Monthly Archives: November 2012

YLG and MercyCorps: Design with the Other 90% in Portland

On November 13, 2012, ULI Northwest Young Leaders Group in Portland hosted a viewing and discussion of New York’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Design with the Other 90%: CITIES. The event was hosted at the Mercy Corps global headquarters in downtown Portland where the exhibit is currently on display. Below is a brief summary by leadership team member Jackie Gruber: The Design with the Other 90%: CITIES exhibit offers an assessment of the scale and intensity of informal settlements around the world and the urban solutions that have been designed by and for … Read More

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ULI/Forterra Joint Volunteer Day a Success!

On Saturday, November 3, 2012, the ULI Northwest Young Leaders Group in Seattle organized a volunteer day in conjunction with Forterra, the Green Seattle Partnership, and the NAIOP Developing Leaders. Below is a brief summary by leadership team co-chair Joe Polito: On Saturday, November 3rd, the ULI Northwest YLG in Seattle and the NAIOP Developing Leaders participated in Green Seattle Day as a joint volunteer event with  Forterra and the Green Seattle Partnership. Over 50 volunteers participated in the event which involved planting trees, weeding, and invasive species removal at the St. … Read More

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Where does Seattle’s real estate market rank in the U.S.?

The ULI and PwC annual publication, Emerging Trends in Real Estate, was released last week. Seattle’s real estate market ranked as the seventh best in the country, which is one spot lower than last year. You can read a brief summary of the report in the Puget Sound Business Journal here. If you’re interested in learning how this will affect our region from professionals in the field, register for our Emerging Trends event here. The panel will feature Beacon Capital’s Jeremy Fletcher, Kilroy’s Eli Khouri, and Bosa Development’s Nat Bosa. The discussion will be moderated by … Read More

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