Below you’ll find events presented by ULI headquarters. To find events from our local district councils or regional offices, see our full event listing.
2020 Spring Meeting Webinar Series: Reclaiming Our Legacy Cities
This ULI senior fellows–led session identifies replicable strategies that have helped legacy cities overcome population loss, economic dislocation, neighborhood disinvestment, civil strife, and unemployment, and the resulting reductions in resources and city services.
2020 Spring Meeting Webinar Series: Increasing the Visibility of Women in Real Estate Development: A Conversation with Taya Cook, Sherry Larjani and Kelly Nagel
Join ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative for a virtual conversation with Taya Cook and Sherry Larjani. In 2019, Ms. Cook and Ms. Larjani spearheaded the first all-female designed and developed condominium project in Canada, the Reina. This groundbreaking project has attracted international attention and recently was featured in the New York Times.
2020 Spring Meeting Webinar Series: Family Rental Housing: A Growing Need and Emerging Opportunity
Fifteen million American families with children at home—most of them middle class—live in rental housing and are often priced out of both for-sale housing and newly constructed rental apartments. As a result, this population is most at risk of losing existing housing as value-add investment activity continues to grow at a rapid pace.
2020 Spring Meeting Webinar Series: Infrastructure Forum
As infrastructure ages around the U.S., a dialogue is needed to explore the opportunities to invest in new infrastructure and re-imagine how infrastructure is built.
2020 Spring Meeting Webinar Series: Edge City Density: Building Up the TOD Urban Region
Explosive growth in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) has been deliberately contained geographically within an ecological greenbelt. To accommodate the more than 100,000 new residents per year and the associated economic expansion, Toronto’s satellite cities are reinventing large land parcels as thriving, vibrant mixed-use communities.
2020 Spring Meeting Webinar Series: Why Experience Is the Next Big Office Amenity
The needs of office tenants have moved well beyond just four walls and a roof. Today’s tenants are sophisticated and composed of young talent that expects more from their office space. They don’t just use office space; they experience it.
2020 Spring Meeting Webinar Series: Unlocking the Power of Parks: How New Approaches Are Creating Vibrant Parks and Open Spaces
Successful parks require innovations like creative approaches to partnerships and new thinking about existing places, including outmoded infrastructure such as abandoned rail lines, parking lots, and highway underpasses. This session will examine new approaches to unlocking the power of parks in communities across the United States and Canada, and how to apply lessons learned to other projects and developments.
2020 Spring Meeting Webinar Series: The Future of P3s: Redefining the Traditional Model
From new transit lines to hospitals and from large government-funded institutional projects to university-sponsored technology business incubators, public/private partnerships (PPPs or P3s) have been the preferred choice for procurement and delivery of many projects in Toronto and Ontario. Thirty-two projects valued at more than $65 billion are underway in Ontario.
2020 Spring Meeting Webinar Series: The Truth about Digital (Smart) Buildings: Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Creating a digital, or smart, building is too hard. Desirable anchor tenants want them to attract and retain talent. Owners want them to attract marquee tenants, have a great marketing story, and increase net operating income and asset value.
Randall Lewis/ULI Building Healthy Places Virtual Forum
The tenth in the series of Building Healthy Places Forums will be held virtually in conjunction with ULI’s Spring Meeting. The Randall Lewis/ULI Building Healthy Places Virtual Forum brings together leaders in health, wellness, and real estate for conversations on the intersection of health and the built environment
2020 Spring Webinar Series: The Climate-Savvy Investor: Assessing Resilience in U.S. Markets
Global real estate is increasingly recognizing both the short- and long-term threat posed by climate change, but there is no consensus yet on how to price climate risk into real estate investment decisions and how to assess markets for climate resilience and vulnerability. The panel will look at how real estate investors can assess and price climate risk in different markets, considering the findings and emerging best practices profiled in a new ULI/Heitman report.
2020 Spring Webinar Series: Breathing New Life into Old Bones: Toolkit for Building Repositioning
Aging buildings whose original uses are obsolete offer extraordinary opportunities to create innovative and authentic design solutions, particularly in dense urban markets. Transformative building repositionings unlock undervalued assets, are a catalyst for giving new life to beloved landmarks, and are the ultimate form of environmental and community sustainability.
Leadership in Turbulent Times
Join us for a thought-provoking webinar with Carol E. Murray, a highly experienced leadership coach/consultant with extensive experience in real estate and related industries and deep ties in our ULI community.
Living on the Edge: Sea Level Rise
This moderated panel discussion will focus on sea-level rise and its effect on resilient coastal development. With sea levels rising and increasingly volatile weather events becoming routine occurrences, ecological design, development, and investment have become critically important.
Introduction to Real Estate Finance and Investment
This course will give you a broad and solid introduction to the basics of real estate finance and investment. You will become acquainted with fundamental real estate finance terms and concepts, and you will learn to perform important real-world calculations using Excel spreadsheets.
Net-Zero Buildings: A Master Class
As cities, investors, and real estate leaders continue to develop their strategies to reduce energy costs and address climate change, many are now targeting “net zero” buildings – buildings that produce enough clean, renewable energy to offset their energy consumption. To build to net zero, developers need new approaches to energy efficiency, energy management, and renewable energy for their development projects
Deal Sourcing and Preliminary Evaluation: A Primer
This course introduces you to basic notions of where real estate deals can be found. In addition, you will learn proven methods to evaluate the terms of a deal to decide whether the deal is worth further research.
Introduction to Pro Forma Excel Modeling
In this course, you will learn to create a basic multifamily investment pro forma. This course is designed for those who have not completed a pro forma from scratch.
Confronting COVID-19: City Preparedness for Climate Events
As the summer hurricane and wildfire season sets in, cities are more vulnerable than ever due to the new realities of COVID-19. NOAA has predicted a 60% chance of an above-normal hurricane season in 2020 and Californians are anticipating an active wildfire season given the dry winter. Given new fiscal budget constraints, and concerns related to social distancing, evacuation and shelter in place, cities will face new challenges this year. Hear from member experts and city leaders helping their cities to be more prepared for potential events this summer.