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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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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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YLG Leadership Forum | 2017 Local Elections with Natalie Quick (Seattle)

Join us for our next Leadership Forum with Natalie Quick for a presentation and Q&A regarding the 2017 local election. How did the primary election unfold? Who are our mayoral candidates? What does current polling data suggest about public opinion? In addition, learn about what being in public relations and affairs in Seattle real estate means and some of the biggest challenges and opportunities large projects and developers face in Seattle today. Monday, August 28 5:00 – 6:00 PM Two Union Building 601 Union Street #3500 Seattle, WA 98101 Registration … Read More

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ULI Northwest Vice-Chair Eric Cress: Letter to Members

Dear ULI Northwest Members, It is my honor and privilege to serve as your ULI Northwest Vice-Chairman in Oregon and Southwest Washington.  It is a critical time for ULI as we build on the enormous success and accomplishments of my predecessor, Dennis Allen, and our committee chairs. Their work has advanced ULI Northwest to an inflection point, where, with your help, we can leverage our collective engagement, resources and reach to positively impact our community in truly meaningful ways. At ULI, we measure our success by the value that we … Read More

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Community Event: BOMA Energy Efficiency Program 2.0 (BEEP)

Join BOMA Seattle and BetterBricks for an updated version of the well-known, efficiency training course developed by BOMA and some of the largest commercial real estate owners and managers in the industry. These courses give you the information, strategies, and resources to help reduce energy use and cost, so that you can succeed in today’s market.  In addition to two BEEP courses, attendees will learn about opportunities to capitalize on technical support and financial incentives to help comply with the City of Seattle’s new Building Tune-Up Requirement—funding that will sunset … Read More

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Community Event: Spark Tool Webinar

Join BetterBricks and the Green Building Interest Group for an exclusive webinar on Spark, a powerful tool to outperform your competition. Spark is an interactive online tool that creates a tailored building renewal strategy, provides a clear project plan, and estimates return on investment. A building renewal strategy can save 35% or more of a building’s energy use and costs, increase tenant comfort and rents, and reposition a building in the market to make it more competitive. Watch this short video to learn how Spark can reposition a building: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFyiW8Uwlic … Read More

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Partner Event | REEL Happy Hour (Seattle)

REEL Seattle Happy Hour A summer networking event for commercial real estate professionals under 35 REEL is the first event of its kind, combining Puget Sound’s leading commercial real estate organizations under one venue. Join the young professionals of CoreNet, CREW, NAIOP, AGC, BOMA, ULI and SMPS Seattle at THE networking event of the summer with libations and catering. Event proceeds will go to Urban ArtWorks, a local non-profit that empowers young people to restore communities through public art. Sellen Construction’s Rooftop Deck 227 Westlake Avenue North Seattle, WA 98109 Thursday, … Read More

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