Affordable and workforce housing policies and programs put in place by the governments of Alexandria, Virginia; Houston; and Minneapolis have been selected as finalists for the 2021 ULI Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award. The annual award, presented by the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing, recognizes innovative ways the public sector is addressing the nation’s affordable housing crisis.Read More
Faron A. Hill, president of Peregrine Oak, was named chair of the ULI Foundation in July. Hill has been a member of the Institute since 2004 and has served in various leadership roles within the organization. He currently serves on the Global Board of Directors, as a ULI Governing Trustee, and within the Technology and Real Estate Product Council Leadership. He succeeds Douglas D. Abbey as ULI Foundation chair.Read More
Incoming Global Chair Peter Ballon shares why he first got involved in ULI and what he sees as the Institute’s top priorities for his two-year term.Read More
The Summer 2021 issue of Urban Land is now available for ULI members. The cover topic is “Airport Connections: Development Ties Travel, Logistics, and Cyberspace.”Read More
July 8, 2021
Khoo Teng Chye, who is on the faculty of Engineering and the School of Design and Environment at the National University of Singapore, has been appointed chair of ULI Asia Pacific. Khoo, a fellow and former executive director at the Centre for Liveable Cities, began his three-year term in July, succeeding Nicholas Brooke, chairman of Professional Property Services Limited in Hong Kong.
Five internationally renowned real estate industry leaders have joined ULI’s Global Board of Directors, and 34 additional industry luminaries have been added to the roster of the Institute’s Global Governing Trustees. Both the Global Board members and Global Governing Trustees will serve on a voluntary basis beginning in July.
July 6, 2021
Peter Ballon, global head of real estate for CPP Investments, has been appointed the new ULI global chair. Ballon will serve on a voluntary basis for a two-year term and will provide member leadership as the Institute focuses on three new global mission priorities: decarbonization, education, and housing.
June 28, 2021
A group of renowned urban planning and real estate experts representing ULI will be making recommendations this week to the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, on creating safe, sustainable housing for workers who are engaged full time in employment or training, focusing specifically on the Downtown Eastside neighborhood of Vancouver—which is a unique challenge unto itself that has only intensified as a result of the global pandemic.
June 10, 2021
While economic recovery in the United States is far from over, it is critical that ULI experts share best practices in community-centered development and ethical leadership to educate others about what good development looks like—and make way for the new generation of developers and other commercial real estate professionals who are emerging out of underserved communities and ready to make a difference.
May 24, 2021
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