Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Michigan Marketplace at the 29th Annual UM/ULI Real Estate Forum

If you have property to sell or a neighborhood to publicize anywhere in the state, The Michigan Marketplace provides a platform to reach over 300 real estate professionals every year. For 29 years the Real Estate Forum has been a showcase for best practices in real estate development. A joint effort of the University of Michigan and the Urban Land Institute, the Forum focuses on a specific geographic area and uses a combination of national and local speakers, training courses and tours to provide lessons in local real estate development, … Read More

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Why You Should Attended the 2015 ULI Fall Meeting

By Jamie Simchik Paraphrasing Calvin Gladney (Managing Partner of Mosaic Urban Partners), the ULI can be like “The Matrix”. When attending the ULI Fall meeting you think everyone is participating in the general or concurrent sessions, but they are not. There are Councils Days, Committee Meetings, invite-only networking events and so many other gatherings of which I am probably not aware. I do not bring this up to discourage anyone, especially students preparing for a career in the many facets of the real estate industry, but rather to inform you … Read More

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Announcing the 5th Annual Urban Restoration Case Competition

The University of Michigan Real Estate Club and the UM/ULI Real Estate Forum announce the fifth annual Urban Restoration Case Competition. Students from Midwestern real estate, architecture and business programs are invited to take part in this competition. This competition will be based on an actual Brownfield in downtown Detroit sourced from a developer/advocacy group. This location is being prepared for redevelopment within the next two years and has the support of the developer/advocacy group. The objective is to create a business case for your selected redevelopment scenario. First place … Read More

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Nominate an Outstanding Project/Person for the 2015 Michigan Real Estate Excellence Awards

The University of Michigan/Urban Land Institute Real Estate Forum is seeking nominations of successful real estate executives. The awards honor Michigan’s most prestigious real estate professionals – those who have the vision and leadership to attain significant achievements in the industry and reshape their respective communities. The program seeks nominees who represent diversity in age, gender, race, profession, and geographic location. Final selections are made by a panel of judges consisting of representatives of ULI Michigan, the University of Michigan, and economic development experts from around the state. Awardees will be invited to receive their … Read More

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