Author: Joseph Klem

Joseph Klem is VP of Virtual ULI.

Articles by Joseph Klem

  • John Bucksbaum Shares His Tough Lessons Learned
    Published on October 19, 2012 in Fall Meeting
    In a candid, poignant session at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Denver, attendees heard firsthand about tough lessons learned in commercial real estate from John L. Bucksbaum, former chair of retail developer General Growth Properties, Inc. (GGP).
  • New Fall Meeting Mobile App Debuts in Denver
    Published on September 28, 2012 in Market Trends
    Attendees at ULI’s 2012 Fall Meeting in Denver will find it easier to get the most out of the event thanks to a new mobile app for iPads, iPhones, and other smartphones.
  • QR Codes: The Fast Path to Online Content
    Published on March 29, 2012 in Market Trends
    Urban Land print magazine has introduced a QR (quick response) code, offering readers a quick gateway to more content online, accessible through smartphones.
  • What Do Developers and Architects Want Each Other to Know?
    Published on January 20, 2011 in Development
    Recently, a lively exchange sprang up among architects and developers on ULI’s LinkedIn group. Members of each group were posting what they would put into a “how-to” book about real estate development for design/construction professionals. Some pointed out that developers face risks that architects do not. Others noted that expectations for "when will I get paid?" are different. What do YOU think? ULI members can log in to join the discussion.
  • Bill Marriott Sees Big Growth, Especially Overseas
    Published on October 19, 2010 in Hotels
    The hotel sector is coming back slowly in the United States, led by business travelers, but the majority of the growth in the full-service hotel market is overseas, said Bill Marriott, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Marriott International at ULI’s Fall Meeting. Marriott described how his firm is adapting to changing market conditions and shared his views on U.S. policies affecting the business community. Read a summary of the key topics he touched on.
  • Who Says Commercial Real Estate Isn’t a Social Media Industry?
    Published on October 14, 2010 in Development
    More and more players in commercial real estate are using social media to connect with their customers, said panelists at “Social Media and Engagement,” a session at ULI’s 2010 Fall Meeting. The tools are being used not only by the consumer-facing segments, such as retailers and real estate agents, but also business-to-business segments. People prefer doing business with those they know, and today people get to know you through social media.
  • Time to Reprogram That Master Plan?
    Published on October 14, 2010 in Development
    The deal that looked great on paper in 2005 is now languishing in your portfolio – so how can you adjust the plan to reconcile them with today’s economic realities? This was explored by panelists at a session titled, “Reprogramming the Master Plan” at ULI’s 2010 Fall Meeting. Helpful tips ranged from scrapping golf courses, to renegotiating with municipalities, to targeting deals that have event-driven or deadline-driven characteristics.