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ULI Northwest in Portland is Hiring

Senior Associate at Urban Land Institute Know all the trendy growth zones? Savvy with both people and projects? Enjoy herding cats? Passionate about environmental sustainability and urban planning? If you answer “Yes!” to all these questions, then we should talk! ULI Northwest is looking for a member to join our small team of energetic professionals. Our work group is the productive force behind an array of programs and initiatives in real estate development and land use in the Pacific Northwest. As the local District Council of the Urban Land Institute, we carry … Read More

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Center for Leadership | Alum Testimonial

ULI Northwest Center for Leadership Provides Clearer Vision for Professional Goals and Expanded Network By John Hoey, Senior Policy Analyst, Seattle Planning Commission When I was accepted to participate in the inaugural class of the Center for Leadership in 2012, I did not know what to expect from the program. Would it be like going back to school? Would we be sitting through hours and hours of seminars and lectures? Was I in over my head as a newcomer to the world of ULI Northwest? To my pleasant surprise, it … Read More

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Community Event: December 14th Spark Training

Join BetterBricks to learn about the building renewal strategy and how to use the Spark Tool to assess if your building is ready for a deep energy retrofit. This in-person training will focus on how to leverage Spark’s integrated technical and financial reports to communicate the business case for building renewal projects. The training will include an overview of the building renewal strategy, a live demonstration of the Spark Tool, and a look at the customized integrated measure packages the Tool can create. This Spark training provides 1 Continuing Education … Read More

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2018 Emerging Trends in Real Estate Event Recap (Portland, OR)

By Chad Encinas, Holland Partner Group. Early in the morning on Thursday, November 16, hundreds of real estate professionals from throughout the Portland Metropolitan gathered at the ballroom of the The Nines Hotel to hear insights from ULI’s annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate report. 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. The theme for 2018’s report is “Navigating at Altitude”, and was presented by ULI Global CEO Patrick Phillips. … Read More

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Seattle is Top Market for Investment, Development in 2018: Emerging Trends in Real Estate®

The Urban Land Institute Northwest is getting ready to host Emerging Trends 2018, to highlight Seattle as the nation’s top market, attributed to its job opportunities, diverse economy, and educated workforce on Wednesday, November 15 from 7:30 – 9 AM at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. ULI Northwest’s signature event, Emerging Trends 2018 features Patrick Phillips, global chief executive officer of the Urban Land Institute, who will compare markets across the country and highlight real estate trends. The event launches ULI Northwest’s 2018 program theme: Tech & Innovation with Mike Sievert, Chief … Read More

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Partner Event: First Real Estate Social Hour

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Community Event: Build Small Live Large Summit

Portland’s small housing movement is taking storm. Join policymakers and industry leaders to learn what’s new and what’s next in small housing over a three-day weekend: Friday through Sunday, November 3-5, 2017. Register Here for a weekend full of discussions, tours, and workshops on accessory dwelling units. Interested in being a sponsor? Learn more here.  

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Community Event | Seattle Design Festival | September 9-22

  The 2017 Seattle Design Festival (September 9 – 22) features citywide tours, exhibits, outdoor installations, activities, interactive workshops and more, kicking off with the Block Party, September 9-10 in Occidental Park. This year’s Festival theme, POWER reflects on our rapidly changing world and our values as individuals and as a community, reasserting our commitment to civic responsibility and explores how community plays an important role in design. Learn more at: http://designinpublic.org  

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Community Event: NAIOP Bus Tour

Register now for the NAIOP Bus Tour! The tour of new commercial developments in Portland takes place on September 14th from 1:00PM – 5:00PM. Register online today: https://naioporegon.starchapter.com/meet-reg1.php?id=100

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YLG Hidden Density | September 20, 2017 (Seattle, WA)

Join us for a timely panel discussion regarding the future of development in Seattle’s single-family and low-rise zones. Panelists will share strategies and innovative approaches to traditional development. Learn about Seattle’s pilot program for single-family lot division. Plus, be inspired by efforts in Portland and Seattle to use accessory dwelling units (ADUs) to provide housing for people who are experiencing homelessness. Panelists Dan Bertolet, Sightline Institute Rex Holbein and Jennifer LaFreniere, Block Architects Sam Lai, Green Canopy Homes Mary Li,  Multnomah County Shannon Loew, Founder of FIX Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:30 AM | Registration … Read More

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