Jonathan H. Brinsden Appointed as ULI Americas Chairman

Jonathan H. Brinsden, chief executive officer of Houston-based real estate investment and development firm, Midway, has been appointed as ULI Americas Chairman. Brinsden, who succeeds Jack Chandler, founder of Majesteka Investment Holdings, will serve on a voluntary basis for a two-year term starting on July 1, 2020 and will also join the ULI Global Board of Directors….
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ULI Welcomes New Members of the Global Board of Directors and Governing Trustees

Four internationally renowned real estate industry leaders have joined ULI’s Global Board of Directors, and 38 additional industry luminaries have been added to the roster of the Institute’s Global Governing Trustees. Both the Global Board members and Global Governing Trustees will serve on a voluntary basis beginning July 1….
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Family-Oriented Rental Housing an Urgent Need and An Untapped Opportunity, Says Urban Land Institute’s Terwilliger Center for Housing and RCLCO

The family-oriented rental housing market stock has failed to keep pace as developers have increasingly focused on the youngest millennials who are often single, urban and transient, rather than those with families and require larger units to support them, according to a new report released by the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housing and RCLCO. ULI is a global, multidisciplinary real estate organization whose work is driven by more than 45,000 members dedicated to responsible land use and building thriving communities….
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LBA Realty and LBA Logistics Joins ULI’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance

LBA Realty and LBA Logistics (“LBA”) have joined the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance (Greenprint). Greenprint is a worldwide alliance of the foremost real estate owners, investors and financial institutions committed to improving the environmental performance of the global real estate industry, with a particular emphasis on reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions….
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Eight Open Spaces in the United States and Canada Selected as Finalists for the Urban Land Institute’s 2020 Urban Open Space Award

Eight public spaces in the United States and Canada have been selected as finalists for the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2020 Urban Open Space Award, a global competition that recognizes outstanding examples of vibrant public open spaces that have been instrumental in promoting healthy, sustainable, and equitable outcomes in communities….
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ULI’s Latest Real Estate Economic Forecast Says Pandemic-Induced Recession Likely to be Short, but Many Unknowns Remain

The Urban Land Institute’s latest Real Estate Economic Forecast shows that, while the COVID-19 crisis has sent shockwaves throughout the world, U.S. real estate economists are predicting some light at the end of the tunnel, with a short-lived recession and above average GDP growth in 2021 and 2022….
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New Report from the Urban Land Institute Showcases How Cities and the Real Estate Industry Can Partner Together to Fight Climate Change

City policy leaders and the real estate industry must work together when creating climate mitigation policies to maximize their effectiveness, according to Decarbonizing the Built Environment – 10 Principles for Climate Mitigation Policies, a new report published today by the Urban Land Institute (ULI). ULI is a global, multi-disciplinary organization with over 47,000 members dedicated to creating thriving, livable and healthy cities worldwide….
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Gerding Edlen Investment Management and City Developments Limited Join ULI’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance

Gerding Edlen Investment Management and City Developments Limited (CDL) have joined the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance (Greenprint). Greenprint is a worldwide alliance of the foremost real estate owners, investors and financial institutions committed to improving the environmental performance of the global real estate industry, with a particular emphasis on reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions….
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Team Representing Columbia University and Pratt Institute Wins 2020 ULI Hines Student Competition with Plan to Redevelop Miami Site

A redevelopment plan for a Miami site presented by a team comprised of students from Columbia University and Pratt Institute has taken top honors in the 2020 Urban Land Institute (ULI) / Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition. The ideas contest provides graduate students the opportunity to devise a comprehensive design and development scheme for a large-scale site in an urban area. Members of the winning team were awarded a prize of $50,000 at the conclusion of the competition on April 7. The remaining three finalist teams, with representatives from the University of Cincinnati, Cornell University, Columbia University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, each will receive $10,000….
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