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Leading Voices Podcast Series: Mayor Marilyn Strickland

Mayor Marilyn Strickland | Mayor | City of Tacoma, WA As an African American and Asian American woman in office, Mayor Marilyn Strickland of Tacoma challenges notions of what makes a strong leader. She talks about the journey that has led her to earning the top post of this international port city. Learn more about the Leading Voices with ULI podcast. Subscribe Today: iTunes SoundCloud Google Play Stitcher Overcast

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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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Spotlight on Tokyo

Here are five fun facts about Tokyo, the third stop of our upcoming study tour of China & Japan: 1. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most densely populated metropolitan area in the world with 37.8 million people. For comparison, the state of California has a population of 38.8 million people. 2. Tokyo has a massive subway system that boasts 285 stations and 13 lines covering a total system length of nearly 200 miles. Nearly 7 million people ride the subway each day. 3. Much of Tokyo’s cuisine doesn’t so much represent … Read More

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Spotlight on Shanghai

Here are five fun facts on Shanghai, the second stop of our upcoming study tour of China & Japan: 1. Shanghai is huge! There are 4 times as many people in the City of Shanghai than in the entire country of New Zealand. 2. The main language spoken in Shanghai is Shanghainese. Like many Chinese regions, Shanghai has its own unique language. It is one of the 248 Chinese dialects. And within Shanghai, there are mini dialects. Those from the outer suburbs use different vocabulary and have accents different from … Read More

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Sound Transit U-Link Grand Opening

Husky Stadium Station and Broadway Station, the two newest stations of Seattle’s light rail system, opened over the weekend. Dubbed as U-Link by Sound Transit, the Husky Stadium station marks the first light rail connection to North Seattle. See below for more photos from the Husky Stadium Station grand opening.

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Spotlight on Beijing

Here are five fun facts on Beijing, the first stop of our upcoming study tour of China & Japan: 1. Beijing is the capital of the People’s Republic of China. Bei means northern, and jing means capital. 2. Beijing is the center of the nation’s politics and international exchanges, and it is also China’s second largest city after Shanghai. 3. The cuisine in Beijing is known as Jing Cuisine, and the popular dishes include Hot and Sour Soup, Moo Shu Pork, and Peking Duck, which is a roast duck sliced … Read More

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Event Preview: Emerging Trends 2016 in Seattle

On October 27, ULI Northwest will hold its most highly anticipated annual event. ULI will invite Mitch Roschelle, US National Practice Leader for PwC’s Real Estate Advisory Practice, to present the most highly-regarded and widely-read forecast report in the real estate industry, Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2016. The report, a publication from PwC and ULI, is a trends and forecast publication with a 37-year history and provides an outlook on U.S. investment and development trends, real estate finance, capital markets, property sectors, metropolitan areas, and other real estate issues. The … Read More

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