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Developers Assemble! ST3 & Beyond – Presentation Materials

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Event Recap: Emerging Trends in Portland

On the morning of November, 10th, real estate professionals from various sectors in the Portland market filled the ballroom of the Sentinel Hotel for ULI’s annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate event. Price Waterhouse Cooper’s annual report captures the responses from over 500 real estate professionals in topics ranging from investment opportunities, market sector trends, capital markets and development. Keynote: Andy Warren, Director of Real Estate Research, PwC Panelists Moderator: Dennis Allen, Managing Director, Holland Partner Group Christian Kaylor, Economist State of Oregon Patricia Raicht, Senior VP and National Director … Read More

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Event Recap: Emerging Trends 2017 in Seattle

The Emerging Trends 2017 presentation and panel could not have come at a more tumultuous time–the morning after the 2016 Presidential Election. Yet a full crowd was on hand on the morning of November 9 at Hyatt at Olive 8 to hear about current real estate market sentiment throughout the country, as well as forecasts for the coming year. The presentation kicked off with an announcement regarding the local launch of the Women’s Leadership Initiative. This effort has the goal of engaging rising female members through leadership training and mentorship. … Read More

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Event Preview: Emerging Trends 2017 (Seattle)

On November 9, ULI Northwest will hold its biggest and most highly anticipated annual event, Emerging Trends 2017. Hosted at the Hyatt at Olive 8, the event will focus on real estate trends and economic situations from leading industry experts. Rapidly growing every year in attendance, this event is referred to as one of the top events in the region and is completely sold out. The 2017 report, published by PwC and ULI, is an exclusive trend and forecast publication that provides information on investment and development trends, real estate … Read More

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Going to the Fall Meeting? Do a study tour of Dallas, Austin, and Houston

ULI Asia Pacific is running a study tour prior to the ULI Fall Meeting in Dallas that will get you exclusive access to new projects in Dallas, Austin, and Houston. Go to Asia.ULI.org for more information.

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Event Recap: China & Japan Study Tour

For 2 weeks in June 2016, ULI Northwest staff guided a delegation of North American ULI Members on a study tour of Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Kyoto. This was the first trip of its kind organized by a U.S. District Council with assistance with our counterparts from ULI Mainland China and ULI Japan. Our trip began in Beijing, the capital city and government seat of China. The first day in Beijing was set aside for cultural tours. We managed to see both the Forbidden Palace and the Great Wall in … Read More

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Event Recap: Put a Lid on It

A recent ULI Northwest panel discussion brought together experts on lidding freeways and explored the questions around whether it’s possible to lid more of Interstate 5 in Seattle. The motivations seem obvious: creating new urban land, restoring neighborhood connections, and mitigating environmental impacts. But what would it take and who would pay for it? The four expert panelists dived into the details that excited many of those in attendance. Keynote speaker James Burnett provided an overview of this urban design trend and how it played into his landscape architecture firm’s … Read More

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Event Recap: Tactical Urbanism with Mike Lydon

The second of ULI Northwest’s stimULI events featured Mike Lydon, author of Tactical Urbanism and principal of Streetplans. For the 40+ participants assembled at MG2’s Seattle offices on May 17th, this interactive event served up fresh ideas and a lively, engaging format. True to the experimental spirit of curiosity that distinguishes tactical urbanism from conventional “community engagement,” the event was a refreshing departure from the typical equation of powerpoint + talking head x darkened room = boring. Well supported with snacks, sweets, and beer, our late afternoon exploration started with … Read More

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Event Preview | Put a Lid on It: Creating New Opportunities for Urban Land

What does the future look like for Seattle as open space becomes scarce due to population growth? While we might not have an answer just quite yet, ULI Northwest is hoping to continue this discussion by hosting an event that will discuss the idea of putting a lid on I-5 and whether or not this is the right fit for downtown Seattle. Held on June 1st, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt in Downtown Seattle from 7:30 A.M to 10:00 A.M, this is an event you won’t want to miss. With … Read More

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Spotlight on Kyoto

Kyoto, the original capital of Japan, is the country’s cultural epicenter and holds countless immaculately preserved historical and spiritual treasures. We are offering an optional add-on of two days in Kyoto at the end of our Study Tour that you won’t want to miss. Highlights on our Kyoto visit will include: Private dinner at a traditional Kyoto restaurant with locally sourced cuisine and sake pairing Morning meditation and tea ceremoney in Kodaji Temple Lunch at Kiyomizu Temple featuring traditional Buddist style vegetarian lunch overlooking a private garden inside the temple … Read More

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