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Going to the Fall Meeting? Do a study tour of Dallas, Austin, and Houston

ULI Asia Pacific is running a study tour prior to the ULI Fall Meeting in Dallas that will get you exclusive access to new projects in Dallas, Austin, and Houston. Go to for more information.

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Event Recap: China & Japan Study Tour

For 2 weeks in June 2016, ULI Northwest staff guided a delegation of North American ULI Members on a study tour of Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Kyoto. This was the first trip of its kind organized by a U.S. District Council with assistance with our counterparts from ULI Mainland China and ULI Japan. Our trip began in Beijing, the capital city and government seat of China. The first day in Beijing was set aside for cultural tours. We managed to see both the Forbidden Palace and the Great Wall in … Read More

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Spotlight on Kyoto

Kyoto, the original capital of Japan, is the country’s cultural epicenter and holds countless immaculately preserved historical and spiritual treasures. We are offering an optional add-on of two days in Kyoto at the end of our Study Tour that you won’t want to miss. Highlights on our Kyoto visit will include: Private dinner at a traditional Kyoto restaurant with locally sourced cuisine and sake pairing Morning meditation and tea ceremoney in Kodaji Temple Lunch at Kiyomizu Temple featuring traditional Buddist style vegetarian lunch overlooking a private garden inside the temple … Read More

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Spotlight on Tokyo

Here are five fun facts about Tokyo, the third stop of our upcoming study tour of China & Japan: 1. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most densely populated metropolitan area in the world with 37.8 million people. For comparison, the state of California has a population of 38.8 million people. 2. Tokyo has a massive subway system that boasts 285 stations and 13 lines covering a total system length of nearly 200 miles. Nearly 7 million people ride the subway each day. 3. Much of Tokyo’s cuisine doesn’t so much represent … Read More

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Spotlight on Shanghai

Here are five fun facts on Shanghai, the second stop of our upcoming study tour of China & Japan: 1. Shanghai is huge! There are 4 times as many people in the City of Shanghai than in the entire country of New Zealand. 2. The main language spoken in Shanghai is Shanghainese. Like many Chinese regions, Shanghai has its own unique language. It is one of the 248 Chinese dialects. And within Shanghai, there are mini dialects. Those from the outer suburbs use different vocabulary and have accents different from … Read More

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Spotlight on Beijing

Here are five fun facts on Beijing, the first stop of our upcoming study tour of China & Japan: 1. Beijing is the capital of the People’s Republic of China. Bei means northern, and jing means capital. 2. Beijing is the center of the nation’s politics and international exchanges, and it is also China’s second largest city after Shanghai. 3. The cuisine in Beijing is known as Jing Cuisine, and the popular dishes include Hot and Sour Soup, Moo Shu Pork, and Peking Duck, which is a roast duck sliced … Read More

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China & Japan Tour

Join ULI Northwest on an immersive tour of three major Asian markets: Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo. Prepare for exclusive access to new projects, executive-level investors and developers, and insights into direct investment between North America and Asia. Reserve your spot now for this dynamic tour of Asia’s most important markets for investment and development. The tour will include three days at the ULI Asia Pacific Summit in Shanghai, the region’s premier real estate event featuring sessions with industry leaders and in-depth property tours. The tour is specifically designed for upper-level … Read More

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ULI Australia Members and ULI Asia Pacific Members Visit the Northwest

Earlier this week, members from ULI Australia and ULI Asia Pacific visited Seattle and Portland as part of a West Coast Study Trip that ends with the ULI Fall Meeting in San Francisco. It was lovely to make connections with members from across the Pacific and show them all the sights, innovations, and real estate trends that have made Seattle and Portland successful and thriving cities. Cheers!

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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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Second Annual ULI Asia Pacific Summit

Join ULI in Shanghai from June 4 – 6 to make essential business connections and get the latest information on real estate trends. Connect with top leaders in Asia Pacific real estate and find new opportunities to capitalize on shifting demographics and development patterns. Register before April 19 to save.

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