Monthly Archives: October 2015

Larson Leaders Complete Technical Assistance Panel for the City of Dearborn

The 2014-2015 Larson Center for Leadership Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) focused on the revitalization of West Downtown Dearborn, specifically, the Wagner Hotel Block, which has the potential to create a transformational development project that will become a destination that ties together the entire Dearborn area. Working with officials from the City of Dearborn, the following six topics were identified as objectives for the project: What physical/design opportunities present themselves for this type of block where multiple properties may be assembled for a larger mixed-use development? What kind of market exists in this … Read More

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In The News: For Gregg McDuffee, Life in Detroit Comes Full Circle

Gregg McDuffee, the chairman of the nonprofit Urban Land Institute in Michigan is a passionate advocate for Detroit. The Free Press gets him talking about what Urban Land Institute Michigan’s mission is, why Detroit is a hot spot for developers like Dan Gilbert and his prospective of the growth of Detroit. For Gregg McDuffee, Life in Detroit Comes Full Circle By Frank Witsil Detroit Free Press October 17, 2015

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Peter Kageyama to Keynote the 29th Annual UM/ULI Real Estate Forum

UM/ULI Real Estate Forum partners ULI Michigan, the University of Michigan Real Estate Club and the University of Michigan Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development program are pleased to announce Peter Kageyama as Keynote Speaker of the 29th Annual UM/ULI Real Estate Forum. Peter Kageyama is an internationally recognized expert on community development and grassroots engagement. He is the author of For the Love of Cities, which explores in detail the value of emotional engagement with our cities, how that connection is created and nurtured, and how it can be … Read More

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