Urban Land Institute Foundation Receives Grant from Walton Family Foundation to Support Expansion of ULI Oklahoma in Northwest Arkansas

The Urban Land Institute announced today that ULI Oklahoma, which serves the Institute’s members in Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas, will be expanding its reach in Arkansas as a result of a generous grant to the ULI Foundation from the Walton Family Foundation….
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New Leadership for the Urban Land Institute’s Americas Region: Leading Member Jack Chandler is Americas Chairman and Gwyneth Jones Cote is Americas President

The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global, multidisciplinary real estate organization, today announced a new chairman and a new president for its Americas region, which serves the Institute’s members in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The mission of ULI is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide….
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Urban Land Institute Releases Two New Reports on Healthy Housing and Agrihoods

The Urban Land Institute has released two new reports related to building for health and wellness – one addresses lessons from healthy affordable housing for the broader housing marketplace, and the other explores the development of agrihoods. Taken together, the reports illustrate opportunities for developers to create financially successful projects which improve resident and community health and promote social equity and sustainability….
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The Urban Land Institute to Advise Toa Baja, Puerto Rico on Hurricane Preparedness and Resilience

A group of nationally renowned land use, real estate, and urban planning experts representing the Urban Land Institute (ULI) will be providing strategic recommendations and advice next week to the municipality of Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, on how to best improve preparedness for extreme weather events and ensure all residents benefit from investments in resilience….
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Urban Land Institute Global CEO W. Edward Walter on Amazon’s New Locations: Redevelopment Will Reflect “Ongoing Evolution of Urban Areas”

The redevelopment spurred by Amazon’s decision to open headquarters sites in Northern Virginia and Long Island City, New York, will reflect an ongoing evolution of urban areas that we at the Urban Land Institute believe will continue for decades to come. Two trends—identified in our latest Emerging Trends in Real Estate®  2019 report—will be particularly evident: the transformation of close-in suburbs into thriving urban-like destinations that combine housing, commercial, and retail uses with open space, and the reuse of existing space to meet the new needs and expectations of businesses and workers….
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J. Phillip Horne Named Chief Advancement Officer of the Urban Land Institute Foundation

J. Phillip Horne, former Chief Development Officer of George Washington University’s Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, has been selected as the Chief Advancement Officer for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Foundation. Horne brings to the Foundation more than 25 years of experience within the intersections of private enterprise, education, philanthropy, and public service….
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Christopher Ptomey Is Named Executive Director for the Urban Land Institute’s Terwilliger Center for Housing

Christopher Ptomey, a longtime housing professional with expertise in housing policies at the local, state and federal level, has joined the Urban Land Institute (ULI) staff as the Executive Director of ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing. ULI is a global, multidisciplinary real estate organization whose work is driven by 42,000-plus members dedicated to responsible land use and building thriving, sustainable communities….
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