Category Archives: Portland

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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Seattle’s Via6 and Portland’s Brewery Blocks Announced as Finalists in ULI 2014 Global Awards for Excellence Competition

SEATTLE (June 23, 2014) — Seattle’s Via6 development project and Portland’s Brewery Blocks have been announced as finalists in the 2014 ULI Global Awards for Excellence competition, widely recognized as the land use industry’s most prestigious recognition program.   Twenty-three outstanding developments from around the globe, including 11 in North America, seven in Asia, and five in Europe, have been selected as finalists. From this select group, a jury representing the many fields of real estate development expertise will choose a group of winners that will be announced in October at … Read More

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2014 ULI Northwest Photo Essay Contest

ULI Northwest is hosting a photo essay contest in conjunction with the 2014 Cascadia Regional Conference, which will be held on July 18 & 19 in Portland, Oregon. Competition participants will address these concepts through a photo essay consisting of two to four images and a written statement of up to 300 words. The photo essay should aim to address the theme while answering the following question: “What ingredients or elements make up successful urban neighborhoods, and which of these will be most important as our world moves rapidly toward … Read More

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YLG Portland Tours Savier Flats

With over 40 real estate professionals present, ULI NW’s Young Leaders Group of Portland organized an on-site presentation and tour of the newly constructed Savier Street Flats on Thursday, July 11th. Sam Rodriguez of Mill Creek Residential led an informal presentation about their two four-story LEED Platinum buildings that feature 179 unit market rate apartments, and ground-floor retail. The site formerly owned by Con-Way, the transportation and services company, was Mill Creek Residential’s first development and is located on Northwest 23rd and Savier Street. The development was built in 2013, targets … Read More

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ULI Northwest in Portland is Hiring

Do you have a desire to change the world?  Have you ever tamed a lion?  Do grammatical errors drive you nuts?  Can you embrace the use of Helvetica font?  If you answered “yes” to all these questions, then this is the opportunity for you! ULI Northwest is searching for an individual to join our small team of highly energetic professionals.  Our creative 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 … Read More

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Read a Recap of the What’s Next? Getting Ahead of Change Panel Discussion in Portland Last Week

Oregon Business Magazine has a great recap of the keynote presentation and panel discussion from last week’s What’s Next? Getting Ahead of Change event. “Portland is just such a wonderful, unique place,” Uwe Brandes, keynote speaker, said. “While it’s not the largest market, people pay attention to what’s happening here.” Check out the full article here.

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Portland Young Leaders Group Launches Leadership Forum Series

Below is a brief summary of the first in a series of Leadership Forums by the Portland YLG Leadership Team written by YLG members Jackie Gruber, Bryce Payne, and Suja Shyam: The Portland YLG group kicked off its Leadership Forum Lunch Series on February 20, 2013 with Jeff Myhre, President of Myhre Group Architects.  Jeff is a respected architect and planner with a portfolio including the Mosaic condominium community, the Enso mixed-use building, Orenco Station Town Center, and the Gateway District Master Plan. Jeff led a discussion regarding  balanced free market … Read More

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Industrial Site Readiness in Portland

On Wednesday, February 6, 2013, the Young Leaders Group of ULI Northwest hosted an interactive discussion on Industrial Site Readiness in the Portland metropolitan region. Below is a brief summary of the program by YLG members, Jackie Gruber and Suja Shyam: The event highlighted a recent study led by The Portland Business Alliance, Business Oregon, and other organizations, which found that the region has a shortage of large lot, industrial shovel-ready sites. The panelists explained the importance of industrial land supply in the region’s ability to attract traded-sector jobs, with higher salaries, to the … Read More

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Relevant Topic: Rebuilding Communities – A Symposium by the Oregon APA

Our members in the Portland area might be interested in the upcoming Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association symposium on Rebuilding Communities presented by leaders in the rebuilding of the cities of Detroit, Michigan and Joplin, Missouri. Detroit and Joplin are undergoing rebuilding and recovery efforts of very different kinds. The presentation will feature efforts to “right size” Detroit’s infrastructure for a sustainable future and a discussion of the rebuilding of Joplin, Missouri, after the tornado in May 2011 that destroyed much of the town. The Joplin, Missouri presentation will focus, … Read More

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