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Expanding Opportunities for Multicultural Professionals in Commercial Real Estate

Project REAP (Real Estate Associate Program), which has been connecting multicultural professionals to the commercial real estate industry for 22 years, is launching its first 100 percent virtual program in collaboration with the Urban Land Institute—the ULI/REAP Fall Academy 2020.

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Interview: Marnix Galle, Chairman of ULI Europe

At a defining moment, the executive chairman of Belgian developer Immobel addresses how COVID-19 may change society and real estate.

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ULI Report: How Investors Assess Climate Risk at the Market Level 

ULI and Heitman, in collaboration with Arup Group and consulting group Milliman, in newly published research find that real estate investors are starting to look beyond individual property vulnerability to climate change and to scrutinize the resilience of the broader market.

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CEO Perspective: A Very Different Fall Meeting

ULI Global CEO Ed Walter discusses how the Fall Meeting will proceed in a new virtual format, which promises to provide our members with a world-class experience that we hope will be talked about for many years to come.

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Recent Articles

  • Highlights of the Upcoming ULI Virtual Fall Meeting

    September 28, 2020

    Registration is open for the 2020 ULI Virtual Fall Meeting, being held October 13–15. An ambitious program is being offered, including tours and networking opportunities that will be facilitated online.

  • Interview: ULI Visionaries in Urban Development Laureate Anthony A. Williams

    Anthony “Tony” Williams, who served as the mayor of Washington, D.C., from 1999 to 2007, has been awarded the 2020 ULI Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development.

  • ULI Releases Two Reports Recommending Expanding and Enhancing Park Space

    September 17, 2020

    Two new ULI reports provide possibilities for expanding and enhancing parks through collaborative partnerships and the transformation of spaces for cars into places for people. The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the importance of community outdoor spaces. Parks, trails, streets closed to automobiles, and public plazas have been some of the only places that have allowed people to maintain physical distance while still being able to exercise, relax, play, gather in small groups, or make short trips safely—crucial activities for lowering stress levels, reducing symptoms of depression, and maintaining physical health.

  • Christina Contreras Selected as ULI/Martin Bucksbaum Senior Visiting Fellow

    September 16, 2020

    Christina Contreras, principal and founder of Living Ecology Studio in Denver, has been selected as the ULI/Martin Bucksbaum Senior Visiting Fellow. During her one-year fellowship, Contreras will explore how privately owned and managed “third places” can better contribute to individual and community health and well-being, and will develop a “pattern book” for designers and developers to create welcoming and thriving privately owned “third places.”

  • In Memory of ULIF President J. Phillip Horne

    September 14, 2020

    We are grieved to announce that Phillip Horne, ULI Foundation president and chief advancement officer, passed away unexpectedly in August. Horne is remembered by his ULI friends and staff as an individual of the highest caliber.

  • In Remembrance of Gerald D. Hines

    August 31, 2020

    Gerald D. Hines, founder and chairman of the Houston-based global real estate firm Hines, passed away at home on August 23. A ULI Life Trustee and benefactor, Hines was an avid supporter of the Institute for more than 60 years.

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