Monthly Archives: April 2013

Apply Now! Join the ULI Northwest YLG Leadership Team in Seattle

The ULI Northwest Young Leaders Group (YLG) Leadership Team in Seattle is the 14-18 member board entity that drives strategy, programming and outreach for the Young Leaders Group. The YLG is made up of public and private sector professionals in the real estate, land use, architecture and engineering, transportation and public policy fields who are under the age of 35. If you are interested in helping shape the future growth and direction of this exciting group, please review the Leadership Team areas of focus below and submit the requested documents … Read More

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Save the Date for AIA’s Mayoral Candidate Forum

Save the Date for AIA Seattle’s Mayoral Candidate Forum! Tuesday, May 28 8:00 – 9:30 AM Seattle Public Library Auditorium  The next person to inhabit our Mayor’s Office will have a major impact on the development of our city. Curious about the candidates’ positions on our built environment?  Want to show our future mayor the interest and engagement of our design and planning community? Join AIA for a candidate forum with all of our Seattle mayoral candidates. AIA Seattle and their partners – ULI Northwest and Cascadia Region Green Building Council … Read More

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Apply Now! Submissions Open for Two Awards in Workforce Housing

ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing is currently taking submissions for two awards to celebrate excellent work done in workforce housing. While the mission of the Terwilliger Center has expanded to address the full spectrum of housing issues, workforce housing remains a special challenge for many communities.  These awards programs are designed to recognize outstanding efforts to expand housing opportunity to families earning 60-120% of area median income.  Awards are given in two categories: The Jack Kemp Workforce Housing Models of Excellence Award recognizes exemplary developments that meet workforce housing needs in … Read More

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ULI Members and Business Leaders Discuss Getting Ahead of Change

By ULI member Viet Nguyen with Frause On April 10, 2013 the ULI Northwest’s Thriving Communities Task Force convened ULI members, real estate experts, and business leaders at the W Hotel in Seattle for a discussion about the recent “What’s Next?” publication and the current edition “Getting Ahead of Change.” The conversation was keynoted by Uwe Brandes, Senior Vice President for ULI’s Climate Change, Land Use and Energy (CLUE) Initiative, followed by a local panel discussion including Kristina Bindi, Marketing Supervisor for Car2Go; Tyson Feaster, Principal at Lake Union Partners; and Kelli … Read More

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Read a Recap of the What’s Next? Getting Ahead of Change Panel Discussion in Portland Last Week

Oregon Business Magazine has a great recap of the keynote presentation and panel discussion from last week’s What’s Next? Getting Ahead of Change event. “Portland is just such a wonderful, unique place,” Uwe Brandes, keynote speaker, said. “While it’s not the largest market, people pay attention to what’s happening here.” Check out the full article here.

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Apply Now! ULI Executive Small-Scale Development Program

Join other entrepreneurial developers who are focused on infill and smaller-scale projects for this exclusive ULI members only program. If you are interested in small-scale and infill development, ULI’s Executive Small-Scale Development Program offers the opportunity to connect with others in the same field from other parts the U.S. In addition to the in-person program, you will become part of a growing network of professionals sharing their experiences beyond the classroom in online venues and networking events at the ULI Fall Meeting. The program focuses on the art of the deal … Read More

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Second Annual ULI Asia Pacific Summit

Join ULI in Shanghai from June 4 – 6 to make essential business connections and get the latest information on real estate trends. Connect with top leaders in Asia Pacific real estate and find new opportunities to capitalize on shifting demographics and development patterns. Register before April 19 to save.

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Read a Recap of ULI Rose Center Reception

Exit133, a blog covering politics, civic Involvement, urban development, the arts and more in Tacoma, has a wonderful recap of the reception and presentation on ULI’s recommendation’s for Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood. The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership recently visited Tacoma as part of their 2013 fellowship program. Read Exit133’s summary of the recommendations here. Watch the entire presentation in the video below.

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Join ULI in San Diego for the 2013 Spring Meeting

Get fresh thinking, insights, and contacts to take your business to the next level at the 2013 ULI Spring Meeting. This year’s meeting will be held May 15 – 17 in sunny San Diego, CA. Speakers include Paul Saffo, Henry Cisneros, Geoff Colvin and former Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. Register by April 12 to save $200.    

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Participate in the 2013 Energy Efficiency Indicator Survey

Do you make budget or investment decisions that make buildings more energy efficient? ULI’s Energy Efficiency Indicator survey provides unique market insight into how real estate professionals view energy efficiency investments in buildings across global markets. The 2013 survey is under way, and ULI is seeking input from executives and building owners who make energy management and investment decisions in commercial and public sector buildings. The survey is a component of ULI’s Climate, Land Use and Energy (CLUE) Initiative and will directly inform future ULI programs and research. Some of the many … Read More

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