Spring Meeting

ULI Spring Meeting Destined for Vancouver

ULI will hold its 2014 Spring Meeting April 9–11 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. Among the keynote speakers will be CNN’s Fareed Zakaria.

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Hutchison Calls for Energy Independence, More Businesspeople in Congress

The former Texas senator says she is optimistic about American energy independence by the end of this decade, but wishes more business people would run for office, as their perspective is needed on issues like Dodd-Frank, the fiscal cliff, and the Affordable Care Act.

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Four Growth Strategies for Uncertain Times

Whether it comes in the form of the federal sequestration budget cuts or a new startup disrupting an entire industry, Geoff Colvin, author and senior editor of Fortune, says companies and individuals are increasingly have to do work around higher levels of uncertainty.

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The Future of Housing Demand Is Compact, Urban, and Transit-friendly

Demand will continue to rise for infill residential development that is less car-dependent, while consumeers’desire could wane for isolated development in outlying suburbs, according to a new ULI report released at the ULI Spring Meeting in San Diego.

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Recent Articles

  • Mobilize for Spring Meeting with the New ULI App

    May 10, 2013

    Those attending ULI’s Spring Meeting in San Diego on May 15 to 17 will find it easier to get the most out of the event thanks to a new and improved mobile app for iPads, iPhones, and other smartphones capable of browsing the web.

  • San Ysidro: Expanding a Critical Border Passage

    April 30, 2013

    San Diego is the site of one of the most ambitious and expensive public-works projects in history—a $583 million expansion and renovation of the venerable but overloaded San Ysidro Land Port of Entry.

  • Civita: San Diego’s New City within the City

    April 19, 2013

    The Civita mixed-use development is a model for San Diego’s “City of Villages” planning strategy. But the development’s progressive ideas blazed new territory, and nearly a decade passed before the developer obtained approvals to begin construction.

  • In Focus: LPL Financial at La Jolla Commons

    April 18, 2013

    Hines is undertaking the largest and most ambitious of the new net-zero energy-producing buildings in the United States—a 13-story office tower in San Diego. The 415,000-square-foot (38,555 sq m) building, slated for completion in 2014, will employ high-performance design and on-site fuel cells that will convert methane gas into electricity.

  • Case Study: San Diego Central Library

    April 12, 2013

    Funded by the California State Library, Centre City Development, the San Diego Unified School District, and private donors the nine-story library will feature a 350-seat auditorium, three-story domed reading room, 400-seat multipurpose room, and underground parking for 250 vehicles. The sixth and seventh floors will be used as a charter high school, with its own ground-level entrance and lobby, elevators, and stairwell.

  • Sustainable Urban Development More Important Than Ever

    May 17, 2012

    In a keynote address at the ULI Spring Meeting, scholar Paul Wolfowitz explained how two worldwide trends—urbanization and democratization—are elevating the importance of sustainable urban development.

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