Monthly Archives: October 2018

ULI Emerging Trends–The Future of Mobility to be held on November 6th, 2018

The Urban Land Institute Michigan will host the Annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate event on Tuesday November 6th, 2018 at the Benson & Edith Ford Conference Center in Detroit. The event will start at 8:00 AM and will end at 1:15 PM. The ULI Emerging Trends event is based on the Annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate report from the Urban Land Institute. The event provides an outlook on real estate investment and development trends, real estate finance and capital markets, property sectors, metropolitan areas, and other real estate issues. Each year … Read More

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ULI Michigan Quarterly News

ULI Members Celebrate “Mod Drop” At The Corner  It was a bright, sunny day this September, when ULI Michigan joined forces with Larson Realty Group to host a watch party to view Detroit’s first-ever modular home “drop” at the mixed-use development property, The Corner, located at the intersection of Trumbull and Michigan Avenue, the former site of Tiger Stadium. More than a hundred members of the real estate community watched a crane lift a section of an apartment unit and set it into position on the second story. The innovative … Read More

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Artist and Planner Theaster Gates awarded Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development

Internationally acclaimed artist and urban planner Theaster Gates, whose rise to prominence began with his use of art and culture to revive underserved neighborhoods in his hometown of Chicago, has been named the 2018 recipient of the ULI J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development. Gates was awarded the prize by Michael Spies, ULI governing trustee and 2018 Nichols Prize jury chairman, during the opening general session of the 2018 ULI Fall Meeting. Gates’s creative approach to revitalizing neglected urban neighborhoods—including the reuse of building materials and other items … Read More

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ULI Global plans for a bright future at Fall Meeting in Boston

ULI Global Chief Executive Officer W. Edward Walter provided highlights of the Institute’s Global Strategic Plan, which will help strengthen member engagement and impact, during remarks at the 2018 Fall Meeting’s closing general session. “It is clear to me that well-designed development standards and policies contribute significantly to creating great cities. Long-term thinking that embraces resilience, redevelopment, and diversity will be required to sustain our cities through this century and into the next,” said Walter, whose career as a leading real estate executive spans nearly 40 years. “To achieve those … Read More

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