Fall Meeting

Adapting to a Drier West: Development Impacts and Mitigation Strategies

Disruption was a theme that played through much of ULI’s recent Fall Meeting. While the focus was often technology and innovation, a panel at the meeting tackled water issues, calling them “risky business” for the West.

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Panelists discuss women in leadership roles in the real estate industry during the 
"A View From the Top: Inclusive Leadership in the Real Estate Industry" session at the 2015 ULI Fall Meeting in San Francisco. From left to right: Kathleen B. Carey, ULI Chief Content Officer; Mary Anne Gilmartin, President and CEO of Forest City Ratner Companies; Andrew Cohen, Co-CEO Gensler; Stephanie Wiggins, Executive VP and CIO at AFL/CIO Housing Investment Trust.

Women Aspire to Leadership Positions in Real Estate and Often Strike Out on Their Own to Find Them, WLI Research Says

Women in the real estate and land use industries have strong ambitions to lead companies and are willing to make multiple moves or start their own companies in order to advance their careers, according to a panel discussion of a report developed by the ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI); the discussion took place at the 2015 ULI Fall Meeting in San Francisco.

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CEO Perspective: See You in San Francisco

The 2015 ULI Fall Meeting, set for October 5–8 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, is shaping up to be one of the most successful convenings in the organization’s history.

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Leadership Lessons at the ULI Fall Meeting

It isn’t every day that emerging leaders in the global real estate industry get to mingle with a baker’s dozen of established leaders—including ULI trustees, governors, and other senior members—and maybe even find a lifelong mentor.

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Recent Articles

  • CEO Perspective: The Impact of Doing

    January 6, 2014

    Every ULI Fall Meeting raises the bar for the next one, and our 2013 meeting in Chicago did just that—with more than 5,500 members and guests in attendance, record levels of sponsorship from the top companies in the industry, and three days of programming that included many standing-room-only sessions.

  • Will Rising Interest Rates Pummel Your Portfolio?

    December 30, 2013

    Interest rates have nowhere to go but up—but when that happens, capitalization rates can follow.

  • Darwin’s Retail: Survival of the Fittest

    November 18, 2013

    Shopping centers, having survived the worst contraction in 50 years, are often turning to restaurants and specialty retailers to replace department stores as anchor tenants.

  • Next Evolution in Micro-Housing: Smarter, Shared, and Modular

    During a panel at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago, Chris Bledsoe, chief executive officer of Stage 3 Properties, illustrated the ongoing crisis in affordable housing in places like New York City by showing a craigslist post for a “room” with three-foot (1 m) ceilings.

  • Building Gigabit Internet into More Developments

    As Americans spend more and more time online using multiple devices, higher-speed internet connections are shifting from a luxury to a necessity, panelists said at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago.

  • ULI Releases Reports Focused on Building Healthy Places

    November 15, 2013

    The role land use plays in creating communities that encourage healthy living choices is explored in two new ULI publications, Intersections: Health and the Built Environment and Ten Principles for Building Healthy Places.

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