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ULI Michigan Launches Statewide Program to Empower Women in Real Estate

URBAN LAND INSTITUTE OF MICHIGAN LAUNCHES STATEWIDE PROGRAM TO EMPOWER WOMEN IN REAL ESTATE BUILD UP Breakfast Club program unites small groups of women across the state to build careers, relationships and strong networks DETROIT, MICH.-Nov. 2, 2018 — The Urban Land Institute (ULI) of Michigan, a chapter of the preeminent, real estate organization dedicated to responsible land use and creating thriving, sustainable communities, is launching an innovative new program designed to empower and inspire women in real estate across the region called the BUILD UP Breakfast Clubs. BUILD UP … Read More

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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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National ULI experts address “Tactical Preservation” in Detroit at Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting this August took a focused look at how to salvage Detroit’s historic and culturally significant buildings through “tactical preservation.” Featuring ULI members from around the country for a weeklong thinktank, the meeting provided an expert panel and initial summary of recommendations for preserving the city’s architectural character by identifying adaptive reuse opportunities for vacant historic buildings in neighborhoods across the city. We are proud to work alongside the city’s Planning and Development Department to leverage our member’s expertise and provide strategic and practical advice that may result … Read More

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Five Reasons to Attend the 2018 Spring Meeting in Detroit

ULI’s National 2018 Spring Meeting in Detroit is in just one week. If you haven’t already registered for the event, you’re in luck: Here are the top five reasons to attend on May 1-3:           1. Rub elbows and network with an international assembly of 4,000 real estate professionals for three days. Renowned development, capital finance and business experts will be here to share insights on all aspects of real estate and are eager to learn about opportunities and partners. There’s no better time than right … Read More

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Detroit to Host Urban Land Institute’s 2018 Spring Meeting Set for May 1-3 at the Cobo Convention Center

For more information, contact: Trisha Riggs, 202/624-7086; priggs@uli.org WASHINGTON (January 10, 2018) – The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global real estate organization with 40,000-plus members dedicated to responsible land use and creating thriving, sustainable communities, will hold its 2018 Spring Meeting May 1-3 at the Cobo Convention Center in Detroit. The Spring Meeting routinely draws nearly 3,000 of ULI’s most engaged members, including renowned industry experts from around the world sharing insights on all aspects of real estate. A major focus for the 2018 gathering will be the reinvention … Read More

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ULI Toronto to Host 2018 Young Leader Exchange

The Young Leaders Group Leadership Exchange is an exciting series of cross-country tours designed specifically for young leader members. Exchanges focus on project tours, site visits, discussion panels and networking opportunities to learn about the challenges and successes other metropolitan areas are facing. It also offers Young Leaders a great opportunity to network with other professionals that are involved with ULI and learn from some of the nation’s most prominent planners, builders and developers. The ULI Young Leaders of Boston, Chicago, Michigan, New York, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. have successfully … Read More

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ULI Michigan Announces the Newest Co-Chairs of the Women’s Leadership Initiative

On November 20, 2017 ULI announced Shannon Morgan and Stacy Esbrook as the new co-chairs of the Women’s Leadership Initiative. The women, who bring more than 30 years of combined experience working in real estate and economic development, will replace Cari Easterday-Kar and Jill Ferrari, current co-chairs of the Women’s Leadership Initiative. “There is a need to identify and promote strong women who are solid in their ideals and who have the necessary business acumen and background needed to make things happen in a fast-paced organization,” said Ferrari, who also … Read More

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