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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 now to capitalize on the happenings in Detroit, so use your time at the event wisely.

2. Detroit is a real estate developer’s dream city.

Tour the most exciting real estate projects in Detroit, including the big projects like the brand-new Little Caesars Arena, cool neighborhood projects and the new projects breaking ground. Every day we learn about a new development in the city. This is your chance to see a variety of projects in different stages of development.

3. Bedrock Detroit. Ilitch Holdings, Inc. The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy.

These entities are helping to rebuild our impressions of the city. When you attend the Spring Meeting, you’ll hear their vision and resulting development plans that you can use to ideate on projects your firm is working on. Detroit is a case study for how to turn a city around through sound development strategies – let these best practices inspire your next project.

4. Creative development plans, work spaces, incubator and maker spaces, creative culture: Detroit is paving the way.

Other cities want to capitalize on their changing urban landscapes through new ways of thinking and developing. Come and see some of the most unique projects that have shaped Detroit in unexpected ways.

5. This is your chance to participate in the national development conversation and show them what we’ve got:

Opportunities, firms and people. Big things are happening in Detroit, so don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to help tell the Detroit story to people from all around the globe.


ULI Full Members and ULI Associate Members living in Michigan are invited to attend.

To register and sign up for tours in and around Detroit during the meeting, please visit the registration page here.

Not a member? Join now to attend at ULI.org/join and take $50 off with discount code: DCMEM50

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