Monthly Archives: April 2013

ICSC’s Detroit Next Generation Program

Join your peers to network and learn techniques to help improve your business contacts and growth.  We will be joined by Marty Maddin, who will detail his coaching programs for successful individuals and teams who are interested in 1) getting clear about who they are and where they are in their business, 2) creating a compelling and strategic vision for where they want to end up, 3) putting a plan in place that capitalizes on their strengths, passions and values, and 4) being held accountable for taking consistent action that … Read More

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Under the Leadership of ULI Michigan Vice Chair Gregory McDuffee, the Detroit-Wayne Joint Building Authority Has Received Numerous Awards for Management of Coleman A. Young Municipal Center

The Detroit-Wayne Joint Building Authority (DWJBA), owner, manager and operator of the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, has been recognized by federal, state and local organizations for management best practices and operational standards. DWJBA Executive Director Gregory McDuffee currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Michigan District Council of the Urban Land Institute,  Co-Chair of ULI Michigan’s Programs Committee and Chair of the Larson Center for Leadership Steering Committee. The Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA) announced that the 2012 Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) award for government buildings went to … Read More

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West Michigan Committee Chair Patrick Lennon Talks P3 Forum with MLive

Patrick Lennon, ULI Michigan’s West Michigan Committee Chair, spoke to MLive about the upcoming Public-Private Partnership Forum, which will take place on April 25 at the Lansing Center in Lansing, Michigan. Follow the link below to read the article, and don’t forget to register for the 4th Annual Public-Private Partnership Forum! Upcoming Urban Land Institute Forum in Lansing Will Have Input from Kalamazoo By Al Jones MLive April 15, 2013  

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The April 2013 Edition of the Real Estate Consensus Forecast is Now Available

A new U.S.-focused real estate forecast from the ULI Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate and Ernst & Young reflects renewed optimism for growth in real estate capital markets and commercial real estate fundamentals, and even stronger expectations for housing than those made just six months ago. The full presentation is now available for ULI members. Read More

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Larson Center for Leadership’s Clinton River Daylighting Study Covered by Metromode (VIDEO)

A new video released yesterday by Metromode focuses the section of the Clinton River that runs through Pontiac, a good portion of which was buried in a concrete pipe running under downtown in 1963. Now, Oakland County and the participants of the Larson Center for Leadership want to know what type of opportunities, if any, the daylighting of the river through downtown may present the struggling city. The feasibility of the project is the subject of an mTAP (Mini Technical Advisory Panel) currently being produced by the 2013-2013 Larson Leaders. … Read More

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ULI Michigan Member Robert Gibbs to Present at ULI Central Florida Event

Robert J. Gibbs, Managing Principal at Gibbs Planning Group in Birmingham, Michigan, will present effective techniques for planning, designing, and implementing successful retail and town center development at ULI Central Florida’s event; Igniting Innovation in Urban Retail with Robert J. Gibbs. Considered one of the foremost urban retail planners in America, Gibbs will discuss how planners, developers and public officials are taking a fresh look at the creation and re-invention of local commercial nodes. The program will examine the strengths and weaknesses of the leading town centers built during the … Read More

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Register for the 2013 Spring Meeting by April 12 and Save $200!

Join ULI in San Diego! Get fresh thinking, insights, and contacts to take your business to the next level at the 2013 ULI Spring Meeting, held May 15 to 17. Speakers include Paul Saffo, Henry Cisneros, Geoff Colvin and former Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. Register by April 12 to save $200!

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