultants, and public officials. The meeting’s real estate sessions will cover a broad variety of trends and issues affecting all aspects of the industry and urban growth patterns.
Click here to register for ULI’s 2019 Fall Meeting.
New on the Fall Meeting agenda:
- Migration Trends and Industry Impacts: What are some new migrant groups and how can real estate respond to migration trends? How are cities managing migration impacts? Kyle Mangum, regional economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, and Larry Falkin, director of the City of Cincinnati Office of Environment and Sustainability, will discuss how cities are welcoming new arrivals.
- The Huge Potential in Industrial Spaces for Sustainability, Social Equity, and Workforce Development: This panel will look at sustainability in the industrial space sector. How can developers use energy efficiency, human supply chain and community improvement best practices to create sustainable industrial spaces? Jeanne Renne-Malone, vice president of sustainability at Prologis, will moderate a panel that includes Chris Whalen, assistant vice president, financial analysis, Duke Realty, and Laura Mask, vice president and assistant general counsel, Rexford Industrial.
- Urban Innovators and Smart Cities: The tradeoffs between privacy and surveillance will be discussed at this session. How can cities use data while respecting the rights of citizens and enhancing economic development? Revathi Greenwood, Americas head of research at Cushman and Wakefield, will moderate a panel that includes Jennifer Bradley, founding director of the Aspen Institute Center for Urban Innovation, and George Karayannis, CityNOW Connected lead, Panasonic USA.
ULI’s Fall Meeting is the place to get new story ideas, new perspectives, new information and new sources on all of the latest issues affecting the industry. As always, registration is complimentary for the media. Please join us in Washington D.C.!
The 2019 Fall Meeting is made possible with generous support from numerous sponsors, including icon sponsors Boston Properties and JBG Smith; principal sponsors Brookfield Properties, Newmark Knight Frank, EDENS, Madison Marquette and PN Hoffman; platinum sponsors Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Clark Construction; as well as UDR, AvalonBay Communities, Marcus & Millichap and RealPage.
For information regarding registration or the meeting, contact Trish Riggs, 202-679-4557; [email protected], or Justin Arnold at [email protected].