Member Spotlight with Susan Powers: Real Estate Industry Needs to be Part of the Health Solution

Susan Powers is President of Urban Ventures, a Denver-based real estate firm that she founded in 1998. Urban Ventures focuses efforts in urban neighborhoods and puts strong emphasis on community building in the context of social, environmental and economic viability. …
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Real Estate Economists Predict Moderate Growth for the Economy and Commercial Real Estate Industry Through 2019, Says New ULI Semi-Annual Market Survey

The U.S. economy and commercial real estate industry are, in general, expected to experience moderate growth through much of 2019, according to a new three-year economic forecast from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate….
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Team from University of Texas at Austin Wins 2017 ULI Hines Student Competition with Plan to Redevelop Chicago Site; Receives $50,000 in Prize Funds  

A redevelopment plan for a Chicago site presented by a team from the University of Texas at Austin has taken top honors in the 2017 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Hines Student Competition, an ideas competition that 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 team were awarded a first-place prize of $50,000 after the conclusion of the competition on April 6. The three remaining finalist teams, from Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Maryland, and the Université Laval in Quebec, each were awarded $10,000….
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Rose Center Partners with Anchorage to Enhance Neighborhood Resiliency

The Rose Center for Public Leadership, jointly operated by the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), is working this week with Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz to advise the city on developing tailored resiliency plans for Anchorage neighborhoods and their unique needs. These plans will help the administration execute on the priorities of innovation, resiliency, sustainability, and equity on a neighborhood scale….
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Urban Land Institute Joins Coalition of Urban Development and Public Health Organizations to Pledge Support for Healthier, Walkable Communities

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has joined a coalition of organizations representing 450,000 professionals involved in industries related to community building, public health and parks creation to pledge support for the advancement of healthier, more walkable and more equitable communities….
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Rose Center to Advise Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss on Using Development Incentives to Advance Community Goals

The Rose Center for Public Leadership, jointly operated by the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), is working this week with Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss to explore new and innovative ways the city can best utilize public land and finance incentives to support the community’s vision of vibrant neighborhoods with high-quality parks, a riverfront recreation trail, more mobility and housing options and economic opportunity for people from all walks of life….
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