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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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Portland Developer Anyeley Hallová found inspiration through ULI Hines Competition

Fifteen years ago, when Anyeley Hallová was studying sustainable agriculture and environmental systems as an undergraduate student at Cornell University, becoming a real estate developer was the farthest thing from her mind. She was committed to restoring the natural environment, a goal she presumed to be at odds with many in the development industry. Click here to read the full story.

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ULI Northwest Members Included Among New Members to ULI National Board of Directors, Operating Committee, and New Trustees

Today, the Urban Land Institute announced new members to the ULI Board of Directors, ULI Operating Committee, and new ULI Trustees. Among these new members are several prominent ULI Northwest members. Greg Johnson, President of Wright Runstad and former ULI Northwest Chair, has joined the ULI Operating Committee. Patrick Callahan, Founder and CEO of Urban Renaissance Group and former ULI Northwest Chair, has been named a ULI Trustee. And finally, City of Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland has also been named a ULI Trustee. For the full press release and full … Read More

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Recap: The 2015 ULI Spring Meeting in Houston

The 2015 ULI Spring Meeting took place in Houston, Texas,  on May 13-14. As the 4th largest city in the United States, Houston is a key gateway for the country. In addition to being the global capitol of the oil industry, it also holds the title of most diverse city in the United States. Despite all of these facts, Houston is commonly associated with rampant urban sprawl. However, this perception is likely to be altered in the not so distant future. During the meeting, numerous tours and speakers spoke of … Read More

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We Can’t Always Get What We Want: New ULI Report, America in 2015, Finds Gap Between Desire For and Availability of Community Attributes Related to Livability

WASHINGTON (May 8, 2015) – Many Americans face significant community design-related barriers to living a healthy life, according to a new report, America in 2015, released today by the Urban Land Institute (ULI). A large number of people, particularly minorities and Millennials, report living in areas that lack easy access to safe places for outdoor physical activity, active transportation systems such as bike lanes, and healthy food options. Among the health related findings: Sixteen percent of Americans, including 18 percent of African Americans and 28 percent of Latinos, say that … Read More

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Featured at ULI Spring Meeting in Houston: Myth and Facts: What Will Millennials Do Next?

If you missed our Housing Trends for Millennials event on Wednesday and are attending the ULI Spring Meeting, be sure to check out the concurrent session “Myth and Facts: What Will Millennials Do Next?” on Wednesday, May 13 at 2:45 PM. Check out the details here, as well as the full Spring Meeting schedule.

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Introducing ULI’s 2014 Annual Report

The goal of ULI’s 2014 Annual Report is to capture and celebrate a broad range of ULI impacts and accomplishments from fiscal year 2014—July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014—while spotlighting stories of members who deliver on ULI’s mission every day. This year, we are presenting the Annual Report in a digital-first format to create a more interactive, dynamic, and visually compelling experience. This is in line with ULI’s commitment to sustainable business practices. Another benefit of this format is the ease with which you can share the report with … Read More

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Do a Behind the Scenes Tour of Austin Before the ULI Spring Meeting in Houston

In the same vein as our Cascadia Experience Tour in Spring 2014, ULI Austin is hosting a fantastic tour of Austin as a precursor to this year’s ULI Spring Meeting in Houston. So, if you’re a ULI Full Member and planning on going to Houston, take steps to visit Austin first and see “why weird works.” Also, consider getting an early lunch at Franklin BBQ. You won’t regret it! Click here to check out the agenda and to register.

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