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ULI Announces the 2019–2020 ULI/Randall Lewis Health Mentorship Program Participants

The ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative is delighted to announce and congratulate the participants in the third cohort of the ULI/Randall Lewis Health Mentorship Program, which is generously supported by ULI Foundation Governor Randall Lewis. In addition to being matched with a ULI Full Member mentor based on professional interests, mentees earn the opportunity to attend the 2019 ULI Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C., and the 2020 ULI Spring Meeting in Toronto, where they will experience Product Council meetings and health-focused programming alongside their mentors.

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Eleven Developments Selected as Winners of the 2019 ULI Global Awards for Excellence

The winners, each of which demonstrates a comprehensive level of quality and a forward-looking approach to development and design, include seven projects in the United States, three in Asia, and one in Europe.

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2019 Fall Issue of Urban Land Is Available Now

The cover package for the 2019 Fall issue is titled “Planned + Community: Drawing together people with common interests.” Other topics include “Winners: Global Awards for Excellence,” “Fall Meeting: Washington, D.C.,” and “CRE Business: Playing Catch-Up on Diversity.”

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Best Bets for Real Estate Investment and Development in 2020 to Be Highlighted at ULI’s Fall Meeting

The best bets for real estate investment and development—including markets and industry sectors—for next year will be highlighted at the 2019 ULI Fall Meeting, set for September 18–21 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. These predictions and other observations on industry trends are included in the 2020 Americas edition of Emerging Trends in Real Estate®, the highly anticipated real estate forecast copublished each year by ULI and PwC.

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Recent Articles

  • ULI Research Explores Impact of Rising Temperatures, Excessive Heat on Urban Development

    August 8, 2019

    Worldwide, this past July was the hottest month on record, according to the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service. A new ULI report, Scorched: Extreme Heat and Real Estate, notes that such rising temperatures and excessive heat waves are already affecting urban development and reviews strategies that can help mitigate the effects on communities.

  • ULI Report Highlights Well-Being as a Significant Investment Consideration for the U.K. Property Industry

    July 29, 2019

    The wave of interest in well-being in the United Kingdom is expected to translate into significant investment over the next three years, according to ULI research released in the report Picture of Health: The Growing Role of Wellbeing in Commercial Real Estate Investment Decision-making. The report was released this month at an event in Birmingham, England, by the ULI U.K. Sustainability Forum to highlight the rise of well-being investment in commercial buildings.

  • Architect Alejandro Aravena Chosen for the 2019 ULI J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development

    July 22, 2019

    The Chile-based global architect has made extraordinary contributions to the design of affordable housing, public spaces, infrastructure, and transportation.

  • Corridor Concepts Report Recommends Zoning Changes to Prepare for Expected Growth for Central Ohio

    July 15, 2019

    The population of Columbus, Ohio, is growing rapidly, now surpassing that of San Francisco, according to U.S. Census Bureau data from 2018. Central Ohio is on a path to become a region of 3 million people by 2050. In light of the expected growth, local leaders, including the chairman of ULI Columbus Yaromir Steiner, commissioned the Corridor Concepts Report to better understand how to promote thoughtful development.

  • 2019 Summer Issue of Urban Land Is Available Now

    July 12, 2019

    The cover package for the 2019 Summer issue is titled “Hospitality: New services make a difference across property types.” Other topics include “Development: Esports Arenas,” “Zoning: Benefits of Car Sharing,” and “Hotels & Resorts: Buying into Sustainability.

  • In Memory of James J. Curtis III

    July 11, 2019

    Former ULI Foundation Chairman and longtime ULI leader James J. Curtis III, managing partner at Bristol Group Inc., a San Francisco–based real estate investment and development firm, passed away June 30 after a sustained illness. Known for being intensely passionate about his interests—including ULI—Curtis is remembered by his ULI friends and fellow members as an individual of integrity, high intellect, and compassion, and who was firmly committed to the Institute’s mission.

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