Category Archives: YLG Portland

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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Portland YLG Leadership Forum Series: Kevin Cavenaugh

Below is a brief summary of the second in a series of Leadership Forums by the Portland YLG Leadership Team written by YLG members Jackie Gruber and Suja Shyam: On Wednesday March 20, Kevin Cavenaugh, of Cavenaugh & Cavenaugh met with Young Leaders in the Portland area for the second Leadership Forum of 2013. Kevin is a respected small-scale urban designer and developer based in Portland whose portfolio includes the Burnside Rocket, Dr. Jim is Really Nice, and Box & One. Kevin spoke about his background as an architect and what it … Read More

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ULI YLG Cascadia Regional Conference in Portland Summary

Below is a quick summary of the ULI Portland YLG conference written by leadership team member (and conference attendee) Laura Dodd: Over 125 registrants convened for the Third Annual ULI YLG Cascadia Conference in Portland on July 29th and 30th. Conference events included a keynote speaker, panel discussions, breakout sessions, neighborhood tours, and a visit to the newly renovated Jeld-Wen Field to watch the Timbers, Portland’s Major League Soccer team. Attendees agreed that the conference delivered a high level of content while also allowing for more networking and socializing opportunities … Read More

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